Risk on the rise

A snapshot of business risk in New Zealand

Industry leader Murray Chandler

Partner and National Director, Operational Advisory

murray.chandler@nz.gt.com

Government departments and agencies are facing an unprecedented demand for services coupled with increased budgetary pressures to deliver more with less.

These pressures combined with the ever increasing requirement for greater transparency and accountability presents unique challenges for Government agencies. 

At Grant Thornton, we understand these challenges often drive significant organisational transformation and the need to review and change structures, strategies and service delivery models to improve performance.

Our dedicated public sector advisory works with all types of agencies, including central and local government, Crown Entities, State Owned Enterprises autonomous agencies, public-sector units and public-private partnerships. We are perfectly placed to help your organisation deliver on its vision in the longer term. Our key Government services include:

  • Policy and programme development - strategy, guideline and framework development
  • Programme implementation - change management, programme and project management
  • Risk and financial assurance - independent certification, risk identification and assessment, control design and assurance
  • Programme reviews - funding and price reviews, business case development, performance and compliance management, financial assessment, business and operating model development
  • Operational efficiency - service integration, business process improvement, organisational transformation, and change and service cost modelling

We also specialise in:

  • Accounting
  • Assurance
  • Audit
  • Finance and economics
  • Procurement and logistics
  • Taxation