Suzanne Merriott

Associate Director, Specialist Audit and Assurance Services

Suzanne Merriott profile

Suzanne Merriott
Cell: 021 222 8482

Suzanne is an Associate Director with the Specialist Audit and Assurance Services team. She joined Audit New Zealand in 2009 and was seconded to Specialist Audit and Assurance Services from 2013 before joining the team on a permanent basis.

Suzanne’s role includes:

  • providing advice and support to our audit teams and helping to ensure that work in our specialist areas is integrated with the annual audit function;
  • reviewing and providing feedback on procurement and contract management policies and procedures;
  • performing reviews of significant projects against good practice; and
  • supporting the audits of local authorities long-term plans by reviewing infrastructure strategies and asset management processes.

This is Suzanne’s second stint with us, having started her career with Audit New Zealand before moving onto finance roles in the local government and tertiary education sectors in New Zealand and England.

Suzanne has a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Master of Business Administration degree. She is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. She is Prince 2 Project Management certified at Foundation and Practitioner level.

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