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Briggs & Stratton

Accts Receivable Analyst

Briggs & Stratton - Wauwatosa, WI

Supports the order to cash process by applying Company collection policies and procedures in a manner that will result in the sound conversion of receivables into cash, while maintaining a minimum amount of past dues for assigned accounts. Provides customer support through proactive and diligent resolution of outstanding deductions and proper maintenance for each account in assigned portfolio.

Job Responsibilities

Monitors and processes collection of receivables for assigned accounts by ensuring that timely payments are received from existing customers

Maintains customer collection files with pertinent documentation and documents collection activity as warranted and in accordance with policy

Recommends, negotiates and carries out collection action plans for past due accounts

Reviews and analyzes customer payment trends and makes recommendations for resolution

Ensures proper account maintenance including account reconciliation, resolution of open chargebacks, credits and unapplied cash, processing credit memos within authority parameters and the application of necessary adjustments/offsets

Keeps all key stakeholders, including Sales and Credit management informed of any problematic Accounts Receivable (A/R) issues

Serves as a liaison with sales, the customer and any third party finance provider (such as floor plan) as needed

Ensures full compliance with all Company policies, internal controls and the Sarbanes Oxley Act

Performs weekly review of over-credit line report and works with the Credit Risk department to mitigate over limit situations

Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

Proven knowledge of using finance and credit concepts, including a basic understanding of commercial/consumer law

Ability to professionally consult with internal and external customers to resolve complaints

Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify and resolve complex problems

Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact with diverse partners both internally and externally

Well organized, detail oriented, self-motivated and demonstrates effective time management skills with the ability to prioritize

Educational Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field or equivalent education and experience

Experience Requirements

Minimum of three years experience in the credit or customer service field

Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents.

Briggs & Stratton Corporation is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

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Briggs & Stratton


Accts Receivable Analyst Briggs & Stratton - Wauwatosa, WI, United States


Location: Wauwatosa, WI

Company Profile:
Our History Although today we are known for our reliable engines and outdoor power equipment, we have a rich history. For over 101-years, Briggs & Stratton has cultivated a legacy of innovation that will last for years to come. Products as diverse as electric refrigerators, battery eliminators, and coin-operated paper towel dispensing machines mark the Company’s dedication to finding ways to add value to the business.