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Business Unit Controller

Date: May 13, 2022

Location: Holdrege, NE, US, 68949

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Serves as top finance and accounting leader and strategic business partner for designated business unit(s), location(s) and/or functional area(s) with a small to moderate portion of corporate revenues. Oversees coordination and preparation of financial analysis and provides management with information vital to the decision-making process.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Provides strategic financial leadership and support on matters affecting the assigned global business unit(s) and/or location(s).
  2. Partners with business unit and company leadership to develop strategy, long range planning, and leads the business unit’s financial planning process. Proactively recommends mitigating actions to help achieve planned business results.
  3. Provides insights on business performance in relation to strategies and goals; routinely analyzes and reports performance utilizing trend analyses and data analytics. Leads business analyses to advise the business and identify opportunities to drive business improvements.
  4. Leads monthly financial analysis of the business unit’s results, ensuring coordination with regional and local teams.
  5. Ensures compliance with company accounting and financials policies; enable technology to manage risk and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of financial processes and systems; maintain a strong environment of internal controls.
  6. Performs full range of managerial responsibilities which may include but not be limited to: interviewing, hiring, coaching and developing employees; planning, assigning and directing work; EEO/AA; performance management; department budget.
  7. Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Skills Requirements

  • Strong financial analysis skills at a leadership level.
  • Excellent leadership skills, confidence, ability to influence key stakeholders, provide insightful financial analysis, share expertise and mentor others.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for working with a diverse group of people.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Ability to forecast and develop budgets.
  • Strong computer literacy, especially experience with financial software systems.
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field, or equivalent education and experience

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of five years of public accounting experience or nine years of related experience in field or combination thereof
  • Prior leadership and management experience in a large, complex global company strongly preferred

Physical & Environmental Requirements




Allmand™, a subsidiary of Briggs & Stratton, is a manufacturer of portable jobsite equipment focused on providing customers with safe, reliable, and high-quality products. Located in Holdrege, Nebraska, Allmand brings portable light towers, mobile industrial heaters, flashing arrow boards, portable light stands, portable air compressors and mobile generators for the global construction,mining, oil & gas, and rental markets. Briggs & Stratton, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides innovative products and diverse power solutions to help people get work done. Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lithium-ion battery, standby generator, energy storage system, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Vanguard®, Ferris®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Billy Goat®, Allmand®, SimpliPhi®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in more than 100 countries on six continents.


Briggs & Stratton 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.

Nearest Major Market: Hastings
Nearest Secondary Market: Kearney

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