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Accounts Receivable Analyst Senior

Date: May 14, 2022

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US, 53222

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Collects receivables for an assigned portfolio of high-profile, complex accounts in order to maximize cash flow, minimize bad debts and past due accounts. Frequently partners with external collections agencies.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Monitors and processes collection of receivables for assigned portfolio of high-risk accounts by ensuring receipt of timely payments while monitoring accounts for suspicious, fraudulent, or other unethical activity
  2. Manages accounts that may have complex legal and/or bankruptcy issues
  3. Works with outside collection agencies regarding past due accounts
  4. Partners with credit team to achieve department goals related to accounts receivable and mitigate collection risk situations as appropriate to minimize bad debt and recommends accounts for write-off
  5. Trains and mentors less senior team members on an ongoing basis
  6. Maintains customer collection files with pertinent documentation and documents collection activity as warranted and in accordance with policy
  7. Serves as a liaison with sales, the customer and any third party finance provider (such as floor plan) as needed
  8. Ensures collection activities are in full compliance with all Company policies, internal controls and the Sarbanes Oxley Act
  9. Performs weekly review of over-credit line report and works with the Credit Risk department to mitigate over limit situations and keeps all key stakeholders, including Sales and Credit management informed of any problematic Accounts Receivable (A/R) issues
  10. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Strong knowledge of 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
  • SAP or similar Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system experience preferred
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


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

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of five years experience in the credit or customer service field
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred

Physical & Environmental Requirements



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: Milwaukee

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