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Financial Analyst - IT

Date: Mar 16, 2023

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US, 53222

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Our IT Department is hiring for an IT Financial Analyst - vendor & cost management. The position is an opportunity to be involved in finding savings for the organization, and managing different processes to bring value to the department. The role works from the corporate office three days per week with the opportunity to be hybrid/remote up to two days per week.

Position Description

Support the financial side of the IT department, including assistance with: the IT Vendor management program, and managing the payment and tracking of invoices. Invoice review for accuracy, correctly inputting into the ERP system, and cost savings identification are also key pieces of the position.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Supports IT and Accounting to create, manage, analyze, and report capital and operating costs, spending, and budgeting
  2. Assists with identifying, analyzing  and evaluating vendor contracts; analyze and manage vendor scorecards
  3. Works with IT management to minimize the risk associated with non-performing suppliers and to ensure competitive pricing
  4. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Strong analytical skills.  Ability to analyze, measure, evaluate, and improve, if necessary, the effectiveness of IT vendor management and financial controls and processes.
  • Ability to drive consistent and transparent reporting, including the ability to analyze and manage through key performance indicators.
  • Ability to develop, foster, and maintain effective working relationships with diverse groups of people within the organization as well as with external partners and customers
  • Good presentation, written, and interpersonal communication skills, as well as the ability to clearly communicate financial information
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple projects with a strong attention to accuracy and detail
  • Results-oriented with the ability to balance other business considerations
  • Expertise with MS Office and / or Google Apps, including Excel and / or Google Sheets

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in IT, Computer Science, Accounting/Finance or related field OR equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Experience Requirements

  • At least three years related experience
  • At least two years experience with financial analysis and data analysis
  • Experience with vendor relationship management, contract management, and service level management preferred
  • Experience / working knowledge of SAP preferred



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.

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