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Senior Business Analyst - RtR

Date: Apr 15, 2019

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

The Senior Business Analyst works with the user community to define business needs and interpret requests. The Analyst designs, configures and implements technical applications and solutions within the Record to Report Value Stream/ function to support business initiatives.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Leads or participates in multiple projects to translate end user business needs to design, configure, document, and test software application solutions across multiple functional groups

  2. Understands best practice business analyst processes and uses the knowledge to develop consistent requirements management procedures and templates.

  3. Identifies, creates and facilitates process design changes by conducting business and systems analysis and design at a complex level; focusing on quality improvement; data reliability; re-engineering processes and recommending elimination; integrating new systems and processes and partnering with business to ensure solutions provided meet long-term business strategies  

  4. Analyzes and synthesizes business requirements, including recognizing patterns and conceptualizing processes

  5. Elicits requirements and clearly documents configuration and system support materials including functional, technical specifications and training materials

  6. Maintains and develops internal business relationships to influence successful project outcomes

  7. Supports the software lifecycle of other enterprise software applications such as implementation, configuration, post go live support, and training

  8. Provides internal support for evaluation of proposed functionality in existing and proposed applications

  9. Mentors team on the use of best practices and monitors teams compliance to department processes

  10. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Solid understanding of software development lifecycles (i.e. Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall, Iterative)

  • Strong ability to handle complex, high profile projects.  Complexity drivers include: multiple integrated systems where new requirements need to be traced through the inter-related systems; multiple stakeholders across several departments; etc.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to define the business need within the context of the project and then translate the need into requirements.

  • Excellent ability to partner in the business change and tackle projects across multiple process domains .  Proven ability to lead the overall business analysis effort on large projects which demand multiple business analysts to delivery.

  • Proven ability to develop best practices for requirements gathering.

  • Ability to own enterprise analysis responsibilities

  • Ability to mentor other analysts within the organization

  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


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

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum five years of experience in requirements management

  • Strong Experience with medium to large scale project and program management

  • Experience determining and delivering against business requirements

  • Experience in Record to Report - SAP S4 Hanna preferred

  • Experience in Tax - Vertex preferred 

Physical & Environmental Requirements

Limited travel



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.

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

Job Segment: Engineer, Engineering

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