Senior Executive Assistant to the CEO and CFO

Date: May 16, 2024

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US, 53222

Company: Briggs & Stratton


As the Senior Executive Assistant to the CEO & CFO your goal is to provide administrative support and anticipate needs related to the business functions that are broad, varied, and confidential in nature. As part of the organization’s administrative support team you will have the opportunity to learn, and be a valued and integral part of, the teams you support. 


You will do this by:

  • Scheduling and coordinating meetings, travel (domestic and international), agendas, contact information and auxiliary materials for assigned executives
  • Preparing, drafting, composing and editing incoming/outgoing correspondence, reports and other documents as requested
  • Managing various projects in relation to the business support
  • Answering incoming calls, taking messages, screening and handling routine items to facilitate timely resolution and efficient use of resources
  • Creating presentations and materials for weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual updates in support of the executive(s) or other team members
  • Coordinating office related invoices and expense reports and obtaining appropriate approvals per audit standards
  • Acting as a trusted advisor for the leaders you support
  • Serving as point of contact/lead for a variety of company or divisional activities including facilitating communication (in partnership with corporate communications), registration, and representation


The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities. 


You are the kind of person who is/has:

  • Adaptable
  • Resourceful
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Proactive


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree OR equivalent education and experience
  • Minimum ten years experience in a senior administrative/executive assistant role, with at least five years of experience supporting a CEO and/or CFO
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Office Applications or Google Workspace Applications
  • Experience supporting leaders in a global organization
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in/with private equity
  • Experience with Google Workspace Applications
  • Project management experience


Additional Knowledge & Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to manage and maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive company information, including “insider information”
  • Ability to prioritize, understand and manage complex information and projects in a fast-paced, flexible work environment
  • Advanced working knowledge of department functions and processes 
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills at all levels of the organization, specifically senior executives
  • Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to take independent action and solve complex problems with limited involvement from others


Travel Required: 

  • % of Travel: N/A


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Work Location: 

  • Wauwatosa, WI (Corporate Office)



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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