Briggs & Stratton Global Compliance Law Intern - (KS15232) in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Global Compliance Law Intern - (KS15232)

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Job Title:

Global Compliance Law Intern

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Wauwatosa, WI

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Support the Global Compliance department, which reports into Legal. Responsibilities will include assisting in third party due diligence, data analysis, internal reporting, documenting customer relationships and department processes and other projects as required. Through this role, the individual in the position will gain an understanding of various business processes and global anti-bribery / anti-corruption legislation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with third party due diligence

  • Use Enterprise Wide software (SAP) and Excel, complete account analysis and reporting

  • Develop and execute various data analyses to identify unusual transactions

  • Assist Legal department lawyers with legal research and contract drafting and review

  • Document department procedures as they are developed

  • Assist with internal reporting to management, including Board of Directors reporting

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested or required

Job Skills Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Working knowledge of Access and related accounting software such as SAP is beneficial but not required

  • Familiarity with data analysis

  • Detailed-oriented with the ability to balance multiple tasks and follow projects through to completion and within assigned deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability to organize work and prioritize responsibilities to meet multiple deadlines

  • Proven ability to work well independently, as well as within a team atmosphere

  • Cultural sensitivity with the aptitude to work with internationally diverse colleagues

Education Requirements:

  • Must be currently enrolled as a law student and have completed, at the time of the internship, at least 1 semester, in an accredited college or university, working towards a law degree.

  • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.3/4.0

Experience Requirements:

  • This is an entry level position therefore previous experience is beneficial but not required.

Additional Opportunities:

  • Part time (at least 10-15 hours / week) during the academic year and full time (40 hours / week) during the summer.

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.