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Olympus Intern, Internal Audit - Spring 2022 (Part-Time)

Req ID:  2744

Working Location: PENNSYLVANIA, CENTER VALLEY 

 

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

 

Job Description

We are currently looking for an Accounting-focused Intern to join our Internal Audit team. This program will run from late January - early April, 2022. This is a part-time opportunity involving up to 20 hours per week.
 
Due to COVID-19 work safety guidelines, this internship may be remote for a portion or all of the internship term
 

Job Duties

As an Olympus Intern, you will contribute to our mission by helping your department complete key projects.
 
Our former interns have contributed to a variety of internal audit projects, including:  
 
*  Assessing  internal controls to verify they are appropriately designed and operating effectively 

 

*  Participating in meetings with business process management to understand the design of the internal control environment  

 

*  Drafting recommendations for issues and communicating to management

 

*  Leveraging Internal Audit’s audit GRC system to build and customize reporting

 

*  Creating flowcharts of business processes to help identify control gaps and inefficiencies 

 

*  Assisting on distributor audits to ensure compliance with distributor requirements

 

*  Completing a one-week “micro internship” with the Corporate Finance department to learn about other career opportunities at Olympus

 

*  Facilitating a fun activity at weekly team meetings

 
*  Ensuring Olympus takes all appropriate steps to abide by state and federal laws.
 

A typical day for you will include:

 

*  Daily touchpoints with your assigned mentor to discuss tasks and objectives 

 

*  Collaborating with team members to complete role-related assignments and projects

 

*  Presenting progress of activities to project leads

 

*  Leveraging Microsoft Teams to communicate with remote team members

 

*  Actively engaging in and adding value to meetings and discussions.

 

*  Completing assigned trainings

 

*  Engaging in other duties, as necessary.

 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
 

* Must be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited 4-year institution. Preferred fields of study include: accounting or related degree.
 
* Must complete sophomore year before the internship begins and graduate after the internship ends.
 
* Demonstrated ability to balance academic and extracurricular commitments (i.e. work experience, clubs, volunteer activities, teams, etc.).
 
* Must possess excellent analytical and organizational skills.
 
* Must be proficient and have practical knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe.
 
* Must not now or in the future require immigration-related sponsorship.**
 
** Olympus policy is not to provide immigration-related sponsorship for internships, co-ops, and other entry-level roles that are fed by the internship program.  Accordingly, Olympus discourages applicants for such positions who will, either now or in the future, require Olympus sponsorship in order to obtain or maintain lawful employment authorization.
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
 
*  General knowledge of  audit risks and internal controls. 
 
*  Basic understanding of the accounting process.
 
*  Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, and deadline-driven environment.
 
*  Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize/execute multiple concurrent tasks.
 
*  Strong, professional communication skills.
 
*  Skilled in presentation development and public speaking.
 
*  General curiosity and a desire to learn new material.
 

 

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, flexible schedules,training opportunities and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

 

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

 

Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,500 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit www.olympusamerica.com.
 

Olympus…True to You. True to Society. True to LIFE.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || Center Valley || 


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