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Risk Management Analyst

Req ID:  789



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

This dynamic and cross-functional position serves as the point person for the Internal Controls (IC) function for the Americas region.  The Risk Management  Specialist will work closely with global Internal Control counterparts to ensure regional rules and processes comply with global rules. This position will work independently in maintaining documents, updating the company Intranet page, designing supporting materials and communications, and gaining a full understanding of the rules in place within the Regional Control Framework and Global Rules. They will also be responsible for all presentations and being able to explain content.  In addition, the incumbent is expected to support both regional and global Risk Management initiatives, including but not limited to: (1) Risk & Control Self-Assessments, (2) Risk trainings/Workshops, (3) compiling Monte Carlo Simulations, (4) KRI development and (5) routine risk reporting, business continuity routines and surveillance. This role will be expected to maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders across the organization, including Finance, Legal, HR, Communications, and Compliance to design and interpret the Regional Internal Controls.  He/ she maintains responsibility for supporting employees from across the organization in obtaining approvals for projects and expenditures. 

Job Duties

* Provide support to Olympus America employees by acting as a resource for the approval process, ensuring compliance with the global and regional Internal Controls requirements.


* Maintain a working knowledge of – or ability to understand – the existing rules, policies, and procedures in place in the organization and how they interrelate.


* Update regional rules in a controlled document to reflect global rule changes and regional organizational and process changes on a quarterly basis.


* Communicate rules and rule changes to executives, stakeholders, and the entire employee population via calls, emails, presentations, training documents, and in-person meetings and trainings.


* Create tables, presentations, and visuals to simplify and explain rules.


* Liaise with the Global Internal Controls team on rule updates and approval process.


* Manage approval routing for specific categories of spend, and support employees in seeking approval for other categories of spend.


* Maintain a library of rules on the OCA Intranet.


* Document all rule changes and regional approvals routed.


* Run reporting on established cadence and distribute to appropriate stakeholders


* Conduct risk workshops in accordance with Global Risk Management Framework.


* Support Risk Committee process by developing presentations, data and analysis.


* Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements



* Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance/Accounting, or Communications or equivalent education and relevant experience.


* Minimum 3 years in a corporate setting working cross-functionally.


* Occasional off hour meetings (early morning or evening) may be required to accommodate the time change with international colleagues.


* Travel may be required.




* Demonstrates proficient organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including Public Speaking.


* Exhibits excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills with strong attention to detail and ability to analyze documents and processes.


* Maintains ownership of responsibilities and is able to prioritize tasks.


* Displays a proficiency in the Microsoft 365 software platform.

* Experience with Financial terminology and/or interpreting Legal or Quality documents a plus.

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, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services 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

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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