Risk Analyst-1

Basic qualifications:

  • Degree in Accounting and post qualification (E.g. CA, CIA, CPA and equivalent, ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Specializing in Internal Control, Risk Management, Audit, Operations knowledge of finance processes; and SAP is preferable

Preferred qualifications:

  • Language Proficiency in Korean is an added advantage.


Responsible for planning and executing proactive risk assessments and compliance initiatives over different business processes to assess control soundness. The Risk Analyst is also responsible for partnering with the process organizations to ensure identified solutions mitigate the risk, and to implement key control initiatives associated with corporate policies.

Our Company

At GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) we are dedicated to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better, live longer. GSK is one of the world's leading research based healthcare companies, with over 100,000 employees in 150 countries across our Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare business.

We are proud of the difference we make and in 2016, FORTUNE Magazine ranked GSK #1 on its list of companies that are changing the world. The 'Change the World' list recognises companies that have made significant progress in sustainable, scalable approaches to addressing societal problems as part of their company strategy. Put simply, our focus is on improving access and affordability of medicines, regardless of where people live or their ability to pay.

GSK has been present in Asia for over 50 years and our commitment to the region is strengthened by the establishment of our purpose-built headquarters for Asia. Situated in Singapore, GSK Asia House is a further step in our long-standing strategy to grow and diversify our company - emphasizing the globally balanced business we have built over the years. To better support Asia, we focus on developing talent to improve our ability to make the right decisions for healthcare professionals, patients and consumers across the region.

The Business Service Centre, Kuala Lumpur is GSK's first global hub in Asia and will play a key role in GSK's Core Business Services consolidating the organisation's global and regional service delivery in IT, Finance, Employee Services, Indirect Procurement and Worldwide Real Estate and Facilities into an integrated shared service network.

The Role

  • Partner with BSC/ICSS Process SLO team leads and members for operational business partnering/efficiency projects (e.g. Go to Green, PTP improvements.) and ensure key risks mitigated while process improvements/changes are made.
  • Liaise with Outsource Service Provider for Independent Business Monitoring test results.
  • Partner to identify solutions, follow up with Process SLO organisation and report on the progress of the remediation of control failures as evidenced in the Compliance monitoring.
  • Perform risk assessments over process operations, validate outcome with Regional Risk Manager and ensure framework is adequate to mitigate the risks identified; assist in workshops with SLO organisation and Business QRC
  • Perform annual E2E review over assigned finance process operations in CERPS to identify risks and appropriate controls in place ; unmitigated risks to be escalated to region risk lead and appropriate controls identified and implemented
  • Perform root cause analysis for various process issues identified in BSC process operations; partner with SLO organisation teams to develop corrective actions and plan implementation.
  • Support the SLO Process organisation to identify remediation solutions for PwC / Audit & Assurance audit issues
  • Training of new joiners in BSC on Risk Management -Internal Control Framework, CERPS ICF, JDE ICF, SOX, high level coverage of GSK Code of conduct, Personally identifiable information and sensitive personally identifiable information, document retention etc.
  • Training to BSC / ICSS staff on risk and controls in high risk areas,. Ensure that SOX Testing training is provided for new Testers/existing tester on regular basis so that expectation are set for checks and balances during testing.
  • Liaise with control owners to ensure annual revalidation of SOX and key control documents to ensure that process documents are up to date before the cycle 1 base testing. Follow up with SOX Tester(s) during Cycle base Management Testing to ensure controls are being tested within specified timeframe and Test Results are updated in BWISE.


You are a passionate Risk Analyst with the following attributes:

  • Degree in Accounting and post qualification (E.g. CA, CIA, CPA and equivalent, ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Specializing in Internal Control, Risk Management, Audit, Operations knowledge of finance processes; and SAP is preferable
  • Language Proficiency in Korean is an added advantage.

What We Can Offer You

GSK's dedication to the wellbeing of our employees is reflected in the benefits we offer; including healthcare for yourself and dependents, performance related bonus, long term incentives and a host of other flexible offerings you can tailor to your own preferences. We also offer a range of employee health and wellbeing programs including our truly unique Partnership for Prevention program, a global commitment by GSK to provide all employees with up to 40 preventative healthcare services bringing to life our mission to: do more, feel better and live longer.

Application Process

At GSK we value diversity and treat all candidates equally. We aim to create an inclusive workplace where all employees feel engaged, supportive of one another, and know their work makes an important contribution.

If you would like to join us in innovating and inspiring changes in the industry, we urge you to apply.

Contact information:

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