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Sr. Compliance Programs Analyst

Date: Sep 4, 2021

Location: Eden Prairie, MN, US, 55344

Company: MTS Systems

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Why do so many people join MTS Systems Corporation and stay for a career? Because this is a place where you get to apply your creativity, work with smart people on fascinating projects, and make a positive impact on people’s lives. It is a place where you can learn, innovate and grow professionally.


Transforming what’s possible with cars, aircraft, bridges, wind turbines and space-age materials — this is work we dream about as kids. At MTS, it’s a rewarding career path for talented individuals who are willing to work hard, think hard, and commit to solving complex and critical challenges for our customers around the world, many of whom are leaders in their respective industries.


By joining MTS, you’ll have access to the latest tools and technologies, along with the support of colleagues who are passionate about their work. You’ll discover a dynamic culture of continuous improvement that extends to our people, one that offers numerous ways to expand your knowledge and advance your career. And because we are a global company, your work may also include world travel.


Our business is thriving. Our future is exciting. Your potential is unlimited.



Primary Objective:

Support the strategic goals and objectives of the Office of Risk and Compliance (ORC).  Execute compliance activities including programs such as Anti-Bribery, Privacy and Data Protection, Conflict Minerals, and Global Trade.  Assess relevant compliance risks, develop, rollout and track completion of compliance trainings, create and maintain policies and procedures, monitor relevant compliance controls, and track progress and support the business in remediation efforts.  Serve as a trusted partner to peers across the business in support of these compliance activities. 


Major Areas of Accountability:

  1. Partner with legal counsel and businesses to perform corporate compliance risk assessments.  Partner with ORC team to ensure results of compliance work is integrated within MTS’s ongoing compliance risk assessment.  Develop communications to share compliance risk assessment results to managers and leaders. 
  2. Develop and implement compliance trainings across all offices worldwide or specific to a job function, to support awareness and understanding of MTS’ Corporate Compliance Programs and relevant policies and procedures.
  3. Develop compliance communications to build awareness of corporate compliance expectations, leveraging existing MTS communication channels where appropriate.
  4. Develops and maintains compliance policies and procedures, ensuring they are communicated across the organization and posted on all necessary sites for accessibility to all employees worldwide.
  5. Perform testing activities for ORC’s Quarterly Compliance Monitoring Program. Identify and test key controls to evaluate design and effectiveness.  Summarize findings in executive level reports.  Use monitoring results to identify remediation requirements and to propose compliance program enhancements.
  6. Develops and implements processes to further enhance existing Corporate Compliance Programs while leveraging technology where available.
  7. Partner and interface in day-to-day compliance matters with internal business teams and external parties for MTS, including Legal, Finance, IT, Sales, Marketing, Human Resources, and Global Trade Compliance, as needs arise.
  8. Provide support to managers in the Office of Risk and Compliance and complete other compliance activities, projects or assignments as directed.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, International Business, or related fields
  • 5 years’ experience
  • Strong communication skills to support program needs with business leaders and teams.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic global team environment, across all areas of middle management, including the ability to recognize and gather input from key stakeholders.
  • Strong technical knowledge of compliance programs, ability to understand legal requirements, and working understanding of business processes.
  • Ability to focus on operational details during execution, while thinking globally about employee impact and process improvement needs.
  • Ability to collaborate and influence internal and external partners and build relationships across all MTS offices worldwide.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Law, International Business, Business Administration or Finance
  • Legal and Compliance experience in researching and implementing processes in support of laws and regulations (i.e. paralegal, lawyer, or experience in a role involving compliance programs or regulatory responsibilities).
  • Experience with risk or internal audit monitoring.
  • Experience in Corporate Compliance, Internal Audit, Legal, Enterprise Risk Management, Finance.






MTS Systems Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, marital status or veteran status.

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Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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