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Senior Audit Analyst

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Date: Sep 19, 2017

Location: Midrand, GT, ZA

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet and Hill’s Ideal Balance.

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit

Location: Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa
No Relocation Assistance Offered
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An exciting opportunity is available for a qualified CA / CISA candidate at Colgate Palmolive  South Africa. The successful incumbent will ensure SOX compliance and internal Control Governance in addition to information systems management i. e SAP and Governance Risk Control.  The successful candidate will be required to travel at least 10% to the various site locations in South  Africa / abroad as required.



  • Understand and evaluate business processes and identify improvement opportunities in Finance Dept.
  • Assist in researching and adopting best practices in other subs for local operations
  • Assist in preparing a schedule to address areas identified for improvement and determine procedures

    to sustain those improvements

  • Assist in planning and managing implementation of improvement programs, including the facilitation of

           user ownership

  • Challenge Status quo to ensure on-going improvements of operation practices, collaboration with

    functional area managers

  • Implement and ensure compliance to CP business practice. (ie. OFAC compliance, VAT registration,  

    Due Diligence-Vendor Validation)

  • Assist in preparing annual and quarterly reports to Global SOX administrator
  • Assist in ensuring Audit Recommendations are followed up and implemented by due date; Update  

    CAD with the ISR of previous audits

  • Monthly testing of Master Data vs. Source Document as per Sox Requirements
  • Run monthly ZPOR and Ebuy PO reports and analysis and report and follow up with teams.
  • Audit Plan Management Testing of Samples and documentation of evidence
  • ADHOC stock counts audit of samples / Fixed Assets
  • Ensure internal and external audit remediation plans for the region are put in place after every audit  

    and report on the progress on a monthly basis

  • Assist in training employees about internal controls and adherence to the Colgate Financial Policies


  • Coordinate and review monthly/annual (Sarbanes Oxley) SOX compliance testing ensuring that

    corporate deadlines are met

  • Review and advise potential financial risk areas to the leadership team in line with the respective

    countries statutory requirements

  • Attend to special projects of a confidential matter as assigned by the leadership team
  • Participate with Division Collaborating FI partner on AEA Finance Network communities / systems /

    audit / tools

  • Conduct Monthly reviews and Testing of Adhoc /SOX and monthly testing schedules.
  • Manage the clearing of Corporate Card expenses and expense claims reconciliations.
  • Execute and review all Manual Invoices and Payments.


Minimum two years SOX experience in FMCG environment preferably. Articles completed at Big 4 Audit companies Must be a qualified CA  or CISA ( Certified Information Services Auditor).

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply to work with us using this online application. Attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process.

Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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