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General Accounting analyst

Date: Aug 9, 2019

Location: Mumbai, MH, IN

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 73476 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Colgate-Palmolive Company offers exceptional careers within a truly global consumer products company.  Our operations are based in more than 80 countries and our products meet the needs of six billion people around the globe



General Accounting Analyst – Global Role


Associate Analyst I - Finance

Reports to

Associate Team Lead


General Accounting

Location and Department

Colgate Business Services, General Accounting – Mumbai


2-5  Years


Commerce Graduate

Job Type

Full Time



What the job incumbent will do?

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Reconcile Balance Sheet Accounts, Bank accounts and follow up on open items
  • Ensure that all the accounting is in compliance with the US GAAPs
  • Ensure the effective controls are maintained to achieve high accuracy as per the internal company guidelines
  • Execute intercompany transactions
  • Perform cash application and Netting process for ICO customers/ICO Vendors
  • Ensure accurate working and posting of Rule based journal entries
  • Perform the entire range of activities pertaining to closing books of accounts
  • Review and timely resolution of all audit queries
  • Engage with local teams and regional team to stay aligned on all the processes, resolve issues on timely basis
  • Undertake assessment cycles for seamless movement from FI to PA module at month end
  • Perform all accounting activities as per the defined SOPs
  • Review the SOP periodically and recommend necessary changes as and when needed in consultation with relevant stake holders
  • Perform all the compliances as per SOX guidelines
  • Participate in standardization and continuous improvement initiatives as well as other business partner initiatives 
  • Ensure prompt response to queries of local business/regional team

What experience and knowledge will the incumbent bring?

  • Working knowledge of US GAAP
  • Working knowledge of ERP system is a must
  • SAP experience desired
  • Working knowledge of MS Office


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

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and 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.

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, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet. 

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

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