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Manager, Tax Planning & Support

Date: May 23, 2019

Location: New York, NY, US

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: New York, New York, United States
No Relocation Assistance Offered
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The position will report directly to the Director, International Tax Planning and Support (the “Director”). Responsibilities will include the following:


  • Provide tax support on M&A and internal restructuring transactions including quantitative analysis of tax impact in alternative transaction scenarios.
  • Partner with treasury and provide tax support in relation to the cross-border flow of funds such as dividend remittances and intercompany loans.
  • Prepare all required disclosures to be filed with the federal income tax return. Disclosures include, but are not limited to, sections 351 & 368 statements, DCL statements and gain recognition agreements (GRAs).
  • Coordinate with accounting and play a key role with respect to intercompany billing and documentation matters.
  • Conduct tax research and provide technical support to tax department personnel, as needed.
  • Review and comment on various external business agreements from a tax perspective.
  • Review all international tax computations in the financial statement tax provision including, but not limited to, GILTI, Subpart F, foreign tax credit utilization, etc.
  • Stay current in pertinent areas of the U.S. tax rules and share knowledge with the tax department.
  • Coordinate with non-US tax leaders in analyzing and implementing corporate initiatives from a tax perspective.





Within the Company, the position will require contact and the establishment of working relationships with Corporate (all Departments, but primarily Financial Reporting, Legal and Treasury), Division and Subsidiary management personnel. The individual must be able to work effectively with all relevant departments to find solutions that are best from a global perspective. The candidate must also have excellent oral and written communication skills. International travel may be required from time-to-time. It is also necessary for the individual to maintain the required level of continuing education to satisfy the requirements of the profession.



  Level of Education/Experience

  • Preferred 3+ years overall tax experience with a heavy concentration in international tax
  • Mergers and acquisition experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree, with Bachelors in Accounting preferred.
  • Master’s degree in taxation preferred, JD or LLM a plus.

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, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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