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Date: Oct 10, 2017

Location: Topeka, KS, US

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets!  At Hill’s we have a purpose.  Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets.

HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries.  To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit and, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Location: Topeka, Kansas, United States
Relocation Assistance Offered Within Region
# 56342

Our Finance Analyst - Corporate Accounting position is responsible for completion of finance tasks involving consolidation, general accounting, inter-company accounting, management reporting, tax preparation and reporting, and Treasury and Cash. Specific duties entail processing of adjustments, performance of inter-company reconciliation, the review and "clearance" of open items, creation of SAP and manual billing, calculation of non-recurring charges, maintenance of personal computer (PC) leases, coordination of quarterly banking certifications, serving as back-up for the daily reporting of Treasury activities, completion of Budget/LE updates for assigned departments, compilation and analysis of monthly balance sheet reconciliations, SOX testing, preparation and submission of required government survey reports, administration of American Express programs covering Travel and Entertainment (T/E) expenses, budget consolidation for fixed asset activities, and preparation of various month-end reconciliations and variance analysis. This role also assists in the preparation of the budget financial reporting package.


Basic required qualifications for the role include:  

  • 3 or more years of prior, successful work experience within a corporate and/or international consolidation accounting environment
  • An undergraduate degree with concentration in Finance, Accounting, Business or a related field of study
  • Flexibility and availability to work extended hours and/or weekends when necessary


Preferred qualifications for the role include:

  • Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) designation and one or more years of work experience in public accounting
  • 2 or more years of work experience in the development, implementation and maintenance of finance systems
  • Prior work experience coordinating processes with clients
  • Ability to use and have working familiarity with common business software such as MS Office suite and Google


Expected skills and abilities:

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making abilities
  • Strong communication skills including interpersonal, oral, written and presentation abilities 
  • Interactive personal skills that fit a collaborative team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to execute tasks and responsibilities independently


Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? 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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