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Date: Jun 9, 2017

Location: Topeka, KS, US

Hill’s Pet Nutrition is a $2.3 Billion, global division of Colgate-Palmolive Company and the maker of Prescription Diet, Science Diet, Ideal Balance and Healthy Advantage brand pet food. Our mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationship between people and their pets by providing the best, leading-edge pet nutrition technology, products and expertise to pet owners, veterinary professionals and other key pet professionals worldwide. Our company is a globally recognized Best Place to Work.


Location: Topeka, Kansas, United States

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country




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. If you’re interested in work that matters, fueled by passion for pets, we invite you to apply to our Senior Finance Analyst - Commercial NVO's position.


This Senior Finance Analyst - Commercial NVO's position is responsible for planning and tracking all non-variable overhead spend (NVO) for the Hill's U.S. Commercial Team.  This includes budget preparation, actual versus budget variance explanation, headcount tracking and reporting, evaluation and tracking of auto leases for field sales personnel, bonus tracking and reporting and various other financial analysis and reporting associated with Commercial non-variable overhead.


More specifically, this role is charged with responsibility for budget preparation, and latest estimate and monthly rolling estimate spending forecasts for Commercial non-variable overhead for the Customer Development (Sales) and Marketing organizations. Duties include performance of all month, quarter and calendar year-end close; all actual versus budget latest estimate reporting inclusive of bonus and commission calculations, tracking and reporting; and the evaluation, preparation and tracking of automobile leases for field sales personnel.


Basic required qualifications for the role include:

  • 5+ years of prior, diversified successful finance and/or accounting work experience
  • An undergraduate degree with concentration in Finance, Accounting, Business or a related field of study
  • Solid command of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Access applications
  • Flexibility and availability to work extended hours and/or weekends, when necessary.


Preferred qualifications for the role include:

  • A graduate degree with concentration in Finance, Accounting, Business or a related field of study and/or Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) certification
  • Proficiency with SAP financial systems 
  • Advanced-level expertise with Excel and Access applications


Expected skills and abilities:

  • Must be able to demonstrate a solid understanding and actual application of internal control structures, systems and processes
  • 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


Hill’s offers:

·    Highly competitive pay

·    Great employee, domestic partner, and family benefits that start the first day of employment

·    Retirement Savings & Investment Plan with company contributions and matching

·    Annual education/tuition reimbursement up to $10,000

·    14 paid holidays and annual vacation

·    World-class training and development opportunities

·    Highly professional, ethical, and caring environment

Employees at our global headquarters also enjoy:

·    Bring your dog to work day, every day!

·    Summer hours (off early on Fridays)

·    Work-Smart Program with options to flex your hours




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.


Nearest Major Market: Topeka

Job Segment: Financial, Accounting, ERP, Field Sales, Financial Analyst, Finance, Technology, Sales

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