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Established in 1806 as a small soap and candle business in New York City, Colgate-Palmolive is now a truly global company with products sold in over 200 countries and territories under such internationally recognised brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, Haci Sakir, Suavitel, PCA SKIN, EltaMD, Filorga and Hello as well as Hill's Science Diet and Hill's Prescription Diet.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading consumer products company that serves hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide with brands and products across four core businesses – Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. We are committed to offering products that make lives healthier and more enjoyable, and programmes that enrich communities around the world.

Every day millions of people trust our products to care for themselves and the ones they love. Our goal is to use our technology to create products that will continue to improve the quality of life for our consumers wherever they live.

A career at Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  (Senior) Costing Analyst

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  7 May 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 159501 - Ben Cat town, Binh Duong, Viet Nam

Who We Are
Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

We are recognised for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!


Do you want to come to work with a smile and leave with one as well? In between those smiles, your day consists of working in a global organization, continually learning and collaborating, having stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions! If this is how you see your career, Colgate is the place to be!

Our dependable household brands, dedicated employees, and sustainability commitments make us a company passionate about building a future to smile about for our employees, consumers, and surrounding communities. The pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, champions experimentation, and promotes authenticity which has contributed to our enduring success. If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile...every single day.


We are now looking for a highly motivated (Senior) Costing Analyst to join our team!

Core Responsibilities

Responsible for Product Costing

  • Involves preparing product cost for new products on ad-hoc basis, regular Costing release on quarterly basis and annual revisions of costing for budget review. To support management decisions on cost with commentary and analysis of cost trends on time and cost components.

  • Monthly Analysis of Company Performance through variance analysis on efficiencies and price variance
  • Inventory review and update to management on critical areas for improvement
  • Driving Continuous Improvements in Costing Processes for standardization and resolving cross functional issues related with Costing

Responsible for Monthly Payroll Run

  • Interaction with Human Resource department for inputs for the payroll process

  • Interaction with the Treasury Dept. for ensuring payment of wages on time.
  • Completing the PIT submission with Tax Authorities accurately and within due dates
  • SOX Control testing and compliance for payroll processes
  • Critical skills – Ownership for Timeliness and Accuracy and thorough Knowledge of payroll system

Responsible for Material Master Data Management

  • Follow-up action for ensuring completeness of master data

  • Maintain updated status of master data by Quarterly review.
  • Risks may impact the business decisions through cost drivers

Responsible for Month-end closing & reporting

  • Responsible for all accrual entries booking in the month before month-end closing including annual accrual & ad-hoc from opened PO review.

  • Review the cost incurred in the month to make sure the correct booking
  • Interaction with CBS team for ensuring all steps of closing are properly completed on time
  • Responsible for accuracy reporting & analysis related to conversion cost & variances monthly & also visualize in dashboard

The Individual


  • Undergraduate Degree in Finance/ Accounting/ Economics

Skill requirement:

  • Analytical and Logical deduction skills

  • SAP Knowledge of Master Data
  • SAP – FICO / MM / PP knowledge.
  • Understanding of Cross Functional Inter-linkages in Cost Structure
  • Lead Cross functional meetings to drive alignment for Costing improvements


  • Experience: 2-5 years in Costing function



Our Commitment to Sustainability
With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

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.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.


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