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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 recognized 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 programs 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:  Finance & Customer Development Assistant

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Sep 6, 2022
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 141445 - Budapest, Budapest, Hungary

Take this opportunity and develop your professional career in dynamic international environment. Work with great people in teamwork culture & friendly atmosphere. Convert your theoretical knowledge into practice and more…


Finance & Customer Development Assistant

(Work Agreement Contract for 12 months, full-time)





Sales (50%)


  • Administrative tasks related to sales activities: creating customer listing forms, collecting and informing customers about logistics data changes, managing product and customer databases, updating customer promo map, creating and managing promotional forms

  • Conducting market/customer/brand data analysis to understand trends and opportunities

  • Developing presentations to customers

  • Supporting Customer Development Manager in forecast process


Finance (50%)

  • Assisting Senior Accountant with Hungarian financial operations

  • Supporting month-end closure process

  • Gross to Net (Rebates) accuracy and completeness

  • Ensure GTN accuracy by mastering promotions information flow from Rebate accrual creation to settlement

  • Monthly reporting of GTN by customer’s account and nature of discount

  • Accounts Receivable management in collaboration with Shares Service Center and Local Sales

  • Reconciliations of balance sheet and income statement G/L accounts

  • Pricing

  • Coordinate with sales team SPIs (Selling price increases) calculation and implementation

  • Update pricing in SAP based on aligned price lists 

  • Complete monthly SOX testing requirements

  • Coordinate close of local advertising with Retail marketing

  • Support resolution of disputes swiftly and accurately



  • Preferably University degree (Economics / Accountant related studies)
  • Accountant background, knowledge of the Hungarian accounting law - will be an asset
  • Good analytical skills
  • Result oriented
  • Ability to work cross-functionally, experience in matrix organization is a plus
  • Detail oriented while understanding big picture
  • Native Hungarian
  • Fluent in English
  • SAP knowledge is a plus


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

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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