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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:  Tax CoE Specialist

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  May 25, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 159912 - Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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 recognized 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!


About the Role:

We are looking for a tax specialist to join our Cono Sur team. In this role you will be in charge of tax compliance through the preparation and presentation of National, Provincial and Municipal tax returns and their Withholding and Collection regimes. The Southern Cone Tax team supports the tax management of Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay.

What you will do:

  • Settlement and presentation of national, provincial and municipal taxes
  • Annual Declarations of Gross Income, Profits and Transfer Pricing
  • Management of tax systems, tax applications
  • Analysis of withholding regimes and perceptions of Gross Income, VAT and Profits.
  • Analysis of tax accounts and entry of accounting entries.
  • Loading tax conditions of clients, suppliers, registers in the system.
  • Preparation of tax forms, presentations and external reports and reports to headquarters.
  • Guarantee compliance with tax regulations, keep systems updated according to current regulations
  • Advice with external consultants and agencies on tax matters (e.g., external auditors, lawyers, external regulatory agencies, etc.)
  • Participation in audits and inspections, accounting and tax
  • Collaboration and interaction with all areas of the company regarding tax advice

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Public Accounting or Finance
  • At least 3 years of experience in Taxes
  • Experience in Audit Firms (Desirable)
  • Advanced Excel and/or Google Sheets skills
  • SAP management (Desirable)
  • Advanced English

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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