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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:  Financial Analyst - Sales Controlling

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Sep 14, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 113373 - Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia

Summary of the Position: 


The Sales Controlling Analyst position is centrally located at the hub supporting the Sales Controller. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


● Supporting the compliance monitoring with the Company’s financial policies, internal controls, GAAP and accounting laws

● Participating in internal controls design assessment and effectiveness testing as prescribed by SOX requirements

● Improving the internal controls environment by identifying problems and recommending / initiating corrective actions

● Identifying / quantifying risks & opportunities

● Providing information for rebates / customer promotional planning

● Interacting with CDO on dispute issues

● Coordinating with C2C to resolve local deduction management issues, order blocking, and resolving past due customer payments

● Rebate Management (creation, settlement, payment, closing) including Revenue and accruals reconciliation

● Trade Spend Management principles validation: Planning, Documentation, Approval, Accruals, PoP, Claim validation

● Contributing to the delivery of Financial KPIs particularly Net Sales, Pricing and Margin Goals, driving business results through communication of Customer/RE R&Os and proposing solutions

● Providing support during CBP Monthly Discipline Process

● Tracking & monitoring of sales growth by subsidiary and total hub

● Developing future sales simulations

● Providing monthly management reporting

● Solidifying systems knowledge and expertise (e.g., CBP and BI) while also providing training and reporting to Commercial users

● Demonstrating an In-depth understanding of Colgate Financial Policies as they relate to the commercial team

● Supporting client relationship building opportunities


What do you need for the position?

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Industrial Engineering or related field
  • 1-3 years of related experience in any finance area 
  • English proficiency
  • Advanced Excel
  • US GAP (nice to have)
  • SOX (nice to have) 

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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