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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:  Business Process Analyst, Finance

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Sep 16, 2022
Partial remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 144880 - Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Business Analyst, Finance


About Colgate-Palmolive

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.

The Experience

In today’s dynamic technology environment, it is an exciting time to be a part of the information technology team at Colgate. Our highly technical and innovative team is dedicated to driving growth for Colgate Palmolive in this ever-changing landscape

Scope of Responsibility

The Business Process Analyst, Finance plays an integral role in the implementation of new financial applications. The analyst must be able to apply conceptual knowledge of the finance processes to implement solutions that satisfy all business requirements and engage with business leadership and key users at the global, divisional and regional level.


Specific Responsibilities:

Major position responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: 


  • Understand concepts of business processes, industry practices, and technology in the area of Finance 

  •  Engage business partners to understand the challenges, opportunities and gather business requirements 

  •  Research, perform data analysis, design, deploying solutions and develop mock-up solutions

  •  Collaborate with cross-functional groups in IT to understand end-to-end processes and solutions touchpoints/integration

  • Present and communicate results and ideas to key stakeholders and decision makers

  • Testing and evaluation new functionality/programs 

  • Implement new functionality and programs to user base

  • Present information using data visualization 

  • Apply Colgate standards in project development methodology 

  • Support day to day business operations in the area of Finance 

  • Coordinate activities of internal and/or external resources

Basic Qualifications (Required education, experience, skills etc to qualify candidate):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 2 years of implementation/development experience in SAP Finance modules 

  • Strong oral & written communication skills with an ability to express complex technical concepts  in business terms 

  • Knowledge and interest in computer systems and the latest technologies.  

  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Attention to detail and desire to probe further into data

  • Able to adapt and work effectively with a variety of  individuals, technologies, and culture

  • Fluent in English

Preferred Qualifications (Additional education, experience, skills etc as assets):

  • Functional knowledge of SAP Finance and Controlling

  • Strong desire to expand knowledge of SAP applications

  • Experience in SAP S/4 HANA an advantage

  • Experience in Open Text application an advantage

  • Coding easy to moderate programs in ABAP, Java and C++ an advantage

  • Experience of working in global or with remote teams an advantage

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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