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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:  Sr. Tax Analyst

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Feb 25, 2023

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, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet and Hill’s Ideal Balance.

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

Location: Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala
No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 151263


Summary of the Position

Responsible for maintaining the tax compliance of the legal entities in Central America in coordination with the Tax Center of Expertise as well as actively lead the VAT recovery (IVA - Regimen Especial Electrónico), providing support to commercial and finance teams in regards to tax matters and reporting the tax information to Corporate for consolidation purposes. Leveraging various resources by improving tax processes, adopting new technologies, supporting tax audits and the tax litigations process if applicable while maximazing tax saving opportunities.



  • Coordination of Transfer Pricing Compliance in Central America
  • Lead the VAT on exports recovery process in Guatemala
  • Collaborate with the local and regional finance teams to communicate tax reforms or changes in regulations and the related impact on tax reporting and compliance obligations.  
  • Participate in tax audits and other regulatory inquiries of tax authorities and municipalities if applicable
  • Preparation of books, issue and filing of tax returns for Value Added, Income and Withholding Tax
  • Prepare the provision of income tax
  • Comply with SOX Controls and Financial Policies  
  • Support in special projects such as new system implementations, electronic invoice upgrade, new business, cash flow initiatives among others
  • Reporting of tax information for consolidation purposes to Corporate  
  • Develop and implement tax process improvements


What do you need for the Position?

  • Bachelor's Degree in Public Certified Accountant or Finance Degree
  • At least 3 years of tax preparation and reporting experience within a Public Accounting firm or a corporate tax department, experience providing tax audit support
  • English Proficiency : Intermediate- Advanced (80%). 


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Transfer Pricing 
  • Experience in the Consumer goods industry.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply to work with us using this online application. 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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