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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 Analyst, Jr

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Sep 19, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 154688 - Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala



Position Purpose:


Ensures that Colgate Palmolive is in complete compliance with all legal requirements pertaining to income, VAT  and other indirect taxes, including the preparation and submission of all tax returns, required payments and  audit verifications. Prepares information for the income tax provision.  

- Supports the commercial and finance teams with tax related inquiries 

- Prepares information to complete tax submissions to International Tax Department in US


Let’s talk about main responsibilities:


  •  Prepare tax returns and reconcile general ledger prior to tax disbursements 

  • Prepare VAT books 

  • File informative returns (VAT, withholding tax) 

  • Communicate with SAT and other Tax Authorities to request and verify tax related information, such as  compliance status 

  •  Manage and prioritize workload depending on the complexity and quantity 

  • Participate in additional team projects related to tax support to finance and commercial teams - Prepare foreign credit tax information 

  • Gather data on intercompany transactions for tax return 

  • Gather input and prepare income tax book/tax provision 

  • Prepare and review taxable income and income tax return filing  

  • Make tax payment proposal and obtain approval from Tax Manager 

  • Comply with Central America countries withholding requirements  

  • Support y maintains SOX testing and documentation 

  • Support audit of statutory financial statements  

  • Prepare financial statements and notes for statutory purposes


What you need for this position:


  • Bachelor´s Degree in Accounting

  • At least 3-5 years of experience in Tax Compliance: IVA, ISR, ISO

  • Intermediate-Advanced English Level

  • Intermediate MS Excel

  • Google Suite (desirable)

  • SAP (desirable)




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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