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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 under such internationally recognised 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, Hill's Prescription Diet and Hill's Ideal Balance.

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 programmes 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:  Regional Treasury Analyst

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  09-Apr-2021
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 100200 - Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Regional treasury will be responsible for the cash and liquidity risk management, financial risk management, and financing requirements of Colgate Palmolive. As a
developing function, the Treasury Analyst is expected to support in establishing new capabilities, policy development and strategies for assisting in managing
funding requirements and mitigating CP’s risk exposures.
Reporting to the Treasury Director (Front office), the Treasury Analyst will be responsible for assisting in day to day tasks and supporting regional treasury
activities. Other specific responsibilities include:
▪ Cash flow forecasting: Use the statement of cash flows and balance sheet forecasting infrastructure to develop an accurate cash flow forecast; identify
business drivers around working capital usage with a focus on forecasting and improving working capital usage

▪ Bank Account Ownership: Assist in the management of all bank accounts within the region and monitor bank fees.

▪ Bank Relationship Management: Support Colgate’s global relationship bank management and maintain good working relationship with bank counterparts

▪ Lead and deliver ad hoc analysis and presentations as requested by management

▪ Pooling/ Concentration and Intercompany Netting: Manage cash pools and bank balances in local and foreign currencies, execute investment of surplus funds,
and ensure liquidity is available to meet all operational needs.

▪ Establish close relationships with the Tax department for cash pooling, cross border funding, cash repatriation, Inter Company Netting, and dividend planning

▪ Monitor and provide insight on local market conditions for currencies in each of the region’s key markets

▪ Provide recommendations to managers on hedging strategies and issues related to FX risk management

▪ Develop understanding of new business models, build financial analyses, and recommend effective risk mitigation and hedging strategies

▪ Evaluate strategic risk/reward trade-offs including hedging costs, hedge ratios, hedge structures, and hedge accounting

▪ Request FX trades, perform recording and related reporting ▪ Collaborate with business finance teams to identify and mitigate FX exposures

▪ Responsible for ensuring compliance with cash and risk managem


Skills / Requirements:

▪ 2-3 years of experience in banking, treasury or finance functions

▪ Familiarity with financial markets, foreign exchange, cash management, and banking.

▪ Excellent problem solving and analytical thinking skills ▪ Strong financial modelling skills and excellent business acumen

▪ Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies

▪ High intrinsic motivation and capacity to learn quickly ▪ Ability to execute swiftly with attention to detail

▪ Comfortable working under pressure and able to multi-task and manage competing priorities

▪ Comfortable with using Treasury management systems – familiarity with Bloomberg and SAP strongly preferred

▪ Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, accounting, or other quantitative field

▪ Advanced degree or CTP designation preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, 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 recognised 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 programme, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love programme 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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