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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:  Accounting Analyst - Temporary

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Mar 13, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 151932 - Istanbul, Turkey, Turkey


Do you want to come to work with a smile and leave with one as well? In between those smiles, your day consists of connecting with others across the world, full of 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. We win as a global organisation by continually learning and collaborating. 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.


Please note: This role will be for a fixed term contract period of 1 year


Job Summary:


This position provides accurate and timely management of accounts payables to ensure that Company's liabilities are properly recorded and paid. Verify compliance of recorded expenses with local tax legislation.
This position has a vital role in controls over proper treatment of Company's liabilities and expenses. Adequate judgment and timely collection of supporting documents highly impacts tax optimization for VAT and Corporate profit tax. AP accountant mainly interacts with outside vendors and all departments within the Company. 


Core Responsibilities: 


•    Record vendor invoices in SAP and monitor AP open items to ensure that outstanding liabilities are paid on a timely basis. 
•    Review AP supporting documents to verify that all legal requirements are met. On a quarterly basis reconcile outstanding balances with Colgate suppliers in order to resolve any discrepancies on a timely manner
•    Review and record in SAP expense reports to ensure that claimed expenses are in compliance with Company’s policies and procedures. 
•    Prepare journals and supporting documentation for the month end closing to ensure that Corporate reporting requirements are met 
•    Interact with sales and marketing to coordinate activities 


Required Qualifications:


•    Bachelor's Degree preferably in Finance, Economics or Management 
•    Minimum 1 year of experience in Finance, preferably in FMCG company or Big4 firms
•    Fluent in English and Turkish
•    Project Management
•    Business Intelligence Knowledge
•    SAP Knowledge


Disclaimer - Interested candidates are requested to upload their resumes drafted in English language only. 

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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