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A part of Colgate-Palmolive since 1976, Hill's Pet Nutrition offers the highest-quality pet nutrition available through product lines Prescription Diet® and Science Diet®. Veterinarians worldwide recommend and feed their own pets Hill's products more than any other brand of pet food.

Available in approximately 80 countries around the world, our extensive line of products includes more than 60 Prescription Diet brand pet foods and more than 50 Science Diet brand pet foods.

We believe all animals should be loved and cared for during their lifetimes. That is why we are proud our pet foods can make a difference in your pet's life.

A career at Hill’s Pet Nutrition or 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:  Financial Analyst

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Sep 11, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 154940 - Kansas City, Kansas, United States


This is a hybrid role which requires you to go to the office three times a week. The current position location is Topeka, KS, and will be relocated to Kansas City, KS, by the end of October 2023.


Do you want to make a difference in the lives of people and their pets? What about having the opportunity to connect with others across the world, full of stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions? If this is how you see your career, Hill’s is the place to be!

Hill’s Pet Nutrition is a multi billion dollar, global division of Colgate-Palmolive Company and the maker of Prescription Diet brand pet food. Our mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets by providing the best pioneering pet nutrition technology, products, and expertise to pet owners, veterinary professionals and other key pet professionals worldwide. Our company is a globally recognized Best Place to Work.


It is an exciting time to be a part of the Finance team at Hill's Pet Nutrition. Our highly energetic and focused Finance Team is dedicated to driving growth for Hill's in this constantly evolving landscape. As the Financial Analyst, your understanding of the Finance Organization and its end-to-end process is vital. You will be responsible for managing financial processes such as balance sheet reconciliations, IT lease coordination and aiding in ensuring compliance in global and local accounting standards (GAAP, IFRS, US GAAP, SOX) through the placement of effective controls and guidelines to achieve a high level of accuracy. Your expertise in standardization, simplification, and continuous improvement is important to this role.


What You Will Do:


Below is an outline of the primary areas of responsibility this position will manage which will include:


  • General Accounting tasks will include month end closing, Balance Sheet reconciliation coordination, review/tie out of payroll tax payments to the ledger, review/clearance of Intercompany balances, support for Intercompany billings and backup for Hill’s daily Treasury activities;

  • Quarterly Reporting tasks include management of quarterly Compliance and Banking Certifications;

  • Coordinate with Hill's Subsidiaries and CBS team for monthly remittance postings to US books;

  • Coordinate and assess leased IT Assets (compiles and reviews schedules & rates, facilitates and helps manage new lease agreements, records monthly financial impact, reviews monthly billings & payments). Subject matter expert for departmental leasing questions;

  • Acts as administrator of American Express programs;

  • Coordinate and consolidate Hill’s Global annual property insurance survey for reporting to Colgate-Palmolive;

  • Complete the renewal application process for the AIG credit insurance and track the A/R aging report on a quarterly basis;

  • Approve SAP Access requests for US Company and be the contact for global requests;

  • Prepare and submit required government survey reports;

  • Actively participate in the Hill's Global - Annual SOX compliance program;

  • Comply with all policies and standards;

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's Degree with concentration in Finance, Accounting, Business or a related field of study;

  • At least 3 years of successful work experience within a corporate and/or international consolidation accounting environment;

  • Flexibility and availability to work extended hours and/or weekends when necessary;

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;

  • Excellent analytics and problem solving skills;

  • Strong Excel and Google Suite skills.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) designation and one or more years of work experience in public accounting;

  • At least 2 years work experience in the development, implementation and maintenance of finance systems;

  • Prior work experience coordinating processes with clients.


Salary Range $79,200 - $111,000 USD

Pay is based on several non-discriminatory factors including but not limited to experience, education, skills and office location.  In addition to your salary, Colgate-Palmolive/Hill's offers a performance based bonus and competitive benefits package.

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 Hill's Pet Nutrition? 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.


Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets!  At Hill’s we have a purpose.  Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. 

HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries.  To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit and, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.


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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