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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:  Senior Manager, Tax Planning & Support

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Sep 5, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 144945 - New York, New York, United States


Location: US Headquarters (Park Ave, NY)

Hybrid: On-site/Remote



Do you want to come to work with a smile and leave with one as well? In between those smiles, your day consists of working in a global organization, continually learning and collaborating, having 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. 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.


It is an exciting time to be part of Colgate-Palmolive's Global Tax Team!  Colgate-Palmolive is currently recruiting a qualified candidate for the position of Senior Manager, Tax Planning & Support.  This position will report directly to the Director, Senior Tax Counsel (the “Director”).  Position responsibilities will include the following:


  • Provide tax support on M&A and internal restructuring transactions including quantitative analysis of tax impact in alternative transaction scenarios and preparation of transaction step documents;
  • Partner with Colgate’s Treasury team and provide tax support in relation to the cross-border flow of funds such as dividend remittances and intercompany loans as well as maintain the company’s "Previously Taxed Earnings and Profits" (PTEP) schedule;
  • Prepare all required disclosures to be filed with the federal income tax return. Disclosures include, but are not limited to, sections 351 & 368 statements, DCL statements and gain recognition agreements (GRAs);
  • Coordinate with Colgate’s Accounting team and play a key role with respect to intercompany billing and documentation matters;
  • Conduct tax research and provide technical support to Tax department personnel, as needed;
  • Review and comment on various external business agreements from a tax perspective;
  • Stay informed of international tax computations in the financial statement tax provision including, but not limited to, GILTI, Subpart F, foreign tax credit utilization, etc. to identify potential planning opportunities;
  • Assist with IRS audit defense;  
  • Stay current in pertinent areas of the U.S. tax rules and share knowledge with the Tax department;
  • Coordinate with non-US tax leaders in analyzing and implementing corporate initiatives from a US tax perspective as well as addressing questions in relation to various countries’ anti-hybrid and GAAR legislations. 


This position will require contact and the establishment of strong working relationships with the Company’s Corporate departments (primarily Financial Reporting, Legal and Treasury), Division and Subsidiary management personnel. The position incumbent must be able to work effectively with all relevant departments to find solutions that are best from a global perspective. The selected candidate must also have excellent oral and written communication skills as well as willingness to learn. International travel may be required from time-to-time. It is also necessary for the individual to maintain the required level of continuing education to satisfy this position’s professional requirements.


Position Requirements:


  • Minimum of 7 years of overall tax experience with a heavy concentration in international tax;
  • Exposure to transfer pricing and M&A; 
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Bachelors in Accounting preferred;
  • Master’s degree in taxation preferred; JD or LLM a plus. 



Salary Range:  $120,720 - $158,445 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 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 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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