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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 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, 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 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:  Customer Development Financial Control Manager

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Apr 6, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 99742 - Manila City, National Capital Region (NCR), Philippines

Job Summary :

The Customer Development Financial Control Manager will be supporting the Customer Development Team in various finance requirements including NVO management, review and approval of distributor service fees and incentives and distributor audit.

He/she will also be responsible for monitoring the individual objectives of the team, including the team's reward and recognition program.

The role provides a lot of opportunities for innovation and continuous improvement.



I. NVO Management

● Prepares the NVO budget for mid-year and September LE

● Leads all aspects of the team's expenses/charges review against the budget

● Reviews and approves POs & supplier billings - including Merchandising ● Reviews Customer Development Team Leaders’ weekly expense reports and governs the overall expense report submission of the CD Team



II. Distributor Process Review & Distributor/Customer Compliance Audit

● Audits distributor processes & procedures, evaluates controls and prepares audit report with valuable recommendations in close collaboration with Finance Audit

● Elevates the audit findings to Legal and Finance for resolution

● Implements process improvements as necessary and/or as a result of audit findings

● Examines compliance of distributors on contractual requirements, including trade implementations to their customers



III. Distributor Service Fees & Incentives

● Reviews, analyzes and approves distributor service fees and Distributor Personnel Sales Incentive ● Works with IDT Retail Environment Team for the continuous improvement in the design of the service fee and incentive structure

● Collaborates with Legal in the review and update of distributor contracts

● Coordinates requirements for engagement/disengagement of distributors



IV. CD Conventions

● Serves as overall lead of the Annual Sales Convention



V. Customer Development Team Individual Objectives Tracking & Sales Incentive Review

● Monthly tracks & reports the Individual Objectives (IOs) of the CD Team

● Reviews and consolidates the sales achievements/results

● Reviews the team's incentives on a monthly and quarterly basis



VI. CD Representation in Company - Wide Projects

● Business Readiness

● Sustainability

● Funding the Growth (FTG)



VII. Others

● Liaises with other departments - Finance/Legal/HR for various issues related to distributors, customers and employees.

● Reviews and communicates the goals to distributors/field employees as developed by Retail Marketing.

● Takes accountability for the update of CD Directory/Call Tree/Customer Directory being handled by CD Executive Assistant

● Acts as administrator of CD access rights - SAP /SAP DMS

● Is responsible for the Maharlika Club; a Customer Development rewards and recognition program for CD employees and distributors



VIII. People Management

● Directly supervises the CD Admin. Specialist

● Manages the Customer Development Director’s Executive Assistant performing administrative tasks



Required Education and Experience :

● Bachelor’s Degree in Finance /Accounting or similar course

● Minimum 5-year experience in Finance, preferably in a public auditing firm or FMCG company (with audit background)

● Good oral & written communication skills

● Good administration, organization & interpersonal skills

● Confident, self-starter

● Willing to travel around the country

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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