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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 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 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 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:  Treasury Analyst

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  21 May 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 159568 - Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa

Who We Are
Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

We are recognised for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!


Job Purpose 

They oversee and manage the use of organizations' finances, including cash flow, asset and liability levels, and credit and investment income.


Key Accountabilities 


Banking Administration

  • The management and control of: 
    • i.e. changing of bank signatories, liaising with legal to get board resolutions etc. 
    • Know your customer updates

Timely postings 

  • Ensure timely posting of each subsidiary’s transactions

Negotiation Skills

  • Negotiate banking facilities, bank charges and interest rates


  • Manage Sarbarnes Oaxley files and ensure compliance for all subs
  • Complete exchange control applications
  • Submission of documents for Merchanting transactions 
  • Manage and provide support for Internal  & External Audits 


  • Quarterly FD Attestation
  • Quarterly Division reporting requirements


  • Timely uploading of payments in the banking portals
  • Track Citibank payments in SAP
  • Ensure payments are released on time 
  • Timely submission of Foreign Payments schedules to the bank  
  • Ensure sufficient cash on hand for ZA11 Payments

Bank debits and Reconciling 

  • Ensure that subsidiaries are advised of all RD cheques and EFT customer funds that have been returned
  • Ensure that all direct bank debits are charged to the correct vendor accounts
  • Ensure that all reconciling items on bank recons are actioned on a timely basis

Monthly & weekly deadlines 

  • Ensure that monthly closing deadlines are met for all bank related transactions 
  • Ensure that weekly Cash flow analysis are done 
  • Ensure Month end Cash forecast is completed
  • Managing the MDM Bank data validation process 
  • Overseeing day-to-day Banking financial activities
  • Any adhoc treasury related tasks 

Required Qualifications 

  • B.Com Finance/Accounting Degree
  • Minimum of one year in a corporate finance environment
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in line with established guidelines.

  • Analytical Skills

  • Computer literacy, especially  SAP and Microsoft Office programs

Our Commitment to Sustainability
With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

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.

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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