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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:  Analyst - Finance

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  May 28, 2024

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 160556 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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 recognized 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!


Who are you…


An Associate Team Lead is a position that often serves as an extension the team members and the higher management. This role typically involves supervising and guiding a team, ensuring that projects and tasks are completed efficiently and optimally, and that the team is functioning well with some service delivery responsibilities of assigned subsidiary

You are an Analyst :


  • Prepare MIS for meeting management requirements
  • Post Monthly Close entries 
  • Reconcile Balance Sheet Accounts, Bank accounts and follow up on open items
  • Ensure that all the accounting is in compliance with the US GAAPs
  • Ensure the effective controls are maintained to achieve high accuracy as per the internal company guidelines
  • Execute intercompany transactions
  • Perform cash application and Netting process for ICO customers/ICO Vendors
  • Ensure accurate working and posting of Rule based journal entries
  • Perform the entire range of activities pertaining to closing books of accounts 
  • Engage with local teams and regional team to stay aligned on all the processes, resolve issues on timely basis
  • Undertake assessment cycles for flawless movement from FI to PA module at month end
  • Perform all accounting activities as per the defined SOPs
  • Review the SOP periodically and recommend necessary changes as and when needed in consultation with relevant stakeholders
  • Perform all the compliances as per SOX guidelines
  • Ensure prompt response to queries of local business/regional team

You connect the dots :


  • Resolve all discrepancies arising out of review timely
  • Oversee timely closing of books of accounts and passing of all entries
  • Anticipate month end closing process to ensure smooth and efficient closing process
  • Ensure preparation of all statutory reports and compliances
  • Ensure audits are conducted with minimal queries
  • Ensure all SOBPs are updated on an ongoing basis
  • Ensure adequate controls over the process are maintained

You are a collaborator ;

  • Review MIS and financial statements preparation as per the relevant accounting standards
  • Review SOX compliance on monthly basis and ensure documentation
  • Review dashboard and drive service delivery performance KPIs
  • On job operational guidance to team
  • Perform the functional onboarding of team members
  • Review of team performance and provide relevant feedback
  • Discover training needs of team and coach accordingly
  • Identify and train team members to create knowledge back ups
  • Assist the Team Lead in being responsible for the daily operations of the team.
  • Help in setting goals and objectives for the team, and ensure that they are achieved.
  • Monitor team performance and report on metrics.
  • Coach and mentor team members, providing constructive feedback and encouraging professional growth.
  • Assist in managing project schedules, resources, and deadlines.
  • Ensure that team members have the vital tools and resources to perform their duties.
  • Help resolve issues and conflicts within the team.
  • Facilitate communication between team members and other departments.
  • Contribute to the recruitment and training of new team members.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Step in to perform tasks of team members as needed to ensure project success.
  • Participate in performance evaluation processes.
  • Provide regular reports to management on team performance and project progress.

You are an innovator :


  • Participate in standardization and continuous improvement initiatives as well as other business partner initiatives.

What experience and knowledge will you bring?


  • B Com/masters/ MBA
  • Proficient knowledge of  Google suit
  • SAP experience



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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