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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:  Assistant Manager - Finance

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Aug 5, 2022
Remote working option during the current situation

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 141162 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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.


Job Summary:


The Supply Chain Finance Team Lead is responsible for overseeing the SCF Team and tasks in Fixed Assets, Lease Accounting and Cost & Inventory processes. 


Main Responsibilities:


Service & Internal Controls Assurance:

-  Ensure accurate and on-time service delivery by team following SLAs and process governance tools.

-  Regularly review SOX/Internal controls compliances in team with proper documentation and promptly remediate any discrepancy observed.

-  Engage with business for resolution of escalated queries/issues at local, regional and global level - ensuring no repeat issues.

-  Proactively plan with team and relevant stakeholders for major milestone service deliveries like Month-end/Year-end closing, Quarterly costing, etc.

-  Review and validate ad hoc requests received from business and guide teams for action.

-  Review existing SOBPs for changes on an ongoing basis and ensure they are up to date.

-  Develop analysis and insights from business data to support business leaders make informed decisions.


Projects & Continuous Improvements

-  Assess the impact of new Global projects on the current process and receive buy-in from business on process changes.

-  Engage with Business Partners and IT to explore and implement solutions for improvements.

-  Drive teams for continuous improvement and implement simplification and standardization projects within division/region.

-  Delivery efficiency targets.


People Enablement

-  Assign and Assess performance KPI's, Individual Objectives and plan for successions in the team.

-  Lead and facilitate functional learning and onboarding processes within team and across function.

-  Developing back-up among resources within team.

-  Provide on-going coaching and feedback to team.

-  Proactively support development and implementation of CDP action items for the team for talent development. 

-  Provide opportunities and participate actively for collaborative learning and team building.

-  Develop and support coaching culture.


Required Qualifications (Education, Knowledge Required, Skills) 

-  10+ years of experience in similar role.

-  3+ years of experience of team handling experience.

-  Knowledge of SOX, US GAAP, IFRS, Indian AS.

-  Proficient in SAP - FI/CO/PA/MM modules, Advanced Excel & Google Sheets, BI Reporting platforms.

-  Deep experience in Costing, Inventory and Fixed Assets processes.

-  Comfortable with managing and analyzing large data and developing visualization in Slides (or other tools like DataStudio).

-  Prior experience in handling teams and people management including business engagement across virtual platforms.

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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