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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:  Associate Analyst I - Supply Chain Finance

Travel Required?:  Travel - 75% of time or more
Date:  Jan 20, 2023
Temporarily Remote

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 151057 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

About Colgate-Palmolive


We are Colgate - a caring, innovative growth company reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets, and our planet. We are a leading global consumer products company with a portfolio in Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. We serve consumers in more than 200 countries and territories around the world and are proud that Colgate-Palmolive is in more homes than any other. Our strong culture of collaboration, diversity, sustainability and inclusion is rooted in our core values of Caring, Global Teamwork and Continuous Improvement. Employees are rewarded by rich development and career experiences and progression. We pride ourselves on our work life balance, our focus on delivering high ethical standards and our dedication to developing our employees. With many local benefits such as Summer Hours, Live Better activities, Product Parcels and Health Checks. This rare opportunity to join a global market leader that is highly regarded for career progression opportunities


Job Summary (purpose):

The Supply Chain Finance Analyst is responsible for activities in Cost & Inventory and Fixed Assets


Main Responsibility:

  • Perform period closing activities and validation checks post closing activities
  • Fixed Assets accounting & Capital budget monitoring
  • Record fixed asset acquisitions and dispositions in the accounting system
  • Process and Record capitalization of assets
  • Conduct periodic reviews of the fixed asset schedule to determine dispositions and identify idle assets , if any
  • Reconcile the balance in the fixed asset subsidiary ledger to the general ledger
  • Run depreciation for all fixed assets
  • Depreciation Forecasting for Budget purposes - including depreciation on projected spending
  • Accounting for Restructuring Projects
  • Works on complex Analysis to provide insights - such was impairment or restructuring projects plan set ups
  • Run monthly Plant Performance Report
  • Conduct MWIP Report and Analysis
  • Perform the fixed asset master data adjustment
  • Provide FA data to support tax, statutory and regulatory
  • Conduct Y/E asset accounting
  • Undertake the costing of new products & periodic cost revisions
  • Calculate, post, and allocate JE
  • Allocate overheads to the product as per the stage of processing
  • Perform cost center review and resolve discrepancies , if any
  • Prepare daily/weekly purchase price variance analysis report
  • Settle internal orders in a daily/weekly basis
  • Prepare monthly costing reports
  • Post monthly standard and judgment based accruals
  • Calculate, Review  and Approve  inventory reserve  requirements including SLOB monthly
  • Analyse Product wise profitability 
  • Perform process reconciliations
  • Analyse the actual costs against the budgeted costs and explain the variances
  • Prepare standard cost calculation for commercial and manufacturing     sites
  • Perform Budget costing
  • Works on complex Analysis to provide insights - such as global category type
  • Perform FI / CO / PA reconciliation monthly
  • Perform SOX assessment and compliance.


Required (Education, Knowledge required, Language skills, etc)

  • Bcom or CWA
  • 3-5 years
  • SAP Experience
  • Experience of month end closing


Preferred Requirements:


  • Working knowledge of SOX
  • Advanced knowledge of Cost and Plant accounting





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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