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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/II - Finance

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Nov 21, 2023

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 155566 - 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!


About Colgate-Palmolive

Do you want to come to work with a smile and leave with one as well? In between those smiles, your day consists of connecting with others across the world, full of 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. We win as a global organization by continually learning and collaborating. The pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, champion’s 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 (purpose):
The Supply Chain Finance Analyst is responsible for activities in Cost & Inventory and Fixed Assets.
Main Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • 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, new plant 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.
  • Analyze Product wise profitability.
  • Perform process reconciliations.
  • Analyze 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

 Who are the key stakeholders the incumbent will engage with?

  • Cross functional stakeholders: Non-Finance (CS&L, Production, Procurement) and Finance teams in Colgate entities and other centers
  • External and Internal Auditors

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

  • B.Com or CWA.
  • 3-5 years.
  • SAP Experience - minimum one year (Proficient in SAP - FI/CO/PA/MM modules)
  • Advance Excel 
  • Google suits
  • Experience of month end closing

Preferred Requirements: 

  • Working knowledge of SOX
  • Advanced knowledge of Cost and Plant accounting
  • Well versed with BI Platforms,Domo,Sigma,Tableau,Scripting
  • Comfortable with managing and analyzing large data and developing visualization in Slides (or other tools)
  • Prior experience in working with multiple teams including business engagement across virtual platforms

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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