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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:  Jul 19, 2024

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 161057 - 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!


The Supply Chain Finance Analyst is primarily responsible for performing the tasks related to Costing and Inventory and Fixed Assets Accounting processes.


You are suppose to -


  • Perform and validate Technical CO Closing - month end activity, New Product Costing, Mass Product Costing, Annual CO Budget & Planning  
  • Capitalization, Retirement, master-data maintenance of Fixed Assets
  • Regularly review SOX/Internal controls compliances, with accurate documentation, report any discrepancy/potential risk to ATL and Team lead during peer reviews and promptly remediate it
  • Perform Lease Accounting activities in SAP and Lease governance tool
  • Support and perform Year end testing and validations to ensure smooth transition
  • Prepare and review various C&I and FA Reports (monthly/quarterly/yearly - management & stat) to ensure accuracy with analysis on variances, trend analysis to highlight any caveats and progress of plant performance.


You connect the dots -


  • Ensuring support to ATL in backup planning and execution
  • Escalate and seek support from ATL/TL & other collaborators
  • Share regular updates on service delivery to ATL/TL and Business Team
  • Take ownership and accountability of workflow completion (FCC/CPRS) on timely basis
  • Perform root cause analysis to remediate issues (with the help of GIT if required) and incorporate in SOBPs on a periodic basis.
  • Review processes and reports with Business on regular intervals for any changes needed as a part of standardization and simplification initiative. Understanding business perspective and sharing standard processes across subs/hubs/divisions to support continuous process improvement.


You are a collaborator -


  • Initiate regular and need based engagements with various collaborators - Business Finance/TL/ATL/GIT/multi-functional teams
  • Prepare, contribute & validate content and quality of decks for Business Engagement /Town halls
  • Analyzing and reporting issues to ATLs/TL on timely manner and ensuring timely root cause analysis is performed and detailed
  • Facilitate ongoing functional learning in team on periodic basis based on feedback from business or own assessment of the needs/gaps
  • Share knowledge as SME and train resources as a part of succession planning
  • Develop key learning model for training programs


You are an innovator -


  • Develop analysis and insights from business data to support business leaders make informed decisions
  • Projects & Continuously Improvements
  • Bring up any process improvement ideas on process effectiveness and efficiency
  • Support global projects / CPIs implementation / efficiency delivery measures


What experience and knowledge will you bring?


  • 3+ years of experience.
  • Knowledge of SOX, US GAAP, IFRS, Indian AS
  • Proficient in SAP - FI/CO/PA/MM modules, Advance Excel & Google Sheets, BI Reporting platforms,
  • Experience in Costing, Inventory and Fixed Assets processes (preferred)
  • Comfortable with handling and analyzing large data and developing visualization in Slides or other advance digital tools like - DOMO/Sigma
  • 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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