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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 - Supply Chain Finance

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Sep 2, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 154470 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Note: If and when there is a job opening, the Company will contact only those individuals who have submitted resumes that match the skills, experience, and other requirements of the job opening. These candidates will receive an invitation link to apply to the specific job and must apply again in order to be considered for it.

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.
  • 4+ 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

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

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