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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 recognised 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 programmes 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:  Business Process Architect - SAP FICO

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  18 May 2024

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 159011 - 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 recognised 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 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 diligent 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. 


Work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile...every single day.


The Experience

In today’s dynamic technology environment, it is an exciting time to be a part of the Colgate team. Our highly technical and innovative team is dedicated to driving growth for Colgate Palmolive in this constantly evolving landscape.


What role will you play as a member of the Colgate’s Information Technology team?


The candidate is responsible for the design, development and support of  various applications in SAP Finance -  GL, AR, AP , FSCM. 


The person will be required to collaborate with business teams / technical teams and IT counterparts for daily support and project activities in different business areas across all geographies.


 The role requires the person to act as a professional for the global business processes within the function,  lead the execution of different projects activities and ensure the smooth execution of critical business processes.


An essential skill for the candidate is the ability to understand the requirements related to business problems and transform that into effective solution design.


Who are you... 


You are a functional expert: 

  • Business process knowledge of Finance ‘ Order to cash’ cycle.

  • Strong experience in SAP Finance,  General accounting,  Accounts Payable & Receivable, Added advantage for exposure to FSCM, Ecommerce integration with SAP Accounting/Payments, Cash Application , Customer Master, Business Partner, Integration with SD & MM and General ledger Accounting.

  • Deliver day to day application support including response to emergencies as per SLA.

  • Manage & perform the design, configuration & testing of SAP & other applications for projects, upgrades, implementations and roll outs

  • Maintain standards of system performance & reliability by following procedures, analyzing root causes & continuous improvement

  • Enforce global governance, project steps & documentation

  • Ability to independently connect with business to understand the requirement and recommend a suitable solution

  • Ability to craft  functional specifications for developers for specific custom developments

  • Stay updated with the latest technological advancement and changes in the world of SAP development and other technologies. Adapt to these changes by self-training and research work

  • Mentor and coach junior resources



You are a collaborator: 


● Ability to independently connect with business to understand the requirement and recommend a suitable solution


What you'll need...(Required) 

  • Bachelor’s degree Commerce or Technology with minimum 5+ years of experience

  • In depth knowledge any one area in General accounting, Accounts Receivable, SAP Banking, Exposure to Ecommerce integration to SAP accounting and payment would be an added advantage

  • Business process knowledge in Customer invoice processing and Cash Application, FSCM

  • Strong oral & written communication skills

  • Ability to identify, analyze, and resolve problems logically 

  • Ability to seek and identify root cause

  • Should be flexible and adaptable to new technologies


What you’ll need …(Preferred) 

  • Participation in at least  one full life cycle implementation 

  • Knowledge in SQL,  ABAP debugging

  • Working experience for the eCommerce related Order to cash cycle.

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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