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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:  Manager - Finance

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jun 9, 2022
Remote working option during the current situation

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 133345 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


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 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. The pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, champions 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 :

  • Manage the team & deliver of Team goals - Be a central contact point for a group or region of subsidiaries in the CBS
  • Ensure periodic review of SOBP and drive SOBP harmonization
  • Work with other process teams as required to support key issue resolution
  • Ensure escalations, if any are attended to and follow thru for resolution to mutual alignment
  • Manage a team performing day to day process activities


Main Responsibilities


  1. Maintenance of the integrity and accuracy of transaction recording (journals, adjustments, allocations, I/Co operations) on a daily basis,
  2. The periodic closing of the statutory books for the serviced subsidiary in accordance with the period end schedule,
  3. Creation, issuance & presentation of related Financial Statements after any appropriate eliminations or consolidations, together with the provision of selected government information
  4. The reconciliation of closings between different SAP modules, with Banks and between sets of books where appropriate, The enforcement of Approval Policies & Limits, while supervising the adequate SOX Reviews and documentation, managing the remediation of any exceptions
  5. Coordinate with external & internal auditors and ensure control environment at all times
  6. Review team goals and KPIs & identify opportunities to simplify & drive process efficiency. Prepare & present MIS for process performance & ensure corrective actions implemented for learnings.
  7. Lead continuous improvement projects & participate in significant company level projects to ensure smooth implementations & exhibit digital skillsets.
  8. Review consolidation of financial documents for quarterly closing of books of accounts to ensure quality of financials reported.
  9. Ensure review & delivery of precise Bank reconciliations with commentary for open items and escalate for ensuring closing of open items on a timely basis
  10. Review GL analyses, open item clearing and escalate as required for resolution & present GL analyses to Regional & Business Partners to enable necessary actions
  11. Review of team performance and provide and provide relevant feedback, discover training needs of team and coach accordingly
  12. Identify and train team members to create knowledge backups.


Required Qualifications (Education, Knowledge required, Skills) :

  • MBA or CA
  • Proficient knowledge of Indian GAAP, US GAAP and IFRS
  • Proficient knowledge of Google Suite/
  • SAP experience
  • Ability to lead and amange multiple projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


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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