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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:  Sr. Executive / Assistant Manager - Internal Audit

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Jan 20, 2023

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 150776 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India



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 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 Purpose:

Internal Audit of various Functions and Processes within CP India and compliance with SOX requirements.


Job Context & Challenges:

  • Participate in reviews and audits of various business processes, factories, warehouses, sales offices etc. to bring about process improvements and suggest better business practices.
  • Preparation of Standard Operating Procedures and process notes.
  • Ensuring compliance with GRC Requirements and Periodically  review SOD and critical access reports. 
  • Ensuring SOX compliance for CP India
  • Takeup any simplification projects.
  • Perform quarterly GL Analysis. 


Functional linkages:

  • Internal: Continuous since the concerned position requires to conduct audit of various functions/ processes within CP India as well as coordination with Internal Customers for SOX compliance.
  • External: Interact with external Audit firms / consultants on any audit assignments (Occasionally).


Key Accountabilities:




Related Activities

Review and Preparation of audit Report

Prepare audit plan, conduct audit/review operations and collate audit findings and recommendations

SOX control –Design testing

Support in design testing of various SOX control process. Consolidation of daily testing of SOX control

RCA support

Review SOD violations and critical access, liaise with GRC team in CBS

Administrator-HSBC & BOA Bankrights 

Addition/deletion of new users. Control of  HSBC & BOA bank payment rights as per management approval.

Quarterly Certification

Compliance with SOX 302 certification and other related compliance.

Simplification projects

Support with implementation of simplification tools & preparation of process notes.




  • Essential: Finance background in a reputed company
  • Min 2 years of experience in internal auditing.


Professional Qualifications & Skills

  • Essential:  Chartered Accountant or equivalent post graduate qualification



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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