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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:  Director Corporate Treasury

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jan 24, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 151212 - New York, New York, United States

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.


The Director of Corporate Treasury will manage all capital markets activities and ensure efficient management of the company’s capital structure.  Additionally the Director will oversee the Pension and Investments function, a treasury center responsible for the cash and liquidity management of a key geographic region for the company, as well as oversee the Enterprise Risk Management program including insurance.  The role requires significant interaction with external advisors and key internal finance partners including Tax, Controllers, and Budget & Planning.  The Director serves as the “go-to” expert for capital markets and financing topics. The position will report directly to the Vice President & Treasurer and oversee a team of approximately 10 direct and indirect reports.




  • Work closely with the Vice President – Corporate Treasurer, the Treasury team and other senior corporate executives, as appropriate, to determine the most cost-effective strategies for financing the Company's business initiatives and optimizing the Company's capital structure

  • Assume leadership responsibility for maintaining relationships with the Company's global banks, rating agencies and financial institutions to ensure that the Company's business plans and strategies are well supported

  • Oversee the Company’s share repurchase program and evaluate execution strategies

  • Manage interest rate risk inherent in the global debt portfolio and analyze appropriate solutions for mitigating risks.

  • Stay abreast of changing conditions across debt, equity, currency and interest rate markets.

  • Provide oversight to a regional treasury center to ensure execution of global treasury vision and best-in-class treasury management

  • Work closely with Global Tax to mobilize liquidity efficiently

  • Assist in preparation of capital structure strategy  and insurance updates to Board of Directors

  • Manage/monitor the Company's global financial exposure across its banking relationships to ensure balance, preferred positioning, and fund availability while minimizing the cost of borrowing

  • Advise business on financial risk management and cash management topics

  • Oversee pension risk management and defined contribution investment management

  • Oversee the enterprise risk management program including insurance


Basic Qualifications (Required education, experience, skills etc to qualify candidate)



  • Master’s degree required (MBA, Business, Finance or equivalent);  CPA, CTP, for CFA a plus

  • 15+ years of experience in treasury and corporate finance

  • Experience in global capital markets, capital structure, shareholder distribution strategy and credit rating agency relationship management

  • Strong understanding of shareholder value principles with a demonstrated ability to identify, quantify and manage financial instruments and market risk as well as counterparty risk.

  • Knowledge of cross-border transactions and financing techniques

  • Solid understanding of accounting principles and financial statement impact of treasury transactions


Preferred Qualifications


  • Focus on process improvement and drive innovative solutions that would enhance effectiveness and efficiency

  • An individual who has strong strategic, tactical/implementation and project management skills with a strong results orientation

  • Good at Interpersonal relationships and can be a credible business partner

  • Aspiration to learn Colgate’s various lines of business

  • Experience in leading and building teams




Salary Range $177,600 - $260,400 USD

Pay is based on several non discriminatory factors including but not limited to experience, education, skills and office location. In addition to your salary, Colgate-Palmolive offers a performance based bonus and competitive benefits package.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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