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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:  Finance Manager, North America NVO & Media

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  May 23, 2023

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 152672 - 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 their values, then give your career a reason to smile…every single day.


The Finance Manager - North America, NVO & Media is responsible for providing financial reports and analyses to the Division Leadership Team based on SAP cost center and cost elements and by leveraging financial analytics and cross functional collaboration to drive sustainable Non-Variable Overheard (NVO) savings. This is accomplished by owning and actively reviewing the P&L and working with cross functional teams. In addition, the Manager is responsible for ensuring the integrity and documentation of financial reporting related to the team’s activity, its alignment with corporate policies and strategies, and that all accounting principles are properly followed.


What you will do


  • Partner with NVO budget owners to develop NVO budget after reviewing with Divisional Finance leadership
  • Track NVO spend monthly and work with budget owners to identify Risks and Opportunities
  • Track and report NVO savings versus goals
  • Work with Corporate Finance to record and track the Corporate allocations
  • Prepare quarterly estimates and budgeted NVO roll-forward for the division by working with other partners in the North America Division
  • Prepare mid-year and budget exhibits for NVO for the North America Division    
  • Make accrual and adjustment entries at month and quarter end


  • Analyze commercial sales commission and 3rd party brokerage and make adjustments as needed
  • Develop and track commission budget and estimates


  • Partner with Interactive Brand Experience (IBE) team on media budget and estimates
  • Work with IBE team and media agencies on fees and production budgets
  • Prepare and review Division budgets
  • Make adjustment and accrual entries at month end, as needed

Insights & Analytics

  • Coordinate with Insights & Analytics team to align with budget/LE to Budget & Planning funding
  • Work with Insight & Analytics team to track actual and make accruals as and when needed


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and/or Finance
  • At least 8 years of relevant Accounting/Financial experience
  • Proven expertise in SAP

Preferred Qualifications

  • General accounting experience
  • CPA and/or MBA
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of MS Excel, Google suite, and BW





Salary Range $112,000 - $164,850 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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