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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:  Intern - Financial Reporting & Accounting

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Nov 19, 2022
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 146865 - New York, New York, United States

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, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet and Hill’s Ideal Balance.

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at http://www.colgatepalmolive.com. To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit http://www.colgatebsbf.com. To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit hillspet.com. To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit  http://www.tomsofmaine.com

 

 

The Corporate Financial Reporting/Accounting internships are located at our headquarters in New York City. The qualified candidates will be able to work in New York throughout the upcoming school year (September 2022 onward).

 

As a Financial Reporting/Accounting intern, you will be exposed to meaningful project work and will receive significant exposure to Senior Management and our overall business.

 

If you are interested in the international dimension of accounting and international business in general, the Corporate Financial Reporting/Accounting group offers great challenges and a tremendous opportunity for personal as well as professional development.

  

 Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Preparation and analysis of a wide variety of financial and other reports including quarterly SEC filings, the annual report and the proxy statement.
  • Retirement Plan Financials (11K) preparation
  • Retiree Medical, VEBA and ERIP Financials
  • XBRL Tagging and Review
  • Internal controls and SOX compliance
  • Support Employee Benefit Accounting
  • Support on Goodwill Impairment Assessment
  • Support New technical accounting initiatives and implementations
  • Preparation of reports and analysis designed to communicate selected financial data to Senior Management
  • Maintenance and communication of current accounting policies to finance personnel around the Colgate world.
  • Research on a variety of technical accounting and business issues.
  • Various special projects as requested

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled as a senior undergraduate or first year Masters student in Accounting
  • 1-3 years of prior work experience (preferred)
  • Candidate must have a distinguished academic achievement (GPA of 3.0 or higher)
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel & Google Sheets required. Advanced excel skills a plus.
  • Meticulousness with numbers and accuracy
  • Ability to work effectively in teams
  • Ability to work full time over the summer and ~15-20 hours per week during the school year

 

Hourly Rate Range:  $20 - $37 per hour USD

Pay is based on several non-discriminatory factors including but not limited to experience, education, skills and office location.  

 

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 recognised 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 http://www.colgatepalmolive.com. To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit http://www.colgatebsbf.com. To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit http://www.hillspet.com. To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit  http://www.tomsofmaine.com.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.


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