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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 Analysis & Reporting

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  May 10, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 148900 - 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, Mennen, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Tom’s of Maine, Ajax, Fabuloso, Suavitel and hello, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet.
Location: New York, New York, United States

The Manager Analysis and Reporting Accounting plays a key role in the month end closing and the reporting of Corporate entities, as well as the quarterly Worldwide consolidation and analysis of financial statements.
 Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 
•    Oversee the Corporate month end close in collaboration with CBS (Colgate Business Service Center) 
o    Ensure accurate and timely completion of month end activities
•    Review the submission of Corporate’s quarterly results in coordination with CBS
•     Prepare, analyze and present to Senior Finance Mgmt. actual Worldwide key financial statements:    
o    Income Statement trends, variance vs. LE including Risks and Opportunities 
o    Balance Sheet, Working Capital trends and key ratios
o    Cash Generation Statement
•    Preparation of the External Cash Flow statement including supporting schedules, analytical support and classification of adjustments 
o    Collaboration with the Financial Reporting Team on the treatment and reporting of special Cash Flow items
•    Supervise the Accounting of all Corporate related expenses:
o    Employee benefits (incl. Post-Retiree benefits in coordination with actuaries)
o    Liability Insurance (workers compensation,  auto, general liability, etc. - in coordination with Risk Management)
o    Equity Compensation and other Equity transactions in coordination with Global Treasury and HR
o    Taxes:  coordination with Corporate Tax and Budget & Planning
o    Interest and accounting for derivatives instruments, and hedging activities  in coordination with Corporate Treasury
o    Monitor and reporting of Restructuring projects for Corporate in SAP and BPC
•    Lead/participate in key departmental projects: system upgrades, efficiency enhancements, implementation of new accounting standards, changes in reporting, etc.
•    Other Activities:
o    Supervision of SOX Compliance
o    Liaison to PWC for Corporate and Global activities
o    Accounting and Reporting of Non - Recurring transactions for 
o    Accounting and Reporting for Acquisitions and Divestments

Education/ Experience Requirements
•    Accounting degree and/or certification (Bachelors or Masters with accounting concentration and/or CPA/CMA) required
•    8+ years of accounting experience with a strong understanding of US GAAP
•    System and data analysis required
•    BPC/SAP working knowledge  a plus
o    Undergraduate Degree - Accounting/Finance


Expected Areas of Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

•    Effective communication
•    Create a collaborative environment
•    Analytical Skills: ability to identify and resolve issues
•    Prioritization: ability to meet deadlines and resolve issues in a timely manner
•    Strong accounting and financial understanding


Leadership Competencies 
●    Relationship Building: ability to communicate clearly, simply and effectively; create and use formal and informal networks to gain support; maximize the use of technology to collaborate with remote teams
●    Leading Change: maintain high performance and productivity while dealing with change; ability to quickly adapt to new demands and challenges
●     Analysis/ Decision Making: use data to make informed decisions; ability to identify and analyze pros & cons of important decisions
●    Experimentation: nurture new ways of doing things


Functional Competencies
●    Financial Statement Impact: understand the impact of transactions on the company’s financial statements
●    Financial Analysis: proactively apply critical thinking to evaluate information; allocate time to understand the purpose and data requirements before starting an analysis
●    Leveraging Systems & Technology: efficient use of systems, tools and standard reports
●    Finance Organizational Knowledge: works well in a virtual team environment and /or with remote teams
●    People management Skills


Working Relationships (Key partnerships and reporting relationships)
●    Does this position supervise:  Yes – team of 2 
●    Reports to the Director of Corporate & International Accounting
●    Collaborates with: CBS, Corporate Tax, Corporate Budget & Planning, Corporate Treasury, Financial Reporting 


Salary Range:  $125,600 - $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.

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