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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:  Senior Analyst, External Reporting and Technical Accounting

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jan 9, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 146137 - New York, New York, United States


The Colgate-Palmolive Company invites applications for the position of Financial Analyst/Senior Analyst, Financial Reporting and Analysis in our New York office. This position is responsible for the preparation and analysis of a wide variety of financial and other reports including quarterly SEC filings, the annual report, and the proxy statement.


Specific responsibilities for this position also include butnot limited to the following:


● Preparation of reports, presentations and analysis designed to communicate selected financial data to Senior Management and the external investor community;
● Preparation and analysis of SEC filings, i.e. 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, including XBRL tagging
● Preparation and analysis of Benefit Plan financial statements, i.e. 11-K and ERISA financial statements
● Colgate's compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
● Research on a variety of technical accounting and business issues
● Assist with the maintenance and communication of current and new accounting policies to finance personnel around the Colgate world
● Assist with the coordination and administration of the worldwide external audit
● Various special projects and analyses as requested such as the implementation of new accounting standards
● Train junior staff (i.e. interns) and review their work


Required Education and Experience:

● Bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting required
● CPA required
● Minimum of 3 years of public accounting experience -- preferably within a Big 4 firm
● Experience in the consumer product industry a plus


Preferred Competencies:

● Balance multiple priorities, be detail oriented, work independently and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
● High level of comfort and ability to work with multicultural teams from multiple regions around the world
● Strong analytical skills
● Excellent communication ability, both written as well as oral
● Strong PC skills required, proficiency in Excel, Word


We are a results oriented company with a caring culture and work life balance.

Apply with us! Come and join our amazing team!









Salary Range $86,400 - $126,840 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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