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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 Audit Data Analyst

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Nov 14, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 117320 - New York, New York, United States

We are looking for Senior Audit Data Analyst to join our ambitious CAD team!


The Corporate Audit Department (“CAD”) is integral part of the Colgate-Palmolive Internal Governance organization. Their mission is to enhance and protect Colgate-Palmolive's value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice, and insight to the management of the company. The principal objective of CAD is to ensure enterprise-level risks to Colgate-Palmolive are identified successfully led. We do this by supervising the risk environment across Colgate-Palmolive and providing insights to enable effective risk management. We work closely with teams and leadership to achieve a strong control environment. The Senior Audit Data Analyst will play a key role in ensuring CAD delivers on its mission and the Corporate Audit team successfully meets its objective.

Corporate Audit is a team of dedicated professionals with a diverse set of backgrounds and expertise who contribute by maintaining collaborative partnerships and promoting a strong control environment that supports risk management and business success. The mission of the Corporate Audit team is to continuously improve our efficiency & effectiveness to allow us to provide more value to our stakeholders.



As a Sr. Audit Data Analyst you must demonstrate good communication, planning, administrative, technical, and process management skills, as well as the ability to establish and maintain excellent relationships and coordination with global audit team members.

  • You will participate in audits and department projects, as necessary, including traveling up to 15~30% internationally.
  • You will be responsible for leading audit analytics and data visualization efforts using creative and innovative solutions to provide insights and analysis throughout the audit process.
  • Demonstrate advanced technology and leading practices specific to audit analytics and data visualization to drive strategic benefits in the areas of audit quality, efficiency and value.
  • You will lead the overall design and implementation of the audit analytics program as well as contribute to engagement planning to ensure that deliverables meet the audit team’s objectives.
  • Collaborate with the audit engagement teams and other multi-functional teams to gather business requirements, prioritize, recommend and develop analytics to cater to specific business and audit needs.
  • Work with large data sets, understand common data quality issues / cleansing techniques, and work with data to discover trends, patterns.
  • Understand and work with sophisticated statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and accurate usage, etc.) and statistical tools
  • Present insights in an easy to interpret way to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Establish and maintain constructive relationships with audit engagement teams, supporting the audits in risk assessment, substantive procedures, and tests of effectiveness, by identifying key data and creating analytical visuals.
  • You are a problem solver, with analytic thinking and ability to apply root cause analysis. You’ll need to think strategically and use technology to deliver analytical insights and have a willingness to experiment and try new techniques.
  • It’s important to understand business trends and needs and be eager to learn new technologies on data analytics.


We are looking for:

  • Degree in B. Tech (Computer Science, Information Technology, or other related fields), MBA in Analytics / Data Science preferred
  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant analytics experience required
  • Excellent communication & Social skills
  • An inquisitive mind, with an appetite for discovery
  • Ethical conduct, integrity and objectivity in all circumstances
  • Strict consistency to the Company’s Code of Conduct and values
  • Understanding of data mining and programming languages such as R, R Shiny, Python, SQL, required
  • Knowledge of Visualization tools (Tableau, Google Data Studio) and techniques, required
  • An analytical and broad business perspective on issues, ability to delve into detail
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and usage, etc.) and experience with related applications
  • Willingness and possibility to travel up to 30% of the time, the majority being international travel
  • Has past experience in operational, financial or compliance auditing in a multi-national, manufacturing company. Understanding of broad accounting/auditing concepts, business processes
  • Experience in Information Systems Auditing, Controls Testing, or Statistical Analysis/Modeling preferred.
  • Knowledge of SAP & Google products (Big Query, Coda, Colab) preferred.

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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