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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 Finance Manager, Global Procurement

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  May 16, 2023

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 153156 - 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 by their values, then give your career a reason to smile...every single day.


The Global Procurement Organization (GPO)'s key role is to ensure supplier quality, innovation and customer service.  In addition, it deploys strategic sourcing to identify opportunities and mitigate risk.  The GPO organization manages both Direct and Indirect spend amounting to approximately $9.6bn.
The role of the Senior Finance Manager, Global Procurement is to provide financial and analytical expertise to the Procurement Org, and manage information structures to elevate insights to drive business decision making for both Direct and Indirect spend.  The Finance Manager partners closely with the Procurement leadership team, working closely as a business partner to both measure and drive operating performance.  Please note that this role can be based in New York, New York or Piscataway, New Jersey. 


What You Will Do


  • Lead procurement financial planning for the budget and quarterly updates
  • Provide financial oversight for spend analytics, developing reports and managing information that enables recommendations and review of actions for business opportunities and projects
  • Work with the commodity and division teams to understand the strategies to deliver FTG savings, ensuring appropriate levels of performance tracking are in place
  • Analyze and track long-term FTG initiatives
  • Coordinate the preparation of material cost updates for standard cost preparation
  • Collaborate with Division Finance teams to ensure there is alignment on Procurement cost estimates / savings and P&L impact
  • Ensure all reporting and financial procedures are in line with Corporate guidelines and legal requirements 
  • Coordinate with GIT on the evaluation and implementation of current/new systems as it relates to Global Sourcing and Procurement (Integrated Costing)
  • In collaboration with the Sustainability Analyst, drive the verification of Responsible certification tracking, costs and supplier diversity spending
  • Evaluate and identify gaps in procurement policy and compliance, including training together with Global Procurement leaders
  • Partner with the Indirect Procurement team on the implementation of the Digital Roadmap initiative
  • Constantly seek out ways to improve our Finance practices, policies and process to deliver more effective and efficient outcomes
  • Partner with Global Procurement to improve cost alignment discipline and process governance for cost simulations and division risk/opportunities updates
  • Assess Supplier solvency and risk watch, including semi-annual concentration analysis
  • Cost Risk Management Committee (CRMC) facilitation, tracking, reporting, trend flags including annual reflection and communication.  Consolidate disclosure information for 10K reporting
  • Track and communicate working capital and capital cash impacts delivered from multiple supplier and investment projects


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant Accounting/Financial experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Proven capability to build and manage large databases for scenario planning, data analysis, and reporting
  • Ability to work with ERP systems with end-to-end capability in material estimates, pricing, and variance analysis
  • Proven experience creating controls and transparent processes
  • Proficency in Microsoft Office and SAP, especially Excel and SAP-BWP


Preferred Qualifications

  • CPA or MBA



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.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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