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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:  Associate Finance Manager Supply Chain

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jan 23, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 151193 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States



The Associate Finance Manager Supply Chain is responsible for supporting the North America Finance Supply Chain team. The position plays an active role in budgeting, supervising and analyzing supply chain end to end cost including material and both internal and external manufacturing cost. The position reports to the Associate Director, Supply Chain Finance.



Specific responsibilities include but not limited to:
● Lead overall NA costing process, working closely with Plant Controllers and finance team, External Manufacturing, Procurement, Commercial Finance, and CBS.
● Analyze and verify overall supply chain end to end costs to identify areas of opportunity and risk.
● Support the annual budgeting, LE, quarterly forecasting and Cost of Sales process.
● Coordinate half yearly and ad hoc standard cost updates, perform monthly variances analysis, Funding the Growth performance and communicate key drivers.
● Investigate and resolve Raw-Pack Material/external manufacturing vendor discrepancies related to price and quantity.
● Analyze and distribute expenses at sub brand level, working with various B&P Managers to ensure accuracy of manufacturing expense distribution.
● Coordinate Supply Chain Finance month end close, perform reporting & analysis on monthly margin performance.
● Support the Plant annual budgeting, LE and quarterly forecasting process. Collaborate with Plant Controllers to consolidate spending data for the budget/LE process.
● Analyze and assess cause and effect relationships relating to sourcing changes between company plants and external manufacturing.
● Perform P&L cost valuations, ad-hoc analysis, and special projects upon request.
● Prepare monthly inventory reconciliations working closely with procurement and external manufacturers.
● Supervise internal and external Raw Pack Material inventory and cost process flow in close collaboration with the procurement organization.
● Ensure internal control in procurement and external manufacturing areas eg. SOX documentation, testing & issues resolution.



● Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance, or related field.
● MBA/CPA preferred
● 3-5 years of financial experience required, previous US operations experience a plus
● Sophisticated SAP skills required
● Strong Spreadsheet and organization skills
● Strong communication skills as well as planning and priority setting abilities
● Analytical skills plus strong attention to detail and quality assurance
● Team/relationship building skills: ability to collaborate with people from various functions/fields



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 $107,760 - $158,445 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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