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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:  Finance Customer Development Year Round Intern

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Nov 26, 2022
Partial remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 145950 - Rogers, Arkansas, 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 connecting with others across the world, full of stimulating discussions and making impactful contributions.
If this is how you see your career, Colgate is the place to be! Our trustworthy 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. As the brand with the highest household presence in the world, we transcend physical boundaries. We win as a global organization by continually learning and collaborating. The pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, fosters experimentation and promotes authenticity which has contributed to our enduring success. If you are passionate about working for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile...every single day.

 

About Colgate-Palmolive
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, and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet.

About the Job

 

About The Internship
This internship is designed to provide students with practical, hands-on experience and exposure to Colgate’s commercial finance processes and activities while at the same time working on day-to-day activities and projects that are important to the needs of our US daily operations. During the internship, students will work on various financial activities and also have the opportunity to meet with members of our Divisional/Financial Senior Management Teams and learn about Colgate Palmolive’s overall business.
                                                  
We are looking for candidates who show great aptitude/willingness to learn quickly on the job, demonstrate strong analytical skills, have the ability to multitask, have the flexibility to manage a variety of responsibilities that may change frequently and who can think creatively to generate ideas that will improve efficiencies in our Finance function.
 
The Customer Development Finance internship provides excellent exposure to Colgate’s Customer Development Organization and the company’s key accounts. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Download the plans and review accuracy by checking the NUC (net unit cost) we are selling to our customers
  • Process and review SKU Validations to ensure new SKUs are profitable and accurate
  • Calculate the return on investment of promotional items that sell in our customer’s stores
  • Maintain customized files used for tracking sales vs quota and plans
  • Support ad hoc analytics on market P&Ls and other strategic initiatives
  • Support Gross to Net reconciliation process on spending
  • Support month end closing activities by researching specific issues related to trade spending in order to complete closing explanations
  • Work on special projects as needed
  • Participate in key business meetings as appropriate/required


Requirements

  • High school diploma or General Education Development (GED) Certification required
  • Student currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program required
  • 3.0 or higher GPA required
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills
  • Project management and quantitative skills
  • Interest in a global career
  • Authorization to work in the United States for any employer required

Salary Range $17.50 - $22 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 recognised 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 http://www.colgatepalmolive.com. To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit http://www.colgatebsbf.com. To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit http://www.hillspet.com. To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit  http://www.tomsofmaine.com.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.


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