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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:  Manager - Budget & Planning

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Nov 23, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 155162 - Selangor, Selangor, Malaysia



About Us :
We are Colgate - a caring, innovative growth company reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets, and our planet. We are a leading global consumer products company with a portfolio in Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. We serve consumers in more than 200 countries and territories around the world and are proud that Colgate-Palmolive is in more homes than any other.
Our strong culture of collaboration, diversity, sustainability and inclusion is rooted in our core values of Caring, Global Teamwork and Continuous Improvement. Employees are rewarded by rich development and career experiences and progression. 

We pride ourselves on our work life balance, our focus on delivering high ethical standards and our dedication to developing our employees. With many local benefits such as Summer Hours, Live Better activities, Product Parcels and Health Checks.
This is a rare opportunity to join a global market leader that is highly regarded for employee development opportunities.


What would be the responsibilities for this role?
The scope of this role comprises the South ASEAN Hub (Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia), across all categories where responsibilities include but not limited to:


Budget / Latest Estimates Planning :
● Lead the preparation of budgets/the latest estimations and work towards delivering these plans with commercial team
● Prepare Budget Financial Analysis including Category & Brand P&L, Sales Growth Analysis, Price Analysis, Trade Spending Analysis, Margin Analysis, Non-Variable Overhead Analysis 
● Explore opportunities to use budget & planning effective procedures and simplify process 


Category / Brand Analysis
● Conduct Financial Analysis including Category & Brand Profitability Analysis, Sales Growth Analysis, Price Analysis, Consumer & Customer Trade Spending Analysis, Margin Analysis, Non-Variable Overhead Analysis.
● Partner with Commercial Team and Marketing counterparts to provide key financial information/business analysis and support them on financial calculations relating to New Product launches, Pricing or Promotion, Hypothetical P&Ls and Strategic Plans preparations.
● Provide analysis and financial information to support Management and Commercial Team, in the monthly Management and Commercial meetings in order to make right decision on business growth strategy and execution
● Conduct Feasibility Study of New Product, Enhancement for Margin Improvement. 


● Generate Month End Closing Reporting Package to Corporate
● Monitor/Verify accuracy of financial information in the SAP/BI/CBP systems in the responsible category.
● Monitor Budget Sales and identify GAP
● Support Financial Projects


NVO’s / Advertising Control & Premium IO
● Supervise and Control NVO’s and Advertising funds and Premium spending related accrual accounts of actual spending vs. budget.

What does the ideal candidate profile look like?
● Holds a degree in accountancy or professional accounting qualifications (ACCA/CPA)
● Minimum seven years of work experienced in FP&A, Budget Planning, Planning analysis, Commercial Finance, Financial Analysis or related field
● Budget planning, P&L and Balance Sheet experienced is preferable 
● Proven experience as a business partner to the commercial functions (Sales/Marketing) due to overall business understanding & perspective.
● Capable of delivering high quality and accurate work while respecting short lead times due to strong planning & priority setting
● Ownership & initiative to drive and ensure optimal business tracking & understanding throughout the company
● Proven strategic and analytical thinking capability
● Self-starter who can work well both independently and across multi-level partner group
● Excellent communication skills
● Advanced Microsoft Excel / Google Sheets skills





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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