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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 Executive - Finance

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Nov 23, 2022
Partial remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 148466 - Selangor, Selangor, Malaysia

 #LI-Hybrid

About Us :

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.

In today's dynamic retail environment, it is an exciting time to be a part of the Finance team at Colgate. Our highly energetic and focused Finance Team is dedicated to driving growth for Colgate-Palmolive in this constantly evolving landscape. The incumbent will be primarily responsible for the day-to-day operations of treasury activities for the South ASEAN Hub (Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei & Indonesia).


What you will do

 Cash planning  and funds management for the entire hub which includes : -

  • Liaise with Accounts Receivables (AR) to ensure funds in bank account are sufficient to pay off expenses & obligations

  • Review payment proposals and ensure all the remittances are processed smoothly

  • Manage Accounts Payable and intercompany balances to minimize balance sheet translation risk and  maintain an optimal working capital level

  • Complies with all policies and standards to ensure controls are in place 

  • Advise stakeholders on how to disburse or receive funds via the company’s bank accounts

  • Responsible for ensuring timely completion and submission of documentations required by the bank

  • Work closely with the Shared Service & Division Treasury to ensure smooth operations of our bank accounts, banking transactions and cash management

  • Perform other duties as assigned relating to Treasury, Intercompany & Cash

  • PO management to ensure controls for Procure to Pay processes are in place including vendor bank details 

  • Employee expense reimbursement verification and processing

  • Management and Statutory Accounts preparation and Analysis

  • Financial month end and year end preparation 

  • Statutory, SOX and Corporate Audit Coordination

  • Leased asset management and  reporting

  • Master Data Management - General Ledger and Cost Centre

  • Coordination of Government Statistics

 

Requirements

  • Holds a degree in accountancy or professional accounting qualifications (ACCA/CPA)

  • Minimum two years of work experience in Auditing, Financial Analysis or related field

  • P&L and Balance Sheet accounting experience is essential

  • Capable of delivering high quality and accurate work while respecting short lead times due to strong planning & priority setting

  • Proven strategic and analytical thinking capability

  • Self-starter who can work well both independently and across multi-level stakeholder group

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 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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