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A part of Colgate-Palmolive since 1976, Hill's Pet Nutrition offers the highest-quality pet nutrition available through product lines Prescription Diet® and Science Diet®. Veterinarians worldwide recommend and feed their own pets Hill's products more than any other brand of pet food.

Available in approximately 80 countries around the world, our extensive line of products includes more than 60 Prescription Diet brand pet foods and more than 50 Science Diet brand pet foods.

We believe all animals should be loved and cared for during their lifetimes. That is why we are proud our pet foods can make a difference in your pet's life.

A career at Hill’s Pet Nutrition or 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:  Commercial Finance Analyst

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Oct 4, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 114062 - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

About Hill’s

We are Hill’s - an innovative growth company reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets, and our planet. We are part of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company with a portfolio in Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition.

At Hill's we have a purpose! Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pets through groundbreaking innovation, outstanding nutrition, and committed people.

Our strong culture of diversity, sustainability and inclusion is rooted in our core values of Caring, Global Collaboration and Continuous Improvement. Employees are rewarded by rich career development and experiences.

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

About the Role

Reporting into the Commercial Finance Manager, the Commercial Finance Analyst, will utilise their financial competence and excellent communication skills to partner with various business partners and deliver valuable financial planning, budgeting and analyses.


Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support the Commercial Finance Manager with reporting & analytics, month-end closing and financial planning & analysis.
  • Run budget process, prepare bottom-up rolling estimates, track performance of actual versus plan (sell-in and sell-out).
  • Be a business partner to the commercial teams (sales & marketing), providing them with relevant financial support and insights.
  • Perform What-if/Simulations for key value drivers (e.g. new products/customers), and support cross-functional partners by providing standard and ad-hoc analyses
  • Participate actively in monthly commercial discipline process to identify risks and opportunities
  • Own and lead other elements of commercial finance like trade investment (Gross-to-Net) follow-up, monthly promotion validation & documentation, preparation of GtN summary reporting etc.

The ideal candidate

You are a driven and highly motivated individual who is quite agile and curious in their thinking style. Ideally you will have experience in an analytical and business partnering role within a corporate or FMCG industry. You are digital savvy and an excellent communicator. You can comfortably manage the ambiguity of working in a changing environment. You will demonstrate a strong work ethic and be a real team player looking to work collaboratively with peers and various stakeholders in a fast paced and constantly evolving environment.

What you’ll need

You will be degree qualified and have completed or are pursuing further studies in CPA/CA, etc. Through your career thus far have developed a real interest in building relationships with your stakeholders, enabling you to manage, and influence at any level, with ease.

The variety of work makes this role a diverse and exciting opportunity. If you think you are the ideal candidate for this position, apply now!


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 Hill's Pet Nutrition? 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.

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets!  At Hill’s we have a purpose.  Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. 

HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries.  To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit and, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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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