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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:  Customer Development Finance Manager

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Sep 28, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 154613 - Taguig, National Capital Region (NCR), Philippines


CDT Finance Manager will be responsible for Commercial Business Partnering, enhanced support to
drive CDT growth and optimized commercial investment in order to achieve sales and profitability
objectives through financial planning and analytics.


● Volume and Commercial spend tracking, variance analysis, and budgeting.
● Promotional spend analysis, ROI analysis and analytical review of all P&L activity.
● Utilization of financial and planning systems and processes to meet goals in reporting and
● Provide financial insight into key customer financial drivers including Net Sales, margin,
ROI’s, and other key financial KPIs.
● Communicate impactful analytics with the Customer Development Team’s to drive the most
effective commercial plans and programs.
● Collaborate with Customer Development Managers with the system tools to meet the goals
for the Financial and Commercial Alignment Processes.
● Maintenance of all customer price lists and utilization of the customer sites that provide the
data for analytical review and analysis.
● Preparation of all customer P&Ls and Standard reports.
● Manage vendor and customer payment processing and approval and ensure adherence to
documentation requirements.
● Ensure the integrity and documentation of all financial reporting related to the Customer
Development Team’s activity and alignment of financials to corporate policies and
● Maintenance of audit documentation to ensure adherence to policy requirements.

● CD Team
● Senior Management
● Customers/accounts handled


● Individual Contributor



● Bachelor degree with a concentration in Accounting and/or Finance

● 5+ years of diversified financial experience
● Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
● Strong Excel skills and SAP Proficiency
● Previous FMCG MNCs operations experience is an advantage.

● SAP Proficiency
● Excellent oral and written communication skills

Leadership Competencies
Consumer / Customer Focused – putting the consumer / customer at the heart of everything;
taking action to meet consumer/customer needs and increase satisfaction, considering both
internal and external stakeholder needs.
Teamwork and Collaboration – fostering an environment that values teamwork and sharing
of ideas, work, etc.
Analysis / Decision Making – gathering relevant information efficiently; applying logic in
solving problems and making decisions; using data to support recommendations; weighing risks and
predicting benefits and costs.
Planning / Priority Setting – aligning goals and helping others develop objectives to support
business strategies; translating objectives into action plans.
Effective Execution – achieving results with speed and excellence; eliminating unnecessary
work, adding value to the organization by motivating others to action, holding self and others
accountable for the results


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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