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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:  Sr Financial Analyst, General Accounting

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jan 7, 2022
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 121284 - Topeka, Kansas, United States

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of people and their pets? What about having the opportunity to connect with others across the world, full of stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions?
If this is how you see your career, Hill’s is the place to be!

Hill’s Pet Nutrition is a $2.3 Billion, global division of Colgate-Palmolive Company and the maker of Prescription Diet, Science Diet, and Healthy Advantage brand pet food. Our mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets by providing the best leading-edge pet nutrition technology, products, and expertise to pet owners, veterinary professionals and other key pet professionals worldwide. Our company is a globally recognized Best Place to Work.

The Senior Finance Analyst – General Accounting is responsible for leading the coordination of Hill's annual 10K, financial oversight to Statutory Reporting, leading and actively participating in the Hill's Global - Annual SOX program and being the subject matter expert for Balance Sheet Budget and Latest Estimate preparation and reporting. This role will also support Global and US Division project implementations, support and review intercompany transactions and manage analysis and postings for several areas, including US & International pensions, quarterly tax payments to Colgate and benefits & insurance postings.

What you will do:

  • Subject Matter Expert for Balance Sheet Budget and Latest estimate preparation and reporting – working with US and Global subsidiaries for their submissions, reviewing individual and consolidated reporting
  • Leads the annual 10K consolidation, review and reporting to Colgate
  • Leads and actively participate in the Hill's Global - Annual SOX compliance program
  • Ensure Management to Statutory reconciliations are prepared, reviewed and routed timely
  • Manages analysis and postings for US & International pensions, quarterly tax payments to Colgate, benefits and insurance expenses
  • Supports and reviews Intercompany transaction postings
  • Supports Global and US Division project implementations
  • Supports Quarterly Consolidated CFN analysis and commentary
  • Other, as assigned, such as SOX testing, balance sheet reconciliation preparation and banking access administrator
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all policies and standards


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree An undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or a related field of study
  • At least 5+ years of prior, successful finance and/or accounting work experience
  • Must be able to demonstrate a solid understanding and actual application of internal control structures, systems and processes
  • Must possess advanced to expert-level experience with Microsoft Excel and experience with Google Suite, particularly Sheets, Slides and Docs
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making abilities
  • Demonstrated communication skills including interpersonal, oral, written and presentation abilities
  • Interactive personal skills that fit a collaborative team environment are essential
  • Demonstrated ability to execute tasks and responsibilities independently


Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 3+ years of public accounting work experience
  • At least 1 year Extensive working proficiency with SAP financial systems
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

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.

Nearest Major Market: Topeka

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