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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:  Junior Credit to Cash Accountant with French

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jun 27, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 161222 - Warsaw, Mazovia, Poland

Who We Are
Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

We are recognized for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!



  • Reviewing customer deductions and matching with the supporting documents;
  • Notifying local finance via workflow of customer issues or for documentation support;
  • Matching and settling rebates (rebate agreements to dispute cases);
  • Issuing customer credit notes;
  • Clearing credit notes and associated dispute cases;
  • Handling customer issues and requests from local teams (Customer Development Finance, Customer Service&Logistics, etc.);
  • Analysis of customer payment history and account balances;
  • Generating past due notices to customer;
  • Contacting customers for payment and documenting their response;
  • Escalating collection issues to Team Lead and local sales staff;
  • Assessing and recommending escalated issues for write offs;
  • Generating and preparing periodic statements for customers;
  • Monitoring customer performance vs. payment commitments;
  • Performing customer credit analysis utilizing customer financial documentation, payment history and external (3rd party) data (if available) to recommend customer credit limits, payment terms and risk classes;
  • Interaction with local teams for approvals of customer credit limits and additional information requirements.


  • Fluent in both English and French;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Good to have at least 6 months experience in finance and/or accounting function (accounts receivable);
  • University or college degree (Finance study is an asset);
  • Results oriented, promoting teamwork, customer oriented;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Ability to work independently, execute tasks immediately and show initiative within a team environment.

Our Commitment to Sustainability
With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

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.

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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