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Colgate-Palmolive Company.

Manager, Financial Reporting

Colgate-Palmolive Company. - New York City, NY


New York, NY, US

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, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet and Hill’s Ideal Balance.

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

Location: New York, New York, United States

No Relocation Assistance Offered

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Colgate-Palmolive Company invites applications to the Manager, Financial Reporting and Analysis position in our NY office. The responsibilities of this position are:

Lead the preparation and analysis of a wide variety of financial and other external reports including SEC filings i.e. 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K filings

Determine appropriate accounting for transactions and advise senior management on a variety of technical accounting and business issues

Co-lead preparation of financial material to be used in communications to the Board of Directors, Audit Committee and senior management covering accounting issues to enable decision making

Preparation and analysis of benefit plan financial statements, i.e. 11-K and ERISA financial statements

Stay abreast of developments in accounting and reporting guidance including new accounting pronouncements issued by the SEC and/or FASB and evaluate impact on financial statements, IT systems and business processes

Update the Company's financial and accounting policies as needed and assist the Divisions and Internal Audit in the application and adherence to the policies

Co-lead in the preparation and presentation of various financial reporting and accounting topics to senior management

Responsibility for certain areas of Global Accounting for Pensions, Stock Options, Derivative Instruments, and Income Taxes  

Desired Skills & Experience

Position Requirements:

BS in Accounting required

Master’s degree preferred

CPA Required

8-10 years of public accounting experience, including SEC reporting experience, preferably in a Big 4 environment, with consumer products or manufacturing industry experience

Strong management experience essential

Previous experience of serving multi-national clients preferred

Excellent communication ability, both written and oral

Candidates possessing SEC experience within the last two years in a Public Accounting environment are strongly preferred

Self-starter ability critical to success of position incumbent

Ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organization

Strong leadership, team building and interpersonal skills

Ability to formulate positions on accounting issues with senior management and external auditors

Ability to manage multiple projects/priorities

Ability to be promoted to increased levels of responsibility in different parts of the global finance organization

Strong analytical and PC skills; ability to work well in a team environment 

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply to work with us using this online application.  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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Colgate-Palmolive Company.


Manager, Financial Reporting Colgate-Palmolive Company. - New York City, NY, United States


Location: New York City, NY

Company Profile:
Colgate-Palmolive Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets consumer products worldwide. The company operates in two segments: Oral, Personal and Home Care; and Pet Nutrition. It offers oral care products, including toothpastes, toothbrushes, and mouthwashes, as well as dental floss and pharmaceutical products for dentists and other oral health professionals; personal care products comprising liquid hand soaps, shower gels, bar soaps, deodorants, antiperspirants, shampoos, and conditioners; and home care products, such as dishwashing liquids, laundry and dishwashing detergents, household cleaners, oil soaps, bleaches, and fabric conditioners. The company also offers pet nutrition products for everyday nutritional needs; a range of therapeutic products to manage disease conditions; and various products with natural ingredients. Its principal trademarks include Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline, and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet, and Hill’s Ideal Balance. The company markets its pet nutrition products for dogs and cats through pet supply retailers and veterinarians. Colgate-Palmolive Company was founded in 1806 and is headquartered in New York, New York.