Sr Financial Analyst in New York, New York | DiversityInc Careers

Sr Financial Analyst

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
# 70648

Job Summary:

The Senior Financial Analyst / Associate Manager plays a key role in the quarterly consolidation of financial statements, analysis of Equity accounts and the preparation of internal statement of Cash Flows. Works closely with the Treasury Department to ensure appropriate accounting for: derivatives, external debt, intercompany loans, interest rate swaps, etc.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Treasury Accounting:

Responsible for the preparation of:

  • Analysis of Interest Expense & Income, as well as Interest Accrual & Prepaid Interest.
  • Account reconciliations for all Debt related GL (General Ledger) accounts
  • Hedge Management Report – assess reasonability and analyze the impact of hedging instruments in the financial statements
  • Co-lead quarterly meeting with Treasury Department & Senior Management
  • Track Intercompany Loans and prepare journal entries when necessary



Equity Reconciliation:

  • Analyze and prepare account reconciliations for all Equity accounts including:
  • Capital Surplus
  • Equity Transfers
  • Capital Stock
  • Pension
  • Equity Compensation
  • Cumulative Translation Adjustment
  • Prepare Equity worldwide roll-forward



Cash Flow Statements:

  • Prepare and analyze quarterly internal Cash Flow statement and respective addendum schedules.
  • Prepare cash flow strip outs for Corporate
  • Ensure accuracy of the roll up of the Consolidated Cash Flow


Taxes & Other Analysis:

  • Analyze and prepare account reconciliations for all Tax accounts including: Real State Taxes, Deferred Taxes, Personal Property Taxes, Federal Taxes, etc.
  • Analyze and prepare account reconciliations for: Executive Incentive Compensation Plan (EICP) Bonus Accruals, Director’s Fees, Audit Fees, Donations & Charitable Contributions, Deferred Compensation and other related accounts.


Annual Budget & Estimates: 

  • Assist in the preparation of Annual Budget and Latest Estimates
  • Validate Interest Expense projection – collaborating with the Treasury Department
  • Prepare projections for all accounts under his/her responsibility including Equity, Taxes, EICP, etc.
  • Collaborate in the preparation of the Internal Cash Flow Statement including Corporate Strip Outs
  • Collaborate in the preparation of schedules for the Finance Executive Book (Blue Book)


Other Finance Functions:

  • Review of Bank Reconciliations prepared by Global CBS (Colgate Business Services) for aging and/or unusual items
  • Review of Non Variable Reports for reasonability
  • Participate in Special Projects involving Corporate Tax and/ or Treasury


Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting required
  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or MBA preferred
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in finance
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles
  • SAP knowledge preferred
  • Advanced Excel skills required



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.