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Colgate Palmolive Associate Finance Manager in Topeka, Kansas

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country

# 114072 - Topeka, Kansas, United States

Do you want to be part of a team that is building a future to smile about? 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, Colgate is the place to be!

Our diligent household brands, dedicated employees, and sustainability commitments make us a company passionate about building a future to smile about for our employees, consumers, and surrounding communities. The pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, champions experimentation, and promotes authenticity which has supplied to our enduring success.

Job Summary & Responsibilities

As the Associate Finance Manager, Customer Development for Hill's Pet Nutrition Inc., you will provide financial leadership for the Amazon Customer Development team through financial planning, business and financial analysis, and cross functional partnering.

This role plays a key role in driving revenue growth and ensuring internal controls' compliance for all customer investment activities.

This position may interact with all levels of management across the subsidiary.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Support the financial planning process through well-reasoned volume and commercial spend budgeting, forecasting, and month-end close activities

Analyze results using both financial and other key commercial metrics to provide leadership insight into performance drivers, build recommendations to improve ROIs, and ensure accountability across the team

Develop and demonstrate positive relationships with cross-functional business partners to uncover opportunities for revenue growth and improvements in execution

Provide oversight and mentorship to ensure the CDT’s adherence to customer investment controls

Coordinate accounting processes, transactions and procedures to ensure accurate documentation and treatment of customer investment

This is not a comprehensive list of duties or functions.

Basic qualifications include:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance related subject area and validated experience in a finance environment

  • Prior leadership/management experience

  • Ability to utilize common business software (i.e., Google Office Suite and SAP)

  • Provide mentorship and direct task completion to virtual partners, temps, and colleagues

Preferred qualifications include:

  • MBA/CPA preferred

  • SAP proficiency

Encouraged Areas of Skills

  • Sophisticated digital awareness

  • Sophisticated Excel skills

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) as well as the ability to clearly present financial issues.

  • Ability to prioritize multiple activities and set priorities.

  • Proven track record to execute tasks independently

  • Interactive personal skill that fit a team environment

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.

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 http://www.hillspet.com and http://www.colgatepalmolive.com , or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.