Finance Analyst in Surrey, United Kingdom

  • Contract
  • Surrey
  • Posted 1 month ago


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# 152677 – Surrey, England, United Kingdom

Finance Analyst – Overhead costs

Do you want to come to work with a smile and leave with one as well?

In between those smiles, your day consists of working in a global multicultural organization, continually learning and collaborating, having stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions! If this is how you see your career, Colgate is the place to be!

Our dependable 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 contributed to our enduring success. If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile…every single day.

Now there is a fantastic opportunity for a passionate, professional and engaged Finance Analyst to join our Northern Europe Hub Finance team. Could this be you?

Your purpose and responsibilities:

The Finance Analyst – overhead costs supports the country GMs and Finance managers in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden, as well as the Department heads in the UK in planning, understanding and optimizing their people and overhead costs.

Your main responsibilities will be

  • Support the cost center managers to provide a clear view of expected actuals and forecast, with clear variance analysis as appropriate. You will also provide future insights into any potential opportunities/risks

  • Coordinate the forecast consolidation process for Overheads costs, monthly reporting production, validation and reviews

  • Manage month-end closing of overhead costs (Accruals, Gap analysis vs plans, actualising forecasts)

  • Validate payroll output from payroll provider and work closely with HR to ensure accuracy of the payroll prior to its release

  • Responsible for monthly reconciliations of the payroll and NVO accrual accounts, including completion of payroll monthly audit pack

  • Ensure SOX compliance and support audit requests

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business or related field

  • You are a master when it comes to prioritization and planning

  • Passion for delivering high quality work supported by a natural attention to detail

  • Ambitions for a global career in a world renowned FMCG company

  • Advanced skills in MS Excel/Google Sheets and, ideally, experience with SAP and Business Warehouse

  • Strong financial statement understanding and sharp in financial analysis

  • Fluent in English

  • Eligibility to work in the UK

  • Last not least – a curious teamplayer with humor, passion and a lot on you mind

If this is totally you! Your key competencies and background holds:

The role is reporting to our Finance Manager Overhead costs for our Northern Europe Hub.

If you’ve read this far, we bet it’s because you’re serious about joining a group of passionate people so just hit the “apply” button and submit 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, 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 Colgate-Palmolive? 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.

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 recognised brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet.

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 .

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact [email protected] with the subject “Accommodation Request” should you require accommodation.

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