Senior Business Analyst

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The Senior Business Analyst provides strategic business analysis services to business partners. The focus of this position is to work closely with the business units to gain in-depth understanding of customer's business strategy, processes, services, roadmap and the context in which the business operates. 


  • Based in Citywest, Dublin, as part of the Global IT organisation for Colgate, the successful applicant will be a key part of the European team responsible for delivering SAP based Finance solutions across the Europe Africa EurAsia regions.  

  • The work is fast paced, leading edge and relies on great collaboration between all team members (IT and business partners).  The successful applicant will feel comfortable managing strategic projects, liaising with business users, and driving and managing change.

  • The Senior Business Analyst is responsible for reviewing assigned business processes from end-to-end to identify and address operational, financial and technological risks. Identify opportunities to improve efficiency. 



The Business Analyst plays an integral role in driving growth Colgate-Palmolive by using technology to help streamline and improve business processes.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Managing and/or performing the design, testing and application of SAP systems in line with agreed timeframes, business requirements and global standards.

  • Support and align efforts to meet customer and business needs

  • Manage customer relationships and expectations by developing a communication process to keep others up-to-date on project results.

  • Adding real value to the Finance function by assisting to maximise utilisation of the implemented SAP solutions.

  • Acting as a regional or global expert for complex business processes within the Finance function.

  • Lead or participate in multiple projects by completing and updating project documentation; managing project scope; adjusting schedules when necessary; determining daily priorities; ensuring efficient and on-time delivery of project tasks and milestones; following proper escalation paths; and managing customer and supplier relationships



Our team members come from a varied range of backgrounds but typically a minimum of a  Bachelors’ degree in Business/Finance, Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering is a good foundation for the role.



  • 4/5 Years SAP FICO experience.  In New GL and S/4 Hana is an advantage.

  • Good understanding of Integration with other modules / functions.

  • An understanding of the following SAP modules:

  • SAP Financials, New GL, AP, AR

  • CO-PA experience is an advantage


  • Strong project management skills desirable.

  • Developing project plans.


  • Strong requirement gathering skills 

  • Ability to coach and mentor junior analysts

  • Experience of working in global or with remote teams desirable

Have you got the following skills & proficiencies?

  • Strong communication skills

  • Multitask

If so why not apply to Colgate-Palmolive who offer a competitive package and have a huge focus on growth and development. The success we have in Dublin is driven by our talented team. If the role is of interest, we’d love to hear from you.

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 recognized 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 with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

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