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Accounting Analyst #15780




Category: Off-Campus

Position Type: Full-Time (Career)

Open until Thu, October 5, 2017 expired

Wage: DOE

Location: Salt Lake City, UT


JCPenney, one of the nation's largest apparel and home furnishings retailers, combines an expansive footprint of approximately 875 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico with a powerful e-commerce site,, to connect shoppers how, when and where they prefer to shop. At every customer touchpoint, she will get her Penney’s worth of a broad assortment of products from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Powering this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of over 100,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company’s three strategic priorities of strengthening private brands, becoming a world-class Omnichannel retailer and increasing revenue per customer. We're looking for motivated, talented individuals who can emerge as Warriors in our organization.

With varying degrees of supervision, the Accounting Analyst, develops, implements, and operates reporting and analytical activities within assigned functions. This role will also support the effective processing and accumulation of financial data and its timely presentation to operating management.


Performs assigned reporting and analytical activities in order to provide timely delivery of financial information to appropriate Company management that accurately measures financial results and enhances decision making. Develops, implements, and conducts projects and analysis, as assigned, to ensure that proper and cost-effective controls are included in systems and processes. Develops and refines techniques that support reporting standards, controls, and measurements for management’s use. Collects and compiles data and presents oral and written reports to support development, implementation, or evaluation of analytical and accounting-related programs and procedures. Identifies areas in current systems and procedures that should be reviewed for improvement. Develops or supervises the development of proper written documentation for all finance, analytical and reporting-related processes in assigned functions. Assists in review of account reconciliations including research and analysis on reconciling items. Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills. Advanced Analytical, Decision Making, and Conceptual Skills Thorough knowledge of procedures, systems, operations, standards, and reports that apply to financial reporting. Experienced user of SQL query tools Cross-functional enterprise understanding and the ability to lead cross-functional projects Demonstrates ability to lead multiple processes Experienced with data mining and independently able to find and analyze data to provide recommendations to management. Capable of managing workload and prioritizing multiple responsibilities in a dynamic work environment. Ability to work independently without supervision. Ability to quickly learn and understand systems. Ability to collaborate with multiple departments and drive results



Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or business related major OR 5 years of progressive reporting and analytical experience with exposure to multiple aspects of these functions. Familiarity with Data Mining and Lean Tools, as well as Microsoft Office products, Oracle R12, AssureNET, and ReconNET software tools preferred Lean, Six Sigma certification a plus Our corporate office supports JCPenney nationwide and offers a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401 (k) Savings Plan with company match, and a merchandise discount plan to JCPenney. Amenities include free covered parking, full cafeteria services, and a Utah Transit Authority pass.

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