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Accounting Analyst - Payables & Recoveries

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Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States -
Job ID: 1113338
Corporate Positions
Finance & Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: May 25, 2023

Accounting Analyst - Payables & Recoveries

JCPenney proudly serves customers at more than 650 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico, and at the Company's flagship store, jcp.com. JCPenney is one of the nation's largest retailers of apparel, home, jewelry, and beauty merchandise with a growing portfolio of private and national brands. Guided by the Golden Rule, JCPenney employs more than 60,000 associates worldwide and has served customers for over 120 years, playing a vital role in the communities it serves. For additional information, please visit jcp.com and follow JCPenney on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Ownership of Accounts Payable processes including final review and releasing of payments to suppliers
  • Communicate with various internal and external customers as needed
  • Analyze and resolve complex payment and corporate card issues
  • Develops and provides timely delivery of payment information to appropriate management
  • Data mining and querying of key data
  • Leadership of various Accounts Payable and corporate card tasks and projects
  • Recommend and implement actions to reduce business costs
  • Perform root cause analysis and streamline processes
  • Work cross-functionally with other areas of the company and various levels of management
  • Develop and enhance metrics and other reporting as needed

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:
  • Bachelor's in Accounting, Finance, Business or Operations Management, or similar (Preferred)
  • 2-3 years of experience in Accounts Payable, Finance, or related field (Required)
  • Knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles
  • Intermediate ability with SQL and other querying tools
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent critical thinking, analytical andâ\u0080¯decision-makingâ\u0080¯skills
  • Intermediate to advanced ability with Microsoft Office Tools, including Excel
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Detailed and organized to prioritize work effectively
  • Proactive in setting goals and achieving results
  • Eager to learn and willing to take on new initiatives

What you get:

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.

About JCPenney:

JCPenney is the shopping destination for diverse, working American families. With inclusivity at its core, the Company's product assortment meets customers' everyday needs and helps them commemorate every special occasion with style, quality and value. JCPenney offers a broad portfolio of fashion, apparel, home, beauty and jewelry from national and private brands and provides personal services including salon, portrait and optical. The Company and its 50,000 associates worldwide serve customers where, when and how they want to shop - from jcp.com to more than 650 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. In 2022, JCPenney celebrates 120 years as an iconic American brand by continuing its legacy of connecting with customers through shopping and community engagement. Please visit JCPenney's Newsroom to learn more and follow JCPenney on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

Job Title: Accounting Analyst - Payables & Recoveries
Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States -
Job ID: 1113338

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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