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Payroll Tax Analyst

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Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States -
Job ID: 1087392
Corporate Positions
Finance & Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Feb 18, 2020

Payroll Tax Analyst

The Payroll Tax Analyst oversees all payroll tax accounting and reconciliations. Responsible for other reporting and compliance tasks as assigned.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the accuracy and analysis of payroll/payroll tax/equity/benefits accounting and reconciliations in the Payroll Department.
  • Able to validate/analyze/forecast the payroll tax data produced by the PeopleSoft payroll system.
  • Provides expertise in accounting and finance activities surrounding payroll.
  • Works with department management to identify and implement best reporting practices through process improvements.
  • Assists department management in accounting training and skill development of accounting staff.
  • Reviews trial balance and other financial reporting. Identifies and corrects reporting issues in a timely manner.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Requires ability to communicate orally and in writing correctly and concisely, and/or use arithmetic with accuracy and reasonable speed.
  • Demonstrates good problem-solving skills and appropriately applies proven solutions.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles.
  • Intermediate to advanced analytical, computer and communication skills.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of procedures and systems that apply to assigned area so that workload and personnel decisions can be made in absence of supervisor.
  • Requires an intermediate understanding of Microsoft Office tools. Comfortable working in a team environment and resolving issues directly with business partners and leadership.
  • Will work with with Oracle Financials, PeopleSoft HR and Payroll, Peoplesoft Query, Microsoft Office, and Account Reconciliations.
  • Work with third parties on resolving issues.

Experience/Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent field is preferred

What you get:

The JCPenney Shared Services Center is located in the heart of downtown. Our 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 generous merchandise discount plan to JCPenney. Amenities include free covered parking, cafeteria services, and a Utah Transit Authority pass.

If you are interested in learning more about how to join our dynamic team, please apply online and contact us at slcrecruiting-sm@jcp.com. For more opportunities to join our team please visit us at www.jobs.jcp.com

About JCPenney:

At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. At every touchpoint, customers discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort.

Working at JCPenney means joining a dedicated team of associates who are encouraged to be uniquely themselves in a safe, caring and welcoming environment. It is a place where careers prosper, accomplishments are celebrated and diversity flourishes. It’s a place that’s meant for you.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page. Or contact us at slcrecruiting-sm@jcp.com

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Job Title: Payroll Tax Analyst
Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States -
Job ID: 1087392

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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