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Senior Financial Analyst

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1092723
Corporate Positions
Finance & Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Mar 12, 2022

Senior Financial Analyst - Finance 

The Senior Financial Analyst will be an asset to our finance organization which will provide exposure in areas such as capital, occupancy, asset protection, store budgets, and operations This position will contribute to the organization by driving continuous process improvement with respect to data mining, and reporting efficiencies. This position will also spearhead analysis across many aspects of the business to provide insights that influence key decisions.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design, maintain, and enhance reporting that is distributed to executives and others throughout the organization
  • Support the development and execution of department financial planning, forecasting, budgeting and analysis to improve JCPenney results 
  • Ensure key daily, weekly, and monthly reports are delivered accurately and on time
  • Develop a solid understanding of report metrics, data structure, and tools used to produce the reports/mine data
  • Provide financial analysis (IRR, NPV and Discounted Payback), business insight and coordinate capital expenditure funding requests for business teams while validating compliance with accounting policies
  • Address questions from leadership regarding report content as needed
  • Utilize a proactive approach through the design of processes that ensures data accuracy/integrity and be able to effectively identify upstream data issues
  • Complete adhoc/deep dive assignments as they occur and proactively seek opportunities to conduct analysis that will drive bottom line results for JCPenney

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • 3 - 5 years experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Finance, Accounting, Economics or Business Analytics
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work with many personalities, timelines, priorities and expectations
  • Confidence to have direct conversations and performance discussions with business teams across all levels
  • Demonstrated ability to drive change and influence across the organization 
  • Advanced Excel skills, PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Access, Data Management, Data Analytics, SQL, Statistics experience a plus
  • Ability to work independently to manage the completion of assignments
  • Hyperion experience a plus
  • Tableau experience a plus

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 90,000 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.

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Keywords: Financial Analyst, Senior Financial Analyst, Sr Financial Analyst, Junior Financial Analyst, Retail 

Job Title: Senior Financial Analyst
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1092723

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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