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Staff Accountant (Subject Matter Expert) - Centralized Sales Audit

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States -
Job ID: 1104221
Date Updated: Sep 16, 2021

Staff Accountant (Subject Matter Expert) - Centralized Sales Audit

The Staff Accountant functions as a Subject Matter Expert and works to ensure that the Store revenue and inventory transactions are reporting timely and accurately. The position also supports stores, store operations, loss prevention and finance to ensure accuracy and effectiveness of processes.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Complete store cash journal entries and reconciliations
  • Analyzing store long/short cash variances
  • Track audit results and trends
  • Communicate potential fraud to associates
  • Correct sales transactions that are in error or missing
  • Manage and execute assigned Sharepoint requests from stores
  • Maintains technical or confidential records to meet business requirements
  • Use various query tools to extract data & create reports
  • Supports departmental and center-wide initiatives and goals

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Advanced Excel and Microsoft office skills
  • Basic SQL skills required
  • Effective time management and organization skills to meet deadlines
  • Very good with customer service—both written and verbal
  • Looking for high energy, team-oriented team member who constantly strives for personal and team improvement.
  • Proactively analyzes data/transactions, recommends, and implements actions to reduce business costs
  • Validates accuracy of financial data and calculations related to business transactions
  • Raises issues to management in a timely and actionable format
  • Resolves issues and communicates professionally with internal and external parties
  • Performs advanced data mining and analytics using open format query applications and demonstrates advanced ability with Microsoft office tools
  • Provides guidance and support for all key functions within the department
  • Processes data/transactions accurately and efficiently as needed
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting related field preferred or equivalent business experience AND two (2) years of progressively responsible general accounting, and analytical experience with exposure to multiple aspects of these functions. 

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 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 119 years, playing a vital role in the communities it serves. For additional information, please visit jcp.com and follow JCPenney on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter. 

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

Job Title: Staff Accountant (Subject Matter Expert) - Centralized Sales Audit
Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States -
Job ID: 1104221

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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