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Staff Accountant (Subject Matter Expert) - Payroll Operations

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States -
Job ID: 1104222
Corporate Positions
Finance & Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Nov 25, 2021

Staff Accountant (Subject Matter Expert) - Payroll Operations

The Subject Matter Expert Performs high level accounting activities and provides subject matter expertise for systems and processes critical to the Shared Services organization.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with various parties internally and externally related to payroll issues.
  • Documentation in compliance with internal controls and external auditing. 
  • Create and run reports based on requests from partners and auditors.
  • Work in a team environment to support and complete department and center objectives.  
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills.
  • Strong understanding of accounting fundamentals.
  • Understanding of query tools and data research. 
  • Ability to learn and develop new skills quickly.
  • Analytical and decision making skills.
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office Tools

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Ability to work independently without supervision and shifting and dynamic responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated focus on process improvement.
  • Leadership and growth initiatives
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is preferred or 4-5 years’ experience in roles with increasing responsibility AND analytical decision making.
  • One year of post graduate accounting experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of multistate payroll a plus

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) - Payroll Operations
Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States -
Job ID: 1104222

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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