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Accounting Analyst

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States -
Job ID: 1092605
Corporate Positions
Finance & Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Sep 16, 2021

Accounting Analyst

The Accounting Analyst develops, implements, and conducts projects and analysis, as assigned, to improve accuracy and reporting related to accounting and finance responsibilities as well as to make recommendations to management on how to improve accuracy 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develops implements, and conducts projects and analysis, as assigned, to improve accuracy and reporting related to General Accounting Operations.   
  • Assures that functions are processed in a timely and compliant manner and management is provided with appropriate information to support operating decisions. 
  • Supports and maintains existing departmental operations and assists in training, as assigned.
  • Supports existing operations and responsibilities as assigned:
  • Works with manager to evaluate operational performance of department to ensure accuracy and compliance, measuring against desired results, updating control points and reporting as necessary
  • Assists teams in data investigation, reporting, and analysis as needed
  • Participates in projects and programs, whether new or modified:
  • Performs analytical work/research around issues/changes/upgrades
  • Provides guidance and process assistance as needed in development or to resolve unanticipated problems
  • Evaluates results against expectations and operational needs
  • Supports departmental and center-wide initiatives and goals, including:
    • Support and maintain environment of constant improvement through the use of Lean/Six Sigma tools
    • Ensure proper cross-training is maintained
    • Prepare documentation required to support new, modified, and existing  operations, projects, and programs 
  • Develops and maintains relationships with key partners throughout the JCPenney enterprise.
  • Assists in training and development of team members


Bachelor’s degree in accounting related field or equivalent business experience AND four (4) years of progressively responsible general accounting, Finance and analytical experience with exposure to multiple aspects of these functions.

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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Job Title: Accounting Analyst
Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States -
Job ID: 1092605

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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