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Accounting Manager - SOX & Leases

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1105020
Corporate Positions
Finance & Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Aug 1, 2021

Accounting Manager - SOX & Leases

The Accounting Manager will support and assist the Controller and Financial Reporting teams with day-to-day activies related to Lease Accounting, Fixed Asset Accounting, monthly/quarterly financial statement preparation and the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) process.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financials statements and required footnotes.
  • Assess the SOX requirements for private companies and revise established process as needed.
  • Support the Controller’s Lease team in applying appropriate accounting to ensure lease action is accurately reported on the financial statements. 
  • Partner with the Fixed Assets team and provide direction on asset additions, retirements and impairments. 
  • Assist with the tracking of real estate monetization and report information through the Debt Compliance Committee. 
  • Support the JCP Foundation in a Controller role by ensuring amounts are transferred to/from the Foundation as approved, preparation of financial information for JCP Foundation meetings and working with external auditors to annually audit the books and records. 

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
  • Minimum 5-6 years experience in accounting-related roles 
  • Retail industry experience is a plus
  • Public Accounting Experience and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation is 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: Accounting Manager - SOX & Leases
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1105020

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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