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Financial Planning Senior Analyst

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1105120
Corporate Positions
Finance & Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Aug 1, 2021

Financial Planning Senior Analyst

The Financial Planning Senior Analyst will be an asset to our finance organization support different operational client groups, the position will provide exposure in areas such as capital, occupancy, asset protection, 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 

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: Financial Planning Senior Analyst
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1105120

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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