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Accounting Analyst - Payroll Tax Analyst

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States -
Job ID: 1106987
Corporate Positions
Finance & Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Sep 16, 2021

Accounting Analyst - Payroll Tax Analyst

The Payroll Tax Analyst is responsible for overseeing payroll tax projects, resolution of escalated issues, reconciliations, and any other reporting and compliance tasks as assigned.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the accuracy and analysis of payroll/payroll tax/equity/benefits accounting and reconciliations in the Payroll Department.
  • Able to validate/analyze/forecast the payroll tax data produced by the PeopleSoft payroll system.
  • Provides expertise in accounting and finance activities surrounding payroll.
  • Works with department management to identify and implement best reporting practices through process improvements.
  • Assists department management in accounting training and skill development of accounting staff.
  • Reviews trial balance and other financial reporting. Identifies and corrects reporting issues in a timely manner.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Requires ability to communicate orally and in writing correctly and concisely, and/or use arithmetic with accuracy and reasonable speed.
  • Demonstrates good problem-solving skills and appropriately applies proven solutions.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles.
  • Intermediate to advanced analytical, computer and communication skills.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of procedures and systems that apply to assigned area so that workload and personnel decisions can be made in absence of supervisor.
  • Requires an intermediate understanding of Microsoft Office tools. Comfortable working in a team environment and resolving issues directly with business partners and leadership. 
  • Will work with with Oracle Financials, PeopleSoft HR and Payroll, Peoplesoft Query, Microsoft Office, and Account Reconciliations.
  • Work with third parties on resolving issues.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent field is preferred

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 Analyst - Payroll Tax Analyst
Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States -
Job ID: 1106987

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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