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Accounting Senior Analyst

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1106994
Corporate Positions
Finance & Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Aug 4, 2021

Accounting Senior Analyst

The Accounting Senior Analyst will support and assist the Accounting Sr. Manager with daily and monthly lease accounting activities.  These activities include the month end accounting cycle, the balance sheet lease reconciliation process, management of leases and assisting auditors with quarter and year end audit requests.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participate in all monthly close activities, including analytics, monthly and ad hoc reporting, and control activities.
  • Prepare all journal entries including expense accruals, amortization and depreciation, pre-paid rent, percentage rent, straight line rents and all other journal entries necessary to ensure books comply with ASC842 and other technical accounting standards.
  • Prepare flux analyses for lease-related balances in the balance sheet and income statement Perform monthly balance sheet account reconciliations using available tools/software while applying GAAP principles
  • Review lease agreements to ensure compliance with lease terms for the calculation of ASC842 accounting and reporting.
  • Prepare and maintain the monthly lease schedules including the lease rollforward report.
  • Prepare documentation, schedules and provide support for quarterly and annual audits related to lease accounting matters.
  • Communicate and maintain strong working relationships with Internal and External Auditors, Finance Leaders and other teams outside the Controllers organization.
  • Partner with FPA teams to assist with monthly/yearly forecast as related to leases.
  • Prepare flux analyses for lease-related balances in the balance sheet and income statement
  • Assist leadership teams with special projects, research and supplemental reporting.
  • Drive system implementations.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • 4 year degree is Accounting or Finance is required
  • An advanced degree or CPA preferred
  • Intermediate – Advanced Excel Skills are required
  • Knowledge and/or previous experience with Lease software 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 Senior Analyst
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1106994

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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