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Tax Specialist

Location: Dallas, TX, United States - PO BOX 10001
Job ID: 1116874
Date: January 12, 2024

Job Description

General Description

Tax Specialist

The Tax Specialist reports to the Tax Manager assisting in the preparation of Federal, State and Local Partnership Income and other related tax returns and supporting schedules. The Tax Specialist will also remit tax payments electronically, submit check requests, track payments and refunds, prepare monthly tax account analysis and maintain Tax Calendar. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepares Federal, State and Local Partnership Income and related tax returns using OneSource.
  • Prepares quarterly and annual workpapers to support quarterly estimates of Partnership Income and Cash Distributions, which will ultimately support the Partnership Income returns.
  • Maintains a Tax Calendar to ensure the timely filing of all tax returns and the payment of taxes when due.
  • Timely remits tax payments electronically or submits check requests as required.
  • Prepares monthly tax account analysis to ensure the journal entries are recorded appropriately.
  • Prepares other general ledger account analysis to determine the appropriate accounting for tax purposes.
  • Prepares and submits journal entries for review and approval.
  • Studies tax laws, regulations, court decisions and other tax information to keep abreast of new developments and considers their application to Company affairs.
  • Prepares correspondence with tax authorities.
  • Assists in the tax audits performed by government agents by compiling required factual data.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field required.
  • 1-4 years of Income Tax experience is required, preferably Partnership.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft products, especially Excel and Word.
  • Basic knowledge of tax law and ability to utilize research subscriptions, preferably Checkpoint.
  • Working knowledge of Income Tax preparation software, preferably OneSource.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people in or outside the company.
  • Ability to analyze general ledger accounts, reconcile between Balance Sheet and P&L accounts.
  • Strong organizational skills are required.

Enjoy a rewarding career at JCPenney Corporate, where we offer a competitive benefits package, a vibrant work environment, and the opportunity to make a difference at one of America's most iconic retailers.

  • Generous benefits: Medical/dental/vision insurance starting on day one, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.
  • On-site amenities: Daycare, Grab & Go Store, Coffee Shop, the Local Kitchen, fitness center, free garage parking, golf simulator, arcade, pickleball courts, and vibrant co-working spaces, meeting rooms and wellness rooms. 
  • Exciting location: Our corporate office is located in the heart of Legacy West, a vibrant new development in Plano, Texas, with plenty of shopping, dining, and entertainment options.
  • Opportunities for growth and development: We are committed to helping our employees grow their careers and develop their skills. We offer a variety of training and development programs, as well as opportunities for advancement.
  • Collaborative and supportive culture: We believe in creating a workplace where everyone feels valued and respected. We encourage teamwork and collaboration, and we are always looking for ways to support our employees' success. 

About JCPenney: 

JCPenney is the shopping destination for diverse, working American families. With inclusivity at its core, the Company’s product assortment meets customers’ everyday needs and helps them commemorate every special occasion with style, quality and value. JCPenney offers a broad portfolio of fashion, apparel, home, beauty and jewelry from national and private brands and provides personal services including salon, portrait and optical. The Company and its 50,000 associates worldwide serve customers where, when and how they want to shop – from jcp.com to more than 650 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. In 2022, JCPenney celebrates 120 years as an iconic American brand by continuing its legacy of connecting with customers through shopping and community engagement. Please visit JCPenney’s Newsroom to learn more and follow JCPenney on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page. 

Job Title: Tax Specialist
Location: Dallas, TX, United States - PO BOX 10001
Job ID: 1116874

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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