J.B. Hunt Transport Tax Staff Accountant in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Opening ID:

00227727 Tax Staff Accountant (Open)

Job Title:

Tax Staff Accountant




United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time


5 Day - Mon - Fri (United States of America)

Job Description Summary:

The incumbent is responsible for real and personal property tax compliance and other operating tax compliance functions as needed; respond to tax notices and maintain system configurations; complete monthly general ledger reconciliation and journal entries. Experience with Thompson Reuters OneSource software preferred

Job Description:


  • Prepare monthly general ledger reconciliation and journal entries for assigned accounts.

  • Prepare property tax returns and Motor carrier property tax returns.

  • Review and approve assessed values for real estate and personal property assessments.

  • Process timely payment property tax assessments.

  • Prepare annual property tax budget for business units & administrative departments.

  • Coordinate property tax account corrections, adjustments and allocations with business units, finance and other departments and locations.

  • Respond to federal, state and local tax notices.

  • Perform other related duties as required or assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent from four-year college or university; two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must be self-motivated, able to work in a team environment, able to successfully manage priorities in a faced-paced environment, able to adapt and change priorities at a moment's notice, and possess good organizational and time management skills.


Company Overview:

Fortune 500 experience. Career Development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt.

Our success comes from strategically placing you in the most suitable role. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career!

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is no stranger to the transportation logistics industry. From our humble beginnings in 1961, with only five tractors and seven refrigerated trailers, we have evolved into one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America. We provide safe and reliable transportation services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our four business segments (Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, Truckload, and Integrated Capacity Solutions) allow us to provide customized freight solutions for customers big and small. It's no wonder we have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.

Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

These are just a few things you'll find at J.B. Hunt. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering or information technology, we can help jumpstart your career with challenging opportunities that will help you reach your maximum potential.

Why J.B. Hunt?

We take our investment in you seriously - our future success depends on you. Be an innovator with a leading transportation company and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. At J.B. Hunt, we strongly believe in promoting from within based on performance and potential, the sky is the limit for your career.

What are we looking for?

We look for high-energy, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in a career with a leader in the transportation industry. We seek exceptional people of diverse backgrounds who have the vision to carry our business forward. J.B. Hunt offers a variety of opportunities spanning across the nation.