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

Job Title:

Tax Accountant II




United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time

Job Summary:

Under routine supervision, this position organizes, analyzes, and prepares tax forms for filing in accordance with regulations. Focuses on a specialized area within tax (e.g., property taxes).

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

• Compile and analyze tax data and provide reports to management or independent contractors; respond to questions raised by internal clients and/or junior staff • Assist in preparing annual tax budgets for a specialized tax area for the department

• Evaluate accuracy of tax bills from government authorities and process timely payment

• Utilize financial systems to conduct tax reviews, adjustments, and/or general ledger journal entries

• Perform balance sheet, P&L reconciliations and journal entries; conduct research in financial reporting systems to identify abnormalities

• Research and monitor appropriate federal, state and local tax regulations and obligations

• Prepare, review, and file appropriate tax forms and instruments for filing with federal, state and local jurisdictions; resolve tax issues that arise with state and local authorities


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field, or foreign equivalent, or suitable combination of education, experience and training in a related field; 1-2 years of finance and/or tax related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to exercise discretion

  • Ability to maintain professionalism while dealing with difficult individuals

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Ability to multitask

  • Ability to work both individually and as a team

  • Basic deductive reasoning skills

  • Experience in Microsoft, specifically Excel

  • Knowledge of financials

  • Proficient time management skills

  • Self-motivated.


Bachelors: Accounting (Required), GED (Required), High School (Required)

Work Experience:

Accounting/Payroll, Auditing, Finance

Job Opening ID:

00370840 Tax Accountant II (Open)

“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.”

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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.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. affirms its belief in equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment in all terms and conditions of employment. J.B. Hunt is committed to both the spirit and the letter of affirmative action law and continues its good-faith efforts to comply with all applicable government laws and regulations. The company is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity. J.B. Hunt will recruit, hire, compensate, offer benefits to, upgrade, train, layoff, terminate, and/or promote individuals without discrimination in regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or other bases by applicable law.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. offers reasonable accommodation in the employment process for individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance in the application process due to a disability, you may request accommodation at any time by calling 1-800-777-4968.