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Payroll Practitioner

Lowell, AR - JB Hunt Corporate


Job Title:
Payroll Practitioner

Production & Skilled Trades

United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under routine supervision, this position is responsible for performing a variety of routine office duties and tasks to establish and maintain employee payroll records within routine established standards. Duties may include checking and correcting time records, maintaining time attendance records, entering tax and payment elections, working established audit reports, processing terminations and advances, and miscellaneous changes.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Input payroll data from time sheets, production records, or individual attendance records into a computerized payroll system
  • Record changes affecting net wages, such as exemptions, insurance coverage, and loan payments, for each employee
  • Monitor the balance of payroll runs and any changes in legal requirements including minimum wage, the local tax rate, and related federal and state regulations
  • Process advances and terminations
  • Answer employee questions and troubleshooting issues related to payroll

Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to work with disagreeable/difficult people and be able to resolve conflicts and negotiate agreements
  • Must have time management and workload management skills
  • Ability to handle a variety of assignments and deadlines
  • Must have ability to communicate in writing
  • Must be able to verbally communicate well
  • Must be able to work independently or in a team environment
  • Must have attention to detail
  • Must be discreet and be able to work with confidential information


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent with 1-2 years on-the-job experience with in a payroll or administrative role. Must be able to type a minimum of 35-41 wpm.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent with 1-2 years on-the-job experience with in a payroll or administrative role. Knowledge and experience with Workday and Microsoft Office Applications is preferred. 

GED, High School

Work Experience:
Construction/Installation, Distribution/Material Handling

Job Opening ID:
00421047 Payroll Practitioner (Evergreen) (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.”

Posted 4 Days Ago

Full time


About Us

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Headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, J.B. Hunt is a dominant force in transportation and logistics, offering exciting career opportunities both at corporate and at field locations across the country. There are a variety of job types that support our business, so no matter your passion, J.B. Hunt is the place to jumpstart your career.

Why J.B. Hunt?

J.B. Hunt is a leading transportation and logistics company for one simple reason – our people. The career possibilities and benefits of working at J.B. Hunt are endless. From competitive salary and benefits packages, to defined career paths and growth opportunities, we take care of our people and take great pride in our efforts to build and sustain an inclusive workplace for all employees.

What are we looking for?

J.B. Hunt welcomes high-energy, forward-thinking people of all backgrounds and experience levels to join our team. We offer full-time, entry level, professional and management opportunities across all departments. Whether you are fresh out of school or bring years of industry experience, a role at J.B. Hunt could take your career to the next level.