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Sr Tax Accountant

Lowell, AR - JB Hunt Corporate

Job Title:
Sr Tax Accountant


United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under general supervision, this position provides consulting and information-sharing tax services for the organization and ensures that all appropriate tax regulations are followed. Focuses a specialized area within tax (e.g., Sales/Use tax) and trains others within team.  Prepares and files tax returns in accordance with regulations and keeps internal clients informed about tax implications.  

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze tax data, handle escalated, complex questions, and provide reports to internal stakeholders or third-party organizations
  • Mentor and train junior staff on regulations, filing procedures, and internal operating procedures
  • Prepare annual tax budgets for a specilized tax area for the department
  • Consult with internal clients on tax implications within their operation
  • Evaluate accuracy of tax bills from government authorities, process timely payment, and resolve any tax related issues
  • Utilize financial systems to conduct tax reviews, adjustments, and/or general ledger journal entries
  • Perform balance sheet and P&L reconciliations and journal entries; identify, review, and solve abnormalities
  • Research, monitor, and implement 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; 3-5 years of finance and/or tax related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA preferred
  • Ability to exercise discretion
  • Ability to maintain professionalism while dealing with difficult individuals
  • Ability to make independent time-sensitive decisions
  • 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

Certified Public Accountant - National Association of State Board of Accountancy (US)

Job Opening ID:
00462889 Sr Tax Accountant (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.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.”

Posted 3 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.