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Staff Accountant II

Lowell, AR - JB Hunt Corporate


Job Title:
Staff Accountant II


United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under general supervision, this position is responsible for assuring that business owned accounts are fairly and accurately represented on company financial statements. Responsibilities will involve developing innovative and effective solutions to advanced/highly sensitive problems in financial analysis, reporting and forecasting.   

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with analysis and review of the organization's financial performance by collecting, analyzing and reporting financial and statistical data
  • Maintain records of organization's financial activity in accordance with GAAP, organizational standards, and in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and similar regulatory requirements
  • Work with various departments to assist with their expense management strategies and procedures
  • Analyze trends affecting budget needs • Support the preparation of operating budgets with and for various departments to support organization's expense management goals
  • Perform accounting functions for the organization, including record keeping and reporting
  • Examine and review unusual cost records and ensure cost data is allocated correctly
  • Support the creation of ad hoc reports on financial performance for internal and external use
  • Create and utilize automated tools for the updating, analyzing and reporting of consolidated financial results


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, or related field, or foreign equivalent, or suitable combination of education, experience and training in a related field; and 3-5 years of Finance and/or Accounting experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to work both individually and as a team
  • Knowledge of SQL and data management tools (QMF, SQL Server, TOAD)
  • Knowledge of Financial systems
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, Excel and Access
  • Proficient time management skills

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

Work Experience:
Accounting/Payroll, Finance

Job Opening ID:
00485960 Staff 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.”

Posted 20 Days Ago

Full time


About Us

Fortune 500 experience. Career advancement. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

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.