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Tax Accountant I

Lowell, AR - JB Hunt Corporate B & C


Job Title:
Tax Accountant I


United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under routine supervision, this position will be responsible for various federal/state/local operating tax compliance in accordance with regulations and as directed by management.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Compile tax data and provide reports to management or independent contractors; respond to questions raised by clients
  • Utilize financial systems to support senior team members with tax reviews, adjustments, and/or journal entries
  • Perform balance sheet and P&L reconciliations; conduct research in financial reporting systems to identify abnormalities
  • Research appropriate federal, state and local tax regulations and obligations
  • Preparation and/or filing of appropriate tax forms and instruments for filing with federal, state and local jurisdictions


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field, or foreign equivalent or suitable combination of education, experience and training in a related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Up to 1 year relevant tax experience
  • 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 Excel, Vertex Sales Tax, Access, and Alteryx
  • Knowledge of financials
  • Proficient time management skills
  • Self-motivated

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

Job Opening ID:
00497200 Tax Accountant I (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 2 Days Ago

Full time


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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.