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Senior Accountant, Intermodal Finance

Lowell, AR - JB Hunt Corporate B & C


Job Title:
Senior Accountant, Intermodal Finance


United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
The Senior Accountant, Intermodal Finance, is responsible for providing significant individual contributions that provide useful financial information for decision makers within the Intermodal Business Unit. While this includes basic tasks such as preparing journal entries, reconciliations, statistics, reports, and ad hoc assignments, the Senior Accountant is also expected to demonstrate intermediate skills in the areas of process creation, process improvement, risk assessment, project management, forecasts and budgets, communication of status and deliverables, and as needed, supervision and review of staff work.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform accounting functions for the organization, including month-end close, general record keeping, management reporting, and assisting with the review of work performed by junior staff.
  • Assist management with delegation of tasks to junior staff as appropriate to aid in their development and satisfy the needs of the organization.
  • Maintain complete and accurate records of the organization's financial activity in accordance with GAAP, organizational standards, and in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and similar regulatory requirements.
  • Assist management with preparing monthly forecasts, comparing actuals to forecast and budget, and assisting with researching variances and developing commentary.
  • Support the preparation of annual operating budgets with and for various departments to support the organization's expense management goals.
  • Support the creation of management reports and presentations on financial performance for cost centers and the business unit.
  • Assist with analysis and review of the organization's financial performance by collecting, analyzing, and reporting financial and statistical data.
  • Analyze financial trends and key metrics and provide management with findings and recommendations.
  • Document accounting and financial processes and workflows and identify risks and recommendations.
  • Create, update, and maintain training materials and job aides.
  • Create and utilize automated tools for data collection, analysis, and reporting of financial results.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or other business related field and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience or training with 2 to 4 years of relevant experience.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, Excel.
  • Ability to manage projects, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work both individually, as a team, and cross-functionally within the organization.
  • Basic deductive reasoning skills with ability to interpret data sets and provide actionable insights.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Act with integrity, objectivity, and due professional care.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional designation such as CPA, CFA, etc., or progress toward a designation.
  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or other business related field and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience or training with 2 to 4 years of relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of SQL and data management tools (QMF, SQL Server, TOAD, Access).

Factors which may affect starting pay within this range may include skills, education, experience, geography, and other qualifications of the successful candidate. This position may be eligible for annual bonus and incentives based on profitability or volumes in accordance with the terms of the Company’s bonus and incentive plans, as applicable and in effect from time to time.

The Company offers the following benefits for full-time positions, subject to applicable eligibility requirements, as may be in effect from time to time: medical benefit, dental benefit, vision benefit, 401(k) retirement plan, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, paid time off commensurate with tenure (includes vacation and sick time), six weeks of paid maternity leave along with two weeks of paid parental leave, and six paid holidays annually.

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

Work Experience:
Auditing, Finance

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

Job Opening ID:
00540585 Senior Accountant, Intermodal Finance (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 39 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.