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J.B. Hunt Transport Sr Staff Accountant in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Title:

Sr Staff Accountant




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 highly complex problems in financial analysis, reporting and forecasting.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Controller as required and represent the Finance team as needed at month-end and other Management meetings and reviews

  • Work with various departments to assist with their expense management strategies and procedures

  • Update training materials and job aides

  • Support the creation of reports and presentations on financial performance for internal and external use

  • Collaborate on 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

  • Manage the distribution of tasks to junior staff as appropriate to aid in their development and satisfy the needs of the organization

  • Maintain records of organization's financial activity in accordance with GAAP, organizational standards, and in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and similar regulatory requirements

  • Identify trends and developments in competitive environments and present findings to senior management

  • Handle and resolve escalated issues raised by junior staff

  • Examine and review unusual cost records and ensure cost data is allocated correctly

  • Create and utilize automated tools for the updating, analyzing and reporting of consolidated financial results

  • Complete month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing activities related to foreign exchange, cash management and tax, including preparing the appropriate audit work papers for such activities

  • Assist with analysis and review of the Analyze and review the organization's financial performance by collecting, analyzing and reporting financial and statistical data


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 5 or more years of Finance and/or Accounting experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Accreditation - CPA

  • Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) filing experience

  • Large firm public accounting experience

  • Knowledge of Workday Financials

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, Excel and Access


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

Work Experience:

Auditing, Finance

Job Opening ID:

00382262 Sr Staff 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.”

Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

These are just a few things you'll find at J.B. Hunt. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering or information technology, we can help jumpstart your career with challenging opportunities that will help you reach your maximum potential.

Why J.B. Hunt?

We take our investment in you seriously - our future success depends on you. Be an innovator with a leading transportation company and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. At J.B. Hunt, we strongly believe in promoting from within based on performance and potential, the sky is the limit for your career.

What are we looking for?

We look for high-energy, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in a career with a leader in the transportation industry. We seek exceptional people of diverse backgrounds who have the vision to carry our business forward. J.B. Hunt offers a variety of opportunities spanning across the nation.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. affirms its belief in equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment in all terms and conditions of employment. J.B. Hunt is committed to both the spirit and the letter of affirmative action law and continues its good-faith efforts to comply with all applicable government laws and regulations. The company is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity. J.B. Hunt will recruit, hire, compensate, offer benefits to, upgrade, train, layoff, terminate, and/or promote individuals without discrimination in regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or other bases by applicable law.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. offers reasonable accommodation in the employment process for individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance in the application process due to a disability, you may request accommodation at any time by calling 1-800-777-4968.