J.B. Hunt Transport Manager of Financial Analysis in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Opening ID:

00211949 Manager of Financial Analysis (Open)

Job Title:

Manager of Financial Analysis




United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time


Job Description Summary:

The Manager of Financial Analysis will do most of the preliminary legwork for potential M&A deals and perform market research projects to identify and vet potential organization growth opportunities. The MFA will analyze industry prospects by gathering information about growth, competitors, and market share possibilities. They also review company fundamentals and financial statements. The analyst will then build a mosaic to help upper-level managers make decisions on a deal. Building business cases to support recommendations is a key element of the MFA’s role.

Job Description:

The following is a partial listing of the key responsibilities of the Manager of Financial Analysis:

  • Perform due diligence for possible M&A activity

  • Assisting in execution of deals

  • Assisting in the preparation of marketing pitchbooks and related materials

  • Gathering public information through numerous sources

  • Creating merger and financial model analyses

  • Generating models for valuation metrics

  • Analysis of marketing documents such as Confidential Information Memorandums

  • Building company forecast models

  • Analyzing company performance on an absolute and relative basis

  • Producing and maintaining various databases

  • Perform market research to identify new potential growth channels

  • Build complex financial models to support management decision-making

  • Build proforma financial models to highlight business combination scenarios

  • Develop business case for new innovation growth ideas

  • Analysis and reporting for the Customer Value Delivery™ program

  • Write white papers on select industry topics

  • Analysis and development of costing/pricing of engineered and designed solutions

  • Develop project work plans and process flowcharts

  • Communicate and sell improvement ideas to key decision-makers

The following summarizes the professional characteristics that will be possessed by the J.B. Hunt Manager of Financial Analysis:

  • Reports directly to the Vice President – Strategic Planning

  • Expertise in areas of financial management and cost analysis

  • Expertise in personal computing including database management, spreadsheets, and word processing

  • Communication, motivation and negotiation skills

  • Ability to conduct and complete projects in a timely manner with little supervision Ability to supervise a small group of technical professionals

  • Expertise in market research and business case development Perform due diligence for potential M&A activity

  • Potential for advancement into senior management positions

  • Minimum undergraduate or graduate degree in finance, accounting or MBA

  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in a problem solving, technically-based environment


Bachelors - Finance, Finance

Company Overview:

Fortune 500 experience. Career Development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt.

Our success comes from strategically placing you in the most suitable role. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career!

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is no stranger to the transportation logistics industry. From our humble beginnings in 1961, with only five tractors and seven refrigerated trailers, we have evolved into one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America. We provide safe and reliable transportation services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our four business segments (Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, Truckload, and Integrated Capacity Solutions) allow us to provide customized freight solutions for customers big and small. It's no wonder we have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.

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, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.

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.