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J.B. Hunt Transport Compliance Manager in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Title:

Compliance Manager


Legal, Compliance & Audit


United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time

Job Summary:

The Compliance Manager will assess and manage risks related to anticorruption, ethics, and due diligence processes. This position will involve special projects and advising activities with operations for both onboarding new business or changes to existing processes.

The Compliance Manager will also assist in the execution of monitoring reviews (audits) for the Company with Internal Auditors, reporting status of control operation and design as well as process and system improvements.

This position also collaborates with other shared service compliance departments to maintain & enhance corporate training and education programs.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead effective training programs, conduct internal monitoring and auditing.

  • Facilitate the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) process, third-party Intermediary Management process.

  • Advise investigations and respond promptly to detected offenses and undertake corrective actions. Key responsibilities:

  • Promote the use of the Compliance Hotline and heightened awareness of the Code of Conduct.

  • Gain an understanding of new and existing compliance issues and related policies and procedures.

  • Supervise and report results of the compliance/ethics efforts and provide mentorship for senior leadership on matters relating to compliance.

  • Strategic business partner for major importance to the company providing information related to intentional acts of non-compliance, fraud, waste, and abuse.

  • Develop and implement effective compliance training programs to educate employees on the legal and ethical standards ensuring training reflects the latest developments in law and business ethics.

  • Identify potential areas of vulnerability and risk.

  • Build corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues.

  • Provide general mentorship on how to avoid or resolve similar situations in the future.

  • Collaborates closely with colleagues in Legal, IT, IA, HR, Finance, and other essential functions in order to advise on compliance issues through the appropriate channels for investigation and resolution as well as work towards future improvements as the Compliance Program evolves.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree

  • 5+ years of proven ability in advancing compliance roles

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of applicable regulatory and compliance requirements for multinational companies, compliance risk management practices, and methodologies, including risk assessment, monitoring/surveillance, and testing activities

  • Strong project management skills, including running and prioritizing multiple concurrent projects, budgeting for the compliance function, and reporting progress and risks to colleagues and senior management

  • Experience in conducting investigations and handling the entire investigation process, including the management, and tracking of the investigation lifecycle and the close-out process

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the transportation industry and the legal and industry regulations/guidelines affecting industry businesses

  • Experience in developing and maintaining effective lines of communication, including the management of a Compliance Hotline

  • Experience in risk management related to Third Party Intermediaries (e.g., carriers, service providers, agents, etc.) including vetting, onboarding, and post-engagement auditing and monitoring

  • Experience facilitating and/or leading Enterprise Risk Management processes

  • Experience with internal compliance auditing, monitoring, analysis of data, drafting findings and observations, and crafting effective remedial measures in collaboration with functional leaders

  • Education requirements are a bachelor's degree in accounting, business, or related field. Master’s in Business Administration or Accounting or Juris Doctor. Juris Doctor or Compliance certifications/credentials preferred

  • At least 1 year of experience with U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and equivalent international anti-corruption laws and regulations

  • Strong analytical, writing, and legal research and interpretation skills

  • Exceptional attention to detail, meticulous record-keeping practices and ability to organize large volumes of information


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

Work Experience:

Accounting/Payroll, Auditing, Finance

Job Opening ID:

00400573 Compliance Manager (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 advancement. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

Headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, J.B. Hunt is a dominate force in transportation and logistics industry, 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.

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.