J.B. Hunt Transport Final Mile Pricing Analyst II in Lowell, Arkansas
Final Mile Pricing Analyst II
Sales, Marketing & Product Management
United States of America
The Pricing Manager will primarily assist operations to price new and existing business, ensure contract accuracy, and represent opportunities from an objective viewpoint. Additional accounting and financial analysis support for Final Mile Services also required as needed.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Model pricing for new/existing business using design and cost inputs, aligning costs within rate structures
Identify improvements to pricing models and reduce risk
Maintain and update pricing models to ensure timely, complete and accurate data for costs are used
Communicate risks with design and/or rate structure to Operations for approval
Work with Operations, Sales, Design, and Client teams to prepare rates for customers
Represent objective, financial viewpoint internally to Operations and Sales
Participate in prospective and existing customer meetings on behalf of JB Hunt as needed
Provide tools and data to enable effective customer support for Sales and Client teams
Review contracts and schedules to ensure accuracy of rates and rate definitions
Lead pricing training for cross-functional groups (Leaders 201, Sales and Client teams)
Analyze existing rate structures to ensure accuracy of costs and charges
Identify opportunities for process improvement and implement solutions
Analyze P&L statements to explain historical economic performance and predict future performance
Assist with short-term and long-term planning (next-period forecasting, annual budgeting, strategic planning)
Ad hoc reporting and projects as specified by Finance Director
Key Competencies & Success Factors:
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Financial Acumen – Possesses a basic understanding of the financial metrics presented in company tools/programs and uses them to achieve profitability.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification.
Job Expertise – Possesses sufficient knowledge to perform effectively in one’s specialty area and staying up-to-date with the latest technology, industry trends, organizational policies and procedures.
Self-starter with the ability to work independently; energized to solve problems through research
Ability to thrive in ambiguous and unstructured environments
Continual Improvement – Passion for lifelong learning and growth, with an eye towards business application
Prioritization – evaluate competing projects to determine priority; manage customer expectations
Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university is required, preferably with emphasis in Accounting, Finance, Economics or quantitative fields such as Engineering, Mathematics, or Information Systems. MBA or CPA is preferred. Three years of related work experience required, five to ten years preferred. Customer-facing or sales experience preferred. Ideally, the individual would have direct experience in Final Mile or DCS business segment.
Proficient in MS Office Suite, particularly Excel and Access. VBA skills preferred
Financial modeling: NPV, EVA, WACC, CAPM, ROI, Black-Scholes
Data visualization: QlikView, Tableau, or MS PowerBI a plus
Knowledge of SQL (DB2, T-SQL) and data management tools (QMF, SQL Server, TOAD) a plus
Bachelors: Economics, Bachelors: Mathematics, Bachelors: Transportation Logistics, GED (Required), High School (Required)
Job Opening ID:
00397010 Final Mile Pricing Analyst II (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.”
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