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Director I, Finance

Lowell, AR - JB Hunt Corporate

Job Title:
Director I, Finance


United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under administrative direction, this position manages and executes all aspects of financial management, control, analysis and planning. The incumbent will be responsible for managing financial analysis for operational units in the organization. They work with business leaders to develop financial plans. This individual will assist with the development of business plans, resource modeling and financial guidance for assigned groups, as well as provide financial/accounting support by managing and monitoring revenue and capital expense budgets.  

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze operations to evaluate performance of operational units or its staff in meeting objectives or to determine areas of potential cost reduction, program improvement, or policy change
  • Prepare, review, and/or report on monthly financial reports, analyses, forecasts, and/or quarterly earnings releases
  • Execute special projects with little to no supervision
  • Implement business or organizational policies, objectives, or activities to ensure continuing operations, maximize returns on investments, or to increase productivity
  • Maintain or recommend changes to the accounting and budgeting systems and/or processes
  • Cooperate with internal auditors, public accountants, federal tax examiners, and other financial professionals on routine financial and accounting matters
  • Assist and manage team in identifying, analyzing and/or solving accounting/financial problems including compiling financial reports for timeliness, accuracy, and compliance with GAAP and section 404 of Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • Assess existing and proposed financial plans and policies to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization’s financial administration


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Business, Supply Chain, Business Finance, or related field, or foreign equivalent, or suitable combination of education, experience and training in a related field; and 5 or more years of related experience with 1-2 years of supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA preferred; 2-3 years of Operational experience
  • Ability to adapt
  • Ability to influence at all levels
  • Ability to make time sensitive decisions and think critically
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to multitask
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience managing/supervising a team
  • Interest in learning new technologies/software applications
  • Knowledge of accounting
  • Knowledge of financials
  • Organizational skills.

Bachelors: Business Administration/Management (Required), Bachelors: Finance (Required), Bachelors: Supply Chain Management (Required), GED (Required), High School (Required)

Work Experience:
Accounting/Payroll, Auditing, Finance, Management-Mid Level

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

Job Opening ID:
00467164 Director I, 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.”

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Full time


About Us

Fortune 500 experience. Career advancement. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

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.