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Sr Director, Finance – FP&A, Investor Relations, Corporate Development

Lowell, AR - JB Hunt Corporate B & C


Job Title:
Sr Director, Finance – FP&A, Investor Relations, Corporate Development


United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under administrative direction, this position will assist in the management and execution of corporate financial, planning and analysis (FP&A), and investor relations and corporate development activities. The incumbent will be responsible for leading financial analysis for the enterprise and as it pertains to corporate development opportunities. They work with business leaders to assess financial performance, prepare data and analysis to assist senior leaders regarding communication strategy with the investment community and lead due diligence efforts for corporate development opportunities. This individual will need to have extensive experience modeling financial scenarios and conducting advanced financial analysis on performance, while also benchmarking performance against industry peers. This candidate will also supervise the development of other finance leaders in the organization. 

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with senior executives on helping execute investor relations strategy and messaging to the investment community
  • Work closely with senior executives on corporate development opportunities, and work closely with financial and legal advisors on while leading due diligence efforts on acquisition targets
  • Analyze operations to evaluate performance of the company or its staff in meeting objectives or to determine areas of potential cost reduction, program improvement, or policy change
  • Review reporting on monthly financial reports, analyses, forecasts, executive management summaries and/or quarterly earnings releases
  • Ensure teams complete special projects in a timely manner and on budget if applicable
  • Direct or create policies, objectives, or activities for the company to ensure continuing operations, maximize returns on investments, or increase productivity
  • Develop, install, maintain and/or recommend changes to the forecasting systems and/or processes individually or through team leadership
  • Develop and evaluate 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 7-10 or years of related experience with 3-5 years of supervisory experience
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Knowledge of accounting
  • Knowledge of financials
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to influence at all levels
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to adapt
  • Ability to make time sensitive decisions and think critically

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Business Administration/Management, or related field, or foreign equivalent, or suitable combination of education, experience and training
  • Experience in the transportation industry
  • Experience managing/supervising a team Interest in learning new technologies/software applications

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:
00506129 Sr Director, Finance – FP&A, Investor Relations, Corporate Development (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.”

Posted 34 Days Ago

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.