Financial Analyst II

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.
Lowell, Arkansas, United States
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Job Title:
Financial Analyst II


United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
The Procurement Analyst is responsible for analyzing category data, turning that data into information, and empowering others to be able to craft an actionable plan against it. This position is also responsible for working cross functionally to identify areas for improvement and develop solutions that will optimize overall spend categories while reducing total costs.

Job Description:

  • Support category managers and procurement specialists on all purchasing activities and strategy execution.
  • Provide deep analytical support in the following.
  • Developing spend profile
  • RFIs and RFPs
  • Supplier proposals and supplier negotiations
  • Provide customer support and follow up. Work with the business to develop scope of work and bid documents for RFPs.
  • Perform research and specialist projects as needed. This includes working with category managers to identify new suppliers to include in RFPs, new technologies/products/processes, and general research.
  • Lead the strategic sourcing analysis efforts within categories.
  • Support the implementation of cost reduction initiatives.
  • Support Procurement in working to identify future sourcing opportunities.


  • Bachelor's Degree and 3+ years' experience in procurement, finance, accounting, and/or supply chain management.
  • Experience with strategic sourcing, supplier management, negotiation, and category management is a plus.
  • Expert-level financial, quantitative, and analytical skills.
  • Spend analytics skills.
  • Expert-level experience with Microsoft Excel and ability to leverage where necessary other reporting and analysis tools.
  • Experience with SQL and extracting data from structured data sources.
  • Experience with one or more enterprise procurement systems a plus.


Work Experience:

Job Opening ID:
00363902 Financial Analyst II (Open)

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