Lead Financial Analyst


Position Description

ArcBest is a logistics company with creative problem solvers who deliver integrated solutions for complex supply chain challenges.

Wanting to join the ArcBest family? In our search for top talent, we are looking for those that will further enable us to deliver on our vision and fully support our values-driven culture.

Currently, we are looking for a Lead Financial Analyst to join the ABF Freight team. The mission of ABF’s Financial Planning and Analysis department is to expedite understanding that drives action. The Lead Financial Analyst primarily focuses on the company’s strategic use of assets: reporting expected and realized returns, analyzing cost trends and determining fleet sizing and replacement cycles of equipment.

Your contribution may include:

  • Monitor and report ROCE by asset type.
  • Maintain, improve and expand Total Cost of Ownership models for Revenue Equipment.
  • Collaborate with ABF Fleet Services and FleetNet to identify inefficiencies, trends and opportunities to minimize maintenance and repair cost.
  • Collaborate with ABF Fleet Services, Engineering, Linehaul and Service Center Operations to develop and improve decision models for fleet sizing.
  • Develop and analyze investment strategies, timing and alternatives.
  • Champion our value-driven culture.
  • Other duties and projects, as assigned.

As the Lead Financial Analyst, you will be a member of the ABF Freight Financial Planning & Analysis team in Fort Smith, AR. Work schedule will generally fall between 8:00 am - 5:00 pm with occasional irregular hours depending on workload. 

Ready to apply? Before doing so, please make sure you meet the minimum requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Accounting, Industrial Engineering, Finance, Economics or Math.

Experience: Minimum, two years' experience as a Financial Analyst, preferred. 

Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with a focus in Excel.

Certifications: CPA certification or MBA, preferred.

Other Requirements: Willingness to interact with executive management. Proven ability to query and manipulate large datasets, build statistical and financial return models.

If you require accommodation in the application process, please contact arcbhr@arcb.com or call us at (479) 785-8963. An Equal Opportunity Employer including Vet/Disability.


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