Financial Planning & Business Analyst I 



This position is responsible for a full range of activities, which support Executive Management and their teams in operational effectiveness and excellence within their individual areas of responsibility.



  • Analyze the company’s activities and trends, and compares analysis against service standards and best practices.
  • Analyst will analyze the profitability of operations through basic financial and statistical modeling and reporting, and make appropriate recommendations, leading to positive operational effectiveness.
  • Assist in the implementation of the Annual Operating Plans for the various areas of responsibility. Assist in the development of tactical and strategic initiatives to support organization objectives, and identify strategies for implementation. Collaborate with Financial Planning & Business Analysis (FP&BA) team to implement overall best practice processes to support those initiatives.
  • Work closely with Business Intelligence Analyst (BIA) personnel to identify and maximize information and technology to improve business processes as well as financial and operational metrics.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining driver – based forecast models to properly inform Executive Leadership Team of expected operational results.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for operational and financial improvement. Present findings to FP&BA and assist in implementation.
  • Support business units in successfully executing plans and reaching forecasted goals.
  • Heavily involved in the preparation and creation of the Annual Operating Plan and Rolling Forecast process.
  • Proactively seek opportunities to broaden and deepen knowledge base and proficiencies.
  • Ability to deliver exceptional service through positive engagement and patience.
  • Ability to work in a team environment to continuously improve results.
  • Able to promote a culture of trust and safety.
Position Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or like discipline, or equivalent required.



Preferred Skills.

  • Ability to create advanced interactive and variable financial models with measurement tools including NPV, IRR, WACC, ROA, and ROI. Intermediate Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Power Point).
  • Ability to query raw data using Microsoft Query, VBA, Business Objects, and Sequel. Strong interpersonal, written and presentation skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload.
  • Intermediate knowledge of accounting, including the balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement.



This position does not supervise others.



This position will be required to work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, and, with or without reasonable accommodation is required:

  • to sit, stand, stoop, kneel and occasionally move up to 20 pounds,
  • manual dexterity to operate a computer keyboard on a daily basis,
  • stamina to sit for extended periods of time, lift or carry printed materials, and
  • possess vision sufficient to read a monitor, printed text and hand written documents,
  • be able to communicate clearly in person and over the telephone.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Financial Planning & Business Analyst I  
Close Date  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 7/28/2021  
Location Van Buren Corporate  
About the Organization

USA Truck is driven to be a premier North American transportation solutions

provider that improves the lives of team members, customers, industry partners,

and our communities. We promote a culture of trust in a safe, fun,

and friendly environment where people grow and thrive.

EOE Statement USA Truck, Inc. is firmly committed to inclusivity and equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment, and does not discriminate against applicants or employees for any reason prohibited by law or its own policies. USA Truck, Inc. will provide reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants for employment.

This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position; other duties outside of normal responsibilities may be performed as necessary to meet the needs of the organization. Nothing in this position description restricts the Company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

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