Job Description

Company Description

Pilot Company is an industry-leading network of travel centers with more than 30,000 team members and over 750 retail and fueling locations in 44 states and six Canadian provinces. Our energy and logistics division serves as a top supplier of fuel, employing one of the largest tanker fleets and providing critical services to oil operations in our nation's busiest basins. Pilot Company supports a growing portfolio of brands with expertise in supply chain and retail operations, logistics and transportation, technology and digital innovation, construction, maintenance, human resources, finance, sales and marketing.

Founded in 1958 by Jim A. Haslam II and currently led by CEO Adam Wright, our founding values, people-first culture and commitment to giving back remains true to us today. Whether we are serving guests, a fellow team member, or a trucking company, we are dedicated to fueling people and keeping North America moving.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

Job Description

The purpose of this job is to oversee all of the company’s income tax matters including including federal and state income tax return preparation and review, tax notice and audit management. 

  1. Oversee, lead, and set priorities for the tax team 
  2. Select, coach, train, and develop direct reports, to include appraising job performance and conducting performance reviews 
  3. Serve as subject matter expert in income tax matters; research projects on taxability, answer internal and external tax questions, and resolve important tax issues   
  4. Perform tax return reviews  
  5. Manage tax audit and other tax associated projects 
  6. Model behaviors that support the company’s common purpose; ensure guests and team members are supported at the highest level 
  7. Ensure all activities are in compliance with rules, regulations, policies, and procedures 
  8. Complete other duties as assigned 
  • Master's Degree in accounting, business, JD, or equivalent professional degree required 
  • Minimum seven years’ multistate tax experience  
  • Minimum five years’ supervisory experience required 
  • Specialized Knowledge 
  • Law license or Certified Public Accountant  
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office 
  • Competencies 
  • Ability to manage and lead a team  
  • Teamwork, problem solving, and conflict management skills 
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking, and organizational skills 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including public speaking skills as well the ability to communicate financial principles and practices with non-finance team members 
  • Ability to set priorities, multitask, meet deadlines, and resolve problems with a high sense of urgency 

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