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

he purpose of this job is to ensure the company is compliant with accurate federal, state, and local excise tax rates.

Essential Functions

  1. Conduct excise tax taxability research and tax account reconciliation
  2. Perform federal, state, and local tax rate verification and research
  3. Manage system maintenance for Ascend, Lawson, and FuelSmart
  4. Assist excise tax supervisor and lead excise tax accountant with more extensive review of excise tax issues
  5. Train and mentor excise tax accountants
  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.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field required
  • Minimum five years’ experience with federal, multistate, and local excise tax required

Specialized Knowledge

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills including Access
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or CPA exam-eligible preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Lawson, Ascend, FuelSmart, Fueltrac, and Husker Oil software


  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking, and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability make decisions and work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to set priorities, multitask, meet deadlines, and resolve problems with a high sense of urgency


  • Travel required less than 5%

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

  • General office work requiring sitting or standing for long periods of time
  • Lift up to 20 pounds
Additional Information
  • Nation-wide Medical Plan/Dental/Vision
  • 401(k) Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Weekly Pay

Application Instructions

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