Job Description

Company Description

Pilot Flying J is the 10th largest privately held company in North America with more than 28,000 team members. As the industry-leading network of travel centers, we have more than 950 retail and fueling locations in 44 states and six Canadian provinces. Our energy and logistics division is 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, we are proud to be family owned and consider our team members to be part of the family. 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 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 or protected veteran status.

Pilot Flying J is part of the Pilot Company family of brands that keeps North America's drivers moving, including E-Z Trip, Mr. Fuel, One9 Fuel Stop, Pride, StaMart and Xpress Fuel.


Job Description

Do you have a passion for Accounting? Do you like being in a leadership role? If you answered yes to those questions, this might be the perfect job for you!  Pilot company would like to add an Income Tax Accountant Supervisor to our Finance team. 

In this role you will: 

  • Supervise and provide daily oversight of the income tax team; select, coach, train, and develop direct reports, to include appraising job
  • Prepare federal, state and local income tax returns involving complex issues with a focus on flow-through taxation (i.e., S Corporations, Partnerships) 
  • Review less complex federal, state and local partnership tax returns
  • Review and prepare responses to notices and audit information requests from various federal, state and local authorities
  • Research and analyze technical tax issues
  •  Assist accounting department to ensure information is recorded to facilitate compliance requirements
  • Support training of staff and assist other supervisors with staff development 
  • Model behaviors that support the company’s common purpose; ensure guests and team members are supported at the highest level
  • Ensure all activities are in compliance with rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Complete other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required
  • Masters’ degree in taxation or LLM preferred
  • Minimum two years’ public accounting or corporate/public accounting experience required; four years’ experience preferred
  • Minimum one year’s supervisory experience preferred
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or pursuit of CPA preferred
  • Partnership and S Corporation multi-state, multi-entity experience preferred

Specialized Knowledge

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, including Access, required
  • Tax research and knowledge of tax resources
  •  Accounting and tax software skills
  • Knowledge of data mining tools


  • Ability to supervise a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as part of a team
  • Ability to solve problems, manage conflict, influence and negotiate 
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking, and organizational skills 
  • Ability to handle multiple, competing priorities 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Ability to conduct tax research utilizing appropriate resources 
  • Ability to meet deadlines and perform with a high sense of urgency
Additional Information
  • Nation-wide Medical Plan/Dental/Vision
  • 401(k) Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Weekly Pay
  • Onsite Gym
  • Onsite Cafeteria 
  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines 

Application Instructions

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