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Accountant III, Miscellaneous Income

Pilot Flying J

Pilot Flying J

Accounting & Finance
Knoxville, TN, USA
Posted on Friday, August 11, 2023

Accountant III, Miscellaneous Income

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

This job aims to classify, examine, and analyze accounting records, prepare related financial reports and statements for management, and handle the most complex aspects of an accounting role.

  1. Review and sign off on Journal Entries
  2. Review and approve reconciliations to ensure accuracy and completeness
  3. Perform general accounting activities including the preparation, maintenance, and reconciliation of ledger accounts and financial statements such as balance sheets, profit-and-loss statements, and capital expenditure schedules
  4. Prepare, record, analyze, and report accounting transactions and ensure the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles
  5. Provide financial support, including forecasting, budgeting, and analyzing variations from budget
  6. Analyze and prepare statutory accounts, financial statements, and reports
  7. Conduct or assist in the documentation of accounting projects
  8. Perform special projects as assigned
  9. Compile, consolidate, and analyze accounting and finance information to produce financial statements and reports
  10. May coach, lead, or direct others’ work
  11. Model behaviors that support the company’s common purpose; ensure guests and team members are supported at the highest level
  12. Ensure all activities are in compliance with rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  13. Complete other duties as assigned

The following additional duty may also be required:

  • Maintain, collect, and reconcile accounts payable or receivable ledger accounts, financial statements and reports
  • Prepare analyses and reconciliations to detect fraud
  • Respond to department-related inquiries via e-mail and phone call
  • Complete audit schedules to support internal and external requests
  • Review contracts and implement settlement processes
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting preferred
  • Minimum four years’ experience in accounting or related area required

Specialized Knowledge

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
  • Familiarity with Lawson or general ledger (GL) accounting software preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) preferred


  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong teamwork, problem-solving, conflict management, influencing, and negotiation skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to communicate financial principles and practices with non-finance team members
  • Ability to exercise judgment and make decisions in determining company policies and strategies affecting company financial performance
Additional Information

  • Nation-wide Medical Plan/Dental/Vision
  • 401(k) and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Onsite Gym and Cafeteria
  • Weekly Pay
  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guideline

Application Instructions

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Posted: 8/10/2023

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 9acd480f-b28e-45aa-9d3f-eccb59503d60

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