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Sr Accountant, Operations Accounting

Pilot Flying J

Pilot Flying J

Accounting & Finance, Operations
Knoxville, TN, USA
Posted on Saturday, August 26, 2023

Sr Accountant, Operations Accounting

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

In this role you will perform more complex accounting activities, implement solutions related to strategic initiatives, and serve as point of contact for Operations Accounting leadership related to departmental procedures, processes, and projects.

  1. Perform full cycle accounting activities for Parts and Service Solutions, a subsidiary of Pilot company, including but not limited to the preparation, maintenance, and reconciliation of ledger accounts, journal entry preparation, accounts receivable aging analysis, and month end activities
  2. Contribute to the development of new or amended accounting systems, programs, and procedures for PSS and Operations Accounting
  3. Design, plan and implement departmental standards and accounting procedures for SOX program. Monitor internal control processes of Operations Accounting teams to drive accountability and ensure compliance
  4. Review Operations Accounting teams’ journal entries and complete required approval documentation
  5. Review and approve monthly reconciliation of GL accounts in accordance with established polies and procedures. Research variances and ensure that all reconciling items are researched and resolved timely
  6. Perform other accounting duties and support other team members as required or assigned
  7. Model behaviors that support the company’s common purpose; ensure guests and team members are supported at the highest level
  8. Ensure all activities are in compliance with rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  9. Complete other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting required
  • Minimum four years of experience in accounting
  • CPA preferred

Specialized Knowledge

  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills
  • Familiarity with Lawson/S3 or general ledger (GL) accounting software preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)


  • Strong organizational skills and 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 work with minimal supervision and exercise independent judgment
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

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Posted: 8/25/2023

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 15c7baec-ba5d-4293-8025-d23cc4ef8ff5

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