Pilot Thomas Logistics
  • 08-Jan-2019 to 09-Mar-2019 (EST)
  • Office Staff
  • Compton, CA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

KEY INCENTIVES ----- PAID WEEKLY, Paid Vacation & Holidays, Excellent Benefits Packages & 401(k) Participation, Work-life Balance, Tuition Reimbursement and more!


With more than 71 years of experience in the industry, Pilot Thomas Logistics is the premier provider of fuel, lubricants and chemicals to the Energy, Marine, Mining and Industrial markets. The corporate headquarters are located in Fort Worth, Texas and there are more than 3,000 team members located throughout North America allowing us to provide high quality products and outstanding services to our valued customers.

Summary of Responsibilities:
The Motor Fuel and Sales Tax Associate plays a crucial role in analyzing financial statements and other accounting records to accurately and timely report tax liabilities to the appropriate taxing jurisdictions. This position will be located in

Rancho Dominguez ,CA


Essential Functions:
• Responsible for the accurate and timely preparation and filing of monthly, quarterly and annual tax returns including payment of and accounting for all related tax liabilities and maintenance of related tax records
• Assist in preparation of monthly use tax accruals including review of invoices and legal research as needed to determine and calculate the proper accrual amounts
• Team with other personnel to provide support on federal, state and local tax audits
• Perform proactive tax research on purchase, sales and fixed asset data to verify the correct tax treatment including the applicability of any pertinent exemptions
• Complete periodic reconciliation of tax accrual accounts
• Work within the business across departments to help answer operating tax questions by researching and interpreting data
• Assist in designing and implementing process improvements
• Special projects as requested
• Performs other duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements:
• Always work with integrity
• Knowledge of federal excise tax, state fuels tax and state and local sales/use tax and other accounting concepts with experience in their application is a plus
• Microsoft Office proficiency particularly in Excel
• An ability to work in a stimulating environment with minimal supervision
• Ability to maintain attention to detail while meeting internal and external deadlines
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills


Work Experience:
• Experience in the preparation and assessment of sales and use tax
• Experience in the compilation of motor fuels tax
• Experience in a high volume, low dollar value transaction environment
• Ability to manage the day-to-day tax activities to be able to collaborate with peers, and other financial management as well as with the External and Internal Audit personnel
• Demonstrated ability to identify and define tax problems, evaluate alternatives, implement effective solutions


Education and/or Certifications:
• High School Diploma required (or GED/High School Equivalency Certificate is acceptable)
• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Business preferred
• Minimum of one to three (1-3) years' experience working within an accounting or tax department required
• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) a plus


Working Conditions:
• Extended schedule may be required as dictated by management and business needs
• May be required to lift, push, or pull materials weighing up to twenty (20) pounds
• May be required to sit and review information on a computer screen for long periods of time
• May require repetitive motions of the hands and wrist related to writing and typing at an electronic keyboard
• Corporate role

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