Senior Corporate Accountant – Trading

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Job ID#: 21762

Sr Corporate/Trading Accountant -Commodities
Houston, Texas (in-Office role)

Company Description

Our client 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. The 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, our founding values, people-first culture, and commitment to giving back remain 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

The purpose of this job is to prepare financial statements for internal and external users; collect and analyze financial data ensuring compliance with reporting guidelines.

  • 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
  • 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
  • Provide financial support, including forecasting, budgeting, and analyzing variations from budget
  • Analyze and prepare statutory accounts, financial statements, and reports
  • Conduct or assist in the documentation of accounting projects
  • Research accounting rules and regulations and make recommendations regarding company policy
  • May coach, lead, or direct others’ work
  • Perform special projects as assigned
  • 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

The following additional duty may also be required:

  • Manage areas including but not limited to PIP administration, leases, fixed assets, cash concentration, rebate accounting, and general ledger management


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting preferred
  • Minimum five years’ experience in accounting or related area required

Specialized Knowledge

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills required
  • Knowledge of Right Angle or other ETRM software
  • Intermediate knowledge of Lawson or general ledger (GL) accounting software required
  • Intermediate 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
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and exercise independent judgment

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