Accounting Associate I, Accounts Receivable SUMMER HELP

Jun 3, 2024

Pilot Company
Knoxville, TN

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.

Military encouraged to apply.

Job Description

The purpose of this job is to perform routine accounting activities such as maintenance of the general ledger, as well as prepare various accounting statements, financial reports, and accounts payable or receivable functions for less complex accounts.

*** This will be a 3 month assignment for the summer ***

In this role you will:

  • Prepare, record, verify, analyze, and report accounts receivable transactions
  • Maintain and reconcile accounts receivable ledger accounts, financial statements, and reports
  • Prepare analyses and reconciliations to detect fraud, data issues, and adjustments
  • Ensure transaction entry verification procedures are followed
  • Review and collect on direct bill or funded transaction; respond to inquiries from external companies
  • Maintain primary financial data for use in accounting records
  • Classify, compute, and record financial information
  • Check the accuracy of figures and calculations related to business transactions


  • High school diploma or equivalent certification required
  • Associate degree in accounting or finance preferred
  • Minimum two years’ experience in accounting or related area preferred
  • Data entry experience preferred
  • Basic Microsoft Office skills
  • Familiarity with billing and accounting software preferred
  • Intermediate reconciling software skills required; ReconNet preferred
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Strong teamwork and problem solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work extended hours when necessary, and perform work with a high sense of urgency

Additional Information

  • Weekly Pay