Pilot Flying J

Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

Accountant I, Accounts Receivable

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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 classify, examine, and analyze accounting records, prepare related financial reports and statements for management, and handle moderately complex accounting duties.

  1. Perform general accounting activities including the preparation, maintenance, and reconciliation of certain ledger accounts relating to accounts receivable (AR)
  2. Reconciliation of cash accounts, including research and follow-up of outstanding items
  3. Receive and post customer payments on a timely basis
  4. Prepare, record, analyze, and report accounting transactions and ensure the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  5. Oversee and approve certain journal entries, ensuring accuracy in the general ledger and validating those transactions with bank reports
  6. Conduct or assist in the documentation of accounting projects
  7. Perform special projects as assigned
  8. Model behaviors that support the companys common purpose; ensure guests and team members are supported at the highest level
  9. Ensure all activities comply with rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  10. Complete other duties as assigned

Additional Duties

  • Assist with various month-end close tasks
  • Support, guide, and assist the Cash Applications team specifically
  • High school diploma or equivalent certificate required
  • Bachelors degree in finance or accounting is strongly preferred
  • Minimum two years experience in accounting or related area required
  • General Ledger experience strongly preferred

Specialized Knowledge

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills with a focus on Excel
  • Intermediate knowledge of general ledger (GL) accounting software
  • Experience with customer account databases a plus


  • 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
  • Good attitude with a willingness to learn and follow instructions
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work extended hours
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