SCI Shared Resources LLC Corporate - Accounting Supervisor in Houston, Texas
Overview & Responsibilities
Supervises and creates appropriate entries and schedules in preparation of the financial statement close
on a monthly/quarterly/annual basis. Identifies and resolves accounting issues encountered while keeping management apprised of potential issues requiring attention. Interfaces with all levels across all subsidiaries and departments regarding accounting issues. Responsible for reviewing reconciliations, variance explanations, mentoring staff accountants, and special projects as assigned.
90% Corporate Accounting
Analyze and forecast balance sheet balances and entries.
Suggests need for new or changed controls and/or procedures and recommend such changes to management as necessary.
Ensures that transactions are properly supported and classified in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
Provide oversight for reconciliations, rollforwards and processes
Coordinate and supervise daily activities to ensure deadlines are met
Ensure goals and objectives are accomplished
Coach, train and mentor team members to ensure competency gaps are closed and to provide opportunities for development
Provide Variance Analysis for Balance Sheet and Income Accounts on a monthly, quarterly and yearly.
Performs professional-level accounting duties such as reviews of journal entries, work papers, schedules, reconciliations and reports
Works closely with various stakeholders such as Corporate Development, Financial Reporting, Treasury, Risk Management and field locations and management
Examines a variety of accounting documents to verify accuracy of computations
Ensures transactions are in accordance with applicable authority, policies, procedures, and are recorded consistent with acceptable accounting standards
Demonstrates or explains accounting practices and procedures as requested
Reviews accounting reports and supplemental schedules
Leads and provides guidance to direct reports and/or accounting staff
Special projects as necessary
Perform other tasks as requested
10% Auditing and Compliance
Prepares or reviews monthly, quarterly, and annual SOX controls as required
Responds to SOX and internal and external audit requests as needed
Provides support in analysis of developments in US GAAP; ensures guidance is understood and our accounting policies remain appropriate
CORE / CRITICAL COMPETENCIES
Demonstrates a Commitment to Services Excellence, Trustworthiness and Integrity
Shows consistency among principles, values, ethical standards and personal behavior
Is trusted by subordinates and peers to keep one’s word and follow through on commitments
Encourages and generates new ways to look at processes and problems
Identifies cost savings and revenue opportunities
Generates and champions new ideas and initiatives
Balances time, resources and quality requirements to achieve business goals
Sets high standards of performance for self and others
Drives the achievement of agreed-upon results
Actively supports change initiatives
Coaches staff to adapt to multiple demands, shifting priorities, and rapid change
Conveys information clearly and concisely in written and spoken communication
Listens effectively and provides frequent feedback
Creates environment in which team members share information openly and honestly
Makes effective and motivating presentations
Requirements & Qualifications
Five (5) years of financial experience or equivalent experience in a related field preferred
One (1) year of supervisory or lead experience preferred
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Oracle or related general leger application experience preferred
Understanding of accounting principles, GAAP
Ability to analyze data and provide recommendations
Ability to work independently, prioritizing and meeting multiple deadlines
Ability to prepare and present working papers and supporting documentation
Proficiency with PC software such as Excel, other Microsoft Office applications
Ability to express ideas clearly and effectively in both written and oral communications
Highly motivated with interest in analysis, ability to formulate opinions, and take action steps based on analysis performed
Understanding of IBNR (Incurred but not Recorded) activities preferred
Industry experience a plus
When considering the work environment associated with this job, the following factors may apply:
Limited amount of local and/or multiple location traveling possible
Standard business dress is required
When considering the work postures associated with this job, the following factors may apply:
- Sitting continuously for many hours per day, up to 6 hours per day
When considering the physical demands associated with this job, the following factors may apply:
- Physical effort requiring manual dexterity is required, includes paperwork, calculators, computers and phone usage
When considering the work hours associated with this job, the following factors may apply:
- Working beyond “standard” hours
Who we are. What we do.
We’re more than North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters who are devoted to the communities where we live and work. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals who provide caring assistance to families in need, honor veterans and public servants and deliver lifesaving programs to help keep children and seniors safe.
We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. We believe creating meaningful ways to pay tribute to a loved one begins with compassion and is shaped by the understanding that each life is truly unique. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.
Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)
401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match
Vacation and sick time
Funeral discounts, and more
SCI offers advanced on-line training resources, career advancement opportunities in the largest organization in the industry, attractive benefits, and a wonderful community to serve with plenty of culture and personality. For additional information regarding our company, please visit our corporate site at www.sci-corp.com .
As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.
Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V
Associate Requisition ID Req.70352
# of Openings 1
Category (Portal Searching) Finance and Accounting