Service Corporation International (SCI) Corporate - Administrative Assistant in Houston, Texas

Overview & Responsibilities

The Administrative Assistant’s primary focus will be to provide assistance to the attorneys as well as other legal staff in our Corporate Legal Department. This position requires excellent communication skills and a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office with an emphasis on PowerPoint and Excel.

Responsibilities:

  • Draft, edit and proofread contracts and letters and prepare correspondence

  • Assist with development of presentation materials

  • Answer phones, redirect calls as appropriate or resolve calls when possible

  • Review, code and submit invoices for processing

  • Schedule meetings and conference calls, file, scan, make copies, arrange travel and complete expense reports

  • Serve as back-up to other Administrative Assistants in the Department

  • Assist on short-term “special projects” as assigned

  • Prepare wire transfers and process incoming checks for deposit with our Treasury Department

Requirements & Qualifications

Minimum of 3 years of experience as an administrative assistant and/or secretary is preferred. Strongly prefer candidates with administrative support experience from a legal environment.

  • An Associates/Bachelors degree in English, Language Arts, Communications or a related field is a plus

  • Excellent reading comprehension and oral and written communication skills are required.

  • Must be dedicated, detail oriented, organized, proactive and self-motivated

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications with an emphasis on PowerPoint and Excel proficiency, is required

SCI Overview

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.

Benefits Options:

  • Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)

  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match

  • Vacation and sick time

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • 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.

As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

Job Locations US-TX-Houston

Associate Requisition ID Req.48744

# of Openings 1

Category (Portal Searching) Administration and Clerical

Type Full-Time