Service Corporation International (SCI) Corporate - Manager, Financial Reporting in Houston, Texas

Opportunity Details:

Overview & Responsibilities:


Oversees and supports the preparation of SEC filings, including the 10-Qs and 10-K. Manages the General Ledger and supports Oracle monthly/quarterly/annual close process. Coordinates testing of ERP for patches and upgrades. Performs review function over journal entries and reconciliations. Coordinates/performs/reviews various SOX controls. Supervises and coordinates the activities of Financial Reporting Accountants both onshore and offshore.


  • Evaluate need for new or changed controls and/or procedures; make recommendations for such changes to management as necessary

  • Ensure that transactions are properly supported and classified in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles

  • Oversee reconciliation of various Balance Sheet accounts

  • Review analysis of inter-company relationships and transactions

  • Coordinate timing and documentation deliverables with external auditors

  • Assist in research of accounting issues related to complex or non-standard transactions

  • Provide support on Sarbanes-Oxley issues

  • Oversee the monthly, quarterly and annual close process and continuously assess for improvement

  • Maintenance of Oracle Hierarchies and Chart of Accounts

  • Manages tactical execution, function and sub-function operational strategy including processes, technology, innovations, change management, metrics and scorecards.

  • Oversee quarterly testing cycles for patches and upgrades to Oracle cloud environment including regression testing, evaluation of new functionality that is relevant to SCI, supporting decisions not to test, supporting emergency fixes and working closely with the internal Oracle Support team to troubleshoot and solve problems.

  • Continuous pursuit to simplify the environment (e.g., reduction of reports, simplification of processes).

  • Oversee the preparation and review of consolidated and comparable financial statements and related footnote disclosures for the Form 10-Q, 10-K, earnings release and other various SEC filings

  • Oversee preparation and distribution of internal management package and board materials

  • Review information and schedules provided by various departments

  • Provide support to develop, draft and distribute current accounting policies

  • Provide supervisory support to team of professional accountants

  • Assist with special projects as necessary

  • Coordinates and supervises the daily activities of a work team; sets priorities for the team to ensure task completion; coordinates work activities; decisions are guided by policies, procedures; receives guidance and oversight from Manager.

Requirements & Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting is required.


  • CPA preferred


  • Must have a minimum of 5-7 years of public accounting or financial reporting experience in addition to 2 years of experiences in a lead or supervisory role.

  • Experience with Oracle Cloud, Oracle EBS, SAP Cloud, or other large ERPs 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

Associate Requisition ID Req.46937

# of Openings 1

Category (Portal Searching) Finance and Accounting

Type Full-Time

Job Locations US-TX-Houston