Service Corporation International (SCI) Corporate - Project Coordinator in Houston, Texas

Overview & Responsibilities

Gathers and analyzes financial and accounting data to assist with process improvements and reporting. Supports and assists with the planning, management and administration of multipleprojects including drafting work plans, drafting cost/benefit analysis, drafting timelines and completing deliverables required for successful and timely completion of projects. May be responsible for planning and managing a project through the entire life cycle, ensuring delivery to time, cost and quality. Adheres to established project management standards. Handles project administrative functions e.g. scheduling meetings, compiling and distributing meeting notes.

Accounting/Financial Analysis (50%)

  • Reviews processes in order to gain a complete understanding of current procedures.

  • Gathers and analyzes data to draw conclusions and report statistics.

  • Provides ad-hoc reports to various levels of management.

  • Conducts full root cause analysis on issues and recommend potential process improvements.

  • Utilizes Sequel (SQL) Server knowledge.

Project Management (50%)

  • Assists in taking projects from original concept through final implementation.

  • Communicates both internally and externally regarding the status of any given project.

  • Understands the project scope in terms of mission, objectives, and requirements of multiple projects.

  • Maintains project schedule; escalates any conflicts or potential issues with the completion of dates and milestones. Monitors project’s risks.

  • Assists in the development of measurement processes/methods for assessing progress towards goals and project outcomes.

  • Establishes deadlines, assigns tasks, and monitors/summarizes progress of project.

  • Develops business insights based on analysis of results and communicates key findings to various members of management to facilitate data-driven decision-making.

  • Works with management to identify appropriate resources and people to complete assigned projects on time and within budget.

  • Appropriately escalates barriers, issues and risks to meeting timelines and deliverables.

  • Develops polished executive-level presentations; may be required to deliver the information to internal business associates and external clients in a clear and concise fashion.

  • Establishes and maintains ongoing partnership with various departments to facilitate data collection from applicable systems.

  • Manages the project status reporting according to prescribed timelines for a given project

Process Improvement

  • Recommends and participates in the development of new functional processes based on previous resolution of issues.

  • Proactively identifies departmental process or procedural obstacles and makes recommendations for resolution or revision.

Requirements & Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree


  • Three (3) years of relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Proficient knowledge in SQL Server

  • Proficient knowledge of project management tools/systems

  • Excellent communication, customer service and analytical skills

  • Ability to grasp concepts quickly and be a creative problem solver

  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks and meet changing deadlines

  • Must be knowledgeable in all phases of project management life cycle

  • Ability to effectively deal with wide variety of competing demands

  • Attention to detail and excellent problem solving skills

  • Proven ability to multi-task over multiple projects and deliver in a fast-paced environment

  • Administrative, analytical and reporting skills

  • Accounting or related experience preferred

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.46599

# of Openings 1

Category (Portal Searching) Administration and Clerical

Type Full-Time