SCI Shared Resources LLC Corporate - Accounting Clerk in Houston, Texas

Overview & Responsibilities

GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

The (permanent part-time) Accounting Clerk reconciles book-to-physical merchandise counts and general ledger accounts. They compile both regular and ad-hoc reports and answers both general and job-specific accounting questions. They require day-to-day contact with field locations and various corporate departments.

SPECIFIC RESPONSBILITIES

60% General Accounting Support

  • Prepares and reviews journal entries.

  • Prepares and reviews assigned P&L account variances analyses.

  • Prepares and reviews assigned balance sheet account fluctuation analyses.

  • Assists with close activities as assigned.

  • Prepares and reviews assigned account reconciliations.

  • Researches and resolves any general ledger system issues together with IT personnel and others as required.

  • Monitors and documents departmental policies and procedures to ensure 100% compliance with SOX requirements.

  • Supports special projects as needed.

  • Assists in collecting and compiling data for inclusion in budget documents, financial statements and other reports.

  • Assists in monitoring departmental accounts by gathering reports and records; identifies errors and discrepancies.

  • Inputs data, records and verifies details of transactions in journals, ledgers and automated systems.Reviews and processes financial documents such as invoices, vouchers, receipts, requisitions, timesheets and reports, ensuring accuracy of mathematical computations and completeness.

  • Performs all duties of Accounting Clerk I.

40% Auditing and Compliance

  • Prepares schedules and analyses as requested by internal, external and SOX auditors.

  • Works with other department as needed.

  • Prepares schedules and analyses as requested by internal, external and SOX auditors.

  • Researches and resolves any general ledger system issues together with IT personnel and others as required.

  • Works with other departments as needed.

  • Monitors and documents departmental policies and procedures to ensure 100% compliance with SOX requirements.

CORE / CRITICAL COMPETENCIES

Demonstrates a Commitment to Services Excellence, Trustworthiness and Integrity

  • Acts within and upholds the SCI Code of Conduct and Dignity Promise Standards and demonstrates corporate values

  • Is trusted by others; keeps commitments to others

Promote Innovation

  • Comes up with new ways to look at problems and processes in their work

Achieve Results

  • Works productively with minimal supervision; achieves work objectives in a timely manner

  • Works to resolve routine problems promptly and effectively

Display Adaptability

  • Is open to new and different ways to accomplish work

  • Responds positively and productively to new initiatives or changes in priorities

Communicate Effectively

  • Conveys facts and information clearly in written and spoken communications

  • Shares viewpoints and information openly and listens attentively to others’ ideas and suggestions

  • Communicates in a timely and effective manner with manager

Collaborate with Others

  • Proactively contributes to group objectives; volunteers to help others as needed

  • Welcomes ideas and input from others

Build Productive Relationships (Internal / External)

  • Relates to others in open and helpful manner; consistently treat others with respect

  • Maintains composure in challenging situations

Requirements & Qualifications

Education:

  • Associate’s degree in Accounting or a related field

Experience:

  • Two (2) years of accounting support experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong organization skills with ability to manage large workload

  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in MS Excel and Access

  • Ability to manage special projects

  • Ability to respond quickly and accurately to various requests

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and respond appropriately to management.

  • Ability to interface well with personnel at all levels

  • Experience in satisfying Sox compliance activities

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.

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.66527

# of Openings 1

Category (Portal Searching) Finance and Accounting

Type Part-Time