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

Overview & Responsibilities

We are currently seeking a qualified and professional individual who will perform complex analysis of various financial measures and accounting functions; conduct financial, statistical, and analytical studies; and prepare and assist in the preparation of financial reports.

  • Analyze and compare financial results and research variances in results to prior periods

  • Work with Forecasting and Budgeting team to improve current practices, data flow, and variance explanations on actual results to forecast and budget

  • Identify and research cause and effect and provide solutions to improve financial and operational performance

  • Perform management reporting and analysis using Excel and other financial analytical tools to translate trends and variances into meaningful feedback

  • Create ADHOC reports and retrieve data for operational management through the use of Microsoft Excel, SQL and Access

  • Assist with building and modifying financial reports including revenue variance explanations, cost explanations, cash flow explanations, and balance sheet explanations

  • Assist in producing and improving monthly senior management financial reporting package

  • Work with group leadership to complete high priority projects, improve analysis practices, address project priorities and interact with other corporate departments to manage data flow and deadlines

  • Work with other corporate departments in identifying process improvement opportunities

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field

  • At least 3 years of Financial analysis, consulting, or accounting experience with emphasis on quantitative and financial analysis

  • Experience building, modifying, maintaining, and reviewing financial models, primarily in MS Excel, for the purpose of assisting and advising senior level managerial decision making

  • Highly detail oriented with a careful eye for quality control and presentation of work

  • Highly motivated with interest in analysis approach, improving models and analysis, proposing new ways to view things, helping formulate opinions and action steps based on analysis performed

  • Self-motivated and driven to produce results within tight deadlines and with maximum quality allowed within time constraints

  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external clients

  • Ability to interpret and explain complex rules, regulations, policies and procedures; make decisions on a variety of complex matters in accordance with established procedures.

  • Strong communication and documentation skills, including the ability to interact effectively with various levels of staff and management

  • Intermediate Excel computer skills; must be able to create and modify existing Excel spreadsheets

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.54860

# of Openings 1

Category (Portal Searching) Finance and Accounting

Type Full-Time