Service Corporation International (SCI) Corporate - Accountant III in Houston, Texas

Overview & Responsibilities

We are currently seeking a senior accountant for our Bank Reconciliations team who will perform a variety of routine technical and transactional accounting work which requires the application of accounting theory and practices. This role is for an individual contributor and directly reports to the Bank Reconciliations Supervisor


  • Review various cash account reconciliations including operating, depository, disbursements and special purpose accounts

  • Prepare and review end of month journal entries

  • Research and propose resolutions for cash related transactions to Supervisor

  • Provide guidance on handling cash related transactions to offshore team and field locations

  • Examines a variety of accounting documents to verify accuracy of computations and validate against third party support documentation

  • Ensures transactions are handled in accordance with applicable SOX controls, accounting standards and policies

  • Demonstrates or explains accounting practices and procedures as requested

  • Ensure all third party bank correspondences are archived, distributed and processed accordingly

  • Prepare monthly reconciliation review reports and supplemental schedules

  • Prepare and review Treasury cash management journal entries on monthly basis

  • Prepares support documentation for external and internal audit requests as needed

  • Maintain and build solid relationships with field locations and management

  • Assists with special projects as necessary

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related discipline required

  • 5+ years of experience in an accountant role

  • 2-3 years of cash reconciliation experience preferred

  • Understanding of accounting principles

  • Ability to analyze data and provide recommendations

  • Ability to work independently, prioritizing and meeting multiple deadlines

  • Ability to prepare and present reports and supporting documentation

  • Experience in special projects and process improvements preferred

  • Advanced proficiency in Excel

  • Experience with BlackLine and Oracle preferred

  • Experience with Access and SQL preferred

  • Experience with offshore personnel preferred

  • Ability to express ideas clearly and effectively in both written and oral communications

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.61209

# of Openings 1

Category (Portal Searching) Finance and Accounting

Type Full-Time