Service Corporation International (SCI)

Corporate - Accountant

Job Locations US-TX-Houston
Associate Requisition ID
# of Openings
Category (Portal Searching)
Finance and Accounting

Overview & Responsibilities

We are currently seeking a qualified and professional individual who will perform a variety of routine technical accounting and/or auditing work which requires the application of accounting theory and practices.


90% General Accounting

  • Performs professional-level accounting duties such as:
    • Performing and reviewing reconciliations
    • Completing trial balances and journal entries
    • Preparing work papers, schedules and reports
  • Examines a variety of accounting documents to verify accuracy of computations
  • Ensures transactions are in accordance with applicable authority, policies, procedures, and are recorded consistent with acceptable accounting standards
  • Demonstrates or explains accounting practices and procedures as requested
  • Prepares accounting reports and supplemental schedules
  • Prepares analysis of inter-company relationships and transactions
  • Uploads journal entries on monthly basis
  • Prepares account reconciliations for department owned accounts
  • May prepare financial statements
  • May prepare foreign currency translations

10% Compliance and Auditing

  • Prepares various reports for compliance with GAAP regulations
  • Responds to SOX and internal audit requests as needed

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related discipline
  • CPA Preferred
  • 2 years of financial reporting experience or equivalent experience in a related field
  • Familiarity with SEC reporting requirements and consolidation accounting required
  • Understanding of accounting principles, GAAP
  • Ability to analyze data and provide recommendations
  • Ability to work independently, prioritizing and meeting multiple deadlines
  • Ability to prepare and present working papers and supporting documentation
  • Proficiency with PC software such as Excel, other Microsoft Office applications
  • 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


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