Service Corporation International (SCI)

  • Corporate - Accounting Clerk

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



    This position reports to the Accounting Supervisor and assumes a variety of responsibilities within the Cash Processing team.  This team is responsible for ensuring the integrity and accuracy of customer billing statements, payment postings, write-offs and transactional reconciliations while maintaining excellent internal and external customer service.  Key accountabilities are building strong working relationships, confidently communicating (verbal and written), impeccable time management skills, analyzing data to draw conclusions and maintaining quality assurance.


    Technical and Compliance
    • Achieve quality, accuracy and timely delivery of processes
    • Ensure the processes are efficient and in compliance by designed controls
    • Maintain process workflows and ensure documentation is current
    • Operate in accordance with internal and external regulations and procedures
    • Identify and communicate process improvement opportunities
    • Liaise with off-shore counterparts to ensure inquiries are answered in a timely manner
    • Provide Status updates regularly


    Functional Competencies
    • Strong Internal and External Customer Focus
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to multi- task
    • Time Management
    • Good communication skills



    Demonstrates a Commitment to Services Excellence, Trustworthiness and Integrity
    • Shows consistency among principles, values, ethical standards and personal behavior
    • Is trusted by subordinates and peers to keep one’s word and follow through on commitments

    Promote Innovation
    • Encourages and generates new ways to look at processes and problems
    • Identifies cost savings and revenue opportunities
    • Generates and champions new ideas and initiatives

    Achieve Results
    • Balances time, resources and quality requirements to achieve business goals
    • Sets high standards of performance for self and others
    • Drives the achievement of agreed-upon results

    Display Adaptability
    • Actively supports change initiatives
    • Coaches staff to adapt to multiple demands, shifting priorities, and rapid change

    Communicate Effectively
    • Conveys information clearly and concisely in written and spoken communication
    • Listens effectively and provides frequent feedback
    • Creates environment in which team members share information openly and honestly
    • Makes effective and motivating presentations

    Collaborate with Others
    • Utilizes optimal level of collaboration with team members to achieve business goals
    • Shares credit with others for their contributions
    • Celebrates team successes

    Build Productive Relationships (Internal / External)
    • Relates well to people with diverse backgrounds and perspectives
    • Maintains composure and constructive relationships even under difficult circumstances

    Requirements & Qualifications


    • 3+ years accounts receivable, customer service and banking experience
    • Competent Knowledge Microsoft Office – Outlook, Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and SQL


    Personal Attributes

    • Strong interpersonal skills – ability to gain confidence and cooperation of others; must be able to interact with individuals of varying levels and abilities
    • Strong work ethic with an ability to work in a high volume , fast-paced, frequently changing environment
    • Ability to work in teams across international borders
    • Innovative, forward-thinking and results driven



    Work Environment
    When considering the work environment associated with this job, the following factors may apply:
    • Limited amount of local and/or multiple location traveling possible
    • Standard business dress is required

    Work Postures
    When considering the work postures associated with this job, the following factors may apply:
    • Sitting continuously for many hours per day, up to 6 hours per day

    Physical Demands
    When considering the physical demands associated with this job, the following factors may apply:
    • Physical effort requiring manual dexterity is required, includes paperwork, calculators, computers and phone usage


    Work Hours
    When considering the work hours associated with this job, the following factors may apply:
    • Working beyond “standard” hours as the need arises

    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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