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SCI Shared Resources, LLC Office Manager / Funeral Director in Aldergrove, British Columbia

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Manages and coordinates the operational activities of a funeral home, cemetery and/or crematory operation. Ensures the highest quality services and products, to satisfy the need of any client family, to maximize budgeted profit plans for the location, and maintain a positive employee relations atmosphere.

Office Manager JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Accounting Function Oversight

  • Collections of all accounts receivable

  • Verifications and payments of all accounts payable invoices

  • Controls of receipt and deposit of cash payments received

  • Maintains petty cash account and disburses the same in accordance with company policies and procedures

  • Reconciliations of all accounts

  • Cash advance checks

  • Same Day Check requests

  • Bank deposits

  • Verifies/audits cash disbursement reports

  • Tracks Capital Expenditure Authorizations (CEAs)

Operational Activities

  • Orders supplies for the office and completes inventory counts

  • Coordinates the processing of orders and receipt of all merchandise orders including memorials and caskets and the control of storage inventory for vaults and markers, urns and caskets

  • Oversees the processing of installation funeral-related orders and orders to the grounds and maintenance departments

  • Supports location management to ensure all contracts and work orders are completed in a timely manner with proper documentation

  • Completes various funeral/cemetery reports and files accurately

  • Supports Sales as necessary requiring an understanding of JD Powers

  • Assures compliance with all Company policies and procedures to include

  • Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) audit

  • Dignity University (DU) training

  • Interment Verification Training (IVT) audits

  • Day Sales Outstanding’s (DSO) related to financial and administrative areas

  • Assists in preparing and/or overseeing all funeral/cemetery-related forms

  • Ensures new associates receive new hire orientation

  • Pulls monthly reports from reporting site and create stack ranking reports for key performance indicators

  • Maintains vehicle records/licenses

  • Processes expense reports

  • Updates General Price Lists (GPLs)

  • Manages all Alarm Systems (codes, working order, etc.)

  • Assists with funeral services and “Making Everlasting Memories” (MEMs) as needed

  • Coordinates daily activities with business unit as well as other departments

  • Trains associates in the proper administration of policies and procedures

  • Services customers by interacting with families in a professional and compassionate manner

  • Maintains and updates customer records

  • Updates company website with current obituaries and ensures obituaries are placed in newspapers

  • Provides a collaborative, productive workplace environment for associate growth and development that instills pride, a sense of ownership, and the challenge to associates to exceed expectations

  • Behaves in a supportive way to enrich the work environment

  • Uses customer feedback in conjunction with Sales to improve location administration and strengthen individual associate performance

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Funeral Director JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Arrangements Conference

  • Receives or initiates call to deceased next of kin. Exhibiting concern and empathy, obtains or confirms deceased and family contact information, briefly discusses needs (including languages), schedules Arrangement appointment, and emails appointment confirmation.

  • May perform removals or transfers adhering to company standards and processes. Cares for deceased in a respectful manner. Updates removal status in proprietary software.

  • Greets next of kin and escorts to meeting space. Initiates and facilitates Arrangements Conference while assessing needs and summarizing desired outcomes. Discusses available life insurance and available benefits, such as Veteran. Promotes funeral, cemetery, and crematory services and merchandise such as catering, flowers, music, and Ever Lasting Memory products.

  • Transitions Arrangement Conference to Funeral Services Counselor/Advisor to present cemetery property and merchandise options, pricing, and contract completion. In absence of an FSA/FSC, may perform FSA/FSC responsibilities.

  • Responsible for reviewing and authorizing merchandise and service contract revisions.

Directing Services

  • Confirms authorization to proceed with service Arrangements. Presides as Master of Ceremonies (MC) for visitation, funeral, or graveside services in a professional, organized, and caring manner consistent with Company standards. Shall be present for graveside services included in the purchase agreement. Shall be present when the casket containing a human body is placed in a grave, crypt, or burial vault and verifies that any personal belongings are removed from the deceased prior to burial per the Arrangements.

  • Visually inspects deceased, adjusts casket dressing, deceased attire or makeup, or communicates concerns to preparation staff. Visually inspects Services Arrangements (visitation, funeral, or graveside) against contractual arrangements and the next of kin expectations; initiates corrective action as appropriate; may provide instruction or guidance to services team members.

  • Interacts with the family to fulfill the death care requests. While interacting with family and guests, obtains leads for pre-need services.

Event Planning

  • Perform a variety of event planning responsibilities including but not limited to resource planning and ordering of music, flowers, or catering to fulfill Arrangement requests. Produces MeM products that may include scanning photos, ordering of memorabilia or stationary, creating electronic presentations, writing obituaries, and creating on-line memorials. Prior to event, prepares event room including but not limited to set-up chairs, tables, flowers, guest books, and appropriate décor. Post event cleans chairs, tables, floors, proper storage of items, identifies property in need of repair, and courier/deliver family memorabilia to home.

  • May perform a variety of attendant duties including but not limited to parking lot attendant, driver, usher, pallbearer, or courier.

  • May attend community or charity events to represent and promote the location or market.

General

  • Works under general guidance. New associates are learning to apply licensure to business environment complying with regulations, policies, and procedures; work may be peer reviewed for accuracy, quality, and education; collaborates with peers or manager for assistance and guidance. Exhibits accountability for behaviors. Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.

  • Takes the initiative to discuss assignments, expectations, priorities and deadlines as well as seek guidance and coaching from manager. Notifies manager when workload is light and volunteers for additional work. Adjusts effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements or cultures. Additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.

Minimum Requirements

Education & Licenses

  • Graduated from an accredited school or college of mortuary science

  • Current Funeral Director license as required by provincial regulations

  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record required to operate company owned vehicles

Experience

  • Industry experience is preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Cognitive Ability including reason, plan, identify problems, learn quickly, learn from experience, and appropriately apply learning to new situations.

  • Process and results oriented, motivated to keep projects moving ahead by removing obstacles and exploring alternatives

  • Must have a positive attitude, a drive to continually advance your understanding of the industry and business, and is highly self-motivated

  • Ability to build professional and trusting business relations

  • Professional written and verbal communication skills

  • Public speaking skills with the ability to influence and gain consensus

  • Proficient using databases in automated processes

  • Proficient MS Office skills

Work Conditions

  • Environment - Work is both indoors and outdoors during all seasons and weather

  • Attire - professional business attire required when in contact with families

  • Postures – Frequent continuous period of time sitting or standing up to 6 hours per day; frequently climbing stairs to access buildings

  • Physical Demands – Physical effort requiring manual dexterity is required, includes paperwork, calculators, computers and phone usage

  • Ability to push and pull up to 150 pounds on flat and inclined flooring or ramps

  • Hours: Flexibility of availability may be necessary as services may occur outside of normal business hours and working nights and weekends is frequently necessary.

Pay

  • $25 - $32/hr

Postal Code: V4W 3L4

Category (Portal Searching): Operations

Job Location: CA-BC - Aldergrove

Job Profile ID: K00222

Time Type: Full time

Location Name: First Memorial Funeral Service