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The Corporate Support team at SCI exists to provide analytical support for all corporate budgeting activities. We provide financial support to help Sr. Management make strategic financial decisions that impact the company’s bottom line. There is a high degree of visibility in this department. The Budgeting Senior Financial Analyst expands and promotes financial awareness within the organization so that budget owners and analysts can track the financial implications of the costs they control within their respective AOR’s. This role is a crucial part of this department, taking on the core analytical and reporting work on assigned topics and serving as a liaison between corporate overhead departments and Financial Reporting.
Strategic Analysis & Financial Support
Prepare and maintain scheduled and ad-hoc reports
Prepare monthly exception reports for variance
Prepare and Analyze MTD, QTD, and YTD budget to actual variance for all Home Office, Corp G&A , and Field Overhead departments
Prepare Income Statement write ups to describe budget to actual variance for financial packages
Consolidate annual budgets and prepare financial presentation packets for Sr. Management
Own, enhance, and maintain Anaplan, which is our budget tool
CORE / CRITICAL COMPETENCIES
Demonstrates a Commitment to Respect, Integrity, and Services Excellence
Shows consistency among SCI core values, ethical standards and personal behavior
Is trusted by colleagues to deliver assignments on time
Conducts oneself in a professional manner
Balances time, resources and quality requirements to achieve business goals
Sets high standards of performance for self and others
Adapt to multiple demands, shifting priorities, and rapid change
Actively supports change initiatives
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to maintain collaborative working relationships with other team members and across functional groups
Conveys information clearly and concisely in written and verbal communication
Listens effectively and provides frequent feedback
Ability to work independently with minimal supervison
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)
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or relevant field
Three (3) years of advanced financial analytics and modeling experience is required
Working knowledge of relational databases, Power Pivot and Power Query are preferred
Advanced EXL with ability to manage large datasets
Experience working with Oracle or other accounting ERP is preferred
Experience with system management, Anaplan, preferred
- Sitting continuously for many hours per day, up to 8 hours per day
- Physical effort requiring manual dexterity is required, includes paperwork, calculators, computers and phone usage
When considering the work hours associated with this job, the following factors may apply:
- Working beyond “standard” hours as the need arises
Postal Code: 77019
Category (Portal Searching): Finance and Accounting
Job Location: US-TX - Houston
Req ID: Req.96876
Position Type: Full time
Who we are. What we do.
We are North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals, who proudly serve our community, provide caring assistance to families in need, and honor veterans and public servants.
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. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.
"SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliates.
Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V