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Sr. Financial Analyst | SCI Jobs

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SCI Shared Resources, LLC Sr. Financial Analyst in Houston, Texas

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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


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

Promote Innovation

  • Generates and champions new ideas and initiatives

  • Self-motivated and driven to continually improve processes

Achieve Results

  • Balances time, resources and quality requirements to achieve business goals

  • Sets high standards of performance for self and others

Display Adaptability

  • Adapt to multiple demands, shifting priorities, and rapid change

  • Actively supports change initiatives

Communicate Effectively

  • 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)

  • Relates well to people with diverse backgrounds and perspectives

  • Maintains composure and constructive relationships even under difficult circumstances



  • 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


Work Environment

  • Work indoors

  • Limited amount of traveling required

  • Professional Dress is required with the exception of company approved dress-down days. (Jean Day Fridays. etc.)

Work Postures

  • Sitting continuously for many hours per day, up to 8 hours per day

Physical Demands

  • 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

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