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SCI Shared Resources, LLC Financial Analyst II in Whittier, California

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Provides analytical support for management and takes on the core analytical work on assigned topics. Identifies and Researches financial variances by reviewing journal entries, schedules, and invoices in preparation of the financial statement close and consolidation process on a monthly/quarterly/annual basis. Assists in the identification and resolution of accounting issues encountered while keeping the Manager apprised of potential issues requiring attention. They serve as a liaison to other departments from which this group needs assistance.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Accounting

  • Prepare financial statements, reconciliations, reports, schedules, journal entries, accruals, and presentations needed for monthly, quarterly, and annual for management review.

  • Build, modify, and maintain standard and non-standard SQL Queries for financial reporting, statistical analysis, ad hoc reporting, and business analytics

  • Develop Quality Assurance procedures and gain understanding of system and/or business processes to validate data collection, analysis, and reporting prior to distribution to customer or presentation. Tie data and result back to GL or OPA Financial statements

  • Analyze and challenge financial results when necessary to assure accuracy.

  • Assist with financial forecasting and budgeting models.

  • Respond to questions and inquiries for additional analysis, as needed.

  • Utilize various process improvement and assist with the identification of improvement opportunities.

  • Compile information in a user-friendly format to present to key internal clients.

  • Ensures that transactions are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

  • Research variances and be able to provide business reasons/explanations.

  • Review GL and AP detail to ensure invoices are coded to appropriately

Financial

  • Develop dynamic forecasting models that allows management to revise forecasting variables and project outcomes. Build seasonality into forecasting

  • Performs additional financial analysis as requested

Reporting

  • Build, modify, and maintain financial SQL queries or reports to meet business needs. Collaborate with management on report criteria and desired outcome that provides data in a user-friendly format.

Requirements

Education & Licenses:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related discipline is required

Experience & Knowledge:

  • At least three (3) years corporate Accounting & Finance experience with an in-depth understanding of General Ledger and closing processes

  • Experience with Oracle or Coupa software strongly desired

Skills & Abilities (not listed within Competencies):

  • Computer literate and proficient with MS Office, Word, Excel, and Power Point

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Advanced SQL query skills

  • Excellent analytical, prioritization and time management skills

  • Keen attention to detail

  • Self-starter who can work independently, in a team, and multi-task while working to deadlines

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to maintain collaborative working relationships with other team members across functional groups

  • Willingness to learn

Work Conditions

When considering the work environment associated with this job, the following factors may apply:

  • Environment - Work is primarily indoors; professional 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

  • Hours – May work beyond standard hours or schedule as business needs arise; limited amount of local and/or multiple location travel required

Postal Code: 90601

Category (Portal Searching): Finance and Accounting

Job Location: US-CA - Whittier

Req ID: Req.86457

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