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Accountant II

Service Corporation International Metairie ,LA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

Job Description Summary

This job requires a qualified and professional individual who will perform a variety of tasks related to managing trust accounts in accordance with state laws and regulations. While some accounting knowledge is preferred, this position is focused towards audit and compliance.

Job Responsibilities

Compliance and Processing

  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual regulatory and reporting packages submitted to third parties
  • Take the lead on required filings by executing the established plan and adhering to the deadlines outlined on the compliance calendar
  • Fully responsible for all aspects of an audit from review of request, collection of data and documentation, communication with auditor and locations, to the evaluation and response to audit findings
  • Communicate with locations, regulatory agencies, trustees, internal departments and other third parties on all matters involving trust accounts and regulatory compliance associated with the contracts and trusting laws
  • Research complex issues and provide resolutions
  • Identify and implement process improvements
  • Respond to internal requests as needed
  • Takes full ownership of all trust matters related to the state under area of responsibility
  • Assist with special projects as necessary

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business

Experience

  • Four (4) years of experience in a compliance, audit, financial reporting, accounting, or equivalent role in a related field

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Well organized, ability to prioritize high traffic emails and workload
  • Ability to analyze and audit data and provide recommendations
  • Ability to work independently, multitasking, prioritizing and meeting multiple deadlines
  • Ability to prepare and present organized working papers and supporting documentation
  • Proficiency with PC software such as Excel, other Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to express ideas clearly and effectively in both written and oral communications
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Comfortable communicating with regulatory entities and other associates
  • Occasional travel may be required

WORK CONDITIONS

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

Work Environment

  • Limited amount of local and/or multiple location traveling required
  • Standard business dress required

Work Postures

  • Sitting continuously for many hours per day, up to 6 hours per day

Physical Demands

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

Work Hours

  • Working a number of evenings each month as need to ensure deadlines are met
  • Working past standard business hours is expected between January 1 and June 1 each year
Company Description
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 www.sci-corp.com.

As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

Service Corporation International

Why Work Here?

Our Associates Celebrate Lives. We Celebrate Our Associates.

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 www.sci-corp.com. As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies. Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

Address

1333 South Clearview Parkway
Metairie, LA
USA

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