Service Corporation International (SCI) Corporate - Project Specialist - Records in Houston, Texas

Overview & Responsibilities


Provides project support for corporate and field initiatives by researching, monitoring and influencing to ensure a successful program implementation. Provides support to Operations management team by identifying new processes to streamline tasks associated with daily work functions. Provides support to the Operations Group as well as Records Reconciliation Team via detailed property records research, financial and statistical analysis and other property records analysis as needed.


Project Support

  • Perform detailed review of property records with location to determine scope and reconciliation efforts

  • Utilize analytical and technical skills to assist location with analysis of current records available

  • Utilize superior attention to detail to identify variances in location records including ownership, dates and transfers

  • Assists Project manager with analysis and spreadsheet (Excel) preparation and completion.

  • Produces analytical reports for both field locations and management when needed on an ad hoc basis.

  • Responds and addresses ad hoc questions from Field locations, HMIS team, mapping staff etc…

  • Provides analytical and special project support to the Operations Manager

  • Assist with property verification walks with location maintenance representative

  • Perform quality reviews of the garden by garden reconciliation that the project coordinators complete

  • Work with the Maps Team to ensure updates are correct and correctly linked in HMIS

  • Assists in defining and creating improvement solutions to existing funeral and cemetery processes as well as corporate driven policies and procedures related to field operations.

  • Researches and provides data analysis related to the creation, implementation, and monitoring of corporate and field initiatives.

  • Works with group leadership to complete high priority projects and interacts with other corporate departments to manage data flow and deadlines.

  • Manage ad hoc reporting requests and identify reporting process improvements

Requirements & Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting or Finance or relevant field of study


  • Lean Experience a Plus


  • A minimum of 4 years applicable work experience in area requiring metric reporting and data analysis

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong computer skills- with the focus on Excel

  • Experience in utilizing Excel and Access.

  • Highly detail oriented with a careful eye for quality control and presentation of work

  • Ability to travel 100%

  • Self-motivated and driven to produce results within tight deadlines and with maximum quality within allowed time constraints

  • Strong problem solving abilities

  • Strong knowledge of Funeral and/or Cemetery field operations a plus

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Advanced Excel skills (complex formulas, pivot-tables, v-look-ups and other advanced functions) a plus

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills, including ability to speak in front of groups, a plus

  • Project management skills a plus

SCI Overview

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.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

Associate Requisition ID Req.56266

# of Openings 1

Category (Portal Searching) Administration and Clerical

Type Full-Time