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Carriage Services Inc.

Founded in 1991, Carriage Services experienced phenomenal growth in the first 21 years. Here’s why.Carriage Services is:    * The leading consolidator of family owned deathcare businesses    * The leading provider of professional funeral and cemetery services and products in the US    * The fourth largest publicly traded deathcare company    * Prepared to serve families from diverse cultural and religious backgrounds    * Focused on providing services which include the planning and coordinati... Read More

Address      3040 Post Oak Blvd. Suite 300 Houston, TX 77056
Website      www.carriageservices.com/
Holding      No Holding Details

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Administrative Support

At Carriage Services, Inc., we are committed to being the most professional, ethical, and highest quality funeral and cemetery service organization in our industry.  It is our belief that the right quality of staff provides the necessary foundation to fuel our high performance culture and allows us to be the best at serving the needs of client families and communities nationwide.

Successful staff members at Carriage are defined as the right people (based on required skills and behavioral competencies, education, and experience) effectively executing the right role (essential job functions) consistently each and every day.
Requirements     

Qualifications

 

    * High School Diploma or equivalent.
    * Minimum two years of administrative or accounting experience.
    * Valid state issued driver’s license in good standing and acceptable driving record.
    * Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently.
    * Bilingual is a plus.
    * High degree of overall computer proficiency.
    * High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
    * Proficiency with multi-line phone systems and general office equipment.
    * Working knowledge of basic accounting principles.
    * Effective and professional communication skills, with an emphasis on verbal skills and the ability to resolve and respond to issues in a professional manner.
    * Ability to empathize with client families and their guests and demonstrate tact and patience in emotionally charged situations.
    * Ability to maintain a positive attitude and working environment through organization and communication.
    * Ability to simultaneously handle multiple projects, prioritize tasks, and exercise good judgment.
    * Attention to detail and follow-through.

Key Accountabilities

The Administrative Support role is accountable for performing a variety of administrative- and accounting-related tasks to ensure the business runs smoothly and the expectations of our client families and their guests are exceeded.

    * Answers telephone and gives information to callers or routes calls to the appropriate person and places outgoing calls for the business.
    * Greets and escorts all visitors and their guests.
    * Performs all accounting (AP/AR), inventory, and account reconciliation for the business.
    * Schedules appointments for the business.
    * Composes and types correspondence as needed.
    * Compiles and reports on statistical data as required by the business or Managing Partner.
    * Inputs data into CFSS system accurately, completely, and timely.
    * Assists client families with processing necessary paperwork and scheduling appointments.
    * Receives and records payments from client families.
    * Updates and maintains files and related systems for the business.
    * Serves as business timekeeper and maintains local employee files.
    * Coordinates and maintains office supplies and equipment.
    * Serves as a backup in other administrative functions as needs dictate.
    * Special projects as assigned.
    * Completes assigned responsibilities and tasks without needing additional assistance, excessive supervision, or extended scheduling.
    * Other duties as assigned.

Other Job Information

Vacancy type:

Full Time

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Contact Name:

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Job Duration:

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Phone:

1.866.332.8400

Email:

info@carriageservices.com

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