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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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Corporate Staff Accountant

Summary and Mission

Responsible for applying generally accepted accounting principles to analyze financial information and prepare accurate and complete managerial reports, journal entries, and account reconciliations.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities and essential job functions include, but are not limited to, the following:



·         Responsibilities and essential job functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

·         Ensure accurate and timely completion of assigned tasks

·         Maintain and account for lease and non-compete agreements and prepare respective monthly journal entries and reconciliations (data currently maintained in Access database).

·         Work with corporate personnel and management to obtain information and provide explanations of financial analysis.

·         Prepare and post journal entries as part of the monthly/quarterly corporate close process.

·         Complete assigned monthly balance sheet account reconciliations.

·         Compile and update spreadsheets for executive management review of certain areas such as accruals, legal expenses, amortization, etc.

·         Identify, propose and implement process and/or procedure changes to gain efficiencies, strengthen controls, or improve quality of information provided by the department.




       Experience and Education

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required

·         Minimum of 2 years of experience in a General Ledger capacity

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


·         Knowledge, skills, and abilities needed include:

·         Understanding of GAAP and internal controls over financial reporting

·         General understanding of SEC reporting and Corporate financial functions

·         Knowledge of accounting principles and practices

·         Strong familiarity with GL systems such as MS-eEnterprise (Dynamics)

·         Strong knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Access)

·         Knowledge of Hyperion Reporting-Essbase a plus

·         Ability to analyze data, identify issues and suggest corrections.

·         Ability to work independently, learn quickly and have confidence in the final work product.

·         Complete tasks given minimal instructions and take the initiative to figure out a resolution.

·         Ability to ensure an accurate work product and meet deadlines.

Other Job Information

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Full Time

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