SCI Shared Resources, LLC Office Manager in West Des Moines, Iowa
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Manages and coordinates the operational activities of a funeral home, cemetery and/or crematory operation. Ensures the highest quality services and products, to satisfy the need of any client family, to maximize budgeted profit plans for the location, and maintain a positive employee relations atmosphere
Accounting Function Oversight
Collections of all accounts receivable
Verifications and payments of all accounts payable invoices
Controls of receipt and deposit of cash payments received
Maintains petty cash account and disburses the same in accordance with company policies and procedures
Reconciliations of all accounts
Cash advance checks
Same Day Check requests
Verifies/audits cash disbursement reports
Tracks Capital Expenditure Authorizations (CEAs)
Orders supplies for the office and completes inventory counts
Coordinates the processing of orders and receipt of all merchandise orders including memorials and caskets and the control of storage inventory for vaults and markers, urns and caskets
Oversees the processing of installation funeral-related orders and orders to the grounds and maintenance departments
Supports location management to ensure all contracts and work orders are completed in a timely manner with proper documentation
Schedules incoming orders and drivers for the ambulate service
Completes various funeral/cemetery reports and files accurately
Supports Sales as necessary requiring an understanding of JD Powers
Assures compliance with all Company policies and procedures to include
Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) audit
Dignity University (DU) training
Interment Verification Training (IVT) audits
Day Sales Outstanding’s (DSO) related to financial and administrative areas
Assists in preparing and/or overseeing all funeral/cemetery-related forms
Reviews time cards and administers corporate payroll policies and procedures
Administers local Human Resources (HR) processes such as processing new hire paperwork, verifying pre-need sales licenses, maintaining employee files and other confidential files (I9’s, etc.).
Ensures new associates receive new hire orientation
Pulls monthly reports from reporting site and create stack ranking reports for key performance indicators
Maintains vehicle records/licenses
Processes expense reports
Updates General Price Lists (GPLs)
Manages all Alarm Systems (codes, working order, etc.)
Assists with funeral services and “Making Everlasting Memories” (MEMs) as needed
Coordinates daily activities with business unit as well as other departments
Trains associates in the proper administration of policies and procedures
Services customers by interacting with families in a professional and compassionate manner
Maintains and updates customer records
Updates company website with current obituaries and ensures obituaries are placed in newspapers
Provides a collaborative, productive workplace environment for associate growth and development that instills pride, a sense of ownership, and the challenge to associates to exceed expectations
Behaves in a supportive way to enrich the work environment
Uses customer feedback in conjunction with Sales to improve location administration and strengthen individual associate performance
Performs other duties as assigned
- High school diploma, GED or completion of a diploma-training program at a college or technical school
- Two (2) years bookkeeping, general office, clerical accounting, and Accounts Payable experience required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Solid working knowledge of computers, typewriter, MS Office, e-mail, internet and basic office equipment required
Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing
High level of compassion, integrity, and confidentiality
Problem solving skills
Ability to multi task and set priorities
Must be flexible and able to function in a face-paced environment
- Professional Dress is required when in contact with families.
Sitting continuously for many hours per day, up to 6 hours per day
Climbing stairs to access buildings frequently
- Physical effort requiring manual dexterity is required, includes paperwork, calculators, computers and phone usage
- Working beyond “standard” hours as the need arises
Postal Code: 50265
Category (Portal Searching): Operations
Job Location: US-IA - West Des Moines
Req ID: Req.100887
Position Type: Full time
Who we are. What we do.
We are a company committed to supporting families at difficult times. Nowhere will you find a group of caregivers and teams more passionate about the work they do or more invested in the well-being of the families they serve.
The Dignity Memorial name is a symbol of trust and a mark of excellence. As the largest provider of funeral, cemetery and cremation services in North America, we're dedicated to celebrating the life and legacy of every loved one with professionalism, compassion and attention to detail that is second to none.
"SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliates.
Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V
SCI Shared Resources, LLC is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process.
On request, we will seek to provide appropriate accessibility options to all applicants with disabilities.
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