Job Detail

  • Job ID 1296
  • Experience Intermediate
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

At Carriage Services we believe in the concept of “First Who, Then What.” We have learned that leaders, who attract and surround themselves with the best people, achieve great things. We believe in the Four E’s of Leadership—Energy, Energize, Edge, and Execute.

The Staff Accountant will assist with the monthly closing and preparation of financial statements for the field businesses. As a member of the team, you will partner with our individual businesses in the field so positive interactions and outstanding service are critical. The Staff Accountant will need to possess a strong work ethic and can adapt to changing priorities without compromising high quality work results.

The “Who”

∙ Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting required;

∙ 3+ years of experience in a general ledger capacity;

∙ Strong Excel skills required and experience with an automated ledger application such as Microsoft Dynamics; and

∙ Experience with Oracle / Hyperion Essbase and/or OneStream is a plus.

The “What”

∙ Responsible for the Funeral Home Location financial review and analysis during monthly close;

∙ Ensure accurate and timely completion of assigned tasks;

∙ Responsible for the Funeral Home Location financial review and analysis during monthly close;

∙ Work with Corporate and Field Personnel to obtain information and provide explanations for financial analysis;

∙ Compile journal entries as needed during review with adequate support;

∙ Work directly with field location processors and Managing Partners to resolve any issues or help location with questions during month-end and through-out the month;

∙ Review field locations’ monthly inventory reconciliations of physical count to ledger, work with locations to resolve issues and improve process;

∙ Complete assigned monthly balance sheet account reconciliations;

∙ Posting of approved journals to general ledger;

∙ Identify, propose and implement process improvements / procedure enhancements to gain efficiencies, strengthen controls and improve quality of information provided by the department;

∙ Ensure internal controls are being followed for all assigned tasks; and

∙ Assist in special projects, testing system upgrades or enhancements to accounting process.

Carriage Services is a leading provider in death care in the United States and is changing the face of the funeral and cemetery industry. We invite you to be a part of this sweeping change. Carriage Services is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type:



From $55,000.00 per year


401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance

Physical setting:



8 hour shift
Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

Bonus pay


Bachelor’s (Preferred)


General Ledger Accounting: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

In person