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General Funeral Locations Manager

Company: Service Corporation International
Location: Yakima
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

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Provide guidance and direction to location leadership in order to effectively and profitably manage the business, finances, marketing, customer growth, and people resources. Provide direction and assistance with short-term planning as well as the achievement of annual sales revenue, production targets, and Profit & Loss (P&L) goals. Foster a sense of ownership in the location and pride in the staff, manage costs in a disciplined manner, and encourage profitable case volume growth. Manages location management at multiple locations and multiple lines of business within the Funeral Home industry.
Business and Financial Management

  • Work with Market Leadership to understand long-term and short-term business goals and operational priorities in order to provide guidance to location leadership
  • Provides advice, guidance, and approves annual business plans, budgets, financial, production, and revenue goals
  • Accountable for monitoring and achieving annual financial goals within Area of Responsibility (AOR)
  • Responsible for transferring financial knowledge and how daily activities impact financial outcomes to location leadership to facilitate making appropriate sustainable business decisions
  • Approve expenditures and invoices
  • Provides marketing, advertising, community, and customer guidance to location leadership
  • Leverages corporate and market resources to expand brand and product awareness in order to increase sales and market share
  • Develop and implement plans to improve customer satisfaction index and on-line community reviews
  • Resolves complex problems providing resolution guidance to location leadership and empowering accountability
  • Assure the location's operating practices comply with applicable federal & state regulations and Company policies
  • Assure safety, quality control, and compliance standards are adhered Collaboration and Communication
    • Collaborate with colleagues and market leadership to remove operational barriers, encourage ideas, and business or operational enhancements
    • Work with Market Leadership and Corporate Departments on product, process, and technology needs and improvements
    • Develop and implement communication plans for key initiatives and change management
    • Oversee implementation of initiatives and manage change providing leadership and guidance as needed.
    • Responsible for communicating long-term strategy and annual goals to location leadership; assist staff with further cascading and messaging People Development
      • Develop a strong, trusting, empowered, and reliable team
      • Understand team members career aspirations and provide assignments to develop skills and/or close gaps
      • Constructively address issues and provide tangible and appropriate feedback
      • Develop frontline supervisors' proactive and collaborative management style in order to increase employee engagement and minimize turnover
      • Monitor training and licensing requirements ensuring staff is re-trained/licensed prior to expiration
      • Responsible for screening candidates (internal and external) and hiring or promoting a skilled and effective staff
      • Establishes pay, recommends pay increases, special pays, and career advancements
      • Discipline staff as necessary
      • Writes development plans to close behavior or skill gaps
      • Collaborates with Human Resources throughout discipline, development, and termination processes
      • Recommends and discusses terminations with Market Leadership MINIMUM Requirements
        • High School Diploma or equivalent required
        • Technical schooling diploma Funeral Services/Mortuary Science preferred
        • Bachelor's degree in Mortuary Science where required by state law
        • Pursuing an Associate's Degree in Finance, Marketing, Business or related discipline strongly preferred Certification/License
          • Applicable state Funeral Director licensure required Experience
            • At least eleven (11) years industry experience with progressively increased customer facing responsibilities with
            • At least six (6) years experience managing people and effectively managing budgets and expense control required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
              • Knowledge of industry competitive pricing, demographic patterns, and market competition
              • Knowledgeable in Financial and Business acumen
              • Professional interpersonal skills as well as cultural sensitivity and tactfulness to interact with a variety of cultures and language barriers
              • Proficient in MS Office suite including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Work Hours
                • Working beyond "standard" hours as the need arises
                  Travel up to 75%
                  Salary: $73,200.00 - $100,700.00 annually
                  Medical*Dental*Vision*Flexible Spending Accounts (health care and dependent care)*Health Savings Account with Company Contribution*Sick Leave*Short-Term Disability*Long-Term Disability*Life Insurance*Voluntary Accidental Death or Dismemberment Insurance*Dependent Life Insurance*SCI 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company match*Employee Assistance Program
                  Postal Code: 98902
                  Category (Portal Searching): Operations
                  Job Location: US-WA - Yakima

Keywords: Service Corporation International, Yakima , General Funeral Locations Manager, Executive , Yakima, Washington

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