Accounts Payable & Business Office Associate | Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart | MD

Stone Ridge is seeking an Accounts Payable & Business Office Associate to begin in May 2019.
Date Posted: 3/29/19

Date Accepting Applications Through: 4/29/19

Job Title: Accounts Payable & Business Office Associate

Full or Part Time: Full Time

 Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, a member of the international Network of Sacred Heart Schools, is a Catholic, independent college preparatory school for girls, Grades 1-12, with a co-educational Early Childhood Program, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten in Bethesda, Maryland. With over 700 students, and rooted in the Goals of Sacred Heart education, Stone Ridge inspires young women to lead and serve, through lives of purpose that integrate faith, intellect, community, social action, and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.

The Accounts Payable & Business Office Associate supports the work of the Business Office and the School in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. S/he does this by processing invoices, preparing check payments, and submitting payments to a third party processing service; depositing checks, both online and at the bank; managing petty cash; tracking and processing corporate credit card bills; and supporting the Business Office in various ways, including preparations for the annual audit; filing; maintaining financial records; accounting for certain programs and budget areas; and assisting with mail and deliveries. 

The Accounts Payable & Business Office Associate must be a highly motivated individual with excellent quantitative, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. S/he should have experience with accounting systems, preferably Blackbaud, and be experience in the use of Microsoft Excel, email, and the G Suite. This position reports directly to the Director of Finance and Operations (DFO) and indirectly to the Controller. S/he is a valued member of the Business Office team which, in addition to the DFO and Controller, includes the Payroll & Business Office Associate, Student Billing Manager, and Director of Human Resources. 

Position responsibilities:
  • Accounts payable (via conventional check and third-party processor)
  • Check and funds deposits
  • Petty cash / cash handling
  • Corporate credit cards
  • Assistance to the Controller and DFO, including:
  • Preparing for the annual audit
  • Maintaining fixed asset records
  • Maintaining contract records
  • Accounting for prepaid expenses
  • Managing office filing and archival financial records
  • Managing the postal machine
  • Receiving and sending mail and deliveries
  • Other duties to support the Business Office and School operations as may be necessary.

Position essential skills and experience:
Five (5) years of experience in an accounting, finance, and/or office management role.
Undergraduate degree required.
Strong quantitative skills, including proficiency with spreadsheets and financial systems.
Strong interpersonal, writing, and oral communication skills.
Ability to work collaboratively, flexibly, and adaptively.

Compensation includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with experience.

How to Apply: Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should complete the online employment application via the Stone Ridge website. As part of the online application, please upload a resume, list of references, and cover letter addressed to Mr. Eric Osberg, Director of Finance and Operations, all in PDF format.

Link to Full Description:
Schools of the Sacred Heart share in the educational mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart as articulated in the Goals and Criteria. The structure supporting Sacred Heart education in Canada and the United States includes the Conference of Sacred Heart Education and the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.  Together they provide services and programs to ensure vitality of mission for the member schools sponsored by the Society of the Sacred Heart.