Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart | Bethesda, MD | Accounts Payable and Business Office AssociateDate Posted: 04/06/2022 Job Title: Accounts Payable and Business Office Associate Full or Part Time: Full Time School Name: MD - Stone Ridge School of

Date Posted: 04/06/2022

Job Title: Accounts Payable and Business Office Associate

Full or Part Time: Full Time

School Name: MD - Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart

Full Position Description: Stone Ridge is seeking an Accounts Payable & Business Office Associate to begin in June 2022.

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. The Accounts Payable & Business Office Associate is responsible for:
processing invoices
preparing check payments
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;
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 managing postage meter account funding and maintenance service.

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

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 CAO, 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
Express mail shipping management
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.

Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Stone Ridge is looking for a person who is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and who has experience or interest working in independent and/or Catholic schools or in public and/or public charter schools. Interested candidates should complete the application online at As part of the online application, please upload a resume, list of references, and cover letter addressed to Mr. Eric Osberg, Chief Administrative Officer, all in PDF format.

Vaccination Policy
Stone Ridge requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (subject to legally required exemptions) as the best means of reducing the risk of transmission and providing our students and faculty/staff with the safest possible educational environment. Vaccination not only works to protect the individual who is vaccinated, but also protects students who are not yet eligible and anyone at increased risk from COVID-19.

How to Apply:
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.