Stone Ridge is seeking an Accounts Payable & Business Office Associate to begin in May 2019.
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.
Compensation includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with experience.
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.
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.
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.
About Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
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 Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and Early Childhood Program. With over 660 students and rooted in the five 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.
Equal employment and advancement opportunities are offered to all current faculty and staff as well as potential recruits. Stone Ridge seeks to hire diverse employees with the experience, skills, and personality to help the School thrive in the Sacred Heart tradition. Stone Ridge does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion*, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other class protected by law. *The School reserves the right to use religion as a hiring criterion for selected positions, due to the mission and nature of our School as a faith-based institution, as permitted by law.