December 9, 2020

Assistant Accountant

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About USAID SCHEP:

The Sustainable Cultural Heritage Through Engagement of Local Communities Project (SCHEP), is a USAID project implemented by the American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR) that uses a unique methodology for preserving, managing and promoting cultural heritage resources in Jordan through a community-first approach. The project began in 2014 and will continue until 2022.

All SCHEP project staff are employees of ACOR and subject to ACOR’s employment procedures and policies. 


Job Description


USAID SCHEP is looking for an Assistant Accountant to work closely with the Accounts and Administration Manager on a number of accounts and administration tasks. 

Key Responsibilities:

Assist the Accounts and Administration manager in preparing day to day financial tasks

Develop and maintain a filing system; for inventory and contracts.

Handling checks to the vendors

Assist in preparing financial reports

Provide support with other accounting and administration support tasks as requested 

Other duties as assigned.


Desired Qualifications:

Recent graduate majoring in accounting, finance, or any related field

Proficient written and spoken Arabic and English

Prior experience with numbers and figures

Strong administrative skills

Excellent knowledge of MS Office


To apply: Please send a CV and cover letter, and names and contact information for two references to jobs.schep@acorjordan.org.  Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. This is a full-time position (1.0 FTE), with benefits.  Review of applications will begin December 20, 2020, and continue until filled.

ACOR is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment decisions including hiring, termination, promotion, and wages and privileges will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or any other classification protected by law.