Accountant – Finance and Administration

Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
  • Apply by
  • Posted
    Jun 10

Position description

The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) has an opening for an accountant to serve as head of finance and administration for the center.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Finance
  • Maintains SQCC’s accounting system, using QuickBooks software
  • In charge of all aspects of accounting and payroll
  • Records Income and Expenses
  • Ensures weekly payment of vendors
  • Reconciles monthly the bank and credit card account
  • Prepares monthly, biannual and annual reports to Executive Director and Board
  • Produces financial reports as requested
  • Assists in developing and monitoring the annual operating budget and program budgets
  • Works with staff to monitor compliance with established financial management policies and procedures


  • Administration 
    • Maintains inventory records
    • Maintains contract files
    • Serve as contact person for vendors


  • Personnel
    • Prepares and maintains personnel records
    • Maintains leave records
    • Serve as a resource for human resource related issues


Conditions of Employment

This position requires occasional evening and weekend work.

Must be authorized to work in the United States










The successful candidate for this job should possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • Minimum of five years' experience showing increasing levels of responsibility
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced/fluent use of MS Office products as well as QuickBooks software
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment and have the ability to function well as a member of a team
  • Experience in HR management
  • Attention to detail and strong work ethic a must

Application instructions

To Apply:

Interested applicants must submit the following materials to [email protected]. Please type "Accountant" in the Subject Box. Applications lacking a cover letter will not be considered.

  • Resume
  • Cover letter

The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) is dedicated to educating the peoples of the United States and Oman about the breadth and richness of our two cultures. SQCC promotes mutual respect and understanding between our nations and strives to educate a new generation of culturally sensitive and knowledgeable citizens in each society. Through outreach programs, scholarships, lectures, educational resources, cultural partnerships, and our Cultural Center in Washington, D.C., SQCC brings the culture, history, and heritage of our nations to audiences in the U.S. and abroad. SQCC is a division of the Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman.

No inquiries please; no walk-ins. Please note: due to the large volume of applications, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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