The Mauritius Renewable Energy Agency (MARENA) was set up under the aegis of the Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities to oversee and promote the development of renewable energy in Mauritius. The agency is inviting applications from qualified candidates who which to be considered for appointment as Finance Officer and Management Support Officer on Contract basis for two years.



  • Possess a degree in Accounting from a recognized institution or ACCA Level 2
  • Possess good problem-solving skills and the ability to analyse finance matters
  • Have strong analytical, negotiating, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Possess strong computer literacy skills, in particular ability to use MS Office tools such as Excel and PowerPoint required for analytical and presentation purposes, respectively.


  • Reckon at least 3-5 years’ post qualification related work experience

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining financial, accounting and administrative records of MARENA
  • Administer and monitor the financial management of MARENA in order to ensure that the finances are maintained in an accurate and timely  manner
  • Assist with the preparation of the annual budget of MARENA
  • Prepare monthly financial statements
  • Assist with the Annual Audit
  • Maintain Accounts Payable
  • Establish and maintain cash controls
  • Administer the monthly payroll in order to ensure that employees are paid in an accurate and timely manner.




  • Cambridge School Certificate with credit in at least five subjects including English Language, French and Mathematics, or equivalent passes at General Certificate of Education “Ordinary Level’. Preference will be given to candidates who have obtained all the passes at one sitting. Candidates having obtained the passes at more than two sittings will not be considered.
  • A Cambridge Higher School Certificate OR Passes in at least two subjects obtained on one certificate at the General Certificate of Education “Advanced Level”, the qualification having been obtained after qualification above.
  • Candidates should possess good communication skills, have a positive attitude towards work, and be computer literate.


  • Preference will be given to candidates who have relevant office work experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Type and collate general office correspondence and draft replies to simple correspondence.
  • To maintain files, forms, reports and other materials
  • Receive, sort and process mail and to prepare materials for mailing
  • Operate standard office equipment such as photocopying and telefax machines.
  • Carry out registry, simple finance, human resource and procurement and supply duties, under supervision
  • Assist in administrative duties and provide general support to operational services
  • Operate the Reception and telephone switchboard (PABX) and maintain a register of all visitors
  • Perform such other duties directly related to the main duties listed above as directed by Management.


Mode of application:

Candidates applying for the post should submit a covering letter together with a detailed CV and copies of certificates to:

The Chairperson,


4th Floor, Celicourt Building,

Celicourt Antelme Street, 

Port Louis



By email to latest by Wednesday 25 October 2017.


  1. The post applied for should clearly indicated on the left hand side of the envelope. Only the best candidate will be called for the interview.
  2. Late, incomplete and inaccurate applications may entail elimination of the applicant.
  3. The Agency reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment following this advertisement and not to assign any reason whatsoever for its decision.