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Vacancy for Accountant

Date: December 11, 2017


The Mauritius Research Council (MRC) is the apex body for the promotion, coordination and exploitation of research in all sectors.  The MRC is also the adviser to government on all matters pertaining to scientific and technological policies.  We are seeking to recruit one ACCOUNTANT.
Qualifications and Experience
The selected candidate should:
1) Have a pass at the final examination required for admission to membership of:
    The Chartered Association of Certified Accountants;
    The Institute of Chartered Accountants;
    The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants;
    An equivalent qualification acceptable to the Board of the Mauritius Research Council.
2) have a minimum of 3 years relevant experience;
3) be highly proficient in English, French and IT;
Candidates should produce written evidence of experience/knowledge claimed.
The onus for the submission of written evidence of knowledge claimed and equivalence of qualification (if applicable) from the relevant authorities (Tertiary Education Commission or Mauritius Qualifications Authority) rests on the candidates. Applications will not be considered in case of non-submission of written evidence of experience/knowledge claimed and Equivalence Certificate, as appropriate, by the closing date.
(i) To prepare the Annual Budget, the Financial and Management Accounts of the Council;
(ii) To ensure the proper operation of the accounting systems of the Council;
(iii) To run the Accounts Department in the most efficient manner under the supervision of the Head of Finance and Administration;
(iv) To manage effectively staff under your responsibility;
(v) To prepare the expenditure analysis of research and development projects;
(vi) To assist the Head of Finance and Administration in undertaking site visit of research and development projects; and
(vii) To perform such other duties directly related to the main duties listed above or related to the delivery of the output and results expected from the Accountant in the roles ascribed to him.
AGE LIMIT: Candidates, unless already in the service, should not have reached their 40th birthday by the closing date for the submission of applications.
SALARY SCALE: Rs 28625 x 775 – 32500 x 925 – 37125 x 1225 – 40800 x 1525 – 49950 x 1625 – 56450 a month plus salary compensation at approved rates.
TERMS: On a permanent and pensionable basis.
The Application form for the post can either be downloaded from the MRC website or can be collected at the reception of the MRC.
CLOSING DATE: Duly filled in and signed application form along with photocopies of academic/professional and birth/marriage certificates should reach the Council at latest by Friday 05 January 2018 at 15 00 hrs to the undersigned:
Click here to download the Job Application Form
The Executive Director
Mauritius Research Council
6th floor, Ebène Heights,
34 CyberCity, Ebène
Tel: (230) 465 1235;  Fax: (230) 465 1239
e-mail:;  Website: 

The envelope should clearly indicate the post applied for on the top left-hand corner.

Only the best qualified candidates will be called for interview.
The Council reserves the right not to make any appointment as a result of this advertisement.
08 December 2017

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