We currently have an opened position for an ACCOUNTS and HR Executive

Reporting directly to the Manager and to the external accountant, this role will ensure that all bookkeeping and accounts for the company are recorded electronically onto the system enabling the monthly accounts to be prepared, whilst adhering to the company’s financial policies and procedures.


A secondary function is to administer the HR function, by ensuring that all employee records are up to date, and all payroll data is correct to pay the monthly salaries.


The job's requirements are the following:


  • Strong understanding of basic accounting and filing,  with the necessary skills to administer all aspects of bookkeeping to a high standard

  • Good analytical & problem-solving skills

  • Excellent organisational skills, attention to details, trustworthy

  • Proficiency in IT Systems, ideally QuickBooks, Sicorax and Proximasoft POS.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word)

  • Ability to write correspondences in English and French

  • Experience in accounting or bookkeeping is a must

  • A degree or diploma in accounting would be an advantage

  • Experience in HR



The job's tasks include:

  • Processing all banking transactions, including standing orders/direct debits, credit card transactions and bank reconciliations.

  • Performing all Accounts Payable functions, including uploading supplier invoices, and making payments to creditors.

  • Keeping track and managing all contractual engagements of the company ie rental agreements, licences, vehicules licences and insurance, etc

  • implement a retail control environment for the shops including monitoring of cash deposits, credit card transactions, reconciliation of gift vouchers and fidelity card transactions.

  • Administering the HR function.

COTTONS operates 11 retails shops around the island since 2007 and employs 35 people. The job is based in Floreal.

If you would like to join our team, please send your cv to our Operations Manager Nathalie Seneque (nathalie@cottons.mu)

Closing date: 31st of December 2019