Treasury Management Division


The Cook Islands Government Ministry of Finance and Economic Management (the Ministry) offers a great opportunity to live and work in a tropical paradise as a Graduate Crown Accountant within the Treasury Management Division (the Division) in Avarua, Rarotonga.

The Division is responsible for producing consolidated financial reporting on behalf of the Crown (the whole Government). It requires collecting financial reporting from 40+ agencies and combing these reports to produce one financial report.

The opportunity

  • You gain experience in Crown accounting.
  • The Division has a diverse portfolio of Government financial responsibilities so you will gain experience working with multiple agencies.
  • Ongoing support from experienced mentors, development opportunities, and professional development, including the Chartered Accountant program covering costs, providing a network of specialists and connecting you with others doing the same modules.
  • You will gain knowledge and experience of, or an interest in, the Cook Islands' political, economic, cultural and social structures.
  • A supportive and caring work environment where you can bring your whole self to work.
  • Minimum three-year contract terms

About you

  • Relevant University degree
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Positive team player
  • Willing to take instructions
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, honesty and integrity

You will join a passionate team and be supported by experienced and industry-leading accountants to accelerate your career and see you thrive. Ready to make a move?

To apply, please submit your application and resume via email to

Applications Close: 16 December 2022, 4.00pm


The Cook Islands Government Ministry of Finance and Economic Management (the Ministry) offers a great opportunity as a Senior Treasury Officer within the Treasury Management Division, Funds Management Team in Rarotonga.

The Funds Management Team is the payment arm of Treasury, and responsible in managing Government’s cashflow, bank deposits and the debt management system.


  • Tertiary degree in business or equivalent
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a finance management or administrative role
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel and Access)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, honesty and integrity

To apply, please submit your application and resume via email to

Applications Close: 16 December 2022, 4.00pm

Development Coordination Division

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Management through its Development Coordination Division are inviting applications from experienced and qualified individuals to support the implementation of a Green Climate Fund (GCF) "Cliamte Services and Knowledge Management Services for resilience in 5 island countries

following contracts are available 

National Implementation Programme Manager

National Climate Data Consultant

National Ocean Expert

National Climate Expert

Applications are to be sent to Tessa Vaetoru by email on 

by 11:59 Wednesday 29th Devember 

Major Projects and Procurement Support Division

The Major Projects and Procurement Support Division (MPPS) is a division within MFEM staffed with an array of project planning, project implementation and procurement staff responsible for providing oversight and technical support to Government-wide projects.

We have currently two vacancies in our team:

1.Project Adviser (Tarai Vaka Process) - Job description here

2.Senior Procurement Officer - Job description here

Our working environment will suit you if you:

-          have a natural drive to achieve;

-          apply logic to complex issues; and

-          thrive in team settings.

For more information please contact Esther Aumata at MPPS on 29516 or email

To apply, please send your CV and Cover Letter to the email above by 16th September 2022, clearly stating which role you are applying for.

Economic Planning Division

  •  No vacancies

Cook Islands Statistics Office

  • No Vacancies

Revenue Management Division

The Cook Islands Customs Service are seeking suitably qualified and experienced individual for the position below.

Maritime and Cargo Officer

We are looking for an individual who thrives in a busy and challenging environment, protecting the Cook Islands and its people. A Person who is dedicated, enjoys teamwork, and holds themselves to the highest standards of integrity.

Our work is diverse, interesting and highly rewarding. We welcome applicants with a variety of skills, experience, and backgrounds.

This is a permanent role with general hours of work Monday to Friday and some weekend work as required.


The ideal applicant will have the following attributes:

  • You have the highest levels of integrity, honesty, trust and discretion.
  • You have strong communication and interpersonal written and spoken skills.
  • You have a high level of computer literacy
  • You have a level of fitness and strength that allows you undertake physical inspections of goods and cargo.
  • You can work independently but also enjoy being part of a team.

Expressions of interest, together with a full CV, are to be sent by 4pm, Friday 20 January 2023 to Mary Strickland at

The successful applicant will be required to pass a current Police check and complete a 2 weeks Induction training before commencing work.

For more information please email or download job description here.