Finance Assistant

Mary’s Meals is a global movement supported by people from all walks of life and we are focused on one goal – that every child receives a nutritious daily meal in a place of education. We continue to change the lives of over 1.5 million children who today will receive a Mary’s Meal. Are you looking for more from your role? We offer so much more than a role; you will have the opportunity to support our global movement in a dynamic and inclusive environment with a focus on personal development.

We are delighted to be recruiting for a Finance Assistant to join our Finance, Risk & Governance team here in Glasgow. In this newly created role, you will have the opportunity to work as a central point of contact for our finance team and will manage a varied and busy workload, supporting the wider finance team and our programmes, affiliates and partners.

Reporting to our Finance Manager, you will enjoy working in an analytical role and key duties of the role will include: 

  • Assisting in the performance of financial control reviews for MMI and relevant affiliates helping to ensure good stewardship of our funds;
  • Assisting with the first draft analytical review of financial information including, budgets, forecasts, monthly management information and ad hoc analysis;
  • Working in close collaboration with colleagues within our finance team to ensure the timely production of high-quality monthly management accounts; and
  • Working with our MMI finance team to support all our affiliates, assisting with the gathering of information to facilitate the process of review and reporting requirements.  

With a positive approach to managing your workload, excellent communication and organisational skills, you will bring a team focussed approach and a strong detail focus. This is a great opportunity to develop your career within our dynamic global finance team.

Other desirable skills and experience include:

  • National 5 Maths, Business Management & English qualifications or equivalent
  • Experience of manipulating data in Excel and robust IT skills, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint; and
  • Experience of SAGE would be beneficial but not essential.

Mary’s Meals is a values driven organisation, we believe in the innate goodness of people, respect the dignity of every human being and family life and believe in good stewardship of the resources entrusted to us. In line with our values Mary’s Meals is fully committed to a culture of safeguarding.

This is an incredible opportunity to use your talents to positively impact the lives of hungry children all over the world and with 64 million children still out of school and millions more attending classes too hungry to learn, our work has only just begun.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering email, outlining why you would like to work for Mary’s Meals and why this role is a good fit for you, to: jobs.MMI@marysmeals.org.

Closing date: Thursday 19 September 2019

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