Finance Manager, Glasgow

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 1.4 million children who today will receive a Mary’s Meal.

Mary’s Meals International is delighted to be recruiting for a Finance Manager to join our growing Finance team here in Glasgow.

Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager, you will have a passion for continuous improvement and strive to develop your team and build capacity in programme affiliates. Key duties include: 

  • Develop and deliver management accounting for MMI for programme affiliates, including: annual budgets, forecasting, monthly management information, trend analysis and ad hoc analysis.
  • Provide analytical support for the development of robust quarterly forecasts and annual budgets by recognising and analysing trends, monitoring both internal and external factors that may impact the forecast and reviewing methodology and data to ensure forecasting accuracy. 
  • Build the capacity of programme affiliates’ finance functions.
  • Carry out financial control and financial management tasks, including but not limited to: payment review and authorisation, banking, payroll, tax, management information, budgets & forecasts and procurement.
  • Liaise with external auditors, both in the UK and overseas.
  • Support and challenge the financial control and financial management decisions of affiliates.
  • Work with others across the global Finance team to develop and embed “group-level” umbrella financial policies and standards that apply across the Mary’s Meals network, including banking, cash management, financial management, value for money.


A qualified accountant, you will have strong analytical skills and will be comfortable taking a practical approach whether managing people, projects or external service providers. You will also have:

  • Excellent Excel skills and significant experience in all aspects of management accounting, including; long-range financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, trend analysis and management reporting.
  • Experience of working with Sage 200 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.

If you want to become part of a worldwide movement of people who will not accept that any child in this world of plenty should endure a day without a meal, then we would love to hear from you. To apply, send your CV and a covering letter in support of your application detailing why you want to work for Mary's Meals and why you are interested in this role to: 

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