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Finance Manager

  • Full time
  • £34,000 – £40,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 7th February 2022

  • Advertised from 11th January 2022
  • Permanent


Are you an experienced Finance Manager looking for a life changing career move? Are you motivated by the opportunity to make an impact on the lives of care-experienced young people by contributing your knowledge and experience to the third sector? If you can support our growing organisation as we expand our programme into new Scottish and UK local authorities and schools we would like to hear from you.

MCR Pathways is a national, award-winning mentoring programme dedicated to addressing the long-standing inequality in education outcomes, career opportunities and life chances for young people in care and those experiencing vulnerability or disadvantage.

In 2021 MCR were winners of a prestigious UK Centre for Social Justice Award CSJ award. The CSJ produced this film about MCR young person Emily and her mentor Elaine.

Watch Emily's Story

This is an exciting time to join MCR Pathways and you will have a real opportunity to develop and implement the financial systems to help support our expansion. You will manage and support cashflow and fundraising from a range of revenue streams, whilst reviewing and supporting the needs of the team. You will also be responsible for financial reporting and forecasting to help the organisation plan for all requirements.

About you: You’ll be able to evidence significant recent and relevant experience for this role, ideally for a comparable organisation. You may be looking for a new challenge that allows you to make a meaningful impact within and beyond the organisation. You will be able to demonstrate good communication and management skills, accustomed to reporting to senior management / board level and providing clear advice on financial management.

Job Description & Person Specification

Application notes

Closing Date: 7th February 2022 at 9am

To apply, please click the link below.


Please complete the application form (CVs will not be accepted) and explain (referring to the job description, person specification and providing examples from your current or previous roles) in under 500 words why you would be excellent in this role.

MCR Pathways subscribes to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) regarding disclosure & barring.

MCR Pathways is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This role is subject to a PVG check. Applications to process PVGs will only be submitted once the successful candidate has accepted the offer of a position. For further information, visit:

MCR Pathways is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.