About us

Arena Racing Company was created in 2012, and has been a racing industry pioneer, developing new race series such as the All-Weather Championships and the all-ladies Silk Series. Our racing business has grown with the acquisition of racecourses and is the UK’s largest racecourse group.  Our greyhound stadia and our media business are flourishing through the control of media rights and our partnerships with The Racing Partnership, At The Races and Sky Sports Racing. Although we're a relatively young company we have a vast heritage dating back to 1614.  As well as racing we also host live events entertaining large crowds with big name acts.  

We offer a challenging and rewarding working environment with great opportunities to progress and develop.  We also love to support the local communities

About the role

The role of the Group Management Accountant is to manage a timely month end process, provide financial guidance and produce quality financial information whilst maintaining a robust controls environment.  They will work closely with the Group Financial Controller and Head of FP&A

Key responsibilities for the role will include

  • Responsible for the preparation and review of the central and consolidated monthly management accounts packs including balance sheet reconciliations
  • Investigate and provide commentary on variances
  • Responsible for the internal reporting suite and KPIs
  • Maintain cashflow forecasting
  • Maintain profit forecasting including departmental reporting
  • Preparation and review of timely departmental and cost reports, providing insight and challenge
  • Support the budget and continual forecasting process
  • Preparation of year end audit file, support with audit requests
  • Preparation of data driven analysis to support business decisions
  • Actively improve and find efficiencies of process and systems
  • Oversee the preparation of Vat returns and other statutory returns
  • Develop strong relationships with commercial and operational teams
  • Lead the management accounts team and support the wider finance stakeholders

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