Group Payroll Supervisor - Maternity Cover

About us…

Arena Racing Company does so much more than lead the UK’s largest horse racing group. We have 21 racing venues showcasing horse racing, greyhound racing, golf courses, hotels and events. In short, leisure, entertainment, media production and distribution are at the heart of what we do, making it an exciting and diverse place to work!

Our success is a team effort which is why we offer great opportunities for growth, development and career progression. After all, it’s our employees that enable us to offer first class service and create an electric atmosphere, all within an industry we love.

About the role:

Under the direction of the Group Payroll Manager the Group Payroll Supervisor will be responsible for administering payroll for all locations across the UK for Arena Racing Company. Providing payroll delivery and support to the wider business, and ensuring that monthly in-house payrolls are processed on time and all statutory accounting is complete.

The Payroll team will deliver monthly payrolls for circa 6000 Staff. Managing the end to end payroll process from submission to financial reporting.

About you…

  • You have excellent attention to detail, the ability to plan and prioritise your own workload, great communication skills and are able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. We’d love you to have at least 3 years’ experience and knowledge of Payroll practices and Procedures and a working knowledge of Excel.

What ARC can offer you....

  • Personal Development and Bonuses

•            Discretionary group annual bonus schemes to reward your hard work

•            Employee referral scheme because your opinion matters

•            Internal development programmes to help you progress

•            Support with study through our study assistance schemes

Days Out & Leave

•            Want to experience a day on the other side? 2 Annual Members badges, giving access to over    500 racedays, as well as discounts on hospitality & room rates at ARC venues

•            Because we value work-life balance we offer an annual leave entitlement starting at 22 days plus bank and public holidays- increasing on your work anniversaries up to 28 days!

Because your health & wellbeing comes first

•            Company life assurance scheme

•            Employee Assistance Programme with Health Assured

•            Eye tests and subsidy for glasses available to display screen users

•            Cycle to work scheme

And so much more......

We are on a thrilling journey. So, to join us at our next destination, be part of a winning team and to learn more about our company and this exciting opportunity apply today.

At ARC, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We welcome people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences.  We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

If you have a disability that requires reasonable adjustments, please let us know; we will ensure that individuals with additional needs are provided reasonable adjustments to participate in the job application or interview process and to perform essential job functions.

We understand the value that diversity brings to our business and we are striving to create a working environment that is inclusive, psychologically and physically safe and ensures everyone can be heard and valued for their contributions. We are committed to making a consistent, top-down effort to be role models on what diversity, inclusion and belonging means in society.

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