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Business Partner & Management Accountant

The Jockey Club

The Jockey Club is the largest commercial horse racing organisation in the United Kingdom and it owns 15 of Britain's famous racecourses.

5 Aug 2022
Full Time
Closing date
22 Aug 2022

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Business Partner & Management Accountant to join our growing Finance team in the West Region. This important role will produce reliable and accurate management accounts and information to assist in the management of the business, giving thoughtful and accurate analysis of data produced

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as a business partner and strong influencer to racecourse General Managers and budget holders to ensure budgets are achieved/exceeded, providing insightful analysis on a regular basis
  • Assist with the preparation of regular weekly internal reports and provide insight on the output
  • Attend regular budget holder meetings with budget holders to review spend to date and forecast future spend
  • Provide analysis for ad hoc sales and operational requests
  • Contribute to the preparation of business cases for investment in racecourse infrastructure improvements as necessary, and act as advisor to the budget holders and managers. Conduct pre and post investment analysis.
  • Constantly look for areas where we can improve analysis, processes and reporting
  • Completion of the monthly management accounts for the region’s racecourses
  • Produce detailed reconciliations between accounts and booking systems
  • Preparation of racecourse annual budgets and regular forecasts
  • Responsible for racecourse petty cash

The successful candidate will;

  • Have experience of production of monthly management accounts, balance sheet reconciliations & monthly management accounts
  • Have thorough understanding of management information systems
  • Have advanced Microsoft Excel knowledge with ability to present & analyse data
  • Have an aptitude for attention to detail and adherence to deadlines is essential
  • Be able to prioritize own workload
  • Have exceptional interpersonal skills and able to successfully communicate with people at all levels, both financial and non-financial
  • Highly competent, with solid commercial acumen

The successful candidate will be required to work evenings and weekends to support racing when necessary.

The closing date for applications is 22nd August We reserve the right to bring this date forward should we receive a large volume of applications.

At The Jockey Club people are at the heart of what we do and drive our success. We are inclusive and actively seek to attract people with unique backgrounds and perspectives. Diverse, collaborative teams are pivotal to our success and support the potential and growth of all our people.

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