Doncaster Racecourse – Racecourse Accountant

As one of the UK’s biggest racecourses, Doncaster Racecourse has changed the face of racing in Yorkshire. And it’s not just about racing. Thousands of guests enjoy Doncaster Racecourse’s multiple products each year, demonstrating the outstanding versatility of the venue. From picture-perfect weddings and big-brand conferences to huge exhibitions, to our famous Christmas Live parties and of course, our world-class sports facility.

We have set the bar high, but we want to aim even higher. Therefore Racecourse Accountant will be expected to work closely with senior members of the racecourse staff including the Executive Director and Department Managers to achieve the business objectives of the venue.

This will include the management and delegation of duties to members of staff within the finance department to ensure the highest standard and accuracy of work is produced.

Within the scope of work the Racecourse Senior Accountant will be responsible for ensuring an effective flow of information through the Accounting and CRM systems highlighting any strengths and risks to the business and potential weak areas that may need addressing. The responsibilities also include implementing and monitoring adequate controls to satisfy the needs of internal and external auditors as set out in the policies and procedures manual, ensuring the business is fully compliant and operates within current legislation.

The individual is expected to work closely with the Executive Director and Group Financial Controller in the strategic planning of the businesses, providing and supplying information wherever necessary to assist in achieving the goals and targets as set by the company.

The nature of the business demands flexibility over working hours to suit each event and the preparation involved. The role demands a high level of accuracy as well as good people management and communication skills.