Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London


We love entertaining people, creating memories to share and treasure! We are one of the largest operators of racecourses in the U.K and love working with people that are quick thinking, collaborative and commercial. We encourage each other to think big, challenge the norm and work at pace to deliver exceptional results. If you’re looking to build a successful career built on knowledge, trust and integrity and one that is full of potential then we think you’ll love working here too.

Arena Racing Company are looking for a finance apprentice to join our head office in London.

About the role

You will report to the Group Financial Controller and be responsible for providing support and assistance on a day to day basis. You will produce financial information as and when requested working closely with other teams within the business. You will also assist in the financial controls of the venue.

Key responsibilities for the role will include

Posting transactions to both Sales and Purchase Ledgers

Timely reconciliation of cash floats (including prep and post event)

Preparation of Raceday and Non Raceday specific reports

General financial administration.

Any other special duties or work outside the daily and weekly routines, but within the overall scope of the position.

Any other reasonable request from the Finance Team

To actively promote the racecourse on all occasions

Show willingness to work to the needs of the business including event days pro rata


You are to demonstrate;

Excellent communication skills

Good Microsoft Office skills

Excellent organisational skills

A systematic approach to problems

A process driven attitude to tasks



Positive attitude

Qualifications and experience:

one year’s experience in a multi-functional finance environment is an advantage

5 A-C GSCE’s or equivalent


To comply with all Health and Safety procedures associated with the department at all times. This relates to:

Standards and procedures of correct working practices

The completion of risk assessments

COSHH regulations

Use of Personal Protective Equipment

To control wastage and operate according to the Companies environment policy with regard to:

product control and waste minimisation

proper care and maintenance of equipment to prolong its life

using towels in appropriate quantity to minimise unnecessary laundering

proper separation and disposal of cardboard, paper and glass in recycling bins

minimising energy wastage by switching off unused lights, heating, PCs and equipment

To be an ambassador for ARC and for our site, taking personal responsibility for finding out about our product and services, and at all times striving to represent the Company in the most professional, courteous and efficient manner possible.



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