Tribeka Holdings Limited F&B Cost Controller Job in Nairobi Kenya

Jul 28, 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the position of F&B Cost Controller at Tribeka Holdings Limited in Nairobi.
Job Purpose: Plan and manage all hotel costs concern.

Responsible in assisting management with building an annual operating budget for the company; managing purchasing and labor practices in order to keep costs within budget while maintaining the company’s production schedule.
  • To control the Food & Beverage Cost together with chef engineer menu in terms of costing.
  • Prepare variance analysis for food & beverage and communicating / discussing with ‎relevant parties.‎
  • Update and maintain receipts into the systems.
  • Update selling prices in POS as per the instruction from authorized persons.‎
  • Continuously study weaknesses in controls implemented at the restaurant and ‎suggest for improvements.
  • Check the daily Food & Beverage revenues report submitted by the income audit for ‎accuracy.
  • Prepare the daily and monthly cost report department in relation to cost of sales.
  • Participate for stock take at the Hotel.
  • Maintain a daily record of inventory purchased and ensure ‎it balances with accounts payable.
  • Ensure proper receiving procedures and that the scales are correct and ‎goods are checked for quality.
  • Check and ensure that no material is issued out from the store without requisition or ‎approval from the respective department head.‎
  • Prepare daily staff meal cost report.‎
  • Organize and do stock take and monthly stock taking.
  • Check invoices against receiving record and compare them with purchase order and ‎purchase request, and to ensure that all invoices are stamped and signed by the ‎authorized person.
  • Record the total daily purchase by chart of accounts and accumulate for month end ‎balancing with account payable.
  • Check and ensure that all inventories purchased are in balance with account payable ‎on a bi-monthly basis.
  • Ensure that purchasing obtain up – to – date and accurate prices by comparing ‎prices against suppliers quotations.‎
  • Check and review filled requisitions and ensure that goods issued are not more than ‎requested.‎
  • Conduct spot check to ensure that the goods received are as per specifications and ‎the deliveries of goods by suppliers are consistent with the receiving schedule and ‎the storerooms are not overstocked especially during month – end.‎
  • Audit monthly stock and prepare reconciliation on all rooms. ‎
  • Post actual stock results in the system and print inventory valuation report.‎
  • Reconcile all inventory accounts based on actual purchases and actual inventory ‎stock take and allocate the expenses to the respective department based on their ‎requisitions.
  • Organize the bi-yearly stock –take on all operating equipment of the restaurant and ‎prepare detail loss and breakage quantities and amount.‎
  • Updating the material control system with goods received notes ‎‎(GRNs), stock transfers etc. and updating sales from POS system at the ‎restaurants.‎
  • Maintain Material Control System.‎
  • Coordinate with group IT division and/or service provider for systems maintenance.
  • Guides and directs storekeeper on order schedules, shopping lists and deadlines.
  • You will promote team work, team spirit, and friendliness among your fellow work mate and colleagues.
  • Ensure that established controls and procedures in respect of the controller’s areas of responsibility are complied with at all times.
  • Provide management with timely reviews of operating financial status; researches inventory and cost of food variances and prepares monthly internal cost of product analysis reports using sales and inventory reports from various systems.
  • To ensure that there are at all times proper procedures and controls for purchasing, receiving stores and requisitioning.
  • Maintain proper and complete records of the Hotel to ensure that the accounts, records and transactions of the Hotel are accurate and correct at all times.
  • Any other task assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • 2-3 years’ experience in Food and Beverage cost control department
  • Computer literate with knowledge of accounting packages such as Quick books/Sage.
  • Must have worked in a similar position in the hospitality institution.
  • Must have sound knowledge of material control, MS word, MS office Excel.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Able to work  under pressure.
How to Apply

Interested candidates should email their CV and Application letter only to; Cc to so as to reach us by August 18, 2017. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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