Job title: Cost Controller

Company: AccorHotels

Job description: Job Description

Job Title Cost Controller


  • To understand thoroughly Sofitel objectives in Cost Controls.
  • Provide an effective auditing system for the activities of the Materials Management section.
  • Provide a summary of the costs required by various colleagues in the Accounting and Control Department to prepare daily and monthly reports.
  • Provide Department Heads with the cost figures necessary for them to operate their individual profit center profitably.
  • Provide a system of monitoring the data input by operation level ambassadors.
  • To compare details of quantities, unit costs, etc., on regular purchase orders to those on authorized purchase requests.
  • To audit prices and quantity variances as per daily Receiving Variance Report.
  • To ensure the inventory items and services which are bought and used in providing guests services and facilities are stored and used in the controlled manner and according to accounting principles.
  • To check the data entered in Materials Management by ambassadors and to correct where necessary.
  • To prepare daily the Comparison Report on Food & Beverage Actual vs. Potential costs / sales.
  • To reconcile the cost of all officer and entertainment checks and apply credit to the respective departments.
  • To prepare analysis on General Stores issues such as guest supplies against budget.
  • To verify the accuracy of recipes for the outlets and kitchens for the purpose of inventory control and potential costing.
  • To maintain records of inventory transactions which cannot be tracked through the system such as banquet events, cocktails and buffets.
  • To audit inventory transactions and make adjustments when necessary.
  • To collate and journalize month-end figures.
  • To attend month end and other stocktaking activities in all Food & Beverage and general areas.
  • Reconcile and obtain explanation on variation and prepare Inventory Adjustment Authorization for the Director of Finance’s approval.
  • To coordinate and assist in the inventory taking of operating equipment every four months.
  • To maintain and keep track of all the FF&E items of the hotel and to coordinate and assist in the inventory taking of FF&E every year.
  • To have a full working knowledge and capability to supervise, correct and demonstrate all duties and tasks in the assigned Place of Workto the standard set.
  • To be entirely flexible and adapt to rotate within the different sub departments of the Accounting & Finance Division.
  • To be fully conversant with all services and facilities offered by the hotel.
  • To conduct market survey of different items so as to ensure that the prices paid by hotel should be below the market retail prices.
  • To understand and audit the operating procedures (purchasing, receiving, store, preparation etc.) of Materials Management Division.
  • To spot check periodically internal purchase orders for Food & Beverage items against their appropriate market lists.
  • To investigate reasons for spoilage issue forms and post through the system.
  • To check on a scheduled basis :
  • Recipes
  • Butcher yield tables and standard pricing tables
  • Accuracy of units of measure and brand information at the receiving.
  • Controllable and non-controllable status of inventory item data.
  • To spot check at random :
  • The contents of minibars in unoccupied rooms
  • Units of measure at bar
  • The potential and actual costs of individual bars
  • The accuracy of outlet recipes and portions being served
  • VIP amenities and their respective conversion recipes
  • Garbage cans and their contents
  • Par stocks in outlets and stockrooms
  • Inventory on shelves compared with inventory recorded in the computer
  • Market survey on food items being purchased
  • The quality of Food & Beverage items being received to ensure that they match purchase specifications
  • Inventory turnover
  • Liquor handling procedures and the use of outlet labels
  • Pouring brand consumption
  • To maintain organized files of all pertinent cost audit Operating Equipment and FF&E records.

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Location: Dubai

Job date: Sun, 21 Mar 2021 06:47:07 GMT

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