job description

Cost Controller

Cost Controller

Main Responsibilities:

  • Conduct and ensure that employees receive adequate and satisfactory on-the-job training
  • Keep his superior informed about all unusual matters concerning any plans affecting his/her area
  • Ensure that discipline prevails within the team and communicate any disciplinary issues to Superior/HR Manager
  • Carry out effective and efficient services and assistance for both internal and external customers
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships with other staff members
  • Participate in Eco Standard/Sustainable Responsibility set by the hotel
  • Ensure that the daily revenue report is prepared diligently and correctly from the night audit reports from WinHMS and compared with budget
  • Analyse daily the revenue recorded on the systems to disclose all areas where there are improper control and to re-establish proper accounting control and procedures
  • Prepare statistics for analysis and trend and for budgetary purposes
  • Ensure that purchase prices are related to market prices and quality of goods
  • Ascertain losses of operating equipment and submit the reconciliation and list to the Financial Controller, F&B Manager and Executive Chef
  • Perform regular inspections of quality and state of items in food store rooms (Cold/Freezer), outlets and bars, boutique, housekeeping….
  • Organise and supervise monthly/periodic inventories of Front Office, F&B, Boutique, Store, Maintenance and Housekeeping departments
  • Ensure proper reconciliation of physical inventories of all departments and that all purchases and issues/sales up to the time of the physical inventory have been properly accounted
  • Approve the physical stock taking procedures for all areas of the operations
  • Ensure that respective HODs exercise control over the purchases of their department/section
  • Ensure that slow moving stocks are kept at a minimum level
  • Daily contact and exchange of information with Executive Chef, Head Butcher and Head Pastry
  • Approve the control procedures in respect of purchases, receipts & payments (including paid out to guests), and sales at the Front Office, F&B, Housekeeping, etc
  • Verify the revenue & expenditure from the other operated department on an ongoing basis
  • Follow up on the cost controller check list on a daily/monthly basis
  • Ensure fixed assets inventory and tagging
  • Carry regular Spot Checks & Report on variances to FC/AFC

Candidate’s Profile:

  • Higher School Certificate with Accounting and Mathematics at “A” Level or equivalent
  • ACCA Level 1 would be an advantage Food Handlers Certificate
  • 3 years’ working experience in a similar position
  • Computer literacy including hotel management system
  • Fluent both in English and French