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Cost Controller, Cape Town


Reporting to the Director of Finance the successful incumbent will take full responsibility for the day-to-day running of Cost Control department which includes Stores and Receiving, in accordance with the Hotels Policies & Procedures.

Required Experience & Qualifications

§ Minimum of 4 years' experience in a similar position

§ Diploma in warehouse management or purchasing management or stock control/stores management or hotel management

§ Previous knowledge of cost control, purchasing, stores & inventory control in a similar environment

§ Must be able to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, analysis of variances, correlation theory, sampling theory and factor analysis

§ Previous in depth experience on Materials Control and Micros Symphony or similar systems are essential. My Market experience advantageous.

§ Strong management skills and highly analytical

§ Proficiency in Microsoft packages essential ( Word, Excel, email )

§ Excellent communication skills

Key Responsibilities

§ Complete all daily duties as set out in departmental duties and requirements.

§ Manage Cost Control, Stores and Receiving Teams to ensure high levels of staff morale and job satisfaction in order to deliver on company targets

§ Responsible for maintaining and system maintenance on Materials Control , Concept , My Micros and Micros Symphony

§ Costing of all recipes according to budgeted COS percentages and calculating potential selling prices.

§ Responsible for ensuring correct stock reduction links between Materials Control and Micros Symphony

§ Responsible for all stocktakes within the Hotel

§ Responsible for input of all stocktake figures and creation of all relevant month end reports.

§ Variance analysis of all inventory counts and corrective measures put in place + Mid-Month Food and Beverage Flash

§ Variance analysis of actually month COS achieved compared to budgeted COS and corrective action taken

§ Responsible for generation and compilation of Food Cost Reports , Beverage Cost Reports, Tobacco Cost Reports , Departmental Expense Consumption Reports , Spa Cost Reports and Operating Equipment Inventory Reports

§ Produce a four Par level for all Operating Equipment

§ Responsible for balancing all stores at month end or when required

§ Responsible for the monitoring and tracking of all inventory related transactions within the hotel

§ Responsible for daily food flash and weekly expense consumption reports

§ Responsible for ensuring correct stock rotation in all stores and beverage outlets

§ Responsible for Ensuring a high level of hygiene and cleanliness at Receiving and all Stores

§ Ensure correct accounting practices and procedures are maintained in all stores and outlets, cost control, departments and receiving, and correct paper trails are in

On Application please include:

Your CV in Word format

A recent photo of yourself that is suitable for a job application

A copy of your ID/Passport and work permit if relevant

Reference letters that could make your application stronger

Please email all the documents to

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