Cost Controller

  • £31000 per annum
  • London
  • Posted: 29/04/2022
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387143300

Job Details

“Thrift is of great revenue.”  Marcus Tullius Cicero. 
Sheridan Maine is delighted to be partnering with a luxury property brand who are recruiting for a Cost Controller.  This person needs to be a dedicated, diligent and commercial individual who can support their growth.
Reporting to the Director of Finance, the responsibilities of the Cost Controller include:

  • To highlight and investigate high value, high levels and slow-moving inventory items
  • To perform spot-checks in the Departments and Outlets to ensure that all revenue is being posted and that cost control systems are being maintained
  • To assist Department Managers with costing food and beverage recipes
  • Actively find ways to control costs and minimise wastage
  • To assist with full menu costing and theoretical cost analysis
  • To assist Purchasing and Accounts Payable by matching delivery dockets with invoices
  • To control departmental transfer and issue procedures
  • Assist the Purchasing Manager in overseeing the tendering process for the supply of large volume items to the Hotel
  • To prepare ad-hoc expense trend reports for high expenditure items
  • To be involved in formal negotiations for annual or large contracts involving inventory items, such as pouring brands, mini bar items, general supplies, etc.
  • To ensure that standard pricing tables are maintained and as current as possible
  • To check that all outlets/departments do not overstock, especially during month-end
  • To maintain a daily computerised perpetual beverage and tobacco inventory system
  • To prepare trend reports on inventory value for Senior Management
  • To assist in the preparation of any ad-hoc analysis or reports as requested by Head Office/Owners or the Senior Finance Management
To be considered for the role of Cost Controller, the following experience is required:
  • Experience of working in a similar role – Cost Control / Procurement / Revenue
  • Experience of working in the hospitality industry
Travel to Amsterdam is required once a month.
You are required to be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within five days, please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.
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