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Cost Controller at Lilygate Hotel

Lilygate Hotel located in the heart of Lekki Phase 1 is a new luxurious four star hotel with 74 rooms including 6 suites and a full range of facilities.

Cost Controller

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience 3 years
  • Location Lagos
  • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit

Summary of Responsibilities
Reporting to the Director of Finance & Business Support, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service
  • Prepare and analyse food and beverage costs on a monthly basis and recommend alternatives to improve costs.
  • Assist in the monthly food and beverage inventories count and extension.
  • Establish and maintain a database for food and beverage inventory stock including up-to-date pricing.
  • Ensure proper storage and issuance of all food and beverage items.
  • Establish and maintain a cost allocation transfer system for food and beverage supplies to the various departments. Summarize these transactions for each financial period close.
  • Cost all food and beverage items and where practical, input these costs into the point of sales system and generate monthly potential food and beverage cost of sales.
  • Price all food and beverage storeroom requisitions and compute the following:
  • Monthly food and beverage actual costs by outlet
  • Monthly storeroom variances for food and beverage
  • Assist management in menu costing in order to establish menu item sale prices.
  • Establish and monitor the following operational controllers in the banquets and food and beverage outlets:
    • Cash Bars
    • Menu Items (ensure that they are properly rung up the system)
    • Liquor pouring procedures
    • Guest check void controls
    • Cash handling and check settlement
    • Operation inventories and reconciliations
    • Point of Sale system user capabilities and controls
    • Portion controls
  • Prepare F&B reports as requested by management.

Qualifications

  • Previous experience is an asset
  • Accounting designation or enrollment in a recognized Accounting Program.
  • Previous hotel accounting experience (Minimum 3 years preferred).
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Ability to motivate employees and proven leadership skills.
  • Familiarity with Financials System, Lanmark, Fidelio, Reporting System, Micros POS and Excel
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule in order to accomplish all major responsibilities and tasks.
  • Must be willing to accept assignments on as need basis, in order to promote teamwork.
  • Must have a commitment to follow all local and corporate policies and procedures as they relate to the position.
  • Must be self-motivated and possess a high degree of analytical ability and confidentiality, and work in a safe, prudent and organized matter.

Method of Application

Applicants should send their CV’s to: kehinde.badmus@lilygatelagos.com

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