F & B Cost Controller at Ole-Sereni


  • Company: Ole-Sereni
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Kenya

Responsible for auditing and controlling food & beverage accounts and control documents. Among other functions, he/she ensures that the summary and discrepancy reports prepared and produced are correct. Will do stock take, prepare consumption reports and cost menus in conformity with requirements.


  • The ability to work in a team as well as individually
  • Sound decision making
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Good IT skills
  • Level 2 Diploma in Credit Management
  • CPA Qualification
  • Double entry book keeping
  • Basic costing principles
  • Purchase, sales and general ledgers


  • Achievement of systems and controls that flow easily without disrupting the operation of the food and beverage facility
  • Accurate and timely reporting of finances
  • Food and beverage stock control in all bars and stores.
  • Computer operations control in points of sales systems.
  • Analysis of consumption data.
  • In conjunction with the Executive Chef & F&B manager, provides analysis of F&B stores consumption to handle the ordering of Food and Beverage as exact as possible.
  • Input in the computer all bar stock received.
  • Maintain the food inventory updated on a daily in cooperation with the Executive Chef.
  • Carry out spot-checks on the hotel stores rotating stock-takes.
  • Carry out checks on storing operations and receivables.
  • Input in the computer all the requesitions.
  • Control and ensure that not one item goes out from the stores without requisition.
  • Accounts for any stock transfer between onboard locations.
  • Inputs physical bar stock counts into the computer system and analyze results highlighting the discrepancies for additional counts or reviews.
  • Hold minimum each second day a spot check on physical inventories held in the bars, food and beverage stores, stores and day stores.
  • Monitors – controls tips and bonuses to bar staff.
  • Compiles a physical inventory routine for each food & beverage locations.
  • Prepares a report in the end of each week to be signed by the F&B Manager and copy to the Chief Accountant.
  • Day to day supervision and management of the responsibilities detailed above.
  • Spreading random audits and reconciliation´s over the voyage and moving forward with new computer installations and controls procedures, whilst tackling systems and financial control problems, as these occur.
  • Run end of the day on all bar point of sales workstations; distribute daily sales analysis reports as required.
  • Feed figures into spreadsheets format to carry out the control functions described above.
  • Review “undefined” accounts.
  • Performs any other duty as requested by his/her superiors.
  • Participate in the hotel’s social responsibility programme
  • To adhere to strict grooming and hygiene standards

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