13 Mar 2017

Good Earth Food & Beverage Cost Controller Job

Establish, coordinates and administers all Food and Beverage Control and accounting related functions in accordance with policies, procedures and state and local laws and regulations. Also ensure the efficient and effective operation of the Group’s Food and Beverage Control Department and to provide support to the outlets of the Group with regards Food and Beverage Cost Control

Main areas of responsibility are calculating the profit and loss on each item sold in the restaurant (beverages and food) and record data to keep perpetual inventory, ensuring that all functions are successfully executed in a courteous and professional manner, ensuring maximum guest and employee satisfaction consistent with The Good Earth Group Standards, through planning, organizing, directing, training and controlling the Food and Beverage operation and administration.


  • Formulate accounting and reporting policy related to the F & B Operations, coordinate systems and procedures and prepare operating data and special reports as required comparing performance with operating plans and standards.
  • Report and interpret the results of operations to all levels of management and ownership (where applicable) to ensure timely information is provided in order to maximise profits.
  • Resolve problems and ensure maintenance of the F & B accounting systems and equipment to ensure smooth operations.
  • Assist in the compilation and preparation of the annual budget, forecasts, taxes and other financial reports to provide support thus ensuring accurate, timely information is available for management and owners.
  • Inform the Financial Controller and the Director of Operations of any discrepancies/variances indicated by verification procedures or otherwise and instigate the necessary action with Management in order to correct and ensure no re-occurrence of procedure errors
  • Control the Food and Beverage outlets in terms of wastage, pilferage and efficiency.
  • Maintain a presence in the establishment, ensuring procedures are being adhered to
  • Maintain all paperwork and archiving both accurately and efficiently.
  • Maintain the security of the information held within the department.
  • Respond to customer (internal & external, supplier and guest) requests, inquires and problems in a quick efficient manner to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction and a quality service
  • Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned.
  • Participate in task forces and committees as requested.
  • Conduct annual performance evaluations for junior employees.
  • To understand and strictly adhere to the Rules & Regulations established in regards to the group’s policy on Fire, Hygiene, and Health & Safety.
  • To ensure that all potential and real hazards and maintenance issues are reported and rectified immediately.
  • To have complete understanding of the group’s Employee Handbook and adhere to the regulations contained within.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned to him/her by management.


  • High School Graduate or equivalent.
  • Hotel Management and / or Accounting Diploma/Degree an asset
  • 3-5 years experience in a similar restaurant group or hotel in similar position


  • Building teamwork
  • Developing others
  • Motivating others
  • Planning/ Organization
  • Problem solving & Decision Making
  • Conflict Management
  • Entrepreneurial Orientation
  • Stress Management
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Change Management
  • Task Achievement 
  • Adaptability/ Flexibility
  • Concern for quality
  • Influence
  • Initiative
  • Managing Performance


  • Teamwork/ Cooperation
  • Cross cultural sensitivity
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Customer service orientation


  • Listening and Oral Skills
  • Written skills

Technical Competencies

  • Knowledge of hotel products and services
  • Knowledge of PILOT, MS Office, Gmail

Individual Characeteristics

  • Enthusiastic and pleasant personality
  • Able to exert fast-paced mobility for period of up to 4 hours in length.
  • Creativity
  • Integrity

KES 40,000-60,000 (gross pay)

How To Apply
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