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Cost Controller Job in Kenya


The incumbent will monitor OPEC, the F&B costs and inventory in all F&B outlets in accordance with the hotels policies, procedures, and standards laid out by Management to ensure maximum internal and external customer
·         Evaluate & compare suppliers’ products & services, maintaining accurate records of purchases and pricing

·         Regularly inspect & test supplier products
·         Communicate company needs to suppliers & maintain good relationships with them
·         Negotiate contracts with suppliers. Ensure the company has all relevant information regarding all suppliers.
·         Liaise with Marketing & Operations to understand upcoming promotions, accurately forecast upcoming levels of demand & monitor to ensure no stock outs.
·         Ensure purchases are within the working capital budget
·         Maintaining acceptable and accurate inventory levels in the warehouse and ensure we keep accurate utilisation rates
·         Maintain product costs & master data on the products held & required by the company.
·         On a monthly basis, review and analyze inventory and margin / transfer price reports and forward to Finance Manager for further action.
·         Co-ordinate monthly & cycle physical inventory counts for the commissary
·         Investigate physical count variances and resolve issues
·         Ensure all damaged, obsolete & expired inventory held in the warehouse is reported to management in a timely manner.
·         Monitor the duration & usage of inventory, ensuring par levels are always kept.
·         Ensure accurate & timely inventory reports are prepared & shared with the management.
·         Establish and implement inventory policies and procedures
·         Ensure proper documentation maintained for transfer orders to stores
·         Ensure recipes & assemblies are accurately maintained in Accounting system
·         Support and participate in end of year audit
·         Empowered to take decisions regarding upholding quality standards of products.
·         Work with the management team to champion performance improvement via identifying and executing appropriate initiatives and proposals
·         Set the ideal safety stock and re-order levels and sign off Local Purchase Orders
·         Responsible for Management and implementation of store & stock control systems
·         Bachelor’s degree in Business administration, Finance or related fields
·         Professional certification – Procurement, CPA or ACCA.
·         Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role
·         Having worked in Hotel, Restaurant or Food industry will be an added advantage
·         Outstanding organizational and coordination abilities
·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·         Decision making &Collaborative skills
·         Should have strong negotiation, managerial and communications skills.

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