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Financial cost Controller for highly successful restaurant operation 

Vacancy Reference: JSFC33
Vacancy Title:Financial cost Controller for highly successful restaurant operation
The Company:
Highly Fashionable Restaurant Operation currently has an opening for a Financial Cost Controller
Vacancy Description:

Responsible for cost management of Food, Beverage and non-consumable items for the F&B Department by partnering with and advising the various stakeholders on the procurement of these items by maintain healthy margins and not compromising on quality.

You will also be responsible for producing daily sales reports and ad hoc analysis.


·To manage the procurement of Food, Beverage and non-consumable items for the F&B Department using the Brand power to save costs.

·To build and maintain a preferred supplier list (PSL) that reflect the quality and ethos of the operation. This PSL is dynamic and evolves with both the external and internal environment with cost effectiveness and quality being the key factors.

·To analysing restaurant sales data to inform buying decisions and subsequently increase leverage with suppliers. Utilise “in house” product knowledge using key stakeholders, to develop a wide understanding of purchasing strategy within the Hotel.

·To be pragmatic and utilise 3rd party knowledge to implement change and react to sales trends quickly and profitably.

·To work closely with the Head Chef and Beverage Manager on menu item costings, maintain a healthy margin ensuring that food margin does not go below 72% and the beverage margin does not go below 75%.

·To work with the Events and Marketing Manager on costings for Events.

·To take the lead on managing the business’s epos and stock control systems.

·To produce daily sales reports and ad hoc analysis.

·To deliver on the restaurant operations environmental standards and policies throughout the buying process.

·To support the delivery of restaurant budgets via process enhancement of internal controls

·To adopt best practices to reduce overheads and attain improved efficiencies

·To implement and maintain best practice buying and stock management disciplines within the Chiltern Firehouse.

·To lead, manage and develop the Goods Receiving team to deliver a proactive and an efficient service to the business.

About you:

·Highly Numerate

·Advanced PC Skills

·Accounting experience preferred

·Understanding of financial data and its use

·Proven record of achieving deadlines

Skills and Personal attributes required

·Business awareness

·Strong negotiation skills



·Drive for results



·Organised and logical

·Accurate and precise 

Salary & Benefits:
£40- 50k per annum

You will need to have the right to work in the UK to be considered for this role, along with all the necessary supporting documents.

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