F&B Cost Controller

F&B Cost Controller

Salary: £18k - £35k (depending on experience and unit size)

Also known as: Food & Beverage Controller, Cost Controller, Meeting & Events Cost Controller.

Assist in minimising food and beverage costs, the F&B Cost Controller manages the day-to-day operation of F&B Accounting.

Your duties may include

  • Recording of food and beverage costs
  • Adhering to all cost control procedures
  • Updating costings
  • F&B revenue and cost audits
  • Reviews purchasing procedures for all F&B items
  • Ensures compliance with documentation/authorisation processes
  • Processes Food & Liquor accruals
  • Monitor inventories of Food & Beverage to increase inventory turnover
  • Participates in month end reporting procedures in relation to F&B stock.


  • Understanding of the basic accounting functions and strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Ability to perform bank reconciliations and managed sales and purchase ledgers
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment and cope with pressure
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to analyse P&L statements, apply timeliness and accuracy in recording and reporting
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills
  • Analytical approach with good eye for detail
  • Strong strategic planning
  • Ability to build rapport with other colleagues, managers and suppliers and maintain strong relationships
  • Strong Excel skills; intermediate to advanced level
  • Someone with a hands-on, pro-active approach; taking personal responsibility and initiative to prevent or resolve problems.

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