F& B Cost Controller

Website Al Sihamiya Holding

The role of Cost Accountant is to look after Cost, Store, Purchasing, receiving, and issuing of Assets. The cost accountant will daily perform invoice booking, wastage creation on system based on manual file from restaurant, cash purchase booking, discount checking and encoding. Perform and implement the cost management programs that reflects accurate project performance in terms not limited to quantifying the cost and all cost information for the Finance to support the management for making decisions and the management report.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Update daily analysis of sales to the Management.
  • Effectively control the Food & Beverage Cost.
  • Check the menu pricing on the POS /SAP systems and ensure the correct prices are loaded.
  • Check and ensure all menu items have a recipe and linked the Articles and Recipes in Material Control System.
  • Preparation of COGS Budget and monitoring the cost of sales in all F&B outlets are within the budget.
  • Preparation of Theoretical Cost & Actual Cost report.
  • Assist management in fixing the menu pricing.
  • Update selling prices in POS as per the instruction from authorized persons.
  • Finalize and obtain the approval from the Finance Manager on the final Banquet Event Order (BEO) and Pre-Event P&L.
  • Ensure all food and beverage orders are placed according to ARRM policy liaising with Executive Chef and F&B Director.
  • Ensure that all delivery notes and invoices are signed and stamped from the outlets and is against POs.
  • Ensure all invoices are posted daily in the system and food cost is properly updated.
  • Daily Inventory monitoring of beverages.
  • Get the wastage report on a daily basis and ensure that materials are handled efficiently, and no pilferages and spoilage are clubbed.
  • Current price comparison and market survey.
  • Establish and maintain a cost allocation transfer system for food and beverage supplies to the various departments. Summarize these transactions for each financial period close.
  • Carry out inventories at all the locations when it is necessary.
  • Ensure expiry report is available and Inventories are efficiently monitored.
  • Check and verify all complimentary sales in POS systems and confirm that all are as per the Policies.
  • Check and verify any discounts on the POS systems and it is as per the policies.
  • Check and verify voids in the POS systems.
  • Check and verify all package meals and lost postings
  • Ensure staff meal cost report, staff discounts, duty drinks, etc. are posted in to Employee Expenses and confirm that this is as per entitlement.
  • Check and cross verify if all sales have been recorded correctly from restaurant software to accounting software.
  • Verify all delivery partners sales are as per restaurant software.
  • Ensure all end of shift reports generated from all POS tills are matched with daily report in the system.
  • Responsible for surprise spot checks at all F&B outlets (Quality, Quantity, etc.)
  • Internal audit check as instructed by the finance manager.
  • Ensure the guidelines for handling and cleaning of machines and equipment are strictly    followed by all stores crew concerned and that all stores crew are properly trained in correct use of equipment.
  • Review regular inspection reports by the ministry inspectors and report to the management about it.
  • Responsible for preparing “Daily Food and Beverage Cost Report (Flash Report)” and distribute to Management.
  • Prepare variance analysis for food & beverage (Actual vs. Theoretical Cost) and communicating with Management.
  • Prepare F&B reports as requested by management.


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Degree in Finance / Accountancy or related field. CMA preferred.
  • Experience in end-to-end accounting activities, specifically cost accounting methods. Solid understanding of accounting consolidation based on the regulatory requirements.
  • Detail-oriented, efficient, and organized professional with extensive experience in cost accounting.
  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make well thought out decisions.
  • Corporate Finance, good analysing and reporting skills, deadline oriented, confidentiality, time management and data entry and reporting management.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and excellent knowledge in excel.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@alsihamiya.qa