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Cost Clerk

Job Number
Full Time
Rove Port Saeed
Job posting
28 Jul 2016

Key Accountabilities

Operational Excellence (Receiving Clerk)

  • Close monitoring of costs and/or revenue generation to ensure business targets are achieved.
  • Coordinate with the F&B team the costing, portioning and margin analysis of menus.
  • Oversee and report on consumption, inventory losses and gains, costs and margins.
  • Spot check of outlet beverage stock to minimize the risk of fraudulent activities
  • Oversee and report on quotation and specification of inventory, establish standardized stock keeping units and quality assure supply.
  • Coordinate with the F&B teams agreed costing for production programs aligned to forecast demand.
  • Match actuals against forecast and maintain good historical data to improve accuracy of estimates and reduce wastage.
  • Oversee goods receives to avoid false inventory readings, and control potential for fraud.
  • Closely control monitoring of beverage consumption in all outlets, especially quoted and actuals for events. Closely control stock takes, consumption recording and requisitions, especially for beverages.
  • Assure that quotation and invoicing is non-discrepant and independently report and audit all short deliveries or return of stock.
  • Spot check deliveries and spot check receiving clerk procedures, and document findings in a rolling monthly file using a quantitative scoring system.
  • Preparation and circulation of daily cost (Flash) report to all concerned.
  • Assist cost controller in month end related tasks and inventory reports.

Policies, Systems, Processes  & Procedures

  • Implement approved departmental policies, processes and procedures, and provide guidance to fellow associates and monitor their adherence so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner while delivering a world-class service.
  • Assist in communication and compliance of all approved hotel policies & procedures in the Department.
  • Ensure work flow is in continuous adherence to all approved policies & procedures.

Continuous Improvement

  • Motivate fellow associates and contribute to the identification of opportunities to take part in change initiatives, programmes and projects that reflect international best practice and changes in the competitive environment.
  • Encouragement of safe work, promotion of personal wellbeing and of environmental awareness.
  • Protection and optimization of assets and productivity improvement to improve returns on capital.

Reporting & Month end tasks

  • Assist Store Keeper in month end stock take conducted in coordination with cost control.
  • Any ad-hoc report requested by DOF/ADOF/CA or management


Qualifications, experience and skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, economics or business administration.

Typical Experience 1 to 2 years of experience in a similar role

Job-Specific Knowledge & Skills:

  • Knowledge in cost accounting
  • Excellent excel skills
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