Food & Beverage Cost Controller - Accounting jobs in Malta - June 2024
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Food & Beverage Cost Controller

The Xara Collection , Any

Published on 16 Mar 2023

Expired on 15 Apr 2023

Due to our continued success, the Xara collection is looking for a new Food & Beverage Cost Controller to join our fantastic team.

The group’s diversified portfolio comprises a luxury boutique hotel; The Xara Palace Relais & Châteaux nestled in the walls of Mdina, our One Michelin star and multiple award-winning restaurant de Mondion, the family-friendly Trattoria AD 1530, the chic OKA’s at the Villa, Rosami at The Villa, Xara Catering which is our means of extending the Xara experience beyond our brick and mortar properties, sustainable gurus at Xara Gardens, and last but definitely not least, our exclusive venue The Xara Lodge.
The Xara collection is defined by the passion and commitment of our talented team. Understanding that luxury lies not only in the elegant décor or great cuisine but also in the perfect execution of simple tasks where every detail counts, is what sets the Xara collection apart.
The impact you will make:

As a Food & Beverage Cost controller, you will work collaboratively with various department managers to analyse Food & Beverage costs and maximize profits whilst minimizing waste.

You will be responsible for the short and long-term planning of the Food & Beverage controlling and pricing aspects. You will help maintain a suitable inventory of food and beverage items for the entire collection as well as actively take part in engineering the menu in terms of pricing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively controlling the Food & Beverage Cost
  • Prepare variance analysis and communicate with relevant parties
  • Check and verified voids, discounts and complimentary items in the POS systems
  • Check the cost of sales in all F&B outlets and ensure that the costs are within budget
  • Check the menu pricing on the POS system and ensure the correct prices are loaded
  • Responsible for preparing daily Food & Beverage and monthly cost reports and distributing them to management
  • Participate in stock tacking at the outlets
  • Coordinate with restaurant management and finance to sort out issues pertaining to Food & Beverage

About you:
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good analytics and reporting skills
  • Experience with Accounting Systems, POS Systems and cost and inventory systems
  • Ability to multitask, and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Have high-level attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and to partner with others to promote an environment of teamwork.

*This is an opportunity for you to work in an exciting, fast-paced industry! Why wait to make your next career move? Send us your application!

The Xara Palace:
Forming part of the prestigious Relais & Chateaux, The Xara Palace is a unique Boutique Hotel hidden away in the heart of the Medieval fortified City, of Mdina, and is a definition of Architectural Style and Culture. Perched on centuries-old bastions, and surrounded by stunning baroque architecture, The Xara Palace Relais & Châteaux, is a truly unique establishment offering unparalleled views of the beautiful Maltese countryside, full of charm and character, with its luxurious accommodation and award-winning haute cuisine, The Xara Palace Relais & Châteaux incorporated their exclusive, Michelin Star restaurant, the de Mondion, into the bastion walls – with breathtaking views of the island. It also operates a causal restaurant, Trattoria AD 1530 in the Piazza, in the front of the hotel, offering casual dining in a picturesque setting as well as the Xara Lodge, the only purpose-built multi-functional venue of its kind on the Maltese Islands. Whether our guests are after a honeymoon, a wedding, a cultural stay, or simply an exclusive getaway, The Xara Palace has it all. Our promise to our guests centres on impeccable attention to detail – from the décor to the serene, unhurried pace of life at The Xara Palace Hotel or any of our venues, through every facet of our service – all setting the scene for nothing less than an exquisitely unforgettable experience in Malta.

Full Time
Job Type
Intermediate (1-3 years), Experienced (3 years +)
Experience Level
Hotels, Restaurants & Catering


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