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Accountabilities for Food & Beverage Controller


In this role, you will be expected to control Food & Beverage operations from a financial aspect. This will be achieved by working closely with the Food & Beverage (F&B) team to deliver accurate financial results, in a timely manner and reviewing internal control measures. To fully understand and perform your job accountabilities and personal competencies as described below. 



Service Expectations

To ensure all Standards are consistently delivered throughout the guest journey and sequence of service

  • To conduct your work with professionalism and high standards with all the stakeholders you will communicate with.  
  • Due to the nature of the business you may be expected to work as per business demands to meet deadlines, i.e. Month End Closure






Being confident and elegant



  • Detailed knowledge of departmental ME London Standards
  • Detailed knowledge of all F&B departmental SOPs
  • Previous knowledge in Forecasting, Budgets and Month End Closures
  • Operational knowledge of the F&B Outlets and target consumers 




Consistently accomplished

  • To consistently deliver accurate financial results
  • To consistently adhere to internal control polices and promote that within the F&B operations
  • Be determined, strive to do better and work as a team to produce great results



Grooming & Etiquette

Elegancy and portraying great lasting impressions




  • Immaculate grooming in accordance with ME London Expectations
  • To consistently be respectful of others
  • Demonstrates the standards of genuine hospitality and exceeding guest expectations
  • Portrays a positive attitude


Specific Job Accountabilities

  1. Produce Weekly Food & Beverage Forecasts and any additional forecast analysis when required
  2. Produce Monthly Profit & Loss Statements and review the Balance Sheet periodically
  3. Analyse the monthly P&L with the F&B Director, follow up, and provide areas of improvements in order to meet KPI’s where required against Budget or when advised by Senior Hotel Management / Cluster Business Controller.
  4. Monitor Food & Beverage Expenses, Cost of Sales and Payroll in all of the F&B Outlets and provide analysis and suggestions periodically. 
  5. Prepare annual budgets and Re-forecast exercises when required
  6. Assist any HOD’s / Outlet Managers in controlling expenses, cost control and reviewing the internal control measures.
  7. Assist with the menu changes from a financial aspect by costing menus, set prices and mark-ups for Food & Beverage Items.
  8. Daily monitoring of the Sales Mix, Voids, Promotions and any other F&B activities and ensure controls are in place.
  9. Performing other duties when requested from the F&B Director and the Cluster Business Controller or other members of the Senior Hotel Management team.
  10. Reviews and Supports the Back of House Team, from a purchasing and stock control aspect.
  11. Ensuring monthly stocktakes are conducted with integrity, which are verified, by conducting spot checks. 
  12. Responsible of controlling the procurement within the F&B outlets.
  13. Performs other duties as requested by the Director of Food & Beverage and Cluster Business Controller
  14. Attends hotel meetings such as department meetings and may conduct meetings as requested by the Director of Food & Beverage or Cluster Business Controller
  15. Complies with any requirements requested by the ‘The One Group’ including the reporting format of the P&L’s.
  16. Occasionally receiving deliveries and cross checking the delivery note with the items and following up with suppliers where appropriate