Operations Controller - N/A11766
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The Table Bay


Cape Town

Job Purpose


The Operations Controller is responsible to audit the inventory and stock control processes, report on cost control analyses, highlight and manage areas of concern and make recommendations to improve operational stock and cost efficiencies with the ultimate objective of maximising revenues in line with Company policies and procedures and legislative requirements.


2-Year Diploma in cost management, stock control and / or procurement or Accounting qualification


3-5 years€™ experience in a similar position in cost control or operations control

Skills and Knowledge

  • Operational Product knowledge (F&B, Housekeeping, Operating supplies & equipment)
  • Cost control
  • Stock control procedures
  • SHE legislative requirements
  • English Written and verbal communication skills
  • Numerical skills
  • Pricing, product analysis
  • Vendor Relationships
  • Proficient computer skills (MS Office; Micros, IFS)

Key Performance Areas:

  • Audit stock and inventory control in all revenue centers with emphasis on stock shortages;
  • the accuracy of handover stock takes between shifts and adherence to stock rotation principles (such as FIFO)
  • Monitor stock movements and create a system€™s audit trail and accumulation of data for the production of daily reports and audit requisitions
  • Audit accurate recording of current stock levels, IFS vs physical stock on hand
  • Establish count and verification/audit teams (from finance) for every stock take making sure that all the inventory sites are counted at the set times
  • Develop, update and communicate on stock control procedures and processes to be followed by all operational departments; including the safeguarding of stock against damage and loss.
  • Monitor stock control standards, systems and processes and align practices with new legislative and company requirements
  • Generate operational and inventory cost reports and revenue reports daily
  • Check overhead costs (OE, OS) and ensure that all departments are aware of deviations from standards and that any deviations are addressed with the functional managers
  • Discuss and consult on remedial action with the Functional managers to ensure budgets and targets are achieved.
  • Capture all new menu recipes and costing and updating old costing in IFS and liaise with the F&B Managers on the cost of the menus as per SOP
  • Act as the custodian of all inventory accounting records making sure that all source documents of inventory transactions are complete, guarded safely and can be retrieved with ease
  • Accurately update stock records in the system and allocate costs to specific kitchens and outlets Maintain integrity of inventory and stock data in the Micros Symphony database in liaison with Head Office Hospitality Support IT


Please Note that ,Preference will be given to suitably qualified employees from the designated groups in line with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act, No. 55 of 1998 (and any amendments thereto), the relevant internal recruitment policy as well as unit€™s employment equity plans and Gaming Board License conditions.