Food and Beverage Cost Analyst

  • Omni Hotels
  • Asheville, NC, USA
  • Jan 26, 2018
Accounting Hospitality / Restaurant / Food Service

Job Description


Grove Park Inn

The AAA Four-Diamond Grove Park Inn is noted for understated elegance and southern charm; ten U.S. Presidents and countless luminaries from the worlds of art, entertainment, sports and politics have stayed at this hotel. The property offers sweeping views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, delectable restaurants, a Donald Ross golf course, tennis and fitness center, award winning spa and spacious convention facilities.

Omni Grove Park Inn's associates enjoy a dynamic and exciting work environment, comprehensive training and mentoring, along with the pride that comes from working for a company with a reputation for exceptional service. We embody a culture of respect, gratitude and empowerment day in and day out. If you are a friendly, motivated person, with a passion to serve others, the Omni Grove Park Inn may be your perfect match.

Job Description

The Food & Beverage Cost Analyst is responsible for the organization and realization of the monthly F&B inventories. Preparation of daily and monthly product cost reports with explanation and investigation of variances, both physical and in the general ledger. Verification of vendor pricing for accuracy and waste management at all outlets.


  • Analyze menu item costs, establish menu pricing and recommend menu modifications for new and current items.
  • Research, analyze, explain and determine course of action for all material variances on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Recommend pricing, portion and supplier changes as costs fluctuate as well as update all inventory sheets.
  • Responsible for ensuring the completion and integrity of all month end inventories for each of the food and beverage outlets. Work towards all inventories becoming shelf to sheet along with lowering all inventory levels to Omni standards.
  • Ensure proper receiving and transfer procedures through a controlled requisition and distribution system and enforced through proper authorization of requisitions.
  • Responsible for reconciliation of all General Ledger food and beverage inventory accounts on a monthly basis by designated dates.
  • Analyze and verify prices to vendor supplied bid sheets.
  • Responsible for auditing invoices, credit memos due and product security on a monthly basis to ensure accurate food cost percentages.
  • Monitor revenues, covers, adjustments, product cost, etc. for accuracy and business volumes in the restaurants.
  • Cost controls on employee cafeteria.
  • Attend necessary meetings of the Food and Beverage department and Banquets and Catering.
  • Verify house charges and calculate their costs.
  • Other F&B Accounting and Auditing functions as needed.


  • 2-4 Year Accounting degree or related experience required
  • Previous experience in hospitality industry, preferably a 4 star Hotel, preferred.
  • Previous Accounting experience.
  • Must have knowledge of food and beverage products.
  • Ability to provide legible communication.
  • Ability to compute mathematical calculations.
  • Knowledge of computers.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Excel & Word.
  • Ability to prepare statistical reports.
  • Ability to handle, control and resolve difficult situations with strong problem solving and analytical skills.