Stock Controller - 4/5* Lodgel - Limpopo (live in)

Jobs Africa Group Date Job Posted: 09-Aug-2018

Location: Polokwane

Stock Controller Job LIMPOPO - 4* Luxury Lodge

You will be responsible for providing an effective system of control which protects the financial structure of the undertaking through the methodical, systematic checking of day-to-day business transactions and at the same time provide a source of information to management.

Main Duties:

  •  To ensure cash returns from each department tally with cash amounts on audit rolls.
  •  To ensure a continuous audit and accumulation of data for the production of daily reports.
  •  To ensure that official orders have been issued for all purchases and goods received.
  •  To ensure that stock records systems are accurate and up-to-date.
  •  To audit requisitions and issues of all outlets and highlight any inaccuracies.
  •  To ensure that all receivable costs for all departments are processed speedily and held ready for rapid percentage computation.
  •  To ensure that all computer input is effected daily.
  •  To ensure regular operating equipment stocktakes are carried out.
  •  To assist with the checking of overhead costs to ensure that all departments are aware of costs, particularly when there have been deviations from the acceptable norm.
  •  To provide closing stock figures and physically assist with stocktaking at stipulated intervals.
  •  To submit reports and identify possible reasons when results differ from anticipated targets.
  •  To compile control reports for bars and kitchens showing percentage profits.
  •  To compile consumption reports of metered fuels, showing units consumed and variances.
  •  To compile stock check reports, with a breakdown of items checked and give comments where variances occur.
  •  To ensure that all information is passed freely to Heads of Department so they can take appropriate action in the event of adverse results.
  • To ensure a smooth working relationship with other departments, avoiding antagonism in sensitive
  • To ensure that the prices entered in programmed or computerised cash registers are correct and updated when necessary.
  • To ensure that menus are costed regularly.
  • To ensure goods receiving procedures are strictly adhered to.
  • To prepare feasibility studies as required.
  • To carry out regular training/coaching sessions to ensure that staff are performing their duties correctly.
  • To be fully conversant with current market prices of all items required by the hotel or catering department.
  • To select suppliers with great care by researching their background, establishing their credentials and their standing in the industry regarding their ability to match price and maintain deliveries.
  • To listen carefully to the sales person to glean as much information as possible, particularly with regard to new products.
  • To negotiate the terms of the agreement fairly, bearing in mind the price, quality and continuity of supply.
  • To negotiate realistic discounts in terms of the above agreements.
  • To maintain good interpersonal relations with suppliers, thus gaining the best possible service from them to the extent where they do a lot of the work for you.
  • To ensure that dealings are made with a senior person in the organisation, i.e. one who has the ability to make decisions.
  • To ensure that the correct numbers of suppliers are appointed, in that, though streamlined, sufficient options are open, whilst keeping the number of authorised items in check.
  • To ascertain the value of new products through quality testing and field trials.
  • To maintain up-to-date records of all suppliers, their products and price lists.
  • To keep an index of all supplies handled, with appropriate comments.
  • To continuously review commodities and suppliers to ensure that the best possible agreements are in operation.
  • To investigate supplier problems, take the appropriate action and follow up to ensure no similar problems are experienced.
  • To investigate and action account queries promptly, when these are the result of price variances.


  • previous experience in similar position
  • focus on F&B
  • available to join immediately
  • min. matric
  • additional courses / training in the field will be a big advantage

Start: ASAP


Job ID
Job Title
Stock Controller - 4/5* Lodgel - Limpopo (live in)
Employer Type
Salary Type
R8,000 - R12,000 CTC depending on experience
Start Date