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Manager Store

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Gulistan Colony, Punjab, Pakistan
Posted:
September 28, 2020

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Shah Alam

Islamabad, Pakistan

+92-332-*******

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Career Profile

My career has a rich blend of multi disciplinary colors. It includes experience in 5 Star Luxury Hotels and Michelin Star Restaurants and Travel Retail in Dubai United Arab Emirates from Dec 2008 till July 2020. I have extensive professional experience in Cost Control and Financial operations of hospitality and Travel Retail industry.

As professional financial expert I have attained sufficient skills of Financial Planning and execution in Hospitality

Industry.

Qualifications, Certificates & Technical Office Skills

Masters in Business Administration 2007

(Majors: Finance)

Assessment as ‘Equivalent and accredited MBA Degree from Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and COMSATS duly attested by Foreign Office of United Arab Emirates Pakistan.

MS Office Advanced

FMC Advanced

FBM Advanced

Micros (9700, 3700, Symphony) Advanced

SUN Financials Advanced

Adaco Materials Control Advanced

Solomon Microsoft Financials Intermediate

Infrasys Intermediate

Navision Advanced

SAP Hanna Advance in Master Data and Supply Chain

Foundation of Leadership Marriott Int. Standard USA

Managers VS Leaders Hashoo Group Pakistan

Spirit to Serve Basics Marriott Hotel Islamabad

Fire Fighting Al Murooj Rotana Hotel Dubai

Employee of the year Marriott Hotel Islamabad

Employee of the Month Al Murooj Rotana Hotel Dubai

Manager of the Quarter Airest Restaurant Middle East LLC (Subsidiary of Lagardere Travel Retail)

SAP Implementation Certificate Lagardere Travel Retail

Purchasing & Supply Chain Full Hands on Purchasing and Supply Chain Management.

Career History

Organization: Airest Restaurant Middle East LLC

Business or Sector: Travel Retail – Airport Operations (F&B)

Airest Restaurant Middle East is a small scale Travel Retail Operators in Dubai and Abu Dhabi Airport. The Company is managing one outlet in Dubai Airport Terminal 3 named “The Daily DXB” and 4 outlets in Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 1 name “Bricco & Naan, Tribs, Skybar”. The restaurants are operated by a Central Kitchen and Warehouse with its own team members and staff. Airest is a subsidiary of Lagardere Travel Retail.

Title: Cost Control Manager

July 2018 to July 2020 (Position Redundant because of COVID-19)

Key Responsibilities:

-Work in conjunction with all department heads to ensure maximum profitability

-Provide critical assessment of all budgets and cost projections

-Assess all incoming products, resources, and services to ensure the best price

-Maintain vendor and service provider relationships

-Remain acutely aware of market trends that could impact resource costs

-Keep up to date on new vendors and possible cost-cutting partnerships

-Analyze invoices to ensure correct products/services were received at the expected cost

-Collaborate with department heads to strategize ways to minimize waste

-Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the interdependency of cost drivers

-Understand the entire arc of the business and how productivity impacts profitability

-Commit to maximizing efficiency at all levels without compromising quality

-Develop and implement proactive solutions and cost-cutting measures

-Present new strategies and assessments to stakeholders in a compelling fashion

-Educate and persuade stakeholders to procure buy-in and cooperation

-Roll out clear cost-saving programs with timelines and assessment goals

Achievements:

-Successfully opened two new concepts in The Daily DXB Dubai Airport Terminal 3.

-Successfully migrated the SAP Italia to SAP DFG Paris.

-Set up Policies and SOPs for SAP Master Data Management & SAP Supply Chain.

-Setup of all the required SOPs for Inventory Management and Logistics.

-Trained Unit Cost Controllers, GM, OPS Managers and Warehouse team including Purchasing Manager about SAP and Inventory Control.

-In Charge of Centralized Warehouse.

Organization: Albandar Rotana & Albandar Arjaan – Pre - Opening

Business or Sector: Hospitality, Hotel

Al Bandar Arjaan by Rotana is a striking, ultra-modern hotel apartment complex with a prime waterside location on the north shore of Dubai Creek. All 90 studios and suites offer stunning city or creek views, are stylishly furnished and feature the latest in-room amenities and technology.

Title: Cost Controller/Financial Accounts

August 2017 to May 2018

Key Responsibilities:

-Reconciliation of Food and Beverage closing stocks and Variance analysis.

-Food and Beverage daily consumption analysis.

-Analysis of Actual vs. Potential cost.

-Maintain and verify Recipe management to control the inventories and potential cost of the restaurant.

- Reconciliation of OS&E and FF&E on quarterly basis.

-Auditing the activities of purchasing department.

-Conduct monthly closing stock inventories in stores and bars.

-Reconciliation of GL and associated Ledgers.

-Preparation of accruals, prepaid and provisions.

-Any other task assigned by Director of Finance.

Achievements:

-Successfully opened Hotel as per specified time.

-Successfully implemented SOPs of Finance Department and manuals.

Organization: GINZA Restaurants LLC

Business or Sector: Michelin Star group of Restaurants Dubai

GINZA Restaurants LLC is a group of Michelin Star Restaurants in Dubai. The core values of the group is to maintain the high standards of food and beverage business in town by offering renowned cuisines of Michelin Star restaurants in the world such as ‘Jean Georges’ and Mayta Dubai.

Title: Cost Controller/Revenue Analyst

March 2015 to Jan 2017

Key Responsibilities:

-To ensure accurate inventory management of both Food and Beverages.

-Reconciliation of Food and Beverage closing stocks and Variance analysis.

-Food and Beverage daily consumption analysis

-Analysis of Actual vs. Potential cost.

-Maintain and verify Recipe management to control the inventories and potential cost of the restaurant.

- Reconciliation of OS&E and FF&E on quarterly basis.

-Auditing the activities of purchasing department.

-Conduct Periodically Butcher test and yield test.

- Ensuring the quotations for all the items are added in the system.

-Ensuring the pricing of the menu items are align with the budgeted cost.

-Ensuring the issuance of Daily F&B cost report to Executive Chef and the management.

-Ensuring the complimentary, ENTs and Duty meals are properly recorded and necessary approvals are obtained.

-Ensuring the Banquet Event Orders are adequately costed and revenue split is properly recorded.

-Review and check daily receiving reports on daily basis.

-Preparing monthly reports for cost of sales and related documents for closing of the month.

-Conduct monthly closing stock inventories in stores and bars.

-Any other task assigned by Director of Finance.

Achievements:

-Successfully opened Three Michelin Star Restaurant ‘ Jean Georges Dubai’ in Four Seasons Hotel Dubai

-Successfully opened Two Michelin Star Restaurant ‘Mayta Dubai’ in Capital Club Dubai.

-Successfully opened Abyat & Simply Italia Specialty Restaurants in Palm Jumeirah Dubai.

-Successfully opened Ginza Café and Mario Testino in Dubai Design District Three-D3

Organization: Sofitel Luxury Hotel Downtown Dubai

Business or Sector: Hospitality, Hotel

Sofitel Hotel Downtown is Five Star Luxury Hotel managed by ACCOR situated in Downtown Dubai. The hotel combines French elegance and contemporary sophistication. Its 31 floors of artfully designed rooms and suites, chic restaurants, trendy bars and infinity pool terrace boast spectacular views over the Dubai skyline and Arabian Gulf.

Title: Finance Manager/Cost Controller

Feb 2014 to March 2015 – Pre-opening

Key Responsibilities:

-Setup FMC and Micros for pre-opening of the hotel.

-Setup and implement P&P & SOP with the instruction of Director of Finance.

-Implement SOP for Receiving and Stores with the assistance of Purchasing and store manager.

-To ensure accurate inventory management of both Food and Beverages.

-Reconciliation of Food and Beverage closing stocks and Variance analysis.

-Food and Beverage daily consumption analysis.

-Analysis of Actual vs. Potential cost.

-Conduct monthly closing stock inventories in stores and bars.

-Posting of financial JVs.

-Reconciliation of GL.

-Preparation of Staff Salaries.

-All Financial activities of hotel.

-Any other task assigned by Director of Finance.

Achievements:

-Successfully opened Five Star Luxury Hotel without any system failure.

-Successfully opened Roof Top Bar ‘The Above’ in the presence of ACCOR Top Management.

-Successfully opened Bar ‘The 31’ at 31st Floor.

-Successfully closed the first month end without any failure and delay.

-Successfully completed ACCOR and Owners Internal Audit with 88% scale.

Organization: Meydan Hotel and Hospitality Dubai

Business or Sector: Hotel and Grandstand Racecourse

Meydan Hotel is a Five Star hotel situated in Nad al Shiba Dubai, mainly renowned for ‘Dubai World Cup’. The hotel itself is famous because of its unique architecture and world’s longest hotel in length. The hotel has +250 rooms and luxury suites with an amazing scenic beauty of the long spread green and dark horse track in front. The hotel has 7 restaurants which serves the Asian, Japanese and American best food delegacies.

Title: Finance Executive

May 2012 to Feb 2014

Key Responsibilities:

-To ensure accurate inventory management of both Food and Beverages.

-Ensure inventory list are prepared for all the hospitality boxes before the races start.

-Ensure the opening inventories are taken before the opening of the grandstand.

-To prepare the Variance report after every race and P&L for each hospitality box.

-Reconciliation of Food and Beverage closing stocks and Variance analysis.

-Food and Beverage daily consumption analysis.

-Analysis of Actual vs. Potential cost.

-Maintain and verify Recipe management to control the inventories and potential cost of the restaurant.

-Conduct monthly closing stock inventories in stores and bars.

-Any other task assigned by Director of Finance.

Achievements:

-Successfully participated in Dubai Cup 2012.

-Successfully participated in mega concert “Ketty Perry” & Snoop Dogg. Successfully carried out inventories and stock distribution to 30 different bars and stands.

-Successfully participated in mega events organized by “Alchemy Projects”. Finance team performed cashiering, stock taking, stock allocation and other duties as advised by GM Grandstand.

-Participated in mega event organized by Meydan Beach Club JBR. Finance team performed cashiering, stock taking, stock allocation and ticket sale as advised by GM Club.

Organization: Al Murooj Rotana Hotel & Suites Dubai

Business or Sector:Hotel and Suites

Al Murooj Rotana is a Five Star hotel situated opposite of Sheikh Zayed Road. The hotel is managed and operated by Rotana Hotels Management. The hotel is having 8 outlets and 251 hotel rooms and 166 suite rooms. The management has been changed from Rotana to Roda from January 2017.

Title: F&B Cost Controller

Dec 2008 to May 2012

Key Responsibilities:

-Reconciliation of Food and Beverage closing stocks and Variance analysis.

-Food and Beverage daily consumption analysis.

-Analysis of Actual vs. Potential cost.

-Maintain and verify Recipe management to control the inventories and potential cost of the restaurant.

- Reconciliation of OS&E and FF&E on quarterly basis.

-Auditing the activities of purchasing department.

-Conduct monthly closing stock inventories in stores and bars.

-Any other task assigned by Director of Finance.

Achievements:

-Designed and implement automated graphical presentation tool of menu engineering for all the F&B outlets.

-Successfully participated and organized the FIFA World cup in terms of stocks, manpower and income audit.

-Successfully participated and implement SOP for newly opened Beer Garden in Double Decker Bar.

-Successfully prepared warehouse inventory with proper specifications and pictures which was a useful guide for all the departments.

Organization: Marriott Hotel Islamabad, Pakistan

Business or Sector: Hotel

Marriott Hotel Islamabad Pakistan is a Five Star hotel situated in the heart of Islamabad. Having 246 rooms and 10 F&B Outlets, Islamabad Marriott aims to provide the best hospitality service in town. The hotel is owned and operated by Hashoo Group of Pakistan.

Title: Assistant Cost Controller/Accounts Executive

July 2003 to Nov 2008

Key Responsibilities:

-Reconciliation of Food and Beverage closing stocks and Variance analysis.

-Food and Beverage daily consumption analysis.

-Analysis of Actual vs. Potential cost.

-Maintain and verify Recipe management to control the inventories and potential cost of the restaurant.

-Review and check daily receiving reports on daily basis.

-Preparing monthly reports for cost of sales and related documents for closing of the month.

-Conduct monthly closing stock inventories in stores and bars.

-Maintain L-22 Liquor register for Excise and Taxation department, Govt. of Pakistan.

-Appear in the Court of Commissioner of Excise and Taxation Department as ad when summoned.

-Any other task assigned by Director of Finance.

Achievements:

-Designed and implement automated Software for Marriott outside stores and warehouse.

-Successfully completed the migration of system from Oracle to Micros Fidelio and SUN Financials.

-Successfully completed the task given by the Management of Marriott during the crisis time of Marriott.

-Successfully handled a team of 6 Purchasers and a team of 12 Cost control staff at one time during the crisis of Marriott Hotel.

Departmental Cross Exposure

-Completed full training in Restaurant Operation from Ginza.

-Handled the Purchasing Department of Ginza independently.

-Completed Financial Manager Training in Sofitel Hotel Downtown Dubai.

-Completed Financial Accountant Training in Al Murooj Rotana

-Successfully completed training in all finance sections of Marriott Hotel Islamabad, Pakistan.

-Handled Purchasing Department of Marriott Hotel Islamabad during crisis time.

-Visited Paris to meet the DFG Master Data and Supply Chain team regarding the SAP Operation improvements.

Pre Opening Experience

-Erbil Rotana Hotel Iraq

-Nour Arjaan Rotana Hotel Fujairah

-Sharjah Centro Rotana

-Sofitel Luxury Hotel Dubai Downtown.

- Jean Georges Three Michelin Star Restaurant Dubai.

-Mayta Michelin Star Peruvian Restaurant Dubai

- Ginza Café in Dubai Design District Three (D3) for Three months Period

- Mario Testino in Dubai Design District Three (D3) for Three months Period

-Club Vista Mare the Palm (Abyat Arabic Cuisine & Simply Italia)

-Albandar Rotana Hotel & Albandar Arjaan Dubai Creek.

-The Daily DXB Dubai Airport Terminal 3.

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