Basic Info

Ahmed Saber

9 years

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

5

Manager

Work Experience

F&B Cost Control Manager at SSP Emirates LLC

Experience Details

F&B Cost Control Manager

Accounting/Finance

Manager

Managing 13 outlets in Abu Dhabi Airport, 11 different brands, Plus guiding and supporting SSP Dubai Airport unit running 8 outlets with 7 different brands.
Brands (Burger King, Food Village, Shawarmanji, Yum cha, CNN Café, Camden Foods, Montreux Jazz Cafe, O’Leary’s Bar, Ritazza , Brioche Doree, Flavours, Caviar House
Yo Sushi, Butlers Chocolate)

Working directly with GM, Assist. GM, Operation Manager, and Accounts Manager.
Monthly reporting to regional HO in Cyprus.
Periodical reporting to HO in UK.


Company Details

SSP Emirates LLC (multinational)

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

101-500 employees

Food Services/Restaurants/Catering

http://www.foodtravelexperts.com

Jan 2016 to present (1 year 7 months)
Cost Controller at Applebee's UAE

Experience Details

Cost Controller

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

•Prepare and lead monthly and/or biweekly stocktaking.
•Revision of weekly sensitive items counting.
•Spot checks purchasing, receiving, storing, issuing functions and inventories to ensure minimum wastage.
•Ensures that menu cost is reviewed at regular intervals.
•Checks quality and expiration dates of goods received.
•Surprise frequent spot checks on outlet P.O.S and preparation counters.
•Ensure that stocks are held within the company objective.
•Prepares recipe cost and yield test with Executive Chef.
•Prepares biweekly and monthly cost reports per outlet and consolidated.
•Provide sales and cost analysis of menu items per outlet and consolidated on a monthly basis.
•Investigates irregularities and excessive costs.
•Balance purchases with the accounting records at the end of each month.
•Finalizes Cost reconciliation Reports per outlet and consolidated, and makes recommendations on cost reduction where needed.
•Highlights slow moving stock items.
•Maintains wastage/breakage statistics, and briefs staff on comparable cost savings.
•Lead the implementation of FMC system in the new outlets.
•Train and support managers and staff on FMC system.
•Ensure that there is a proper filing for the inventory documents and all cost reports.
•Prepare cost comparisons and studies per outlets and consolidated.
•Study all new suppliers’ proposals and highlights company benefits and loses.
•Prepares price comparisons between suppliers for current and future deals.
•Prepare 80-20 analysis based on most selling , most consumption, most revenue making, and most profit margin making items, per outlet and consolidated on monthly basis.


Company Details

Applebee's UAE

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

101-500 employees

Food Services/Restaurants/Catering

http://www.janemco.com

Dec 2012 to Jan 2016 (3 years 1 month)
Financial Applications Implementer at Advanced Computer Technology

Experience Details

Financial Applications Implementer

IT/Software Development

Experienced (Non-Manager)

•Responsible for Pre-installation activities, installation initiation meeting, software installation.
•Leads the whole process of the Application starting with Installation, Configuration, running the system in the right mode, Training, and ending with the Live Support Cycle.
•Solve all issues that customer may face in the system throughout the process.
•Provide customers with technical support.
•Responsible for enhancing the Technical & Operational knowledge of the junior level employees.
•Provide customer with business updates & recommendation.
•Assure customer satisfaction at all stages.
•Training and support junior level team members.

Projects Done in:-
Marriott –Ritz Carlton - Anantara - Sheraton – Meridian – Hilton – Movenpick – Sofitel…
Applebee’s – Chili’s – Fridays - Fusion – Cinnabon – Ruby Tuesday- Haagen Dazs
SSP Egy

In Abu Dhabi:

Ritz Carlton Grand Canal (Full Installation)
Applebee’s Mushrif Mall (Full Installation)
Anantara Qasr Al Sarab (Support & training)


Company Details

Advanced Computer Technology

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Information Technology Services

http://www.act-eg.com/

Apr 2008 to Nov 2012 (4 years 7 months)

Education

BA in Accounting

Education Details

BA

Accounting, Management

bani suef university, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

Financial Accounting Cost Accounting Managerial Accounting Auditing Finance Economics HR Management Business Administration Marketing Feasibility Studies IT Management systems

N/A

bani suef university
2002 - 2007

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Systems Implementation Diploma

Mar 2008

Information Technology Institute

Business Process Off-shoring program. (BPO) Studies: (Oracle SQL, Oracle DB Administration, Database Fundamentals, Crystal Reports, VB.Net, Network Fundamentals, and Operating systems.).

Training/Course Details

Financial Accounting Using Excel

Aug 2007

Ain Shams University

Advanced Features in Excel for Accounting and Reporting.

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Profile Skills and Keywords

AccountingAdaptiveAnalyticalArabicBusiness-orientedCateringCost ControllerEnglishF&B Cost AnalysisF&B Cost Control ManagerF&B Menu EngineeringFinanceFinancial Accounting Using ExcelFinancial Applications ImplementerFlexibleFood ServicesHandles StressITInformation Technology ServicesInsuranceManagementMicros Fidelio Materials Control (FMC)Micros POSMicrosoft ExcelProblem SolverRestaurantsSSP Emirates LLCSoftware DevelopmentSun FinancialsSystems Implementation Diploma

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Advanced

: Advanced

Tools and Technologies

Micros Fidelio Materials Control (FMC)

Micros Fidelio Materials Control (FMC)

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Micros POS

Micros POS

: Intermediate

: High

:

More than 7 years

Sun Financials

Sun Financials

: Intermediate

: High

:

More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

F&B Cost Analysis

F&B Cost Analysis

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

F&B Menu Engineering

F&B Menu Engineering

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Business-oriented, Problem Solver, Flexible / Adaptive, Handles Stress

Online Presence

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ahmsaber/

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