Sr. Controller at Met Opera, Patina Restaurant Group


: $48,520.00 - $81,710.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Hospitality - Food Services

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The Opportunity

Patina Restaurant Group is seeking a Controller to take responsibility for overseeing all of the accounting functions and financial data of their assigned restaurant or food and beverage establishments. This is a great opportunity for someone with exceptional financial acumen who can analyze monetary data and develop the most efficient working plans of action to maximize return on financial assets. Controllers are responsible for following established financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems. The ideal candidate is able to communicate and work closely with various department heads including Directors, Executive Chefs, and General Managers in order to align on financial system preferences, processes, and goals for development of their responsible locations. With these responsibilities come unlimited opportunities to build and grow as a finance professional with a healthy work life balance in Patina Restaurant Group's friendly and enjoyable work environment. Will be responsible for multiple units .


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Enforce financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems; develop the most efficient working plans of action to maximize return on financial assets and/or unit performance
Analyze the financial impact of major business operational issues and decisions affecting the business and delivering timely reports as requested using KPI's or other standard metrics.
Provide effective leadership to ensure complete accountability for financial and operational performance.
Coordinate yearly budget preparation, weekly and monthly forecast reports of financial progress within given units.
Manage day-to-day operations of the unit level accounting, review and audit cash deposits
Further review accounting entries on a regular basis in order to ensure that there is accuracy and timeliness, maintaining a strict confidentiality of operational, financial, and business information.
Recommend appropriate structures of business or aiding in merger and acquisition financial activities.
Communicate and work closely with various department heads including Executive Chefs, Restaurant General Managers and various Directors within designated units.
Ensure that accounting policies and procedures are being adhered to.
Must be results oriented with an emphasis on both individual and team accountabilities
Maintain a complete understanding and utilization of purchasing and inventory software, cash management
Combine the financial data with company actions and recommend business moves appropriate to increasing profit and success without reducing quality products and service.
Support management initiatives and help streamline back office functions.
Perform variance analysis for P&L especially Prime Cost



Minimum 3 years' experience in a Unit Controller, Staff/Senior Accountant or Financial Analyst position in a full service, high volume restaurant, hotel, or other food and beverage/ hospitality unit with a similar capacity and clientele.
Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or other applicable specialization preferred.
Restaurant specific experience should include recipe and theoretical food costing, processing accurate inventory (including enforcement of inventory procedures) and familiarity with federal and applicable state wage order compliance matters.
Experience in budgeting & forecasting and financial modelling.
Must have experience in on an offsite premise catering atmosphere or operation as a Staff Accountant or Unit Controller.
High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs (especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), appropriate point of sale (POS) systems, and any other required financial software (i.e. Oracle, Great Plains, Compete Menulink, Kronos.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.

Who We Are

Take your career beyond the ordinary-to the extraordinary, with Patina Restaurant Group and Delaware North.

Patina Restaurant Group, a bi-coastal boutique company, continues to grow as a leader in the premium segment of the restaurant industry! Boasting approximately 80 restaurants and hospitality venues in performing arts centers, Patina Restaurant Group offers outstanding career opportunities for talented & highly motivated professionals who have an eye for detail and an appreciation for the exceptional quality and level of service they stand for.

Our family of restaurants are aligned with unique architectural landmarks and cultural institutions that strive to enrich the American experience through fine arts, dance, music, theatre and performance. PRG operates exciting restaurants in world famous locations: from Lincoln Ristorante at Lincoln Center to the Sea Grill at Rockefeller Center; timeless spaces like the Michelin-starred Patina at Walt Disney Concert Hall, or fresh new collaborations like Morimoto Asia - our restaurants offer the finest in artisanal culinary inspirations.

Patina Restaurant Group is a proud subsidiary of Delaware North. And at Delaware North - whether it's in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants - there's no telling where your career can ultimately take you! We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. Delaware North is one of the largest and most admired, privately-held hospitality companies in the world, and when put together with Patina Restaurant Group's exceptional cuisine, landmark locations, and genuine hospitality - the sky is the limit.

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Associated topics: baker, catering, dining chef, executive, executive chef, head chef, kitchen, prep chef, restaurant chef, sous chef * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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