Offers “Marriott”

15 days agoMarriott

Senior Purchasing Manager

  • Chicago, USA
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

Job Number 24108879
Job Category Finance & Accounting
Location Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, 540 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States VIEW ON MAP
Schedule Full-Time
Located Remotely? N
Relocation? N
Position Type Management

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for following established procedures in ordering, receiving, storing, distributing and payment of items. Formulates an approved vendors list encompassing all categories. Assists Executive Chef in maintaining/lower budgeted food/controllable costs.

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

• 4-year bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting or related major; or a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Purchasing or a related field.

 

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Managing Work, Projects, Policies, and Standards for Purchasing Across Departments

• Generates and provides accurate and timely results in the form of reports, presentations, etc.

• Compiles, codes, categorizes, calculates, tabulates, audits, or verifies information or data.

• Assures sanitation compliance.

• Assists Executive Chef in all aspects of purchasing (e.g., Food, Beverage and Controllable) to ensure quality and profitability.

• Orders all food and beverage based on business needs.

• Assists Executive Chef in maintaining/lower budgeted food/controllable costs.

• Delegates and enforces first in/first out inventory rotation for all storeroom products.

• Maintains sanitation and safety standards as specified in the brand guidelines.

• Ensures that proper safeguards are in effect for the security of the food and beverage storeroom assets.

• Enforces item use-up with storeroom personnel and kitchen management to keep inventory at lowest level possible levels.

• Communicates with kitchen, restaurant management and vendors to ensure timing of deliveries satisfies advanced food production needs.

• Checks invoice on goods received against shipment to ensure quantity, quality, weights and purchase specifications are as ordered.

• Uses existing computer programs to perform daily and period end food and beverage costs.

• Maintains inventory controls for proper levels, dating, rotation, requisitions, etc.

• Completes administrative tasks on a timely basis (e.g., C-7s, menu costing, general office duties).

• Completes period end inventory according to Food and Beverage and Accounting standard operation procedures.

• Calculates figures for food and beverage inventory.

• Ensures that price and product availability issues are communicated as needed to the F & B Director and Executive Chef.

• Ensures all LSOP's are adhered to by all employees.

• Receives and inspects all deliveries.

• Maintains an accurate controllable log and beverage perpetual.

• Ensures accurate administration of all invoices, and adherence to proper bookkeeping procedures.

 

Demonstrating and Applying Accounting Knowledge to Purchasing Operations

• Demonstrates knowledge of job-relevant issues, products, systems, and processes.

• Uses computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

• Uses relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

• Keeps up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.

 

Supporting Purchasing Operations

• Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.

• Ensures disciplinary situations are addressed in timely fashion and with consistency.

• Ensures performance reviews are completed on a timely basis for supervisors and non-management employees.

 

Maintaining Finance and Accounting Goals

• Submits reports in a timely manner, ensuring delivery deadlines.

• Ensures profits and losses are documented accurately.

• Achieves and exceeds goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.

• Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.

• Monitors all taxes that apply, ensuring that taxes are current, collected and/or accrued.

 

Additional Responsibilities

• Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

• Analyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

• Interacts with kitchen staff, vendors and Executive Chef.

• Uses existing computer programs effectively to post invoices, update items and costs.

• Attends and participates in all pertinent meetings.

• Provide direction and assistance to other organizational units regarding accounting and budgeting policies and procedures, and efficient control and utilization of financial resources.

• Informs and/or updates the executives, the peers and the subordinates on relevant information in a timely manner.

 

The salary range for this position is $70,000 to $94,000 annually. Marriott offers a bonus program, comprehensive health care benefits, 401(k) plan with up to 5% company match, employee stock purchase plan at 15% discount, accrued paid time off (including sick leave where applicable), life insurance, group disability insurance, travel discounts, adoption assistance, paid parental leave, health savings account (except for positions based out of or performed in Hawaii), flexible spending accounts, tuition assistance, pre-tax commuter benefits, other life and work wellness benefits, and may include other incentives such as stock awards and deferred compensation plans. Benefits and incentive compensation may be subject to generally applicable eligibility, waiting period, contribution, and other requirements and conditions.

The compensation and benefits information is provided as of the date of this posting. Marriott reserves the right to modify compensation and benefits at any time, with or without notice, subject to applicable law.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

Marriott Hotels strive to elevate the art of hospitality, innovating at every opportunity while keeping the comfort of the oh-so-familiar all around the globe. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep the promise of “Wonderful Hospitality. Always.” by delivering thoughtful, heartfelt, forward-thinking service that upholds and builds upon this living legacy. With the name that’s synonymous with hospitality the world over, we are proud to welcome you to explore a career with Marriott Hotels. In joining Marriott Hotels, you join a portfolio of brands with Marriott International. Be where you can do your best work, begin your purpose, belong to an amazing global team, and become the best version of you.

JW Marriott is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of more than 100 beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come first. Because if you’re happy, our guests will be happy. JW Marriott associates are confident, innovative, genuine, intuitive, and carry on the legacy of the brand’s namesake and company founder, J.Willard Marriott. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other, where you’ll be part of a community and enjoy true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-workers. JW creates opportunities for training, development, recognition and most importantly, a place where you can pursue your passions in a luxury environment with a focus on holistic well-being. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take care of our associates. That’s The JW Treatment™. In joining JW Marriott, you join a portfolio of brands with Marriott International. Be where you can do your best work,​ begin  your purpose,  belong  to an amazing global​ team, and  become  the best version of you.

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