Food & Beverage Budget Analyst

Job Description

Under the direction of the Director, Budget & Financial Planning and guidance from the Business Office Manager, Dining Services the Food & Beverage Budget Analyst prepares complex financial reporting, supports monthly accounting functions, and coordinates the budgeting process for Housing & Hospitality’s (H&HS) Food & Beverage Programs including: UCLA Catering, Dining Services and the Luskin & Renee Conference Center (LCC) Food & Beverage Department. The combined operations of these three departments exceed $85 million annually. The incumbent will develop, prepare, and analyze advanced level financial reports for all Food & Beverage expenses and revenue, including monthly variances and year-over-year trends. Prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual standard reports for various metrics including guest covers, productivity, labor hours, food costs and nonfood expenses. Review purchasing activity on various Food & Beverage accounts and prepare monthly accruals. Lead the monthly variance reporting process; collect, consolidate, and analyze unit information. Provide leadership and direction to the management team for the annual budget and budget revision process. Prepare supporting data and recommendations and assist management with all budget components, including guest covers, labor, food, and nonfood expenses. Other duties and reports as assigned.