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F. Alkins, Jr.,
Planning • Systems Implementation
• Resource Allocations
Analysis • Acquisitions Integration
• Cost Improvements
outcomeoriented contributor with technical prowess, proven leadership,
highly developed communication skills, and years of management success.
Determined and resourceful. Persistent and persuasive. Provide actionable
visibility of performance vs. plan. Identify opportunities and consistently
achieve objectives. Offer multifaceted perspective with understanding
of today’s conditions to integrate leadingedge strategies and drive
• VALUE OFFERED
Strong conceptual, organizing, and analytical abilities. Innovative
strategist, proactive decision maker, artful problem solver, insightful
Leadership Style: Gain
consensus; build and train sophisticated, flexible, crossfunctional
teams; challenge individuals and organizations to continually produce
at the competitiveedge.
/ –July ,
R FOOD SERVICES, LLC Philadelphia,
effective financial planning leadership managing multiple functions
for a privately held company owning and operating Taco Bell franchise
restaurants located in western Pennsylvania, Ohio and Tennessee generating
$,,+ in annual sales revenue. Responsible for overseeing all
accounting functions, management and supervision of office staff, strategic
analysis and planning, annual budget development; reporting directly
to franchise ownership.
Supervise a team of A/P
Manager/Office Manager, Payroll Manager, Senior Accountant, and general
clerks. Payroll prepared through ADP for + employees. Prepare
Financial Statements using Microsoft Great Plains and FRx reporting.
Execute monthend and yearend closing for all restaurants and five
Negotiate general liability,
workers’ compensation and other insurances; Manage Employee Benefits;
Maintain eight bank accounts, including required daily cash and wire
transfers. Oversee all Franchise Accounting activities including
filing and paying Royalty and Advertising fees and maintain weekly cash
flow analysis and forecasting.
Prepare sales and use tax
returns, maintain the Taco Bell polling system to integrate sales data.
Utilize the McLane H.O.T. system to integrate purchases. Utilize the
ADP General Ledger Interface to integrate payroll. Account reconciliations.
FINANCE DIRECTOR /
New Castle, Delaware
as Finance Director for the Largest Selling New HarleyDavidson Dealership
in the U.S.A. Responsible for all accounting functions for Mike’s
Famous HarleyDavidson – New Castle, DE, Smyrna, DE, and Groton, CT,
Planet Honda in Chadds Ford, PA, and Mike’s Famous ChryslerDodge
in Egg Harbor Twp., NJ, generating over $ million in annual sales.
Direct Division Controllers
with a staff of Accountants and Clerks. Utilize Lightspeed Dealer
Management System to produce monthly financial statements, and QuickBooks
to maintain Accounting records for six LLC’s including two restaurants
and four Real Estate holding companies.
Review, analyze and recommend
profitenhancing strategies for earnings results. Coordinate annual
business plan development and multimillion dollar budgeting for each
separate business unit as well as the consolidated corporation. Inventory
control; Budget v. Actual Analysis.
Spearheading the implementation
of new accounting software package and Dealer Management System. Filing
of necessary federal, state and local taxes; Maintain banking and vendor
relationships; Recruit, train, mentor and develop new accounting team.
Preparation and review of
companywide financial analyses for biweekly team meetings; Organize
data and coordinate audits with outside CPA firm; Work closely with
all team members to ensure accurate and timely reporting of all financial
statements. Report directly to CEO/COO.
Rawson Group Princeton, New Jersey
effective financial planning leadership managing multiple functions
for companies owning and operating Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers
franchise restaurants throughout Central New Jersey and Staten Island,
New York generating $,,+ in annual sales revenue. Responsibilities
include accounting management and supervision, strategic analysis and
planning, annual budget development, and assisting with special projects
as required by upper management.
Supervise a team of A/P,
Payroll, and general clerks. Payroll prepared inhouse for + employees.
Prepare Financial Statements using Great Plains and FRx reporting. Execute
monthend and yearend closing for all restaurants, averaging $
million per restaurant.
Played a key role during reorganization
efforts. Negotiate general liability, workers’ compensation and other
insurances; Manage Employee Benefits; Maintain bank accounts, including
required daily cash transfers. Perform due diligence for acquisitions.
Oversee all Franchise Accounting activities.
Liaise with upper management
and principals, attorneys and CPA firm formulating estate and investment
planning goals and strategies, manage the preparation of sales and use
taxes, and assist closely in preparing and managing annual audit with
outside audit firm.
Jetronic Industries, Inc. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
exceptional market cognizance with proactive, practiced business sense
to optimize competitive positioning and organizational efficiencies
for $,, manufacturer of electronic components, with divisions
in Illinois and California. Established guidelines, plans, and priorities.
Identified required resources, effective channels, and proven processes
to improve procedures, reduce costs, and increase productivity. Monitored
progress; evaluated outcomes.
of manufacturing subsidiaries; supervised division controllers.
Managed General Ledger preparation
and maintenance, monthly closing entries, and P&L.
Controller / Assistant Controller
/ Director of Real Estate
J&J RESTAURANT Group, Inc.
J&J SNACK FOODS
Corp Pennsauken, New Jersey
Controller, spearheaded planning, organization, and coordination of
financial and accounting functions for all revenue and cost centers
of subsidiary, owning snack food establishments in states. Coordinate
monthend and yearend closing and preparation of Financial Statements.
Maintained debt management, fixed asset and depreciation schedule, and
companywide tax schedules. As Assistant Controller, oversaw accounting
functions of $+ million food manufacturing/distribution headquarters
in New Jersey; Cost Accounting duties. As Director of Real Estate,
executed leasing functions, including site selection, negotiations,
lease review and renewal, and maintained developer relations.
Oversaw staff of in Payroll,
A/R & A/P, Inventory Control, General Ledger and Maintenance; managed
purchasing, monthly closings and review of company investments.
Payroll prepared through ADP.
Created new accounting system
to track profitability of each store; structured numerous financial
and sales reports for Operations; won recognition via promotions.
Worked with national developers
including Crown America, General Growth, and Glimcher Properties; Jones
Lang LaSalle, Kravco Company, Simon Properties, and Wilmorite.
Prepared and filed property
tax, sales and use tax, and state annual reports; launched and updated
inventory control program in Lotus for parts control.
Master of Business Administration
– Finance / Economics
West Chester University . GPA West
Master of Science
Widener University . GPA Chester,
Bachelor of Science
– Marketing / Retail Management
Drexel University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Associate of Science
Delaware County Community College
Major GPA: . • GPA: .