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Manager Human Resources

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52404, United States
May 24, 2010

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Jerry L. Franks

**** **** ***-** * Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 * (319) ***-*****


To utilize my experience as a Financial Officer with an M.B.A. and 20 years

of progressive responsibility in several industries to assist a business to

maximize profits.

Executive Summary

. Oversaw financial operations; including preparation of financial

statements and outside liaison with CPA and key Lending Institutions

. Supervise daily financial operations; including direct staff of up to 10

. ADP payroll for company of 100 employees

. Reconcile Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger and bank


. Audited local operations of retail and restaurant businesses

. Controller of all financial aspects of multi-state retail operation;

including multi-state tax reporting and multiple jurisdiction business


. Job Costing applications

. Manage portfolio of business insurance; liability, workers compensation,

marine midland, key-man life

. Maintain a small LAN

. Annual physical inventory of Assets and WIP

. Human Resources; including progressive discipline, compensation,

benefits, and recruitment

. Proficient with Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint

. Effective communicator, both written and oral

. Organized, independent and professional


. Implemented accounting system modifications to facilitate data


. Uncovered embezzlement resulting in a conviction

. Assisted to obtain additional capital to fund key strategies

. Facilitate employee development and promotion of ISO 9000 for crane


. Controlled cost through research and implementation of modifications to

benefit and insurance plans

. Reduced inventory cost by leading supply chain and inventory reduction


. Decreased NCCI rating from 1.33 to .77

. Negotiated contracts for outside service vendors; safety, communications,

office equipment, etc.

. Developed cost-cutting strategies based on an in-depth understanding of

the Company's place in the market

. Organized local hosting of association meetings for group of business


Jerry L. Franks Page 2


2007 Federal Bureau of Prisons Littleton, CO

to 2010 Adult Education Instructor

1993 United Sign Corporation Kansas City, MO

to 2006 Office Manager/Operations Manager

1991 Simon RO Corporation Olathe, KS

to 1992 Human Resources/Payroll Manager

1990 Apple West Corporation Overland Park, KS

to 1991 Assistant Controller

1988 Organization Plus Overland Park, KS

to 1990 Controller

1988 N.R.C.C.U.A. Raytown, MO

to 1988 Accountant

1975 U.S. Army Ft Carson, CO

to 1979 Sergeant E-5


2004 Baker University School of Professional Overland

Park, KS

& Graduate Studies


1986 Mid-America Nazarene University Olathe, KS

B.A. Accounting & Management

2009 U S Department of Labor Littleton, CO

OSHA 10-Hour Certification


Available on request

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