Patrick Tierney, CPA

Patrick Tierney, CPA

Director, Prysmian Group, Corporate Tax - North America

Lexington, South Carolina (Columbia, South Carolina Area)
Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

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Patrick Tierney, CPA's Overview


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Patrick Tierney, CPA's Summary

Specializing in federal taxation, transfer pricing, and financial accounting I assist multinational companies in optimizing their global tax position and aligning it to the overall business strategy while reporting these results accurately.

Specialties: International Taxation (Latin America, Canada, Carribean and Europe)
U.S. Federal Taxation
Transfer Pricing
Financial Accounting
IRS Audits

Patrick Tierney, CPA's Experience

Director Corporate Tax

Prysmian Group

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing industry

April 2014Present (6 months) Columbia, South Carolina Area

Principal Federal Tax Analyst

Eastman Chemical Company

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; EMN; Chemicals industry

August 2013April 2014 (9 months)

Responsible for compiling large consolidated 1120 and the quarterly tax provision,
Forecasting internal cash flow,
OneSource and Corptax implementation,
Audit support.

Senior International Tax and Transfer Pricing Analyst

Eastman Chemical Company

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; EMN; Chemicals industry

April 2008August 2013 (5 years 5 months)

Primarily responsible for all corporate U.S. compliance related aspects of international taxation,
Assisted with the development and execution of foreign tax planning strategies including intercompany cross border transactions,
Prepared international components of U.S. taxation including Forms 5471, 8858, 8865, and 1118 using CorpTax software products,
Reviewed annual Earnings and Profits and basis calculations for foreign subsidiaries,
Calculated and forecasted quarterly tax provision for SEC filings using SAP and Taxstream software,
Recorded U.S. GAAP related contingencies for uncertain tax positions,
Documented worldwide transfer pricing compliance work papers, and
Ensured accurate filings and accounting related to foreign indirect tax requirements.

SOX Program Manager and Senior Auditor

Eastman Chemical Company

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; EMN; Chemicals industry

March 2006April 2008 (2 years 2 months)

Supervised an international audit team of approximately thirty various personnel to complete annual Sarbanes-Oxley attestation,
Reduced Sarbanes-Oxley compliance costs by approximately $1 million annually for two consecutive years,
Planned annual audit schedule based on corporate wide risk and fraud assessment,
Managed quarterly and annual audits of Securities and Exchange Commission filings,
Planned and executed worldwide business process, GAAP and Joint Venture audits,
Directed Six Sigma process improvement projects resulting in cost reductions,
Enhanced IT general computer control framework in a SAP environment,
Conducted corporate fraud investigations at international sites, and
Obtained Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Intellectual Property training.

Auditor / Tax Preparer

Rodefer Moss & Co, PLLC

Partnership; 51-200 employees; Accounting industry

20042006 (2 years)

Supervised and executed integrated internal control and financial statement audit engagements,
Completed federal tax returns including Forms 1120, 1120S, 1065, 8500, and 1040,
Compiled applicable state, local, and franchise tax forms,
Prepared financial statements based on client general ledger systems, and
Increased revenues through client relationships and a solid understanding of client needs.

Airline Captain

Mesa Airlines

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; MESA; Airlines/Aviation industry

January 1999January 2004 (5 years 1 month)

Achieved FAA highest certification ATP and Flight Instructor ratings,
Acquired two type ratings, and
Administered safe flight operations as Pilot in Command.

Experienced Auditor

Arthur Andersen LLP

Public Company; Myself Only; Accounting industry

January 1998January 1999 (1 year 1 month)

Assisted in financial statement audit engagements for large multi-national companies,
Compiled merger and acquisition analysis for clients,
Identified areas of improvements in clients' business processes, operations and product lines, and
Provided recommendations to key management to increase efficiencies, internal controls and overall profitability.

Patrick Tierney, CPA's Skills & Expertise

  1. Six Sigma
  2. Mergers
  3. Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  4. Auditing
  5. Intellectual Property
  6. SEC filings
  7. Process Improvement
  8. Mergers & Acquisitions
  9. Tax
  10. Analysis
  11. Internal Controls
  12. Risk Management
  13. Microsoft Excel
  14. International Tax
  15. Financial Analysis
  16. Accounting
  17. Microsoft Office
  18. Financial Accounting
  19. Training
  20. Management
  21. Project Management
  22. SAP
  23. Strategic Planning
  24. Financial Risk
  25. Transfer Pricing
  26. IRS
  27. Corporate Law
  28. GAAP
  29. Contract Negotiation
  30. Sarbanes-Oxley
  31. Financial Reporting
  32. Budgets
  33. Negotiation
  34. Business Planning
  35. Financial Statements
  36. General Ledger
  37. Financial Audits
  38. Due Diligence
  39. IFRS
  40. Restructuring
  41. Tax Accounting
  42. US GAAP

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Patrick Tierney, CPA's Publications

  • Partnerships

    • LexisNexis Foreign Tax and Trade Briefs
    • November 2010

    Expansive Partnership taxation overview with filing requirements.

Patrick Tierney, CPA's Education

Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Masters of Science in Law, Tax


Graduated Summa Cum Laude

Robert Morris University

a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration


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