Turning Human Resources Into a Profit Center Rather Than a Cost Center
For decades the corporate HR department was seen as a back-office function, a cost center focused on administrative tasks. But HR is gaining importance like never before with an increased focus on higher-level leadership abilities and strategic implementation skills.
Where are you on the continuum of your career? Are you seen as a strategic advisor to the Company or a cost center? Do you know and understand your Company’s strategic plan? How well versed are you on the metrics that drive C-level decisions?
Please join Pat Carney, West Region State & Local Tax Leader for RSM US and former CFO and Big Four Partner, as he discusses expanding your financial vocabulary and shares ideas to create benefits that directly impact your Company’s EBITDA, EPS and FMV.
You will learn the following:
- Speak new languages
- Be a strategic partner at the “C” level
- Capitalize on change
- Identify cost saving ideas
- Leverage information
Pat Carney, West Region State & Local Tax Leader, RSM
Pat began his career with Price Waterhouse in 1985. From there he moved to Coca-Cola Consolidated in Charlotte, NC, as a Finance Manager. Subsequently, he went to Ernst and Young where he eventually became Partner and led regional State and Local Tax (“SALT”) practices in Charlotte, NC; Pittsburgh, PA; San Francisco, CA and San Jose, CA.
Upon leaving the Big Four, Pat worked in investment banking and was a CFO for a construction company before joining RSM US LLP in 2013. He currently leads the West Region SALT practice which includes WA, OR, CA, AZ and NV.
Pat attended the United States Naval Academy for two years and then completed his B.S. Degree in Accounting at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. He is a licensed CPA in North Carolina and California. After working across the country and uprooting his wife of 36 years from Minnesota, Pat and Dee are enjoying Southern California. They have been in the Los Angeles area less than two years and have already seen more than most of the people that have lived here their entire lives.
This program has been approved for 1.25 Professional Development Credits (PDCs), towards SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
This program has been approved for 1.25 HR (General) recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute homepage at www.hrci.org.
The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HRCI's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.
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