Steyr Arms Names Scott Tirman Controller


BESSEMER, Ala. (Sept. 26, 2018) — Steyr Arms announced today that Scott Tirman has been appointed to the position of controller for the company. Tirman will serve as the company’s principal accounting officer and will report directly to Scott O’Brien, Steyr Arms president and CEO. The appointment is effective immediately.

As controller, Tirman will lead the company’s overall accounting, financial planning and analysis, project finance and treasury functions. He will have overall responsibility for ensuring that the company’s growth is financially supported while also overseeing the financial governance for the business. He will be responsible for the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results and ensure that reported results comply with accounting principles and international reporting standards.

“Scott is a seasoned financial professional with a successful track record of driving process and operational improvements,” said O’Brien. “In addition to his accounting acumen, his experience makes him ideally qualified to take on this leadership role at Steyr Arms, as we continue to grow and run the company more cost-effectively and efficiently.”

Prior to joining the Steyr Arms team, Tirman held the position of governmental acquisition contractor and auditor for Infrastructure Resources, where he focused on the audit and audit readiness at the Department of Defense. He also worked at Snelling Professional Services, hiring and interviewing accounting professional and as a financial manager/controller with the United States Marine Corps. He brings more than six years of accounting experience to Steyr Arms.

Tirman studied accounting at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and obtained a financial management certificate from the Department of Defense Financial Management School. He also was awarded a Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma during his time with the Marine Corps.

Originally from Indiana, Tirman currently resides in Helena, Ala.

About Steyr Arms

Established in 1864, Steyr Mannlicher, GmbH, is one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious firearms manufacturers. Steyr’s comprehensive lines of premium hunting rifles and precision sporting and tactical firearms are technically mature, and their subtle elegance also communicates the harmony between appearance and substance. Steyr’s legendary SBS actions and cold-hammer-forged barrels are distinctive and unparalleled. Steyr Arms is the subsidiary headquarters of Steyr Mannlicher in the U.S., and it is also the exclusive importer for Merkel firearms, JAGDHUND and X JAGD apparel. For more information, contact Steyr Arms at 2530 Morgan Rd., Bessemer, AL 35022; call (205) 417-8644; or visit

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