Salary Mid-Point: $120,000
Location: Pittsburgh PA
Job Type: Permanent

We are actively recruiting a Director of Financial Planning and Analysis responsible for directing the planning and analysis process, setting strategy, and implementing reporting and process initiatives. This role is responsible for highly analytical, complex, data-driven analysis vital to financial planning, direction, and evaluation of business operations required to enhance the financial acumen of the organization. The Director will gather insights and identify business trends for strategic initiative developments and manage the creation and maintenance of all financial models and tools that support the organization.

Responsibilities of the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

  • Responsible for leading the execution of annual operating budgets, variance analyses, and various strategic assessments by working with department heads to build budgets and consolidate.
  • Develop and build out a reliable monthly forecasting process, including standard variance and predictive analyses.
  • Develop and direct processes to help improve forecasting, support decision making and drive strategic initiatives related to financial budgeting and reporting.
  • Collect, analyze, interpret, and aggregate financial information used to inform senior management on forecasting, variance analysis, and emerging financial risks and trends.
  • Investigate financial and operational performance variance issues to identify key elements of a problem and develop quantitative and qualitative analysis to take appropriate corrective actions.
  • Conduct research, analytical studies, cost benefit analyses and prepare financial and statistical reports to provide recommendations to management on a regular basis related to actual achievements and forecasts.
  • Utilize financial modeling systems to orchestrate impact analysis and recommendations for decision making involving multiple variables and scenarios, and across multiple disciplines including business development and finance.

Requirements of the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or related field
  • MBA preferred
  • 8+ years related experience in preparing summaries of financial results and progressively complex analysis
  • Expert with Excel formulas, functions, tools, dashboards, and reports
  • Power BI knowledge a plus.

If you are qualified and interested in this opportunity, please apply or if you have an established relationship connect with your IFG Partner. Additional opportunities can be viewed at


IFG is a specialized firm focused on Finance, Accounting, Audit and Tax recruiting and staffing since 2005. We understand that our clients require qualified, experienced professionals for permanent/full-time opportunities, as well as, staffing for the execution of “just-in-time”, short term special projects and interim/transitional staffing challenges. We place tremendous value on understanding the unique strengths and desires of the professionals we partner with and the specific needs and requirements of our clients who have trusted us with their human capital recruiting.