Salary Mid-Point: $75,000
Location: Pittsburgh PA
Job Type: Permanent

IFG is actively recruiting a Senior Accountant who is a key contributor to external reporting, financial accounting, and period-end closing processes.  This individual will execute key deliverables in accordance with U.S. GAAP, Company policies and procedures, and applicable state and federal regulations. This individual will partner with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure complete, accurate and timely financial statements, while also driving and enabling change related to their areas of responsibility. 

Responsibilities of the Senior Accountant

  • Develop and deliver subject matter expertise, and content & process ownership of their scope of responsibility including:
    • Identification and preparation of necessary transactions.
    • Internal financial statement analysis, reconciliation, and preparation.
    • External reporting analysis and preparation.
  • Deliver internal control compliance; continually ensure that appropriate risks are identified and that appropriate controls are in place.
  • Own and manage relevant external and internal audit inquiries.
  • Research, interpret, and implement as needed the relevant technical accounting guidance.
  • Full understanding of relevant Oracle functionality; ability to identify and drive system and process improvement opportunities – Keen focus on automation, simplification, and process/system sustainability.
  • Drive and own cross-functional stakeholder relationships.
  • Ensure transactions are identified and correctly reflected in financial statements.
  • Partner on change initiatives with financial statement impact.
  • Investigate and resolve business unit inquiries and variance analysis.

Requirements of the Senior Accountant

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a minimum of three years of accounting experience with particular emphasis on financial statement reporting, general ledger accounting, and/or auditing.
  • CPA preferred but not required.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting theory and application of U.S. GAAP.
  • Experience with working in a complex, fast-paced reporting environment.
  • SEC experience preferred.
  • Ability to build a clear sense of ownership and accountability in their scope of responsibilities; capability to pursue solutions and additional information when gaps or questions exist.
  • Adaptability and a strong track-record of delivering results associated with complex and/or ambiguous topics.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and decision-making skills.

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 www.IFG-Global.com.

ABOUT IFG

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.