Pay Rate: $45
Location: East Hills of PA
Job Type: Contract
IFG Pittsburgh actively recruiting for an Interim Controller responsible for managing the accounting and financial operations in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, regulatory requirements, board mandates and appropriate business practices. The Controller will lead the company's accounting function while safeguarding assets and ensuring internal controls and compliance with regulatory requirements.

Responsibilities of the Interim Controller
  • Plans and coordinates annual operating revenue and expense budgets.
  • Analyzes accounting polices and practices, recommends and implements changes necessary to achieve compliance with reporting requirements and adequate internal controls.
  • Plans, controls and implements financial information systems enhancements and conversions. 
  • Assists with report preparation and presentation of the financial position and related matters to the Audit and Finance Committees on a quarterly basis.
  • Manages all general ledger accounting activities.
  • Approves internal and external purchases and reimbursements.
  • Oversees all Payroll functions and activities.
  • Oversees all Accounts Payable functions and activities including employee expense reporting; trains and monitors performance of payroll/accounts payable analyst.
  • Responsible for financial closing and account reconciliations.
  • Build a deep knowledge of the financial systems and be the liason with IT for issues, updates and enhancements.
Requirements of the Interim Controller
  • Four-year college or university program degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • MBA and/or CPA a plus
  • 5+ years of accounting and financial department leadership
  • Demonstrated analytical and communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial information systems along with Microsoft office applications.
  • Demonstrated management and supervisory skills. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), and related College and University accounting guidelines.
If you are qualified and interested in this opportunity, please connect with your IFG Partner, or call us at 412-539-1434 x232 for more details and confidential consideration. 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.