Why PAF?

Why PAF? 2018-07-19T15:06:35+00:00


Every day we make choices that impact the lives and livelihoods of those professionals we serve. As a result, we are an organization defined by values, actions, passion & commitment. We feel it is our duty to improve the Pittsburgh workforce by connecting accounting and finance professionals, building relationships, and providing uniquely comprehensive solutions.

Our goals are simple:
1. We provide clients access to top-talent to ensure they build high caliber accounting & finance teams.
2. We listen to and provide expert guidance to professionals that are ready to advance their careers.



At Pinnacle, we strive to be a go to resource and thought leader for talent acquisition in the Pittsburgh Professional Community. Our vision is to serve as the epicenter for professionals seeking career advancement opportunities and employers seeking qualified talent in the greater Pittsburgh area.


We mentioned in our mission we are an organization driven by values. Each time you work with a Pinnacle employee, you place your trust in our team and we do not take that lightly. Therefore, we feel it is our responsibility to ensure our values permeate our culture, clients, and candidates.

  • Performance – By maximizing individual strengths and mutual respect we collaborate as a team to achieve excellent results.
  • Ethical Behavior – We behave with integrity in order to foster transparency and promote trust.
  • Ambition – By demonstrating our passion and devotion, we are committed to making a difference.
  • Kaizen – By striving to constantly improve we aim to reach the Pinnacle of our Profession.



At Pinnacle we value performance, ethical behavior, ambition, and kaizen. With a diverse foundation of expertise across multiple industries and functions within accounting and finance, we pull from each other’s strengths to ensure our culture builds value for your team or career. Team members are empowered to ensure communication is transparent and forthcoming so the best decision can be made by all parties involved.


How many people do you know? With a network of over 20,000 accounting and finance professionals locally, we connect Pittsburgh’s top talent with opportunities best suited for their skillset and career aspirations. If you are looking to relocate or expand your talent search nationally, our exclusive membership with the American Association of Finance and Accounting (AAFA) provides access to over 40 offices across the country which work with organizations across all industries ranging from Fortune 500 publicly traded companies to small privately held start-ups. Each member organization was hand selected as the best local recruiting agency within the accounting & finance field. Whether you are seeking top talent or the next step in your career, Pinnacle’s market intelligence and expertise ensures you have all information necessary to make informed decisions.


Since founded in 2011, Pinnacle has successfully placed 100’s of professionals into jobs they love with a 99% success rate. With a combined 50+ years of talent acquisition experience and 50+ years of direct experience in public and corporate accounting, our team prides itself on its ability to effectively identify, assess, & qualify talent and opportunities. The professional relationships and direct experiences that we have developed in performing the types of roles that we now recruit for allow us to provide an unparalleled level of service to both our clients and the professionals we represent.