Pacific Executive Search

Executive Recruiting for

Accounting and Finance

Serving Greater Los Angeles

Executive Recruiting

With more than 35 years of experience connecting companies and professionals, the team at Pacific Executive Search has the experience and an extensive network of connections within the Los Angeles Accounting and Finance industry. More importantly, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your team and/or career goals.

35 Years Experience connecting Companies

For Professionals Seeking New Opportunities

The team at Pacific Executive Search can help you maximize your search and bring you closer to your goals, whatever they may be. We will work with you to create a search that is customized to your goals and your needs.


Our vantage point receiving candid feedback from hiring managers allows us to provide you with feedback and advice on your search, how you compare with the competition, and how you can move closer to your career goals.


Assisting professionals making career changes over the course of thousands of searches, we have learned the pitfalls and the opportunities at every stage in the search process.


We are able to provide you with insights into companies and the broadest range of opportunities to advance your careers because of our narrow specialization on Accounting and Finance in Los Angeles.
Accounting Management

Positions leading accounting and finance groups. Accounting Manager roles often require both Public Accounting (Big4 CPA) as well as experience in industry.


Internal Controls, Sarbanes Oxley Analysts, Regulatory Compliance. Internal Audit can also be an effective stepping stone from Public Accounting into an Operations position at large organizations.


Corporate FP&A from the SFA level through Manager and Director to VP. Investment Banking and Private Equity roles from Analyst up through VP/Director. Business Analyst and Data Analyst.

Financial Reporting

External Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting positions for Publicly traded companies, those looking to go public, and private equity owned companies. To check other jobs click here! or jobs of same category as this

Investment Operations

Financial Services industry positions in Back Office, Middle Office, and Front Office support. Investment Fund Compliance, Trade Execution and Fund Accounting

Operational Accounting

Accounts Payable (A/P), Accounts Receivable (A/R), and Payroll

Senior Accountant

Staff, Senior, and Supervisor of Accounting positions. When transitioning from Big 4 Public Accounting, a Senior Accounting position in industry can give you experience to be more competitive for a Manager or Assistant Controller roles. To check other jobs click here! or jobs of same category as this

For Companies Seeking New Professionals

Let the team at Pacific Executive Search help you build your Accounting and Finance team.


Candidates trust us with feedback more than an internal corporate recruiting team, so we can better position your company to attract the best talent.    


After successfully completing thousands of searches for clients hiring Accounting and Finance professionals, we understand the skills needed and the professionals who will be successful helping your business grow to the next level.


By narrowly focusing on Accounting and Finance in the Greater Los Angeles area, we are able to provide you candidates who are not actively looking and insight into their motivations, histories, and goals you may not otherwise know.

Our Team

Brian Harkavy, Partner

ξ€ξ‚ξ‚΄πŸ“… Brian Harkavy began recruiting in New York in 2002 specializing in financial services firms. When he moved to Los Angeles in 2009, he quickly made a name for himself in the financial services community and broadened his client base to other industries. When he is not recruiting, Brian enjoys spending time with his family, wrangling his dogs Milo and Macey, and listening to Bruce Springsteen and the Grateful Dead.  

David Liebman, Partner

ξ€ξ‚ξ‚΄πŸ“… David Liebman began recruiting in Los Angeles in 2003 and has focused on Accounting and Finance ever since. David enjoys understanding a company’s challenges and helping them figure out ways to put the right people in place to make things better. He’s successfully placed candidates across all industries from the CFO level to candidates finishing their second year in public accounting. When he is not recruiting candidates, David enjoys spending time with his family, cross-fit, skiing, and trying to catch a wave at the beach.

Zach Anastasi, Sr. Associate

ξ€ξ‚ξ‚΄πŸ“… Zach Anastasi started his career working in finance in Los Angeles in 2013 but transitioned to recruiting in 2019. Zach specializes in recruiting for accounting and finance due to his unique point of view of having been on the other side.Β  When not helping his candidates or clients, Zach enjoys trying new restaurants with his wife, hanging out with his dog Mister Tater, playing flag-football, going to the beach and watching Ohio State Football.

Madina Hall, Director

ξ€ξ‚ξ‚΄πŸ“… Madina began recruiting in Los Angeles in 2017 and has focused heavily on working with public accountants and moving them into private industry. She has developed an extensive network within the LA market and has retained a loyal client-base in various industries, including entertainment, consumer products, financial services, and more. In her off time, Madina enjoys running at the beach or park, shopping, and trying new restaurants with her husband.

Melody Parker, Associate

ξ€ξ‚ξ‚΄πŸ“… Melody Parker began her Sales Operational career in 2013 in the recruiting industry specializing in Accounting, Finance, Tax and Audit in both direct hire and temporary basis. Melody has used her past operational experience to foster her sourcing and recruiting skillset and has been successfully placing candidates in all industries since June of 2021. When she is not recruiting candidates, Melody enjoys spending time her toddler son, her husband, her puppy Lucy and cat Duffy.  

Michelle Lissogorski, Executive Recruiter

ξ€ξ‚ξ‚΄πŸ“… Michelle began her professional career in 2017 and transitioned over to specialized Accounting and Finance recruiting in 2022. She has extensive experience working with top talent of all levels and takes pride in ensuring that her matches are a perfect fit for all parties.When she is not recruiting candidates, she loves to experiment with baking, spend time with her terrier Pepper, or play various competitive video games.  

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