Acolad is an international leader in language and content solutions, services, and technologies. Represented by the brands Acolad, Livewords, TextMaster and Ubiqus, the group is present in 25 countries and has a network of over 2,500 internal experts worldwide and +20,000 external linguists.
At Acolad, every position is key to our global growth: we know that we will only succeed if our people succeed.
Joining Acolad means a unique opportunity for professional development through a collaborative global environment that promotes talent and creativity. We are continuously looking for new talent (like you!) to support our mission to drive growth and innovation across some of the world’s leading brand.
Are you currently an Accounting Manager ready for the next steps? Perhaps you are operating as a Controller? Or are you a current Controller with 3 to 5 years experience in your role? We are seeking a regional Controller for our growing international professional services organization located in lower Manhattan.
We are Ubiqus, an international professional services company providing business-to-business services including transcription, translation, interpretation and audience response services. Ubiqus is a part of the Acolad group of companies and has over 500 full-time employees, including 60 in our Downtown Manhattan office. We have a diverse client base coming from a variety of sectors, including corporate, legal, medical, and government. For more information about who we are and what we do, please visit our website at www.ubiqus.com.
The Controller will provide leadership to the finance department and support the Chief Executive Officer for the Ubiqus US office. This position is responsible for managing a small non-exempt staff who have day-to-day accounting tasks. Working closely with the CEO this position will assist in the development of our annual budget, analysis of the monthly and quarterly results. Your main responsibilities will be to oversee the company accounting practices, including:
- Billing/Accounts Receivable
- Accounts payable
- Intercompany billing and reconciliation
- Balance Sheet account reconciliations
- Assisting in the preparation of quarterly financial statements and annual budgets
- Working with our external accounting firm during the annual audit and tax preparation.
- Preparing and filing sales tax and state registrations annually.
- Manage, train, and mentor accounting staff, including progress reviews and plans for improvement.
We will look to you to drive initiatives that will improve profitability across all business lines.
Please provide salary requirements when applying for this role.
Our Controller should have three to five years of experience in the role of Controller or high level Accounting Manager, handling all day-to-day financial operations of an organization. Working knowledge of Quickbooks and experience working within CRM/database environments and systems integration. Excellent verbal, written, analytical, organizational and leadership skills.
What you can expect working at Ubiqus:
Make an Impact: You have an opportunity to influence the profitability and success of the company. Your expertise drives best practices, procedure optimization, and staff growth and development.
A Great Fit: Ubiqus is a large enough company for access to technology, tools and career advancement yet small enough to affect change, be a superstar, maximize your skills, and shape our futures.
Development: We believe that growing our people directly results in the growth of our business. We strive to mentor, educate, and promote from within.
A Challenge: “If it were easy everyone could do it.” We challenge our team to defy the status quo.
Accountability: We insist on the highest ethical standards, a culture of collegiality and respect, and aggressive goal setting to achieve excellence.
Diversity and Fun: Every day we forge relationships across our team of diverse individuals. An eclectic mix of linguists, geeks, techies, bookworms, movie buffs, musicians, foodies, athletes, baristas, homebodies, adventurers, travelers, and very good people.
Great Location: Located in the financial district of downtown New York City.
Ubiqus is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Until further notice, Covid vaccine is required to work in New York City.
Benefits and Perks:
- Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
- Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
- Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
- Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
- Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
- Short Term & Long-Term Disability
- Training & Development
- Wellness Resources
Salary range: 95k-105k Depending on experience