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VP Finance


This is a Full-time position in New York, NY posted January 10, 2022.

The United Masters + Translation team is looking for an enterprise Controller to lead accounting, financial reporting, simplification, treasury, commercial finance and business controls across the organization.  This position reports to the CFO and plays  a key leadership role in the finance organization and within the company.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Planning, directing and coordinating all accounting activities for Brooklyn and offshore based team 
  • Managing the accumulation and consolidation of all financial data necessary for an accurate accounting of consolidated business results
  • Coordinating and preparing internal and external financial statements
  • Leading audit strategy and execution for company financial statements and 401(k)
  • Providing management with information vital to the decision-making process including commercial pipeline management, cash forecasting, stock based compensation planning, and capital allocation
  • Managing the budget process
  • Building upon 2020 ERP implementation and team investments to support next scale, long range plan initiatives and international expansion
  • Evaluating accounting and internal control systems and recommending improvements to achieve best in class risk management
  • Support development and monitoring business performance metrics
  • Overseeing regulatory reporting, frequently including tax planning and compliance

# Who are we looking for

Are you a problem solver  Do you demand precision but refuse to throw people and excel at process problems  Do you want to take a strong financial foundation to the next level to support growth, acquisitions and an international expansion  Do you want to improve our current financial reporting, customer experiences, and management KPIs  Then this role is for you.

You are results- and bottom-line oriented, yet will possess deep appreciation and sensitivity towards people, culture, and values. You are “thick-skinned” and persistent, but at the same time diplomatic and politically aware. You are personable, smart, passionate, and optimistic. You possess a deeply pro-active, hands-on mentality. You hold yourself accountable and take great pride in your work – just like us. We’re proudly diverse in our backgrounds, our accents, and our fiercely held personal passions. We are, in every sense of the word, independent, and not beholden to anyone else’s agenda. So are you.

# What will set you up for success

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or equivalent international certification or work experience
  • Solid communication, technology, analytical and management skills
  • 3 years minimum in a top accounting firm or “academy company” audit program
  • 5+ years of core finance experience in audit or corporate finance
  • Demonstrated experience with managing core finance process including: closing, financial reporting, working capital, cash & balance sheet efficiency, account reconciliation, flux analysis 
  • Comfortable with technology and agility to improve processes
  • Passionate about working smarter
  • Team player who is committed to developing and improving the team
  • Ability to communicate across functions internally and externally
  • Passionate about work and  outside interests 
  • Success working in a small, entrepreneurial business
  • NetSuite, International and start-up experience strongly preferred