About Cerego

At Cerego, we’re building a leading technology company and changing the way people learn. We make software that enables institutions and organizations to create personalized learning and training experiences that help people learn more efficiently and quantify what they know  We have a wide range of clients, from leading publishers (including Cengage, Elsevier, McGraw-Hill) to online course providers (such as edX) to innovative academic institutions (like ASU and NYU), small and medium- sized businesses, and technology companies.

The Job

You will report to the COO and support day-to-day operations including but not limited to accounting and bookkeeping, human resources, and office administration. We are looking for someone who is eager to “wear many hats” and jump into a fast-moving startup environment where you will learn a ton and grow quickly.

You will handle finance and administrative tasks such as:

  • Physical and electronic filing of documents; preparing and managing office mailings
  • Preparing annual budgets; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions
  • Assisting in the creation and updating of regular financial statements
  • Reviewing and maintaining contracts
  • Assisting in the selection, signup, and maintenance of employee benefit plans (medical, transit, etc) and payroll services

Working with out external CPA, you will own bookkeeping tasks such as: 

  • Reconciling bank accounts, credit card accounts and prepare entries for use by outside CPA in preparing financials (quarterly and annual)
  • Processing expense account reporting
  • Preparing cash flow reports
  • Managing vendor contracts and billing
  • Managing routine invoicing and processing of accounts receivable and payable, preparing regular reports for the executive team and board, and designing robust processes to scale as our business grows

As a founding member of our operations team, you will work with the COO to manage real estate decisions (selecting office spaces, managing office vendors and generally finding ways to improve the quality of life at Cerego!)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 2+ years experience in office operations, bookkeeping, accounting and/or finance at a growing startup or successful accounting firm
  • Knowledge of accounting, data and administrative management practices and procedures
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills
  • “Roll up your sleeves” attitude and a willingness to be creative to get things done

Perks and Benefits:

  • Full health benefits (e.g. medical, dental, and vision insurance)
  • 401k
  • Commuter benefits
  • Customizable workstations (e.g. Apple laptops, large displays, adjustable standing desks)
  • Convenient location, 5 mins walk from Montgomery BART and ~15 minutes from Caltrain
  • Regular team outings
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