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Accounting Manager



Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024

Cerebras is developing a radically new chip and system to dramatically accelerate deep learning applications. Our system runs training and inference workloads orders of magnitude faster than contemporary machines, fundamentally changing the way ML researchers work and pursue AI innovation.

We are innovating at every level of the stack – from chip, to microcode, to power delivery and cooling, to new algorithms and network architectures at the cutting edge of ML research. Our fully-integrated system delivers unprecedented performance because it is built from the ground up for deep learning workloads.

Cerebras is building a team of exceptional people to work together on big problems. Join us!

  • Key member of the monthly and quarterly worldwide accounting close
  • Manage close activities such as journal entries, reconciliations and the monthly and quarterly financial close meetings with other cross-functional teams
  • Prepare and present monthly and quarterly consolidated financial results and analytical review procedures on significant changes to senior management and business partners
  • Maintain chart of accounts and other accounting system information
  • Perform technical research and ensure that proper GAAP accounting treatment is performed for all transactions
  • Write technical accounting memos
  • Implementation and adherence to SOX 404 controls
  • Responsible for SOX compliance activities, including executing on controls, updating SOX documentation, and supporting testing efforts
  • Act as the liaison with external auditors for quarterly reviews and the annual audit ensuring timely completion of audit requests
  • Manage all aspects of inventory and cost accounting functions both at corporate headquarters and contract manufacturers.
  • Analyze cost impacts of product design changes, raw materials, and manufacturing methods.
  • Handle inventory valuation, margin reporting, and physical inventory.
  • Provide data-driven recommendations for process improvements.
  • Meet strict deadlines.
Skills & Qualifications
  • 8+ years of public and Industry accounting experience and a CPA certification
  • Strong accounting and analytical skills; knowledge of US GAAP
  • 3+ years of cost accounting in hardware and ERP systems such as NetSuite.
  • Experience working in an internal controls/SOX compliant environment
  • Experience with systems and process implementation and improvement
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Self-starter with results and goal-oriented mindset, ability to problem solve, prioritize and multi-task
  • Experience in enabling and managing teams.
  • Establishing and enforcing proper accounting methods, policies and principles
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to articulate complex issues effectively when engaging with management and various stakeholders throughout the company
  • A high degree of proficiency in MS Excel
  • Ability to work on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Experience in Semiconductor industry a plus
  • Sunnyvale, CA
Why Join Cerebras

People who are serious about software make their own hardware. At Cerebras we have built a breakthrough architecture that is unlocking new opportunities for the AI industry. With dozens of model releases and rapid growth, we’ve reached an inflection point in our business. Members of our team tell us there are five main reasons they joined Cerebras:

  1. Build a breakthrough AI platform beyond the constraints of the GPU
  2. Publish and open source their cutting-edge AI research
  3. Work on one of the fastest AI supercomputers in the world
  4. Enjoy job stability with startup vitality
  5. Our simple, non-corporate work culture that respects individual beliefs

Read our blog: Five Reasons to Join Cerebras in 2024.

Apply today and become part of the forefront of groundbreaking advancements in AI.

Cerebras Systems is committed to creating an equal and diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate different backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe inclusive teams build better products and companies. We try every day to build a work environment that empowers people to do their best work through continuous learning, growth and support of those around them.

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