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Camford Capital

Strategic Finance Manager



Accounting & Finance
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2024

About Ceribell

Ceribell produces the world’s first brain monitor for point-of-care seizure triage and treatment. Our groundbreaking technology enables healthcare providers to test for a suspected seizure and then deliver treatments within minutes.
We are a rapidly growing venture capital-backed medical technology startup. Ceribell is being used in hundreds of community hospitals, large academic facilities and major IDN’s across the country. With extensive clinical validation of the effectiveness of our product and significant growth potential, all while we are pre-IPO, Ceribell is a fantastic career opportunity.

Position Overview

Ceribell, Inc. has an exciting opportunity for a Strategic Finance Manager, to join our finance team. The Strategic Finance Manager’s priority is to develop a deep understanding of the business and actively seek out opportunities to drive growth over the long term. This individual will be required to collaboration across all departments and will have direct exposure to the leadership team. Projects will require strategic thinking, analysis, modeling and building recommendations for senior leadership. Reporting is a critical element of the role and must be handled with extreme integrity. The ideal applicant will have a background in Investment Banking, Private Equity and/or startup strategic finance and business operations.

This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week in our Sunnyvale,CA HQ.

What You’ll Do

  • Work directly with the Chief Financial Officer and the leadership team to provide financial insights, stability, and direction for the organization
  • Build financial and operational optimization models by using exploratory data analysis techniques and multiple data sources
  • Manage equity and debt fundraising processes, including preparation for and execution of an IPO
  • Build partnerships with operational leads and cross-functional stakeholders, supporting initiatives across the organization with insights and ad-hoc analyses
  • Identify inefficiencies or risks in the business and proactively design processes and policies to mitigate
  • Contribute to the development, implementation, and execution of the company's strategic plan (and sometimes lead this process). Implement, track, and manage a wide range of projects related to the strategic plan.
  • Refine and report on business KPIs; develop and utilize data-driven analytics to generate value-added insights and actionable recommendations to identify areas of business risk and opportunity as well as drive growth and organizational goals
  • Lead ad hoc strategic projects
  • Manage communication channels with the Board, investors, bankers, and research analysts

What You'll Need


  • Bachelor’s degree from a top institution in a relevant field such as business or economics


  • 2+ years of experience in investment banking, private equity, or venture capital
  • Prior industry / startup experience in strategic finance or business operations is a plus

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

  • Sharp, details-oriented, data-driven and creative approach to problem-solving and unfazed by ambiguity
  • Ability to prioritize, take ownership and work independently fueled by intrinsic motivation and outcome-oriented mindset
  • Have an analytic and structured approach coupled with hands on mentality to problem solve for excellence and continuous improvement
  • Strong financial analysis and financial modeling skills
  • Expert level Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Comfort working with senior management
  • Eager to learn and grow with positive energy in an ever-changing environment

In addition to your base compensation, Ceribell offers the following:

  • Annual Bonus Opportunity + Ceribell Equity
  • 100% Employer paid Health Benefits for the Employee
  • 50% - 70% Employer paid Health, Dental & Vision for dependents (according to plan selection)
  • Life & Long-term disability insurance paid 100% by Ceribell
  • Monthly cell phone stipend
  • Flexible paid time off
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Excellent parental leave policy
  • Fantastic culture with tremendous career advancement opportunities
  • Joining a mission-minded organization!
Compensation Range
$135,000$150,000 USD