Short Term Opportunity: Angel Investing

Business Name: 
Gwen Edwards
Industry: 
Financial Services
Type of Position: 
Other
Grade Level: 
All University students
Location: 
San Francisco
Days/Hours per Week: 
40-50 hours in the next 2-3 weeks
Pay Range: 
$500
Position Description: 

Do you have a desire to learn about financial terms and details of angel investing?  Willing to dig into data and search parameters of investments to build a clean data base?  Are you tenacious, detail oriented, and inquisitive?  Do you enjoy learning from resources like Tech Crunch, Crunch Base, Pitchbook, and other public and private data sources?

 

I am looking for someone who can dedicate about 40 -50 hours in the next 2-3 weeks to this effort in exchange for the opportunity to learn with a professional.  We can work side by side, and/or you can work from your home (less ideal from a learning perspective). 

 

The job will pay a $500 “intern” stipend.  It’s really the richness of the experience that is invaluable to anyone interested in learning more about angel investing and the venture/entrepreneurial ecosystem.  If you are still in University you may also be able to turn this into a class project.   I am leading this research effort pro bono, but eager to find the right person to assist. 

 

How to Apply: 

Please email Gwen Edwards at gwen@gwenedwards.com if this is of interest and include your linked in profile or summary. 

 

Application Deadline: 
ASAP

Accounting Assistant

Business Name: 
Robert Larson Company, Inc.
Industry: 
Retail/Wholesale
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Job
Grade Level: 
All University students
Location: 
San Francisco
Days/Hours per Week: 
20 hours per week
Pay Range: 
$15-$20 per hour
Benefits: 

Commuter Check Program
Flexible scheduling
Employee Discounts

Position Description: 

We import and distribute a high quality line of both garden and woodworking tools. We sell products that the ultimate customer/user recognizes as the finest in the world.

We wholesale to independent stores, ACE and Do-It-Best Hardware stores, and national accounts such as Home Depot, Terrain, Amazon, and Houzz. We also sell on our own websites. We are proud of the items that we sell.

The position will include aspects of . . .

-Accounts Payable (including overseas accounts in non-dollar currencies)
-Accounts Receivable
-Inventory Control
-Cash Management
-Bank Reconciliation

We are a small business (established 1981) so there is much flexibility and opportunity to work in many areas of the company.

If you have an interest in establishing your own business, then this job will be a great base to build on.

Position Responsibilities: 
Assist in the following:

Organizing and posting overhead and inventory invoices in Accounts Payable
Cash management and payment of bills in both US Dollars and other currencies in conjunction with management
Inventory control including reconciling of discrepancies
Time sheet preparation and payroll submission
Review statements received from our suppliers
Monitoring Accounts Receivable aging
Sales Tax preparation
Filing of support documents
Reconciliation of bank statements
Email correspondence with our suppliers

Required Qualifications: 

Highly organized with a business acumen.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Basics of double entry bookkeeping
Spreadsheet abilities

How to Apply: 
Application Deadline: 
ASAP

Sales Associate Part-Time Job

Business Name: 
Chocolate Heaven
Industry: 
Retail/Wholesale
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Job
Grade Level: 
All University students
Location: 
Pier 39 San Francisco
Days/Hours per Week: 
20 to 30
Pay Range: 
$15.59
Benefits: 

None at the part time level.

Position Description: 

As a sales associate you assist customers with their purchases, stock, cashier, etc.

Position Responsibilities: 

• Assist customers with purchases and provide excellent customer service

• Maintain appropriate stock levels at all times

• Maintain store appearance

• Cashier

• Assist with improvement of store

Required Qualifications: 

None, no experience required. Great flexible employer of students. 

Would you like to work in a fun fast paced environment? Would you like to work in a place where the customers are always happy? Do you consider yourself to be a fun and outgoing person who loves to work with people? If you answered yes to these questions, then Chocolate Heaven is the place for you! We are located on Pier 39 along San Francisco's beautiful waterfront. We serve people from all around the world which makes our store a terrific place to meet interesting and exciting people.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Cashier Experience and Customer Service but not a must.

How to Apply: 

 Email a resume jobs@chocolateheaven.com or come in and complete an application.

Application Deadline: 
ASAP

Finance/Operations Assistant (Part-Time, Temporary)

Business Name: 
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights
Industry: 
Law
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Job
Grade Level: 
All University students
Location: 
San Francisco
Days/Hours per Week: 
20
Pay Range: 
$20/hour
Benefits: 

This is a great opportunity to contribute to a large-scale organization change project while being exposed to a wide variety of the nuts-and-bolts of running of a nonprofit organization.

Position Description: 

Are you looking for a job that aligns with your fierce commitment to social justice? If so, we invite you to join our team at Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (“LCCR”), where we advance, protect and promote the legal rights of communities of color, low-income people, immigrants and refugees in the Bay Area and California through direct legal services, impact litigation, and advocacy.

LCCR advances the rights of immigrants, refugees, and communities of color, with a specific focus on low-income communities and a long-standing commitment to African Americans. We are a multifaceted organization combining direct legal services, policy advocacy, communications and impact litigation strategies.

We are seeking a part-time, short-term assistant to provide support to the new Chief Operating Officer and help with our modernization project! If you are passionate about justice, eager to learn how a successful progressive non-profit works, and ready to become an integral part of an administrative team, we would love to talk with you. This is a great opportunity to contribute to a large-scale organization change project while being exposed to a wide variety of the nuts-and-bolts of running of a nonprofit organization.

This position is located onsite in downtown San Francisco in our office right on the beautiful Embarcadero, near Embarcadero BART, the Ferry Building, and the Salesforce Transit Center. Flexible days and hours (during Mon-Fri between 8am and 6pm.)

Position Responsibilities: 

You will be an essential part of the team to help LCCR modernize and make a number of financial, HR and operations processes more efficient. You will:

  • Research and help implement technology solutions for expense reimbursement (such as Expensify), paid time off tracking, bookkeeping, invoicing and making and receiving payments (such as Bill.com, VenMo, PayPal, etc.)
  • Provide administrative assistance on finance, operations and HR tasks, as well as on some finance elements of foundation and government grant proposals and reporting
Required Qualifications: 
  • Is tech savvy, diligent, superb attention to detail, great work ethic, able to drive projects forward and enjoys working collaboratively
  • Has strong customer service orientation: excited to support public interest lawyers and other staff on the front lines of immigrant justice and racial equality
  • Has strong aptitude for numbers and facility with spreadsheets, particularly Excel
  • At least two years relevant working experience or equivalent
Preferred Qualifications: 

See above. 

How to Apply: 

Applicants should submit a cover letter and a résumé by email to careers@lccrsf.org (with “Finance/Operations Assistant” in the subject line). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and position is open until filled.

In your cover letter, please respond to the following prompt, or we may choose not to consider your application:

LCCR serves highly diverse communities. To ensure that we are best positioned to serve these communities, we strive to promote behaviors, attitudes and policies that help us work effectively in cross-cultural situations with our clients, our coworkers, and our communities. We seek to create an inclusive and respectful workplace in which differences are acknowledged and valued. How have your background or experiences, professional or otherwise, prepared you to contribute to our commitment to cultural competency and racial equity? Feel free to think broadly about your response to this question, applying various aspects of your life and personal experiences.

Questions regarding this position may be submitted to careers@lccrsf.org.

Application Deadline: 
ASAP

Tech to Protect Challenge - Codeathon

Event Date: 
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 5:45pm
Location: 
San Francisco State University 1 North State Drive Annex I - Student Life and Events Center San Francisco, CA 94132

Put your coding knowledge to use by participating in the Tech to Protect Challenge - a hackathon focused on creating technology solutions to aid emergency responders.


Join entrepreneurs, inventors, and innovators with diverse backgrounds who share a common interest in creating technology that can improve the safety of their communities. Regardless of your area or level of expertise, we invite you to use your talents and join researchers, scientists, and emergency responders in advancing technologies and applications for public safety.

Top submissions will be awarded cash prizes totaling $35,000!

 

 

Current and future leaders come together at the Women's Emerging Leadership Forum

MOSThe Sixth Annual Women's Emerging Leadership Forum provided a platform for aspiring and accomplished leaders to collaborate, learn, and connect.

On Friday, October 11th, over 100 leaders, professionals, educators, and students attended the sold out Sixth Annual Women's Emerging Leadership Forum at our Downtown Campus. Attendees were welcomed by Lam Family College of Business Interim Dean Yim-Yu Wong, and heard opening remarks from San Francisco State President Lynn Mahoney. 

Keynote Speaker Lisa Lambert, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer at National Grid and founder, CEO, and chairman of UPWARD (Uniting Professional Women Accelerating Relationships and Development) provided advice about advancing as a professional woman and creating allies both in and outside the workplace. 

Additionally, three panel speakers, Luz Urrutia, CEO at Opportunity Fund; Priya Kothari, COO at Creative Market; and Leah McGowen-Hare, VP of Trailhead Evangelism at Salesforce, had a lively discussion about their personal journeys to success, the power of networking, and how they successfully changed their career paths.

 

Click to view photos from the event

Accounts Payable Part-Time Internship

Business Name: 
University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
Industry: 
Accounting
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Internship
Grade Level: 
Undergraduates
Location: 
1855 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94103 and/or 654 Minnesota St, San Francisco, CA 94107
Days/Hours per Week: 
M-F 8:00am - 5:00pm, 15-20+ hours a week
Pay Range: 
$21.96
Benefits: 

n/a

Position Description: 

UCSF Supply Chain Management (SCM) oversees purchasing and payment. There are opportunities and projects that will help improve the payment process to be more efficient by eliminating paper invoices and checks using technology to facilitate electronic invoicing and electronic payment.

SCM is looking for bright interns to help with these efforts and make big changes for our suppliers and employees. Convincing suppliers to use electronic invoices and payment will reduce the supplier and employee workload in invoice processing and make payment faster and more secure.

Position Responsibilities: 
  • Assist in reviewing data to identify suppliers that are currently sending paper/emailed invoices or are receiving paper check payments
  • Research through a variety of methods to identify suppliers who are submitting paper invoices and are receiving paper checks
  • Conduct internet research to find the best supplier contacts to reach suppliers
  • Send suppliers letters, emails, and make calls to ask suppliers to switch to electronic invoicing and payment
  • Marketing the benefits of electronic invoices and payments to suppliers and answering their questions
  • Help monitor and enforce supplier electronic invoice submission and electronic payment methods
  • Help running reports and generating data to track progress
  • Contribute ideas on how to best manage suppliers on electronic invoicing and payment and improve the process
Required Qualifications: 
  • Current college student at a University of California (preferred) or California State University
  • Interest in accounting and finance
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • A quick learner
  • Comfortable with learning new technologies and business tools
  • US work authorization is required
  • A person in this position may handle sensitive and financial information. Any candidates considered must pass a background check to be hired for the position.
How to Apply: 

Apply through SFSU Handshake (must create a login)

http://sfsu.joinhandshake.com/

Under Job #2967032 Accounts Payable Intern:

https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2967032

Provide resume and copy of transcript (official or unofficial) in Handshake when applying for position.

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled

Staff Accountant, US Tax Full-Time Job

Business Name: 
KPMG Canada
Industry: 
Accounting
Type of Position: 
Full-Time Job
Grade Level: 
Graduate
Location: 
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Days/Hours per Week: 
37.5
Pay Range: 
Market Standard
Position Description: 

You’ve got big plans. We have opportunities to match, and we’re committed to empowering you to become a better you, no matter what you do.

When you join KPMG you’ll be one of over 207,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory and business enablement services across 153 countries.

With the support to do things differently, grow personally and professionally and bring your whole self to work, there’s no limit to the impact you can make. Let’s do this.

Overview of the opportunity:

Our US Tax Services Group assists organizations to determine which US Corporate structure makes the most sense from a tax perspective. You will work with the largest group of US Tax professional outside of the US, learning and assisting Tax Specialists, Managers and Partners, in selecting the type of subsidiary capitalization that is most beneficial to our clients. You will be responsible for a variety of technical and support functions, including working with management to provide compliance related tax services to our diverse clients and assist in the preparation of corporate US tax-return filings.

We’re looking for someone that has a strong desire to excel in the Tax world to join our team to provide compliance and tax advisory related services. We’re looking for someone that can help us make our client’s businesses better!

Position Responsibilities: 
  • Preparing working paper files income tax returns for corporate clients
  • Maintaining client files to ensure accurate and timely completion of return and schedules
  • Ensuring follow-up on notices of assessments
  • Providing support to team members in related tasks
  • Tax research
  • Completed or, willingness to complete the US CPA designation
Required Qualifications: 
  • You have completed your post-secondary undergrad with a major or focus in Accounting/Tax
  • You have satisfied the US CPA prerequisites, most importantly you have 150 post-secondary credits
  • Work experience with a public practice accounting firm is a considerable asset to this position and experience with GoSystems being an extra asset
  • You have shown that you can establish and maintain strong client relationships and that you can understand the clients’ business
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills, are a strong team player and are desirous of continuous learning
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • You have completed a graduate program such as Master of Science in Tax or LLM in Tax
How to Apply: 

Apply online with your resume, cover letter and transcripts to https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?partneri...

Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2019-10-27

Sales Associate Part-Time Job

Business Name: 
Name Away
Industry: 
Retail/Wholesale
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Job
Grade Level: 
All University students
Location: 
371 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Days/Hours per Week: 
20-28
Pay Range: 
$16-$18
Benefits: 

This is a part-time, hourly position with potential for full time opportunities for truly exceptional associates.

Position Description: 

As part of our Retail team, you will represent the Away brand by providing best-in-class support to all of our customers from the moment they step foot in the door til the moment they leave. You will focus primarily on providing customer experiences that are bar none. You will directly contribute to the store’s success by having unparalleled customer interactions and by honing deep product expertise. You must be a team player who is comfortable with all walks of life, enjoys being on their feet, and loves chatting - ideally about travel!

Position Responsibilities: 
  • Provide exceptional customer service to every person, every time
  • Deliver a memorable experience to each and every customer in a way that is uniquely Away
  • Represent our brand and our core values
  • Maintain the highest level of product knowledge and expertise. Help customers navigate through the shopping, product and sales journey
  • Maintain the integrity of the space and uphold our visual standards
  • Work in-store programs and events as needed
  • Assist with any necessary processes and operations to keep the store alive and thriving!
Required Qualifications: 
  • Excellent communicator with a passion for people
  • Comfortable working with all types of personalities
  • Maintains cool under pressure
  • An effective and expedient problem-solver with a keen attention to detail
  • Positive attitude and feels there is no task too small and no task too large
  • Self-starter; quick to help, quick to solve!
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Eager to be at the frontline of a fast-paced and growing company
  • Loves to talk, loves to learn, loves to listen, loves to travel!
Application Deadline: 
ASAP