SERI ML Alignment Theory Scholars Program

Finance and Compliance Manager

Berkeley, CA

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We are looking for an experienced financial and compliance manager to work with the MATS team in managing legal structure, visas, and financial tasks. Strong candidates are excited about AI alignment field-building, have experience managing compliance and financial issues in other organizations, and can contribute to MATS’ long-term strategy.


Compensation will be $80k-$160k per year, depending on experience and location. Start ASAP. Full-time during Q4 2022 and Q1 2023 (potentially continuing beyond this).


Responsibilities may include:
  • Helping the MATS team find the ideal legal structure of the program and dealing with the necessary logistics to make this happen, including setting up a nonprofit, managing fiscal sponsorship, and potentially more;
  • Working with our external UK and US attorneys, as well as our scholars, regarding compliance with immigration;
  • Be responsible for MATS financials, including budget estimates, accounting, reimbursements for scholars, and more;
  • Collaborating with relevant external organizations, such as Stanford University, BERI, CEA, LTFF, Open Philanthropy, Lightcone Infrastructure, Conjecture, and FTX Future Fund; and
  • Helping the MATS team determine the program’s future expansion, long-term vision, and strategy.

Time commitment: Not specified

Applications due: 2022-09-30

  • Category AI
  • Created by Ryan Kidd
  • Submitted 03 Sep
  • Last updated 03 Sep