Fund Accountant Job at Carta, Seattle, WA

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  • Carta
  • Seattle, WA

Job Description

The Company You’ll Join

Carta is a platform that helps people manage equity, build businesses, and invest in the companies of tomorrow. Our mission is to unlock the power of equity ownership for more people in more places. 

Carta is trusted by more than 40,000 companies and over two million people in nearly 160 countries to manage cap tables, compensation, and valuations. Carta also supports nearly 7,000 funds and SPVs, and represents nearly $130B in assets under administration. Carta's tender offer solutions have returned $14B to shareholders in secondary transactions. Today, Carta’s platform manages nearly three trillion dollars in equity globally. 

For more information about our offices and culture, check out our Carta careers page.

The Team You’ll Work With

The Fund Administration team at Carta is rapidly growing, and we have a proven product/market fit in the venture capital space. Our three main pillars of competency in Fund Administration at Carta are technical excellence, client management and innovation. We put our customers first, are willing to learn and grow, are problem solvers, deliver consistent on-time results, ensure data security is a priority, project management effectively, maintain a professional community and work as one team.

The Problems You’ll Solve 

  • Help provide leverage to our clients by understanding and prioritizing their needs while effectively scaling our services. Some of the strategic support that we provide includes:
    • Capital calls
    • Audit/tax support
    • Quarterly and annual financials
    • Limited Partner communications
  • Bring transparency to founders, VCs, and LPs and help our clients make more accurate decisions by helping them utilize our tools and resources such as:
    • Real-time IRR
    • Real-time portfolio data
    • Provide additional data points (TVPI, RVPI)
  • Improve our product and software through working with our product and engineering teams to continue to develop our Investor Services product suite
  • Turn a service industry into a software business through consulting with clients and implementing our Fund Administration software

The Impact You’ll Have

Our goal is to position Carta as the leading Fund Administration group. As a Fund Accountant at Carta, you will be part of a highly dynamic team to support our goal and the future of the Fund Administration business. In this role, you will partner with top venture capital firms to streamline their financial accounting needs. You will have the opportunity to work cross-functionally with our product, engineering, go-to-market and operation teams, all while growing your foundational knowledge of accounting in an engaging, fast-paced environment.

About You

We’re hiring across multiple levels of experience and are looking for someone that is interested in building their career at the intersection of technology and Fund Administration. Additionally, you’re open to constant change and learning as we continue to innovate.

  • You have strong critical thinking and problem solving skills, and accurately judge when to make decisions versus escalate them
  • You’re interested in providing best-in-class-service 
  • You communicate information in a timely, appropriate manner to all relevant stakeholders and are able to multitask to meet multiple deadlines 
  • You have an understanding of Venture Capital, Private Equity, Hedge Funds, Fund Administration
  • You have experience interpreting and understanding Limited Partnership Agreements
  • You’re interested in working on projects in a fast paced environment with a supportive team and as an individual

Salary

Carta’s compensation package includes a market competitive salary, equity for all full time roles, exceptional benefits, and, for applicable roles, commissions plans. Our expected cash compensation (salary + commission if applicable) range for this role is:

  • $71,145.00 - $83,700.00 in Seattle, Washington
  • $79,050.00 - $93,000.00 in New York City, New York, San Francisco, California & Santa Clara, California

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a positive interview experience for every candidate. If accommodations due to a disability or medical condition are needed, please connect with the recruiter via email. As a company, we value fairness, helpfulness, transparency, leadership and build our teams around these values. Check out our careers page to get to know us better as you think about your next step at Carta.

Important Security Notice for Candidates

Our company has been targeted by individuals creating fake domains similar to ours to scam prospects and candidates. Please note that all official communications from us will come from an @carta.com domain. Be cautious of any requests for sensitive information or payments outside of our official channels. For more information about this type of scam, please review the guidelines provided by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). If you encounter any suspicious activity, please report it immediately to recruiting-systems@carta.com.

Awards and Acknowledgements

Companies and funds like Tribe and Pipe build their businesses on Carta. The company has been included on the Forbes World’s Best Cloud Companies, Fast Company's Most Innovative list, and Inc.’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies. We’ve also been recognized as a 2023 Built In Best Place to Work in the U.S., a Muse VIBE Award winner in the Vacation and Time Off category and certified as a Great Place to Work.

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Job Tags

Full time, Fixed term contract, Immediate start,

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