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Location: New York, New York, 10007, USA Posted: Jan 04, 2020

Job Description

At Carta, we’re building the future of equity and ownership. We’ve changed how companies, investors, and employees manage equity. Now, we’re transforming how capital markets operate. Our goal is to create more owners and increase transparency and liquidity for shareholders. More than 800,000 investors, law firms, and employees use our platform, and we manage over $575B in equity. Carta is in hyper growth mode. We’re now valued as a $ 1.7B unicorn and are backed by some of the most sophisticated investors in the world. One of our fastest growing teams is Fund Administration. We have a proven product/market fit in the venture capital space and our goal is to position Carta as the leading Admin group. As a Staff Accountant at Carta, you will be part of a highly dynamic team to support our goal and the future of the Fund Admin 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 and engineering teams, all while growing your foundational knowledge of accounting in an engaging, fast-paced environment. At Carta, you will be part of a diverse team of thought leaders. Whether you have a background in accounting, tax, audit, or other finance related industries, the Staff Fund Accountant role will allow you to build your skills in a supportive, collaborative, and innovative environment.


    • Work with Fund Admin team including Directors, Managers and staff to perform daily accounting functions
    • Prepare monthly/quarterly cash reconciliations for multiple entities
    • Prepare general ledger journal entries
    • Prepare capital calls and distributions in accordance with Limited Partnership Agreement
    • Prepare financial workpapers including balance sheets, operating statements, cash flows, and other accounting reports
    • Maintain accounts payable and receivable logs
    • Process invoices via wires and checks
    • Maintain limited partner records


    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
    • 1-3 years of applicable accounting work experience
    • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
    • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • The ability to multitask to meet multiple deadlines
Carta is a Series E company and is backed by top-tier VCs like Andreessen Horowitz, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Meritech Capital, and more. We are an equal opportunity employer. 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. Please read about our candidate privacy policy here . Apply for this job

About Carta

Carta is building a global ownership management platform to help companies, investors, and employees manage their equity.

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