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Senior Fund Accountant


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Location: Seattle, King County, Washington, USA Posted: Jan 11, 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. The Fund Administration team at Carta is rapidly growing, and as a Senior Fund Accountant you’ll have a unique opportunity to help grow the team and functions. We have a proven product/market fit in the private equity and venture capital space. Our goal is to position Carta as the leading Fund Administration group, by leveraging best in class technology enabled services. In this role, you will be part of a highly dynamic team to support our goal and the future of the Fund Services business.


    • Work with Fund Admin team including Directors and Managers to perform daily accounting functions
    • Train and mentor Fund Accountants
    • Partner with external auditors
    • Prepare and review monthly/quarterly cash reconciliations for multiple entities
    • Prepare and review general ledger journal entries
    • Prepare and review capital calls and distributions in accordance with Limited Partnership Agreement
    • Prepare and review financial workpapers including balance sheets, operating statements, cash flows, and other accounting reports
    • Partner with Fund Admin leadership to review financial packages
    • Interface with clients daily and manage an effective client relationship
    • 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
    • 3-5 years of experience in Venture Capital, Private Equity, Hedge Funds, Fund Admin, etc.
    • Experience with Limited Partnership Agreements
    • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
    • Experience with Xero and Quickbooks
    • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • The ability to multitask to meet multiple deadlines


    • CPA or CMA preferred
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

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

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