Senior Associate, Strategic Finance at Carta | Powderkeg

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 billion 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 liquidity solutions have returned $15B to shareholders in secondary transactions. Today, Carta’s platform manages nearly three trillion dollars in equity globally.

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]( companies/2020) 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]( benefits) and certified as a Great Place to Work.

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

The Team You’ll Work With

You’ll be joining our **** Strategic Finance Team **** as a **** Senior Finance Associate.

This is a high impact role on the Strategic Finance team supporting our Sales & Marketing orgs, generating insights into business performance, and providing Carta’s leadership team with effective decision-making support. In this role, you’ll be part of a highly dynamic team supporting the growth of Carta and the creation of the future of private capital markets, and be a key business partner to our GTM functional teams.

The Problems You’ll Solve

  • Build partnership with Sales and Marketing teams by delivering financial results, identifying issues and emerging trends, and providing workforce management decision support.
  • Provide analytical support, develop actionable insights throughout the headcount and capacity planning process and drive alignment between GTM, Finance, and Recruiting teams
  • Operationalize strategic objectives through target setting and incentive alignment
  • Lead recurring BvA analysis and GTM close processes to deliver monthly/quarterly analysis and reporting of the business' financial results including variances to plan, ensuring key issues, risks, and business drivers are understood and highlighted
  • Coordination with Corporate Finance to ensure accuracy of forecasting/actuals in all internal reporting tools.
  • Promote vision/strategy around process and systems to help support scale in a high growth environment
  • An expert in financial modeling and quantitative analysis, who enjoys solving complex and unstructured problems
  • Possess a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across different functions and effectively influence senior business partners

About You

  • You are personable, approachable, and able to collaborate constructively with each and every person on the team and throughout the business
  • Capable of operating independently - managing relationships, deliverables and expectations with your business partners
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or Business
  • 3+ years of FP&A, Accounting or Finance experience in the technology industry; familiarity with the software industry (and SaaS) a plus
  • Experience supporting Sales or Marketing teams in a Finance or Operations role
  • Experience in Headcount and Capacity Planning is a plus.
  • Strong financial modeling skills and quantitative analysis abilities
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced, quickly changing environment
  • Attention to detail and the highest standards for accuracy and precision
  • Experience with systems such as Netsuite, Coupa, Workday, Salesforce, G-Suite, Office, etc.

At Carta, you’re not just an employee. You’re a builder who is creating infrastructure that accelerates innovation and empowers more ownership. Cartans are helpful, relentless, unconventional and kind; representing Carta’s Identity Traits. They work collaboratively and cross functionally to challenge the status quo; working towards a common goal of creating more owners in the private markets.


Carta’s compensation package includes a market competitive salary, equity for all full time roles, exceptional benefits, and, for applicable roles, commissions plans. Our minimum cash compensation (salary + commission if applicable) range for this role is: $125,000 - $148,000 in San Francisco, CA

Final offers may vary from the amount listed based on geography, candidate experience and expertise, and other factors.

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, connect with us via email at 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.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Associate, Strategic Finance
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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