Post-Close Associate 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 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

You’ll be joining the Post- Close team as an Associate under Vauban from Carta. The Post Close team is responsible for ensuring that all products are methodically administered in line with relevant reporting obligations.The team is relatively new so you’ll play a pivotal role in shaping how we grow and develop within Carta. Day to day duties include preparation and filing of tax returns and financial statements, working on investment exits and distributions back to LPs as well as suggesting and implementing product/process improvements.

The Problems You’ll Solve

You will have the opportunity to administer investment vehicles and develop systems and innovative solutions to streamline internal processes. You’ll be performing administration for investment entities on behalf of the most talented venture capitalists, fund managers and dealmakers in the world. You will help them realize their ambitions of supporting the companies of tomorrow through our next-gen investment stack (including legals, vehicle formation, banking, investor onboarding and much more).

You will be supporting specific projects and initiatives across the business while advising stakeholders and clients alike, as part of our Post-Close team. You will also be collaborating and joining forces with our wider Carta accounting, fund administration, delivery and compliance teams on relevant admin issues related to Vauban’s products and services. You will also collaborate closely with internal and external teams to ensure effective capital deployment and efficient money movement.

About You

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy
  • Preferred 1 year of experience in the preparation of accounts or tax filings.
  • Exposure to fund administration is a bonus but is not required
  • Comfortable using tax and accounting software to generate financial statements and tax returns
  • Extremely high attention to detail
  • Strong prioritization skills and experience working in a fast paced, ambiguous environment. You can manage competing demands on your time, while persevering to solve challenging problems
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about venture capital: you intimately understand the pressures facing our clients and are ready to roll up your sleeves in a fast-paced environment
  • Excited to work on wider team projects which are not directly post-close items (e.g. legal, financial, product) as well as interacting with clients on administering their investment structures.

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.

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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]( 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.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Post-Close Associate
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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