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Tax Lead (US Funds)



London, UK
Posted on Friday, January 27, 2023
<div class="content-intro"> <h2>The Company You’ll Join</h2> <p>Carta is a platform that helps people manage equity, build businesses, and invest in the companies of tomorrow. Our mission is to create more owners.</p> <p>Carta is trusted by more than 30,000 companies and over half a million employees in nearly 150 countries to manage cap tables, compensation, and valuations. Carta also supports over 5,000 funds representing over $100B in assets under administration with their venture capital solutions. Carta’s liquidity solutions have returned $13B to shareholders in secondary transactions. Today Carta’s platform manages over two trillion dollars in equity for nearly two million people globally. Companies and funds like Canva, Tribe, and Pipe build their businesses on Carta.</p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">The company has been included on the </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight:400;">Forbes World’s Best Cloud Companies</span></a><span style="font-weight:400;">, </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight:400;">Fast Company's Most Innovative</span></a><span style="font-weight:400;"> list, and </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight:400;">Inc.’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies</span></a><span style="font-weight:400;">. We’ve also been recognized as a </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight:400;">2023 Built In Best Place to Work in the U.S.</span></a><span style="font-weight:400;"> and a </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight:400;">Muse VIBE Award winner in the Vacation and Time Off category</span></a><span style="font-weight:400;">.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">For more information about our offices and culture, check out our </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight:400;">Carta careers page</span></a><span style="font-weight:400;">.</span></p> </div><p> <strong># Who we are</strong> </p> <p> <span style="font-weight:400;">Vauban from Carta is simplifying access to VC by providing angel investors, startup founders, and emerging fund managers the tools and infrastructure needed through our online admin platform.</span> </p> <p> <span style="font-weight:400;">Whether you are creating a deal by deal syndicate, pooling angel investors into a SPV, or launching your first VC fund - our platform helps you set up and raise from investors in just a few clicks.</span> </p> <p> <span style="font-weight:400;">You focus on finding great startups to invest in, we sort out the rest. We have been trusted by angel investors and large venture capital firms alike to create over 500 funds SPVs to date, onboarded over 6,000 investors and transacted over $1bn in capital.</span> </p> <p> <span style="font-weight:400;">We are not stopping there - we have recently joined forces with Carta as an all-in-one integrated solution to form syndicates, VC funds, co-investment SPV programs built for scale and operating in the UK, EU, US. Combined Carta x Vauban complements each other providing a full VC stack for the next generation of VC investors. under one platform - from leading your first $100K syndicate to managing a $1bn fund.</span> </p> <p> <strong># The challenges you'll help to tackle</strong> </p> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">We are at the intersection of finance, tax and technology: how do we build a tax engine that will make tax filings feel as simple as ordering a book online?</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Turning professional services into products is challenging: how do you productise workflows so that we can deliver the fastest tax solutions with perfect accuracy?</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">We automate investment structures in venture capital: how can you help scale post-deal processes so that each container is as seamless and fun to use as the last one created?</span></li> </ul> <p> <strong># The opportunity you'll have</strong> </p> <p> <span style="font-weight:400;">You will have the opportunity to prepare filings and advise on tax structures on behalf of the most talented venture capitalists, fund managers and dealmakers in the world. You will help them realise their ambitions of supporting the companies of tomorrow through our next-gen investment stack (including legals, vehicle formation, banking, investor onboarding and much more).</span> </p> <p> <span style="font-weight:400;">You will be leading tax specific projects and initiatives across Vauban whilst advising stakeholders and clients alike, as our in-house US tax expert! You will also be collaborating and joining forces with our wider Carta accounting, fund administration and compliance teams on relevant tax issues that relate to Vauban’s products and services.</span> </p> <p> <strong># Who you are</strong> </p> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Must have extensive experience in preparing and filing tax returns and IRS e-filings, particularly in relation to partnership tax returns and Schedule K-1’s.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">You are a fully qualified CPA (with a minimum of 2 years post qualified experience) who understands the intricacies of US tax filing relating to investment vehicles, and have a burning desire to see it automated and simplified.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Excited to work on wider team projects which are not directly tax-related (e.g. legal, financial) as well as interacting with clients on administering their investment structures.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">High attention to detail: written and quantitative. You must be confident navigating your way around complex tax structures and documentation in relation to this.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Organised and calm under pressure, you are able to manage competing demands on your time, whilst persevering to solve ambiguous problems.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Passionate and knowledgeable about venture capital: you intimately understand the pressures facing our clients and are ready to roll up your sleeves in a post Series-A rocket-ship start-up.</span></li> </ul> <p> <strong># What we can offer you</strong> </p> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Be a part of a growing technology start-up and shape the future of alternative investments</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Competitive Salary + Equity</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Mafia Employee Syndicate - get access to and invest in the very best private deals in the world from small investment amounts. No other company can offer you this</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Free Books</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Team gaming nights/dinners and the best parties</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;">Opportunity to enrich our<a href=""><span> Spotify playlist</span></a> </li> </ul><div class="content-conclusion"> <p><span style="font-size:10pt;">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 <a href=""></a>. As a company, we value fairness, helpfulness, transparency, leadership and build our teams around these values. Check out our <a href="">careers page</a> to get to know us better as you think about your next step at Carta.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:10pt;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Interested in our candidate privacy policy? Find out more <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.</span></span></p> </div>
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