CARMERA is looking for a Finance Associate to drive day-to-day finance systems and processes, and accounting to drive profitability while ensuring best practices across the organization. This role reports to the Chief Growth Officer.


Your Role:

  • Manage the monthly and annual closing of the books including maintaining a closing checklist and reporting package and ensuring all deliverables are completed per the close timeline
  • Manage financials controls and accounting functions including P&L, B/S, and various analyses.
  • Build and managed the tools for organizational financial modeling, budgeting, and forecasting
  • Oversee and manage banking relationships, AP, AR, POs, and relations with external finance teams
  • Implement and enforce GAAP - compliant accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls to ensure accurate documentation of each to ensure effective control and reporting in accordance with GAAP
  • Administer Payroll and employee expense policies and reimbursements
  • Coordinate with People Operations team during onboarding and offboarding to ensure employee HRIS systems are accurate
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements
  • Coordinate with external CPA


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting, CPA Preferred
  • 4+ Years Accounting Experience
  • Scaling billing and collections processes
  • Experience with Xero
  • Strong Analytical, operational, relationship management, communication, and presentation skills
  • Execution-oriented ‘do-er’ with previous experience in entrepreneurial, fast-paced environments
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented with strong organizational and time management skills


  • Work on transformational civic challenges cutting across some of the most important innovations of this era, including autonomy, smart cities, IoT, big data and AI
  • Be a foundational part of a highly seasoned, friendly team who embrace challenges that are hard but achievable
  • Attractive cash and equity compensation package
  • Generous benefits package including premium health care plan, free office lunch, free cell phone plans and more
  • No state or city income taxes in our New York office as part of the START-UP NY program for new employees, nor in our Seattle office per Washington state laws
  • Access to state of the art technology
  • Flexible working norms and time-off



New York University, University of Washington, University of Michigan, Michigan State University

STARTUP-NY / New York State Empire State Development, NYC DOT, NYCEDC, Urbantech NYC

New Lab, City of Detroit PlanetM Landing Zone

Brooklyn Navy Yard

We are based in Brooklyn, NY and Seattle, WA. Please direct inquiries to

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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