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 Liquidity team is looking for creative problem solvers to work on a greenfield initiative to build a marketplace for private securities, CartaX.
As the Head of Issuer Services on the Liquidity team at Carta, you’ll be responsible for influencing products and services for and engaging with issuers on CartaX, an issuer centric electronic trading platform offering tailored liquidity programs for privately held companies, funds, and other fractional assets. Specifically, you will be responsible for designing initial and continued liquidity standards, and making issuers aware of their eligibility for various liquidity offerings. You will also be responsible for facilitating the initial application and onboarding process, as well as facilitating any ongoing issuer benefits and/or obligations applicable under the CartaX liquidity standards.
We are looking for an individual experienced in corporate governance and Exchange regulation that is results-oriented and self-motivated. The ideal candidate understands and can support our efforts to promote transparency and efficiency, encourage a more free and open market, and protect investors and the public interest in the context of private securities. The individual in this position will serve as the primary point of contact for CartaX issuers and their representatives, including management, financial advisors, outside counsel, and auditors in the context of advising, interpreting, and applying the CartaX liquidity tiers. The individual will work within a dynamic and cohesive team that spans across product, business, compliance, and technology.
Help design and subsequently provide guidance and interpretation of CartaX’s initial and continued liquidity standards
Review and analyze transactions for compliance with the shareholder approval rules and process supplemental liquidity applications
Review and analyze periodic disclosures and other documents filed with Carta pursuant to the quantitative and qualitative initial and continued CartaX liquidity standards
Manage issuers as needed: communicate with internal and external senior management; prepare and present recommendations to CartaX senior leadership regarding issuer services; coordinate with corporate communications, operations, and client services
Maintain organized and complete documentation regarding all issuer contacts and communications for regulatory and internal audit inspection
Working knowledge of accounting/financial statement analysis, general financial markets, and the securities industry
Working knowledge of general corporation laws, including corporate governance
Understanding of the initial and continued listing standards of national security exchanges, as well as working knowledge of Regulation SX and SK
Ability to work independently and function effectively in a high-volume, rapid-pace, deadline-oriented, multi-task environment
Ability to review and process large amounts of information in a short timeframe
Excellent analytical, critical thinking, and follow-up skills
Excellent attention to detail
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to effectively interface with senior management of CartaX, as well as with senior representatives of issuers
Chartered Public Accountant or Chartered Financial Analyst
Carta is aSeries 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.