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Senior Product Manager



London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

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 Problems You’ll Solve

At Carta, our employees set out on a mission to unlock the power of equity ownership for more people in more places. We believe that the problems we solve today unlock the opportunities of tomorrow.

As a Product Manager at Carta, you will own your product's experience. Your major focus will be on making the International Fund Administration roadmap a reality.

  • Create and communicate actionable product plans. Articulate your product strategy. Define important product outcomes and goals. Create, manage, and communicate the product roadmap.
  • Discover what to build. Research customer problems.
  • Partner with Design to define, test, and validate solutions.
  • Work with Engineering to ship products, features, and fixes on time and to quality.
  • Document business value, specs, and user stories. Groom, scope, plan, prioritize, unblock, demo, and evangelize your team's work.
  • Define and analyze product data. Define, instrument, review, and present product metrics. Create dashboards. Develop and present product insights. Model business outcomes. Create and test actionable hypotheses.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across Delivery, Marketing, Sales, Growth, Data Science, and other teams.
  • Hone your product and soft skills. Help build the Product organization's tooling, process, and culture.

The Team You’ll Work With

You’ll be joining our International Fund Administration (FA) team expanding Carta’s offering to international markets. You’ll be working with engineers, designers, product managers and business partners across Carta. You’ll find engineers that can teach you about software unique to our industry, and business team members with deep knowledge in accounting and venture fund management. Within your business unit, Fund Administration, you’ll meet teammates of all experience levels and backgrounds, passionate about creating software that some of the top venture firms to operate their funds. Weekly rituals, celebrations and show-and-tells are all ways you’ll build great bonds with the team you work alongside. You’ll be surrounded by people who find purpose in their work, and have fun doing it at the same time. You’ll find teammates with deep levels of pride in what they do, and a customer-obsessiveness that is furthered by regular feedback cycles. Importantly, you’ll find a higher than “normal” level of transparency, trust and autonomy - something Cartans (Carta employees) have celebrated since the earliest days of the startup.

We are migrating an entire service industry - Fund Administration - into software. Venture Capitalists, Fund Managers and practically any other investor involved in collective investment strategies use Fund Administrators to help operate their funds. The existing, service-based solutions are expensive, inefficient, and prone to human error. With the introduction of Carta’s event-based accounting platform, Carta is (and you are) positioned to unseat the incumbents, and revolutionize this industry.

About You

As a seasoned Product Manager, you thrive in dynamic environments where you can lead the charge in shaping innovative solutions that drive business growth and address critical needs.

  • 5+ years of experience in product management, particularly within highly regulated environments such as financial services.
  • Deep understanding of financial product requirements and compliance considerations.
  • Proven ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders. Whether it's working closely with engineers to develop technical solutions or translating complex technical information into clear business terms for stakeholders, your communication skills are exceptional.
  • Track record of launching successful products that have made a tangible impact on customers.
  • Ability to turn conceptual ideas into actionable plans with a lean and incremental approach.
  • Passion for understanding the challenges your customer and users face and a commitment to providing solutions that empower them to succeed.
  • You excel at solving problems proactively and independently, taking ownership of initiatives from inception to delivery.

If you're ready to join a dynamic team at the forefront of innovation, where your expertise will play a pivotal role in realizing ambitious visions, then we want to hear from you. Come be a part of Carta's journey as we revolutionize identity and risk evaluation products to shape the future of finance!

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 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 and certified as a Great Place to Work.

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