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Belltower Funds | Senior Tax Associate

$80k – $100k
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About AngelList Venture & Belltower Funds:

At AngelList, we exist to help startups save the world. We’re building the definitive platform for startups — where they raise money through AngelList Venture, build teams through AngelList Talent, and launch their products through Product Hunt.

Belltower, AngelList’s fund operations team, performs critical fund administration and operational functions for the AngelList Venture product. The venture team is fundamentally altering how startups raise money by replacing early-stage venture capital with modern technology. We've delivered over $2B to more than 4,000 startups over the past few years. Our infrastructure allows investors to build on top of AngelList instead of a traditional VC. This will result in a more innovative, efficient & fair market.

We recently celebrated our ten year anniversary. Here's a look back at some of our milestones and a preview of what 's to come: https://angellist.com/blog/the-next-decade

About the Role:

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced tax professional to help drive and streamline venture capital tax compliance for the world’s largest portfolio of early-stage investments.

This role forms a foundational part of Belltower - AngelList’s fund operations team. The Belltower team is based in Seattle and focused on building and executing the systems and software that allow AngelList to host the world's largest portfolio of early stage investments.
The tax senior associate role is for high achievers who are willing to get their hands dirty. The role is intense and rewarding: you do a ton, learn a ton, and come away with a deep and practical understanding of venture finance, tax, and business operations.

You will:

  • Work side by side with the tax director.
  • Help to streamline the tax compliance process.
  • Analyze taxable income for venture capital funds.
  • Review federal tax forms.
  • Respond to investor inquiries.
  • Communicate and team with business operations to provide tax perspective on business deals.
  • Special tax projects, as needed.

You have:

  • CPA & 2-4 years Venture Capital and/or Private Equity tax experience.
  • Demonstrated performance excellence: we’re looking for the best of the best!
  • The ability to communicate effectively with investors and portfolio companies at high volume with polished professionalism.
  • Superb attention to detail -- you need to be able to catch the corner case every time.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and a love of process. We handle tax compliance for a portfolio of investments in the thousands which can only be managed systematically.
  • Willingness to get your hands dirty: good data usually takes hard work and determination.
  • Great attitude with the ability to embrace regular change as we continually improve products and process.

Our vision for the world is one where every business can get the financing they need to grow. This means supporting diverse businesses, founders, investors, and employees with diverse strengths. If you're interested in joining us, but don't tick every box above, we'd welcome you to apply.

Return to office plans: Our team has been working from home since March and our plans are to keep our offices closed through the end of the year. We anticipate reopening up our Seattle offices once it is safe to do so early next year. Given today's shelter-in-place world and the expectation we'll be working from home for quite some time, don't let geography keep you from applying!

Benefits : At Belltower Funds Group, we have top of the line benefits to support our employees in their lives both inside and outside of work. See additional detail on our benefits here: https://angell.ist/belltower-benefits

Belltower Funds Group is an equal opportunity employer and we 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.

Job type
Visa sponsorship
Not Available
2+ years
Hiring contact

Pamela Unger

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Pamela Unger

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Asset Management Tax Specialist. Focused on Venture Capital and Private Equity for 10+ years.

Healthcare benefits

We offer comprehensive health, dental, vision, and fertility plans for employees and their dependents.

Parental leave

We offer between 12 and 22 weeks of paid parental leave.


Work from home / remotely whenever you need to, or want to.

Unlimited vacation

Take time off when you need it and come back when you're refreshed.

Annual company offsite

In recent years, we've been to Lisbon, Tulum, New Orleans, and Colombia.

Tools and hardware

Buy whatever hardware setup you need to be effective.

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