Tax Accountant

Philadelphia, PA /
Finance & Accounting /
Full Time
/ On-site
First Round is reinventing venture capital. We connect entrepreneurs with the knowledge, people and companies they need for maximum impact. Square, Uber, Roblox and Warby Parker are some of the companies we’ve been fortunate to partner with — and we’re just getting started.

We are looking for our first internal tax hire to enhance and manage the tax practice area of the firm, working closely with the existing team and managing the coordination with our external tax compliance partners. This individual will lead our tax practice across the entire organization, including the funds, the general partnerships and the management company - focusing on key tax issues relating to fund investment and management company planning. Consideration to federal, state, local and international implications of our investment and business activities.

Within this role you will oversee or assist with:

    • Year-end tax workpapers
    • Manage all state and local business activity filings
    • Establish process for quarterly tax estimates
    • Analysis of foreign companies to assist with tax analysis and reporting
    • Work with service providers to complete federal, state and local annual income tax return filings
    • And other responsibilities.

You could be a great addition at First Round if:

    • You can't remember the last time you dropped a ball
    • You love checking boxes and crossing off items on your to-do list
    • You have exceptional analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
    • You are a CPA (preferred)
    • You have 3 - 5 years experience servicing clients within the venture capital, private equity, hedge fund or similarly regulated financial services (preferred); or direct experience at a venture capital firm
Maybe you’re currently at a public accounting firm servicing alternative asset firms and you want to jump to the other side. Maybe you are simply curious and are ready for a new challenge. If any of this sounds like you, apply today!

At First Round, we value resourcefulness, diversity, excellence and hustle. To give you a sense of what our team is all about, check out our values that guide our work:
We serve entrepreneurs. We owe them our unvarnished opinion and unwavering support.
We honor quality. The little things matter. High standards and attention to the craft are valued here.
We favor action and think long-term. We decide and execute with urgency today. We define success with the long-term in mind.
We cherish diversity and inclusion. The strongest communities around the world are diverse and inclusive. We work hard to make sure ours is, too.
We do things our own way. We choose to be original and find unique, creative solutions to our biggest problems.
We have fun. We take our work seriously, but not ourselves.