Accounting and Bookkeeping Services for Startups
We've got your back (office)
airCFO provides ongoing accounting and bookkeeping services for startups who are growth-focused, revenue-generating and/or venture-backed. From seed stage to exit airCFO has you covered.
We've worked with hundreds of high-growth companies over 10 years, acting as their back-office function until they are ready to hire an in-house team.
Looking to outsource your company Accounting functions to a reliable, experienced team of professionals? Look no further.
How We Help Startups With
Accounting & Bookkeeping
From cleaning up your historical books to integrating and mapping software that meets your specific accounting needs, our bookkeepers, accountants, and controllers create a best-in-class back office with minimal oversight and maximum efficiency for your startup.
Month-End Close Reporting and Tools
Our month-end accounting work culminates in a financial package that includes all the standard financial statements in addition to unique modules that help you make data-driven decisions to support the future of your business
Scheduled Check-Ins and Async Support
We offer unlimited async support to help with quick questions related to your books, your growth plan, your payroll processes and more. Regular check-ins keep us aligned and gather the insight we need to serve as your trusted advisor
System and Workflow Diagnostic
Our diagnostic helps you understand where all the different systems and workflows in your accounting and finance department stand relative to your peers, and what you need to do to improve. We'll even help you implement them
Balance Sheet Schedule Maintenance
We set every client up with our proprietary accounting schedule warehouse and we keep these schedules continually up-to-date
Vendor Management Support
We manage and store your vendor data, including W-9s. We’ll also manage the sync to your accounting system, and be available for ad hoc system-related support requests
Financial Statement Review
Our airCFO team will conduct a periodic review of your financials to examine the completeness and accuracy of your historical books
We ensure that your bills are routed for payment in a timely manner and your accounting and accounts payable softwares stay aligned throughout the month
Mid-month transaction mapping enables us to report on your month-to-date progress against plan and give more granular insight into performance & trends while you still have time to course correct
At your request, your airCFO team can help build and maintain customized views in your month-end report to fit your unique needs
GETTING ON TRACK EARLY IS THE RIGHT MOVE
Accurate Bookkeeping, Delivered Monthly.
airCFO’s Accounting Team includes experienced CPAs, MBAs, and other experienced startup accounting professionals to work alongside you and your team to create a lightweight, scalable back office that helps you operate with a high level of confidence. Just imagine:
You're a good fit for airCFO if...
You've Raised Venture Capital or Have Traction
Most of our clients have raised at least $1MM or are generating over $500k ARR.
Your Company is a
The majority of the companies we work with are Delaware C-Corp entities, or are planning on becoming one.
You Want a Professional, Integrated Solution
We work with clients on an ongoing basis and act as an extension of your team.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What makes airCFO different?
Startup Experience: We have over 10 years of experience working with startups, so we know what it takes to help them succeed. We have a proven track record of providing our clients with the financial support they need to grow their businesses.
Startup Professionals: Our team is made up of experienced accountants, financial analysts, and tax experts who are passionate about helping startups succeed. We understand the unique challenges that startups face and we are committed to providing them with the personalized support they need.
Software Expertise: We know the best fintech software for startups and we can help you choose the right software for your needs. We can also help you integrate your software so that you can get the most out of it. Learn more about our software selection process here.
Tech-enabled: We use cutting-edge technology to automate tasks and streamline our processes. This frees up our time so that we can focus on providing you with the best possible service. Learn more about our tech-enabled client deliverables here.
Q. How long has airCFO been providing services to startups?
Since 2013: We have been providing services to startups since 2013. In that time, we have supported over 350 startups through their early years and beyond. Our goal is to help startups achieve their goals, whether that is acquisition, exit, or continued growth.
Q. What industries have you worked with?
Most tech industries: We have worked with startups in most tech industries, including business services, information technology, finance technology, health and bio-tech, real estate, construction, hospitality, and aerospace technology. We are always looking to expand our knowledge and expertise in new industries, so if you have a startup in a different industry, please reach out to us.
Q. How are your contracts structured?
Month-to-month with no long-term commitments: Our contracts are month-to-month, so you can cancel at any time without penalty. This gives you the flexibility to adjust your services as your needs change.
We put the work on us to continuously add value: We believe that the best way to keep our clients happy is to consistently deliver value. That's why we have a month-to-month contract structure. It motivates us to keep working hard to earn your business.
Q. Have more questions but not ready to schedule a call?
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About air CFO
airCFO is so much more than an accounting firm; we pride ourselves on helping startups succeed. Our proprietary tech tools and dedicated team of finance, accounting, and people ops experts deliver optimized services tailored to each company’s unique needs. We partner with founders to demystify complex issues, steering startups clear of roadblocks from their Day 1 through to exit. Unlike siloed software tools or disjointed independent contractors, airCFO offers integrated specialized support and true finance leadership. Our hands-on approach means we rapidly add value as strategic advisors who understand the startup journey. Inside 200+ of the world’s top startups, airCFO takes care of the back office so founders can focus on driving growth.