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San Francisco Accounting

Accounting services for funded companies in San Francisco and beyond

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Scott Orn and Healy Jones, Kruze Consulting

Accounting services for Companies in San Francisco

Kruze Consulting is a leading San Francisco accounting firm, with CPAs, controllers, bookkeepers, staff accountants and CFOs ready to help San Francisco based startups and eCommerce companies.  Kruze is specifically focused on the accounting needs of seed and venture capital funded companies in the Bay Area and beyond.The founders of funded startups based in San Francisco have a lot of pressure. Pressure from their board to grow. Pressure from their employees to create a great work environment to reduce employee churn. And an unfortunate side-effect of being in San Francisco - extra regulatory pressure.In most locations, early-stage companies mainly have federal and state compliance requirements. But in San Francisco, there are a variety of extra taxes and regulatory filings, including:

1. The SF payroll tax. 2. The San Francisco gross receipts tax. 3. A special SF asset test and tax. 4. The San Francisco business registration5. Loads of special tax liabilities and paperwork. 

Kruze’s accountants specialize in helping local founders avoid missing compliance deadlines - so they can focus on their business, not on paperwork.

Ready to work with one of the best accounting firms in the SF Bay Area?

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Outsourced Accounting for San Francisco Startups

Our San Francisco based clients have raised over $1 billion in seed and venture capital financing - and that is not including our clients based in Oakland, Marin or the Peninsula. Overall, Kruze clients have raised over $15 billion in venture funding, and we are experts at getting our clients finances ready for venture capital and M&A due diligence.

Typical startup industries that we provide outsourced accounting services to include:

  • SaaS
  • Biotech
  • Crypto
  • Healthtech
  • Marketplace
  • Media / Communication
  • Fintech
  • Hardware
  • eCommerce

If you don’t see your industry listed, contact us anyway - chances are that we’ve  helped a company like yours! One thing that separates us from the competition is that we will let you know if your SF startup isn’t a fit. We only want to work with companies where we are the best possible fit.

Accounting services for SF based companies

Kruze’s team of CPAs and accountants provides a full suite of business accounting services to funded companies in the San Francisco Bay Area, including:

  • Accounting and Bookkeeping Services
  • Annual Taxes
  • Payroll taxes
  • Part-time CFOs
  • Financial projections and cash flow management
  • HR systems setup 
  • 409A Valuations
  • San Francisco Gross Receipts Tax Work

Startup accounting experts

Our team combines experienced CPAs and accountants with best in class software to give your company the best accounting and finance you can get.

Our automated systems keep our prices reasonable. Account management team that has an average of 11 years of experience, you get the best accounting services possible at the best price in the city. 

We know what it takes to raise millions of dollars of venture funding, or what due diligence will be like if you are acquired for hundreds of millions of dollars. Trust our team to help your San Francisco startup!

San Francisco Accounting Companies Near Me

In the dynamic and innovative business landscape of San Francisco, our CPA firm is a distinguished leader in providing specialized accounting services tailored to the unique needs of this region’s startups. Nestled in the heart of San Francisco, from the tech-savvy corridors of SoMa to the bustling AI community in Hayes Valley, we offer deep local insights crucial for navigating the complexities of VC funding and financial management in fast-growing startups. Our expertise in the San Francisco market, known for its vibrant startup scene and cutting-edge technology sector, allows us to deliver customized financial solutions, including strategic tax planning, efficient bookkeeping, and comprehensive financial reporting. Understanding the nuances of areas like SAFE accounting or accelerator shares, we cater to startups seeking to thrive in San Francisco’s competitive environment, providing them with the tools and knowledge necessary for successful financial growth. Our firm is not just an accounting service provider; we are a strategic partner for San Francisco startups, committed to their financial success in one of the world’s most dynamic economic hubs.

Consulting, Tax and Valuation Prices

Competitively priced for high-growth companies

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Financial Consulting

Staff Accountant $120
Senior Staff Accountant $170
Controller $200
Senior Controller $250
Financial Modeling $400
CFO / COO / VP $400

Tax Advice

Administrative $115
Tax Analyst $175
Senior Tax Analyst $295
Tax Manager $395
Tax VP $495
CEO $495


We are the experts at helping seed/VC-backed Delaware C-Corps with their accounting and finances!

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Edith Silva
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Randy Hall
Viz AI

$250M+ VC Funding Raised

"I had a great experience working with Kruze Consulting when we raised Series A. They know what VCs need to see, and how to present a startup’s books and finances. If you are going to raise venture capital, you need experts like Kruze."
Chris Mansi

Chris Mansi


Startup Venture Capital Assistance

With former venture capitalists on staff, our team is here to help you navigate the fundraising process and manage your board of directors

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Scott Orn
COO | Former VC
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Healy Jones
VP FP&A | Former VC

Scale Remote Operations & Team

"Kruze has supported us above and beyond basic accounting needs by ensuring we have everything we need to expand and support our team wherever they may be located"
Zack Fisch

Zack Fisch

Head of Operations & Legal

Clients who have worked with Kruze have collectively raised over $15 billion in VC funding.

We set startups up for fundrising success, and know how to work with the top VCs.

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Vanessa Kruze, CPA
Founder & CEO
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Experienced team helping you

Our account management team is staffed by CPAs and accountants who have, on average, 11 years of experience.

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Bill Hollowsky, CPA
VP of Accounting Services
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Claudine Vantomme, CPA
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Morgan Avery
SUT/R&D Sr. Tax Accountant
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Beth Bassler
Controller, CPA
Protara Therapeutics

Grew from a 2-person startup to a NASDAQ listed public company.

"The Kruze team helped us grow from a 2-person startup to a NASDAQ listed public company in 2 years. We wouldn’t have gotten public without Kruze’s support. Anyone thinking of launching a startup should make Vanessa their first call!"
Jesse Shefferman

Jesse Shefferman


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