Careers / Startup CFO

In this key role you will be directly contributing to the growth of Countsy by providing strategic leadership to start-up clients with the goals of: growing and developing key client accounts, managing and driving service delivery, as well as mentoring and developing staff.


  • Management of a portfolio of high-tech and biotech start-up clients, taking complete ownership of both the client relationship and project deliverables, while also working to expand services and increase value added to the client
  • Individual billable time commitment
  • Assumption of complete leadership of client’s accounting / finance organization as needed
  • Act as a trusted advisor to our clients regarding key strategic issues, leading strategic projects as appropriate
  • Identification and development of new business opportunities by leveraging personal network, cold calling prospective clients and attending industry related forums and events
  • Collaborate with BDM and executive management teams in RFP responses and client meetings
  • Act as a subject matter expert in client meetings in regards to the definition and scoping of client needs


  • BA or BS degree in accounting, CPA certification is preferred
  • 15 + years of accounting experience, Big4 experience preferred
  • Extensive previous experience in high-tech or biotech start-up environments
  • Extensive network of decision makers within Accounting / Finance, Information Technology and Corporate Governance based in the Silicon Valley / San Francisco markets
  • Demonstrable experience in Business Development


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