The 5 Best Alternatives to APM Help in 2024

The 5 Best Alternatives to APM Help in 2024

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Pilot Team
March 12, 2023
The 5 Best Alternatives to APM Help in 2024

PM Help is a comprehensive accounting and consulting firm that specializes in providing bookkeeping, payroll, and tax services to businesses. While they offer a wide range of financial solutions, APM Help might not be the perfect fit for every startup's unique needs. That's why we've compiled a list of alternative accounting services below to help you find the best match for your business.

1. Pilot

At Pilot, we provide a combination of accounting, CFO, and tax services tailored for startups and growing businesses. Our team of experts and software work together to deliver accurate monthly financials, allowing founders to focus on what truly matters - growing their business.

What We Do

We offer tailored financial services for Mid-Market, SMB, and Startup clients across a wide range of industries, providing specialized expertise. Our dedicated team ensures personalized solutions that align with our clients' unique business needs:

  • Industries: We specialize in working with high-growth technology startups, ecommerce providers, professional services, non–profits and more.
  • Services: Bookkeeping, Tax, CFO Services, R&D Credit, Stock Admin.

As the largest startup-focused accounting firm in the US, our team of over 250 US-based employees, including accountants, fractional CFOs, and tax specialists, delivers triple-checked financial statements for peace of mind. With deep integrations with the tools businesses already use, we are the most scalable accounting firm, supporting both tiny startups and large companies.

Why Use Pilot?

  • Improved accuracy: Pilot's innovative workflows and mix of experts and software ensure that your monthly books are delivered with high accuracy, allowing you to make informed decisions for your business.
  • Enhanced communication and collaboration: Our team works closely with you to understand your unique business needs and provide personalized solutions, fostering a strong partnership for your financial success.
  • Extensive experience: With a track record of helping companies at every stage of growth, from pre-seed to nine-figure Series C rounds, Pilot has the expertise to support your startup's financial journey.
  • Comprehensive services: Pilot offers a wide range of financial services, including bookkeeping, tax services, CFO services, stock administration, R&D tax credit, and AP/AR, making it a one-stop solution for your startup's financial needs.
  • Proven results: Our clients have collectively raised over $10B in funding and saved more than $36M in R&D tax savings, demonstrating the value and impact of Pilot's services on growing businesses.

Our Pricing

Pilot offers various pricing options for their services:

  • Bookkeeping: Starter ($499/month), Core ($699/month), and Plus (custom pricing).
  • Tax: Essentials (starting at $2,450/year) and Standard (starting at $5,400/year).
  • CFO Services: Basic ($1,875/month), Essential ($3,375/month), and Custom ($5,625/month).

For custom pricing plans, visit the Pilot pricing page and contact sales for a quote.

2. ProvenCFO

ProvenCFO is a finance management company that offers core accounting and financial services to startups and SMBs. They focus on providing relevant, reliable, and real-time reporting to help businesses make informed decisions and navigate through various stages of growth.

  • Industries: Agriculture & Farming, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency, Construction, Consumer Services, eCommerce, Financial Services, Food & Beverage, Healthcare Care Equipment & Services, Insurance & Brokerage, Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology & Life Sciences, Professional Services, Real Estate & Development, Retail, and Software.
  • Services: Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Advisory, Bookkeeping, Financial Planning & Reporting, Outsourced CFO, Payroll, and Technology Implementation & Consulting.
  • Pricing Plans: Base ($999/month), Plus ($2,499/month), and CFO ($4,999/month).

3. Finta

Finta is an all-in-one accounting platform designed specifically for US-based, Delaware C-Corp startups. It aims to replace traditional bookkeeping tools and services with a streamlined, easy-to-use solution that covers bookkeeping, taxes, and real-time financial insights.

  • Industries: Finta is tailored for US-based, Delaware C-Corp startups across various industries.
  • Services: Bookkeeping, Financial Insights, Support, Tax Fillings, and R&D Tax Credits.
  • Pricing Plans: Startup ($100/month) and Growth ($250/month), with add-on services available for additional costs.

4. Bench

Bench is an all-in-one financial solution designed to help small businesses grow by providing bookkeeping, tax preparation, filing, and tax advisory services. With a dedicated team of bookkeeping experts and a powerful platform, Bench offers real-time insights and financial reporting to help businesses make informed decisions.

  • Industries: Bench does not provide specific information about the industries they serve on their website.
  • Services: Monthly Bookkeeping, Tax Advisory & Filing, Catch Up Bookkeeping, and Bench Retro.
  • Pricing Plans: Essential ($249/month billed annually or $299/month billed monthly) and Premium ($399/month billed annually or $499/month billed monthly).

5. airCFO

airCFO is a financial services provider that offers best-in-class accounting, fractional CFO, tax, and people operations services to startups. They act as a trusted advisor to hundreds of venture-backed, growth-focused startups, helping them develop and grow their back-office practices. With four service line offerings, airCFO can play a role in every back-office function, giving founders peace of mind knowing the work is taken care of and they have more time to focus on growing their business.

  • Industries: airCFO works with startups and small businesses across diverse industries and business models, particularly those that have raised venture capital funding or plan to in the next 6-12 months.
  • Services: Accounting, Fractional CFO, Tax, and People Operations.
  • Pricing Plans: Pricing is determined based on the stage and scope of the startup, with custom-tailored solutions for each client. To get a quote or for more information, visit the airCFO pricing page and schedule a discovery call.

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