The 5 Best Alternatives to KongBasile in 2024

The 5 Best Alternatives to KongBasile in 2024

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Pilot Team
January 7, 2023
The 5 Best Alternatives to KongBasile in 2024

KongBasile is a popular accounting firm that specializes in providing financial services to startups and small businesses. They offer a range of services, including bookkeeping, tax planning, and financial consulting.

However, KongBasile might not be the perfect fit for every business, which is why we've compiled a list of alternative accounting firms below to help you find the right match for your needs.

1. Pilot

At Pilot, we provide accounting, CFO, and tax services tailored for startups and growing businesses. Our team of experts, combined with our software, delivers accurate monthly financials, allowing you to focus on what matters most - growing your 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: Accounting, Advisory, Financial Planning & Reporting, Outsourced CFO support, Bookkeeping, Tax, CFO, and R&D Credit services for QuickBooks Online.

Our mix of experts and software delivers monthly books with unmatched accuracy, allowing you to focus on growing your business. As the largest startup-focused accounting firm in the US, we work with startups at every stage, from pre-seed to Series C, and have expertise in accounting for complex channels and inventory tracking for consumer brands.

Why Use Pilot?

  • Expertise at every stage: Pilot has extensive experience in helping companies at every stage, from pre-seed to raising nine-figure Series C rounds. This means we understand the unique challenges and opportunities that startups and growing businesses face.
  • Innovative workflows: We use innovative workflows to streamline our services, ensuring that your financials are accurate and up-to-date. This allows you to make informed decisions based on reliable data.
  • Enhanced communication and collaboration: Our team is dedicated to providing clear and timely communication, making it easy for you to collaborate with us and stay informed about your financials.
  • Wide range of services: Pilot offers a comprehensive suite of financial services, including bookkeeping, tax, CFO services, stock admin, and R&D tax credit. This means you can access all the financial expertise you need in one place.
  • Best-in-class support: We pride ourselves on providing best-in-class support, including a user-friendly experience, community building, and partner support. Our goal is to help your business succeed by providing the financial foundation it needs.

Our Pricing

Pilot offers various pricing options for their services:

  • Bookkeeping: Starter $499/month billed annually, Core $699/month billed annually, and Plus with custom pricing.
  • Tax: Essentials starting at $2,450/year and Standard starting at $5,400/year, discounted to $4,950 for 2023 taxes.
  • CFO Services: Basic at $1,875/month billed annually, Essential at $3,375/month billed annually, and Custom at $5,625/month billed annually.

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

2. airCFO

airCFO is a financial services company that specializes in providing Accounting, Fractional CFO, Tax, and People Ops 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 across four service lines.

Some key aspects of airCFO include:

  • Industries: Startups across various sectors, including well-known companies like Apartment List, Replit, Coffee Meets Bagel, Swift, Scoot Science, and FloatMe.
  • Services: Accounting, Fractional CFO, Tax, People Ops, expense management, financial statement preparation, cash flow projections, budgeting, modeling, and more.
  • Pricing Plans: Customized based on the startup's stage and scope, with core packages including Launchpad (Pre-Seed), Launch (Seed), Iterate (Series A), and Scale (Series B+). For more information or to get a quote, visit the airCFO pricing page.

3. Finta

Finta is an all-in-one accounting platform designed specifically for startups, aiming to replace traditional bookkeeping tools and services. With Finta, startups can easily set up bookkeeping and taxes, access real-time financial data, and receive accurate financial insights to help grow their business.

  • Services: Software Accounting, Bookkeeping, Tax Preparation, Financial Insights, Support, and Add-ons such as Tax Filings and R&D Tax Credits.
  • Industries: Although not explicitly mentioned, Finta is tailored for startups across various sectors.
  • Pricing Plans: Startup $100 per month for startups from incorporation to Seed, and Growth $250 per month for startups growing past Seed.

4. Zeni

Zeni is an AI-powered bookkeeping and accounting platform designed specifically for tech startups. The platform offers daily bookkeeping and real-time financial insights, enabling founders to make informed decisions and stay up-to-date with their financials.

  • Industries: Blockchain & Cryptocurrency, eCommerce, Financial Services, Media, Non-Profit and Religious, Professional Services, and Software Accounting.
  • Services: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Bookkeeping, Financial Planning & Reporting, Outsourced CFO, and Tax Preparation.
  • Pricing Plans: Starter $549 per month billed annually, Growth $799 per month billed annually, and Enterprise with custom pricing.

5. Fondo

Fondo is a Y Combinator-backed all-in-one accounting platform designed to make bookkeeping, tax, and tax credits easy for startups. With Fondo, startups can close their books, file taxes, and receive cash back from the IRS, with the average startup getting back $21,000.

  • Industries: Although not explicitly mentioned, Fondo is tailored for startups across various sectors.
  • Services: Bookkeeping, Tax Preparation, Tax Credits, TaxPass, and Global TaxPass.
  • Pricing Plans: Fondo offers bookkeeping and tax services at various prices and plans. For more specific information or to get a quote, visit the Fondo Special pricing page.

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