The 5 Best Alternatives to Premier Consulting & Integration in 2024

The 5 Best Alternatives to Premier Consulting & Integration in 2024

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Pilot Team
February 19, 2023
The 5 Best Alternatives to Premier Consulting & Integration in 2024

Premier Consulting & Integration (PCI) is a professional services firm that specializes in accounting, finance, and business consulting for startups and small businesses. While PCI offers a range of valuable services, it may not be the perfect fit for every business's unique needs. That's why we've compiled a list of alternative solutions below to help you find the right partner for your financial management requirements.

1. Pilot

At Pilot, we provide a comprehensive suite of accounting, CFO, and tax services tailored for startups and growing businesses. Our team of experts, combined with our cutting-edge software, delivers accurate monthly financials, allowing you to focus on what matters most - growing your business.

What We Do

As a leading provider of financial services, we cater to a diverse range of industries and offer a comprehensive suite of solutions designed to support the growth of startups and small businesses. Our team of experts is committed to delivering personalized, accurate, and scalable financial management services that empower you to focus on your core business operations. We specialize in the following:

  • Industries: We specialize in working with high-growth technology startups, ecommerce providers, professional services, non–profits and more.
  • Services: Accounting, Advisory, Financial Planning & Reporting, and Outsourced CFO support for QuickBooks Online.

Our commitment to excellence and innovation has positioned us as the largest startup-focused accounting firm in the US, with a team of over 250 US-based employees. We take pride in our ability to deliver triple-checked financial statements and unparalleled expertise, ensuring that our clients receive the highest level of service and support.

Why Use Pilot?

  • Innovative workflows for improved accuracy: Pilot utilizes advanced technology and processes to ensure the accuracy of your financials, allowing you to make informed decisions with confidence.
  • Enhanced communication and collaboration: Our team of experts works closely with you to understand your business needs and provide tailored solutions, fostering a strong partnership for your financial success.
  • Extensive experience at every stage of growth: Pilot supports businesses of all sizes, from startups to established companies, providing the right level of service and expertise to help you scale effectively.
  • User-friendly experience and community building: Pilot offers an intuitive platform and fosters a supportive community, making it easy for you to manage your finances and connect with other like-minded entrepreneurs.
  • Comprehensive service offerings: With a wide range of services, including bookkeeping, taxes, CFO services, and more, Pilot is a one-stop-shop for all your financial management needs.

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).
  • Stock Administration: $399/hour.
  • R&D Tax Credit: 20% of total credit received.

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

2. Zeni

Zeni is an AI-powered financial operations platform that offers a range of services, including bookkeeping, bill payments, reimbursements, and business banking, to help tech startups manage their finances. With a dedicated finance team, Zeni provides strategic planning, analysis, and financial advice tailored to the needs of their clients.

  • Industries: While the website does not provide specific information about the industries served by Zeni, their focus is on tech startups.
  • Services: Daily Bookkeeping, Insights via Zeni Dashboard, Accrual Basis Bookkeeping, Finance Concierge, Monthly Financial Reporting, Bill Pay For Vendors, Employee Reimbursements, Chart Of Accounts, Receipt Management & Tracking, Burn Rate Calculations, Bank & Credit Card Reconciliations, API Integrations, Revenue Accounting, Invoicing For Customers (AR), Inventory Management, and Custom Reports.
  • Pricing Plans: Starter Plan ($549/month, billed annually), Growth Plan ($799/month, billed annually), and Enterprise Plan (custom pricing, billed annually).

3. 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).

4. Kruze Consulting

Kruze Consulting is a leading provider of accounting, finance, HR, and tax consulting services for seed and venture capital-funded startups. With a strong track record of helping clients secure significant VC financing and achieve successful acquisitions, Kruze Consulting is dedicated to reducing clients' burn rates and recommending best-in-class financial and HR systems.

  • Industries: SaaS, Biotech, CPG, Crypto, eCommerce, Hardware, and Healthcare.
  • Services: Startup Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Advisory, Bookkeeping, Financial Planning & Reporting, HR, Outsourced CFO, and Tax Preparation.
  • Pricing Plans: Basic (starting at $600/month), Founder Timesaver (starting at $850/month), and Premium (starting at $1,250/month).

5. Graphite

Graphite is a finance department-as-a-service provider that caters to early-stage and growing technology, e-commerce/CPG, and web3 startups. They offer a fractional model, operating like an in-house accounting and finance team but at a fraction of the cost. Graphite helps startups scale from pre-seed to exit by providing services such as bookkeeping, revenue recognition, month-end close, inventory management, sales tax, financial modeling, board reporting, and more.

  • Industries: Blockchain & Cryptocurrency, eCommerce, Food & Beverage, Media, Retail, Software, Technology Hardware & Equipment.
  • Services: Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Advisory, Auditing, Bookkeeping, Financial Planning & Reporting, Outsourced CFO, Payroll, Tax Preparation, Technology Implementation & Consulting.
  • Pricing Plans: Tier 1: Accounting (starting at $850/month), Tier 2: Strategic Finance (contact for pricing), and Tax & Compliance (contact for pricing).

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