As a Technology Startup, focusing on product and building our business is our top priority. From a get-go, we knew that we need experts to assist and guide us through the financial complexities. When we interview ASTUTE, we knew we found the right Accounting firm for SimplrOps. Their professional background and the in-depth knowledge in their field were something that exceeded our expectations from an accounting firm. Astute has helped us at various points in our growth and are in true sense our outsourced CFO firm.
ASTUTE guided us when we began to think about the process of raising Seed capital. They customized financial projection model and explored various funding options with us. If you want to raise venture capital and grow your business to the next level, you need ASTUTE to make your financials in your favor and attractive to the investors.
As a new appointed CEO for a Non-Profit Organization, Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (“SPLC”), I have been very impressed with the team at Astute. Astute has been instrumental in transforming inefficient Accounting practices and systems from a prior firm to making it dynamic systems, implementing key processes and controls to mitigate risks and transparency in Finance and Operations for SPLC. The Astute team has very quick brought SPLC up to speed with cloud-based Accounting, document repository systems and Financial controls while reducing costs and redundancies.
As the entire world was hit with Pandemic, Astute came in for rescue and quicky adapted to SPLC’s new way of showcasing virtual conference. Astute team understood the needs and short fall of revenues and assisted SPLC to bring in additional funds through Government initiated programs (PPP & EIDL) to sustain operations.
Astute has gained our trust and confidence, because we know they have SPLC’s best interest at heart and have shown on-going dedication to helping our business thrive. Astute team is our Outsourced CFO and Finance team and assists us with all CFO/Controller responsibilities, including review of strategy, Financial planning, budgeting, and reporting and provide the expert advise in operations as well.
Astute team has been a pleasure to work with and has been an integral part of SPLC’s business. We highly recommend Astute for their expert knowledge and their impeccable CFO.
Bench-Tek designs and manufactures custom workbenches for industries that span many sectors for over 16 years. Only last year did we find out that Bench-Tek’s customized designs and projects would qualify for R&D tax credit. An initial study was performed in 2019 by a firm which created more confusions in our mind than solutions for Bench-Tek. Upon engaging ASTUTE for performing 2020 R&D tax credit study, we not only understand the processes, but it gave us tools and insight on how we can better plan for future R&D costs.
ASTUTE’s team of professionals brought a wealth of experience into the R&D Tax Credit process and were very open and responsive to all our queries. Due to their intuitive, interactive approach they identified sizeable R&D credits for us with complete supporting documentation.
The ASTUTE team is AMAZING! They continuously exceed our expectations, and we are proud to recommend them for all R&D tax credit services. ASTUTE is much more than an accounting firm; it’s a relationship.
Their excellent Technical Accounting and Audit knowledge helped us clean up some of the major areas of financial statements and assisted us in getting prepared for the audit.
I have engaged Astute for a number of projects relating to budgets and financial reporting and have found them to be very professional and hard-working. They have taken great efforts to understand my business and its needs and to ensure that their final product meets these needs.
Their excellent Technical Accounting and Audit knowledge helped us clean up some of the major areas of financial statements.
MODE has been working with Astute for just about a year now – it’s the best strategic decision I have made as an owner/ founder of my company. With Astute’s guidance, I have a clear picture of moving MODE forward – it’s a picture based on MODE’s history, facts, and reasonable assumptions. I highly recommend their Fractional CFO services.