Accounting & Finance, For Startups

Born out of a VC fund, we provide startup accounting services & outsourced CFO support for high-growth companies.

A Fractional Finance Department, as a Service, Built to Scale

We’ve provided hundreds of early-stage startups a dedicated team of experienced startup accountants and CFOs who serve as their complete or supporting in-house accounting & finance department.

 Financial Modeling & FP&A

Think of us as your full finance department, as a service. Our CFOs and Finance Analysts help you develop and maintain your financial model, define KPIs, understand unit economics, fundraise, and execute long-term strategic plans.

Startup Accounting Services

Your Graphite team will be made up of experienced CFOs, Controllers, and Accountants who understand your business and work with you to develop bookkeeping & accounting processes that fit your needs.

Tax & Compliance

Our team has significant Big Four and in-house corporate tax experience handling complex tax matters. We take pride in handling corporate tax filings, sales tax, R&D credits and more for our growing startup clients.

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A team of outsourced CFOs, accountants and entrepreneurs with a vast understanding of startup accounting

Regardless of your stage, funding or revenue, if you’re a business you have finance needs. Our outsourced startup accounting services & FP&A support touch all the key functions of a healthy, scalable accounting infrastructure.

From Strategic Projects to Your Entire Finance Team

Handling everything from outsourced bookkeeping to financial modeling to prepping you for board meetings.

We Specialize in High-Growth Startups

From our roots in VC, we offer our clients a perspective from both sides of the table. We understand the needs and nuances of high-growth startups.

Your Partner From Seed to Exit

We offer you critical management reporting, with the support and expertise to scale from 2 employees to 2,000.

Graphite was quite literally the best value add service I have received from any investor. I can’t recommend them enough.

— Rami Essaid, Founder of Finmark

Free Startup Resources

Financial Model

Free Financial
Model Template

Chart of Accounts

Free Chart of Accounts Template

Month-End Close

Free Month-End Close Checklist

Tech Stack

Download our Accounting Tech Stack Guide 

Our Leadership

Paul Bianco
Founder, CEO

Former VC @ ff Venture Capital, Investor in Plated and Distil Networks

Jocelyn Wilson

15+ years of accounting & operations experience in both public accounting & private startups

Chris Mossa
Chief Strategy Officer

Former Founder & CEO at CPM Advisory, CFO at Advizr, Investor in multiple early-stage startups

Josh Leider
Head of Growth

Previous Co-Founder & CMO of MeditationWorks and TempoRun

Benjamin Friedman
Head of Customer Success

20+ years’ ops & finance experience with fast-growing companies, including five successful M&As


Sean Bies
Managing Director, Client Services

Experienced Controller working with eCommerce startups and fortune 500 companies

Sam Patel
Managing Director, Client Services

Accomplished Controller, 15+ years accounting experience


Heather Fipps
Managing Director

Experienced Controller with 16+ years in accounting leadership

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Michael Smith
Managing Director, Tax

30+ years of tax and accounting experience

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Heather Stein
Managing Director, Finance

20+ year accounting & finance experience providing business insight in growth environments

Donny Tyra
Director, Technical Accounting

Experienced CFO, 25+ years of accounting experience

Didier Jupillat

Experienced CFO, 18+ years accounting & finance experience, MBA Wharton


Halsey McKinney
Partnerships & Growth

5+ years of startup experience in VC, partnerships & growth. Co-Founder & CEO of Havaday.


Jena David
Senior Manager

Accomplished Controller with 12+ years experience in Public & Private Accounting

Celeste Garrett
Senior Manager

Accomplished Controller, 25+ years experience with start-up companies to Fortune 500

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Pawel Wierzchowiec
Senior Manager

Accomplished Controller with experience working in manufacturing, eComm, IT Services & SaaS

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Mark Bezney
Senior Manager

Seasoned MBA & accounting leader with years of experience across several industries


Andrew Brush

8+ years of experience in Public & Private Accounting, Controller, and Finance focused roles

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Chris Schuette

12+ years of accounting and finance experience across multiple industries


Helen Colon

15+ years of accounting and finance experience in numerous industries

Sally Huang

Accomplished Accountant with 7+ years experience in Public & Private Accounting

Connor Anderson

Masters in Accounting from UCF, with several years of experience in accounting

Lorraine Medina

Accomplished Accountant with 12+ years experience in Public & Private Accounting


Elena Perez

20+ years of accounting experience across various industries

Get In Touch

Locations: NYC HQ / ORL / TPA / DAL

With offices all across the country and clients worldwide, we cast a wide net.

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