Fund Accounting & Administration Support

Part time CFO
  • Micro & Small-to-Medium Venture Capital Funds
  • Accounting for Fund & General Partnership
  • Full Back-Office Structure
  • Fund and Portfolio Reporting
  • Compliance Management
  • Deal Flow & Diligence Support
We are great at supporting startups.
 
We are equally great at supporting the venture firms that start up startups.
 
Keating provides the entire back-office and reporting structure that lets you and your partners focus your time (and funds) on vetting potential companies, mentoring existing portfolio companies, and returning value to your investors and LPs. For the same reasons that startups outsource early finance and accounting functions, so too should small and micro-VC firms.
 
Fund & LP Activity
  • Fund formation & LPA management
  • Capital calls
  • Management fee administration
  • Distributions to LPs
  • LP portal, reports, & other communications
  • Management of annual audits 
  • Annual K1s to LPs
  • Tax compliance/good standing
  • Ownership & schedule of investment reporting
  • Multiple cap table support (via Carta platform and others)

 

GP & Firm Management
  • All back-office duties for the "management company"
  • Accounting, HR, Finance, and Tax support
  • Day-to-day accounting & operational support
  • Travel & other expense management
  • Monthly GAAP close
  • Comprehensive reporting
  • Management of banking relationships
  • Tax compliance/good standing
  • ASC 820 valuation management

 

Deal Flow & Diligence
  • Screening of deal flow & business plans
  • Due diligence support (finance, accounting, and HR aspects)
  • Deal evaluation & pro forma/market analysis
  • Audit of back-office books and files
  • Advice on deal terms - valuation, liquidation prefs, etc

 

Portfolio Support
  • Complete back-office outsourced services available for portfolio companies
  • Standardized reporting for "apples-to-apples" comparisons and economies of scales across all holdings
  • Opportunities for standardization:
    • Tech stack
    • Closing process
    • GAAP adherence
    • Policies - expenses, HR, etc
    • Board meetings, governance, & presentations
    • Partners - benefits, payroll, insurance, etc
    • Metrics, KPIs, & dashboards

Silicon Valley, San Francisco Bay Area, and Beyond

While the majority of Keating's interim CFO clients are based in Bay Area and Silicon Valley communities - including Campbell, Cupertino, Emeryville, Foster City, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Menlo Park, Mountain View, Oakland, Palo Alto, Redwood City, San Francisco, San Jose, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Sunnyvale - we also serve clients outside of California and the US. For several, we act as their Bay Area presence/office.

Contact us to discuss how we can build and support your startup's financial and operational foundation.

info@keatingconsulting.com
(650) 517-1990

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