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Small business owners, startups, and large companies hire CPAs from Toptal for bookkeeping, business accounting, cash flow modeling, preparing financial information, business plans, and tax returns to help them make the right financial business decisions.

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Juba Tsuladze

Freelance Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since February 15, 2017

Juba is the founder of angioClast, a Cambridge-based biotech startup focused on cancer research. Before entrepreneurship, Juba was a seasoned CFO with multi-industry experience and worked on projects, ranging from an equity sale of a $150 million telecom company to a $50 million hotel business turnaround. He joined the Toptal network to resolve diverse FP&A, M&A, buyouts, and strategic analysis challenges.

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Robert J. Smith

Freelance Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
United States
Toptal Member Since December 12, 2018

A seasoned finance professional and CPA, Bob has executed diligence, valuation and M&A mandates while serving in senior roles at Fortune 500 companies (Merrill Lynch, PHH, Discover, BNY Mellon). He is a finance, strategy and operations expert, who employs a collaborative approach that balances customer, regulatory and financial objectives. Bob is freelancing to help growth companies build financial infrastructure and reach their full potential.

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Terry Ward

Freelance Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
United States
Toptal Member Since November 30, 2017

Terry is the founder of Fulton Advisory, an outsourced CFO & Accounting Services provider for small businesses and growth-stage startups. Terry leads a team of five at Fulton Advisory, where they act as a complete outsourced function for all finance and accounting responsibilities for their clients. They take an operational approach while keeping each founder's specific exit goals in mind in crafting the appropriate financing and reporting strategy.

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Timothy A. Martin

Freelance Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
United States
Toptal Member Since June 1, 2017

Tim is an experienced CFO and finance professional in all aspects of financial planning, financial analysis, M&A, corporate accounting, and business case development with companies like IBM and Emerson Electric. He has extensive expertise in building dynamic, executable business/financial plans and enjoys freelancing as it allows him to help multiple clients at various stages of development across a wide range of industries.

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Peter Jacobson

Freelance Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
United States
Toptal Member Since July 25, 2017

A Harvard grad with an MBA from Stanford, Peter has served as CFO of three successful companies, led several acquisitions, obtained growth capital, led recapitalization efforts, and led a successful exit for the shareholders. He's also raised $500 million+ for clients as a VP at KeyBanc Capital Markets, a commercial and investment bank. Peter enjoys freelancing to help clients with capital raising, M&A, FP&A, and various CFO-related functions.

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William M. Wright II, CPA

Freelance Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
United States
Toptal Member Since May 5, 2017

William is a trusted finance and business leader for small and mid-market companies in a wide array of industries. His success as a CFO includes assisting a motorsport startup raise $50 million in seed funding, assisting $1 – $3 billion financial services, media, and technology entities grow long-term value by conducting M&A due diligence and decision support analysis as well as improving finance operations in numerous SMB organizations.

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Brian Francesangelo

Freelance Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
United States
Toptal Member Since November 21, 2018

Brian is a CPA and certified financial planner with significant experience serving startups and family-owned businesses to large international corporations. He has expertise in accounting matters, financial planning and analysis, projections, efficient bookkeeping, and helping clients save money. As a CPA with a deep understanding of finances, Brian can add much more value to his clients and look to maximize their financial performance or plan for the future.

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Pierre Francois

Freelance Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Spain
Toptal Member Since June 22, 2018

A strategic finance professional, Pierre has established the reporting, forecasting, internal controls, and ERP of an internet startup growing 500%+. Previously, he led the financial due diligence for several acquisitions, including a $14 billion beverage company and created valuation models of firms in various industries. He leverages his extensive CFO and audit field experience in the US and Europe to advise clients on a wide range of topics.

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Neel Augusthy

Freelance Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Singapore
Toptal Member Since July 7, 2021

Neel is a finance leader and change agent with 10+ years of experience and a track record of impact in Fortune 50 companies. He has driven transformations to the tune of $250 million, EBITDA uplift of $100 million+, and sustainable change by managing mandates in multinationals, SMEs, and startups. Neel is adept at navigating across countries, regions, and cultures, and he brings an entrepreneurial and creative mindset, drive, and passion to design and execute win-win solutions for his clients.

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Gavin Doyle

Freelance Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
United States
Toptal Member Since July 27, 2022

Gavin is a CPA and chartered accountant with over 20 years of experience in finance. Over his career with HBO and PwC, Gavin has developed expertise in accounting, financial modeling, and implementing financial processes to maximize business operations. As a core management team member that launched HBO Max, he played an integral role in expanding its subscriber base and creating policies and processes that maximized HBO's profits. Gavin has joined Toptal to work on challenging projects.

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Saadat Ali, CPA, FCA

Freelance Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
United Arab Emirates
Toptal Member Since October 18, 2021

Saadat is a finance executive with 30 years of enterprise leadership experience at Shell, Johnson Controls, and Schlumberger across six countries and three continents. With deep expertise in FP&A, accounting, business planning and management, auditing, and ERM, Saadat has led major initiatives and won the Shell Global CFO Award and JCI's Merit Award. He adds exceptional value to enterprise and team success through collaborative and decisive leadership.

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Martin so far is a complete Rockstar. His first bit of work produced a tool for us to model and forecast our financials and is far and away worth every penny we paid and more. Just thought I’d share that with you.

Pete Pellizzari

CEO

Erik has been an extremely valuable member of our team who has tremendous breath of experience with start ups in our lifecycle phase. What makes his contribution unique and highly effective is not only his excellent financial modeling skills and knowledge, but also the emotional intelligence with which he manages each relationship at Vault, understands our team dynamics, and helps us tackle start up challenges effectively. It is rare to find a part-time consultant who makes you feel like he/she is genuinely invested in the success of your company.

Romy Parzick

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Toptal has been an incredible key partner for Sidekick. As an early-stage start-up, we’ve leveraged both design and financial talent. The experience has been incredible, with those professionals bringing creativity, expertise, and advice to ensure Sidekick succeeds. My Toptal financial expert helped steer Sidekick’s business model, which resulted in an initial ROI of 650x! My experience with Toptal has given me great confidence in the future.

Doug MacKay

Founder / CEO

Chris was great to work with and was always available on my schedule. His communication skills and personality were a 10/10. His outputs on the project were top notch and allowed us to develop more efficient forecasting and initiative prioritization frameworks. I would definitely use Chris again.

Chris Pozek

CEO

What really sets Toptal apart is the caliber of finance talent available in their network. I had a very specific and pressing need, and Toptal quickly matched me with the perfect person for the job. The expert produced a thoughtful and robust financial analysis that has ultimately allowed us to forecast and prioritize initiatives much more efficiently.

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How to Hire Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Through Toptal

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A Toptal director of finance will work with you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics.
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Within days, we'll introduce you to the right Certified Public Accountant (CPA) for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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Work with your new Certified Public Accountant (CPA) for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.

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FAQs

  • How are Toptal Certified Public Accountants (CPA) different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Certified Public Accountants (CPA) to ensure we only match you with talent of the highest caliber. Of the more than 100,000 people who apply to join the Toptal network each year, fewer than 3% make the cut. You’ll work with finance experts (never generalized recruiters or HR reps) to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics. The end result: expert vetted talent from our network, custom matched to fit your business needs.

  • Can I hire Certified Public Accountants (CPA) in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

    Depending on availability and how fast you can progress, you could start working with a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) within 48 hours of signing up.

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal Certified Public Accountants (CPA)?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Certified Public Accountant (CPA) begins with a trial period of up to two weeks. This means that you have time to confirm the engagement will be successful. If you’re completely satisfied with the results, we’ll bill you for the time and continue the engagement for as long as you’d like. If you’re not completely satisfied, you won’t be billed. From there, we can either part ways, or we can provide you with another expert who may be a better fit and with whom we will begin a second, no-risk trial.

  • What type of talent does Toptal have?

    Our platform hosts a very diverse set of skill sets, experiences, and backgrounds. Our freelancers range from software engineers, user experience designers, project management experts, and product managers to finance experts who have worked at leading companies such as Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and many more.

    Our freelancers include Certified Public Accountants, bookkeepers, and financial advisors with multiple years of experience in accounting services, accounting systems, financial analysis, and financial planning activities (e.g., business taxes, financial statements/financial records preparation, and financial reporting) at top advisory services, accounting firms, and CPA firms.

  • What other services does Toptal provide?

    Besides our talent matching services, we also assemble cross-functional teams of finance experts, senior project managers, web developers, app developers, user interface designers, and freelancers with other technical skills.

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