Startup Finance FAQ / Strategic Finance

What does a CFO do at a startup?

Fast Answer:

The CFO is at the helm of a company’s finance department, providing strategic financial oversight to the entire organization. Key responsibilities of a startup CFO include strategic planning, cash runway management, financial modeling, revenue modeling, budgeting, fundraising support, board support, and support through expansions, pivots, and M&A deals. The CFO also manages the finance team, including accountants, controllers, tax professionals, and FP&A professionals.