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Seeking an Exceptional SaaS Accounting Advisor?

Whether you are a startup soaring into uncharted galaxies or an established enterprise orbiting the known cosmos, our expertise in SaaS accounting enables us to help you implement best practices for your SaaS company. As you grow and scale, we are here to ensure your financial journey is out-of-this-world. 

Our experts bring specialized industry knowledge, a deep understanding of revenue recognition, and a tech-savvy approach to ensure tailored financial support for your business. If you're ready to work with the top SaaS accounting advisor, reach out to us.


Meet Carla McRae, CPA, CGMA

Carla McRae's career spans over 20 years of unique professional experience, including a combination of public accounting and chief executive leadership in the Manufacturing and Software as a Service (SaaS) industries. Carla has a proven history of overseeing multi-million-dollar expansions by carefully aligning business strategy with operational management. 

As the head of Business Advisory Services at Berman Hopkins CPAs & Associates, LLP, Carla strives to be a trusted business adviser to her clients. She diligently works to minimize risk, maximize value, and address unique challenges and growth opportunities. She has implemented a multi-faceted, value-added strategic plan focused on progressively expanding services, increasing client engagement, and developing a cohesive team. Additionally, she has launched rapid response services and managed hundreds of millions of funds for emergent client needs. Her certified public accountant license and extensive experience in payment disbursements provided strategies that expedited the delivery of the funds while focusing on minimizing fraud risks. 

While some people are naturally born with confidence, most leaders come to rise with the help of experience, training, and support. Carla intuitively understands this mentality. Her leadership style empowers others, resulting in high employee retention and job satisfaction. She is known for her ability to create a culture of learning and development, pushing her team to reach their full potential. She takes time to mentor and invest in the personal and professional growth of her team, department, and firm. She fosters a positive, collaborative work environment to deliver tangible, measurable, and impactful results. 

Carla gives 100 percent of her attention, commitment, strength, and time to all areas in which she finds passion but holds a special interest in the SaaS industry. As a fractional Chief Financial Officer, she provides her expertise to emerging SaaS companies during their growth stages. Additionally, she shares her knowledge and insights on financial-related topics with industry leaders through her free informational Podcast (SaaS Blast)

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Carla remains an active participant within the community, actively contributing to business development initiatives. In 2018, she earned the "4 Under 40" award winner with LEAD Brevard, exemplifying her leadership skills and dedication to community service. In 2023, she received the prestigious Orlando Business Journal Power Player Award. She serves on the Executive Committee as a board member for the Economic Development Commission of Florida Space Coast. Furthermore, she joined the University of Central Florida’s Alumni Board in 2023, which encourages support for UCF and its economic initiatives that impact higher education. 


In addition to her professional achievements, she is a mother to three children and committed to their success as she balances her demanding career.

100+ Experts at Your Service

At Berman Hopkins, we specialize in comprehensive business advisory services with a unique focus on the dynamic world of Software as a Service (SaaS).​


With a team of seasoned professionals, we bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the forefront of your SaaS business endeavors. Our commitment goes beyond traditional accounting; we understand the intricate financial landscape of SaaS businesses. We empower SaaS entrepreneurs and executives with strategic insights, ensuring financial stability and fostering long-term success. Whether you are a startup navigating growth, an established firm seeking optimization, or anywhere in between, we tailor our services to meet your unique needs.

Our collaborative approach means we work closely with our clients, becoming an integral part of their team. We do not just crunch numbers; we decipher the story they tell and use that narrative to drive informed decision-making.

Explore our range of services, from tax planning and compliance to financial forecasting and advisory. Whether you are a small startup launching into orbit or a rapidly scaling enterprise, we have the expertise to accelerate your financial journey in the competitive SaaS landscape.

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Berman Hopkins has been named one of INSIDE Public Accounting's 2021 and 2022 Best of the Best Firms. Ranked on more than 50 metrics, we are one of the highest-performing public accounting firms in North America. We produce superior results while planning for long-term sustainability and growth, offering both clients and staff alike a successful future.

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