YOUR OUTSOURCED ACCOUNTING TEAM
Charles River CFO (CRCFO) offers outsourced CFO, accounting and tax services primarily to venture-backed life sciences and high technology companies.
CRCFO can be your entire accounting and finance team. This frees up your management team to build your business while controlling overhead.
Our team can also support your existing accounting and finance department on a project or as needed basis.
Our scalable team approach grows with your business from startup to mature company.
We've provided financial leadership and operational stability to over 1,000 clients in industries such as:
What can we do for you?
We provide part-time CFO services to start-up, emerging, and middle market companies. Clients rely on this service to benefit from professionals with specialized training and avoid the need to expand headcount. Whether you are forming a new company or considering a strategic transaction, CRCFO can provide the fractional CFO you need.
Clients rely on this service to reduce costs, benefit from professionals with specialized training and avoid the need to expand headcount. We ensure that clients receive excellent quality delivered by experienced professionals without the need to make expensive, long-term commitments to hiring and developing permanent employees.
Bookkeeping and Tax Services
We provide part-time bookkeeping services which supports our Tax Services. Our tax department provides tax planning and tax return preparation services for all entity types.
“We outsourced our complete accounting and finance function or the life of our biotech company, from inception to even after we were acquired by Celgene. CRCFO provided exception service throughout – outsourcing was a successful solution for us.”
- Jay Mohr, Founder, and former CEO of Gloucester Pharmaceuticals
Ann leads the strategic direction of the company. She brings over 20 years of financial experience in a broad range of industry segments served by CRCFO, including life sciences and high technology. Her experience includes venture-backed emerging as well as publicly traded companies but her passion lies with entrepreneurial start-ups. She is an entrepreneur at heart and has enjoyed recognition as one of Inc. 500′s Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. Prior to founding CRCFO in 2003, Ann provided CFO services to life sciences companies including InfraReDx and Modular Genetics. Previous to that, Ann was the CFO of one of the Acordia companies and one of the subsidiaries of Cleveland Clinic. Starting her career in public accounting, she worked for 10 years in the audit divisions of Ernst & Young and Deloitte. She holds a B.A. in Accounting from the University of West Florida and is a CPA in both Massachusetts and Florida. Ann was a CEO Forum member of The Commonwealth Institute for nine years and serves on the Advisory Board of Targetability.
Connie is co-founder of CRCFO and also leads the strategic direction of the company. She sits on the boards of directors at YWCA Boston, Center for Women and Enterprise (CWE) and Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC), heading the audit committee for CWE and MGCC. She is on the advisory board of Decision Insight and tweets as CFOBiz. Connie advises companies on accounting and finance matters, specializes in M&A, Pre-IPO and SEC, SOX and SAS 115. Previously, she was the Managing Partner of Patina Solutions - Boston Practice, a professional services firm deploying experienced professionals to its clients at the executive and management levels. Prior to that, Connie was the Managing Director of Accounting Management Solutions. She ran both the Boston and New York AMS Business Solutions practices. Previous to that, Connie was the Managing Director of Resources Global Professionals – Boston Office which she helped take public in December of 2000. Connie started her career at Deloitte after graduating from Stanford University.
Randy leads our Life Sciences Practice. He also works with key clients in a senior level CFO role. In his Life Sciences Practice Leader role, he helps ensure our company’s CFO best practices are in place which has the objective to help clients achieve their goals and become more successful. His career spans over 30 years including working in such industries as Life Sciences, Real Estate, Commercial Construction, Manufacturing and international exposure in China and Europe. Prior to joining Charles River CFO, Randy ran his own CFO services firm in Atlanta. He has held positions at several high profile companies such as Beers Skanksa, In Zone Brands, and the Winter Group of Companies. He started his career in public accounting working at E&Y in Toronto and Windham Brannon in Atlanta. Randy received a B.A. in Accounting from Florida State University. He has served on several boards of privately held companies and was a Board Member of the Atlanta YMCA.