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CFO Services


Having the guidance of
a seasoned CFO is a
great way to ensure
your business success.

Our firm specializes in identifying the issues, developing solutions and implementing them to ensure your company gets on and stays on the right path.

Client Portfolio


Our firm has an
exceptional portfolio of
past clients operating in
a wide range of
industries.

You won't find a company that provides more practical, effective or efficient business strategies.

Our Founder


If experience is what
you are looking for, our
founder has it.

From start-ups to manufacturing to ecommerce; Eric Pickens is a hands-on leader with the skills, knowledge and vision to help you take your company to the next level.

We don't just give advice.

We actually do the work!

"The financial models developed by CFONow were key to our closing two rounds of early stage equity financing."

Debra Larsen
Managing Member, Workhouse NYC

CFO Services

"CFONow augmented our limited resources and played a key role in helping us implement our monthly accounting cycle and investor reporting materials." - Michael Fisher, CFO, Next Step Realty

We Provide the Following Services to Our Clients:



Start Ups and Rapidly Growing Companies:

  • Financial Models - comprehensive, detailed, 5 year models to share with investors & lenders
  • Fund Raising Materials - executive summaries and powerpoint presentations that convey the essence of your business
  • Business Plans - detailed plans including concept, strategy, team, competition, financial forecast and supporting materials
  • Accounting Systems & Procedures - implementation of systems designed to match the needs of your business
  • HR-Payroll-Benefits Solutions - oversee selection and deployment of cutting edge vendor solutions
  • Technology & Disaster Recovery - identify and implement a compatible solution for your business
  • Real Estate Planning and Lease Negotiations - analysis of your business needs and guidance through the leasing process
  • Guidance During the Fundraising Process - an experienced advisor during this critical period

Companies in Trouble:

  • Turnaround & Workout Strategies - review current situation, identify issues, develop & implement realistic cost cutting and revenue opportunities
  • Cash Management Tools - review current operations and prepare 13 week cash management tool
  • Lender/Vendor Negotiations - take lead in dealing with creditors so management can focus on running the business
  • Financial models - comprehensive, detailed, 5 year models to assist with recapitalization efforts
  • Presentation materials for Lenders, Management & Board Members - develop clear communications for keeping constituents in the loop
  • Sale or Merger Due Diligence - oversee the preparation and dissemination of information used by outside groups to make informed decisions

Established Firms:

  • Accounting Systems & Procedures - review and revamp current systems to meet the changing needs of your business
  • HR-Payroll-Benefits Solutions - oversee selection and deployment of cutting edge vendor solutions
  • Technology & Disaster Recovery - identify and implement a compatible solution for your business
  • Real Estate Planning & Lease Negotiations - analysis of your business needs, current commitments and potential cost saving measures
  • Financial Models & Presentation Materials for Lenders - develop pitch book to share with multiple lenders to ensure most competitive borrowing terms


"Eric Pickens has consulted to many of our early stage client companies and has provided invaluable strategic and financial support."

- Melissa Krinzman, CEO, Venture Architects


"CFONow quickly created a detailed financial forecast and supporting materials that helped us raise the required capital for our new venture."

- Samer Nsouli, Co-Founder, Health/Fitness Company TBA

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Eric Pickens

Email: epickens@cfonow.com

Telephone: 917-868-8050

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