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Edward M. Mulherin, CPA, Esquire
Founder & CEO of eCratchit
Virtual CFO to dozens of nonprofits
Ed has over 30 years of experience providing tax, accounting and business consulting ser-vices to a diverse group of clients and businesses. In 1990 Ed was one of the founding mem-bers of Braintree, Massachusetts based Leonard, Mulherin & Greene, P.C., a CPA and con-sulting firm, and has been instrumental in the firm's direction and dramatic growth over the past twenty years. The firm currently has over 35 professionals and is considered experts in nonprofit accounting and auditing. The Firm has performed hundreds on nonprofit audits dur-ing the past 20 years.
In 2001, Ed conceived and founded eCratchit, a revolutionary concept for web based bookkeeping and accounting services. eCratchit developed a proprietary web-portal software that allows eCratchit the ability to perform the daily bookkeeping functions for their clients and allows their clients complete access to accounting records and software on-line. In addition, the company provides setup and cleanup services as well as CFO and Controller consulting. The company currently has 150 clients nationwide for which they provide bookkeeping and accounting services and has 20 employees.
Ed has been the Virtual CFO for dozens of companies over the past 10 years providing stra-tegic financial thinking, consulting on issues of cash flow, nonprofit sustainability, tax strate-gies, short and long term financial planning, banking and financing issues. Ed works closely with Management, the Board of Directors, Investors, Owners and CPAs to ensure the highest level of financial oversight and controls. The eCratchit process allows clients the ability to access Ed's expertise only as needed, providing unique, directed advice at a fraction of the cost of a full-time CFO.
Ed has practical hands-on experience working with hundreds of companies. He hits the ground running and is able to quickly get to the heart of the matter and provide effective solu-tions. Ed is a magna cum laude graduate from Boston College and is a cum laude graduate from Suffolk University Law School. In addition, Ed is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Massachusetts Bar.