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Supporting Strategies | Chicago Far West Suburbs: Bookkeeping Services

Supporting Strategies provides outsourced bookkeeping services, controller services and operational support to growing businesses.


Our flexible, scalable bookkeeping and controller services span everything from initial startup services to controller-level operations management. We provide bookkeeping and controller services across Chicagoland, with a focus in the following:

  • Aurora
  • Bolingbrook
  • Clarendon Hills
  • Darien
  • Downers Grove
  • Glen Ellyn
  • Hinsdale
  • Lisle
  • Naperville
  • Oak Brook
  • Oswego/Montgomery
  • Plainfield
  • Romeoville
  • Westmont
  • Wheaton
  • Woodridge

Supporting Strategies | Chicago Far West Suburbs team members are experienced bookkeeping and controller services professionals using best-of-breed technology to help businesses implement more efficient processes. It's a combination that's key to the success of our franchise and our clients.

The businesses we serve also benefit from our expertise in controller services and financial analysis, bookkeeping and operations.

Providing Bookkeeping and Controller Services to Regional Businesses
Chicago Far West Suburbs, situated in southern DuPage County, is one of the principal economic centers in suburban Chicago. The area boasts a diverse mix of businesses in sectors such as financial, medical, light manufacturing, technology, construction, retail and wholesale.

We provide bookkeeping and controller services across the far west suburbs of Chicago, including Naperville, Aurora and surrounding suburbs. Among our clients are professional services firms, nonprofit organizations, medical practices and many other small to medium-sized businesses that are essential to making the area one of the country's top-rated places in which to live and work.

Our bookkeeping and controller services for nonprofits include grants management and fund accounting services. With Supporting Strategies nonprofit bookkeeping and controller services, you can ensure that your board receives clear and accurate financial information on a frequent basis. By outsourcing your nonprofit’s bookkeeping, you gain a partner that has depth and longevity in that role and can offer new or transitory board members a long-term understanding of your organization.

Move Your Business Forward: Get Started Today
Ready to learn how you can strengthen your business with bookkeeping and controller services? Schedule your FREE Consultation with Supporting Strategies | Chicago Far West Suburbs today.

Learn How the Supporting Strategies Model Helps Growing Businesses
Now that I am working with Supporting Strategies, I don’t have to worry about making sure my books are up-to-date — it just happens, and I know my numbers are correct. It’s a great relief to no longer be saddled with bookkeeping tasks.”
Pam Valle, Valle Educational Consultants

Hiring Supporting Strategies was the best decision I ever made. As our outsourced AP department, they quickly learned all of our vendors and took bill pay and bookkeeping off our plate so we can focus on the strategy and operations of the business. Your Accountant Michael is just the best. He epitomizes “making our lives easier. They’ve also been fun to work with – not always something you expect when working on financials!”

Stephanie Morimoto, Owner & CEO, Asutra
Dawn Hershik, Bookkeeping Services, Chicago Far West Suburbs

Meet Chicago Far West Suburbs Managing Director Dawn Hershik

(630) 475-4182


Dawn has enthusiastically built extensive ties with businesses throughout the Chicagoland area. Her passion for connecting with fellow business owners and entrepreneurs shows in her affiliations with and memberships in the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce, NaperLaunch and local chapters of the Exclusive Professional Women's Networking Group and Trusted Advisors Council.

In 2015 Dawn joined forces with her husband, General Manager Elliot Hershik, to launch Supporting Strategies | Chicago Far West Suburbs.

Elliot Hershik, Bookkeeping Services, Chicago Far West Suburbs

Meet Chicago Far West Suburbs General Manager Elliot Hershik

(630) 383-7120


Elliot brings his 30 years of business experience to managing the day-to-day operations of the Supporting Strategies | Chicago Far West Suburbs office. A CPA certificate holder, Elliot’s expertise spans all aspects of bookkeeping and accounting services. He is also skilled in performance monitoring, accounts analysis and process improvement.

Elliot has a B.A. in Economics from Cornell University and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. A rugby enthusiast, player and coach, Elliot shares his enthusiasm for the sport — as well as his business acumen — with his wife, Managing Director Dawn Hershik.

Meet the Whole Team
Supporting Strategies Presidents Club Recipient 2021


Q: What bookkeeping and controller services does Supporting Strategies provide?

Supporting Strategies provides a full range of bookkeeping services, including revenue and accounts receivable; expenses and accounts payable; HR and payroll; day-to-day bookkeeping and month-end close; and financials, planning and analysis.

Q: How would our company work with a virtual bookkeeper?

Supporting Strategies collaborates with each client using highly secure, best-of-breed cloud accounting tools. WorkPlace™, our proprietary workflow management system, standardizes and automates our processes to maximize efficiency of service delivery. And these systems are scalable to meet your organization's needs as it grows.

Q: What is your bookkeeper hourly rate?

Supporting Strategies provides right-size bookkeeping and controller services for a range of businesses. Whether you own a startup or an established and growing business, we offer bookkeeping and controller services at a level that works for you. We take a custom approach to bookkeeper hourly rates or pricing packages, depending on the size, needs, and growth goals of each business. Contact us now to learn how outsourced bookkeeping and controller services can help you take your business to the next level.


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