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Supporting Strategies | North Shore, MA: Bookkeeping Services

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

Providing BOOKKEEPING and controller SERVICES on the North Shore of Massachusetts, including Reading and Beverly

Supporting Strategies | North Shore brings clients best-of-breed technology and efficient processes customized for their evolving needs. With highly trained professionals averaging more than ten years of relevant experience, we become experts in your business and operate as an extension of your team, managing your back office to let you focus on business growth. Supporting Strategies delivers remote bookkeeping and controller services in:

  • Beverly
  • Danvers
  • Everett
  • Lynn
  • Melrose
  • Peabody
  • Reading
  • Salem
  • Saugus
  • Wakefield

We provide full-spectrum bookkeeping and controller services in Reading, Beverly and throughout the North Shore of Massachusetts. Our services include human resources support and outsourced controller functions, from accounts payable, billing and accounts receivable to payroll processing, bank reconciliations and financial analysis.

We also provide specialized bookkeeping and controller services for specific industries including law firms, nonprofits and healthcare. For law firm clients, we provide law firm trust accounting, including IOLTA accounts. Our nonprofit bookkeeping services include providing financial data and reports to your CPA and board as well as fund accounting and grants management. We help healthcare and medical practices improve cash flow with insights into their accounts receivable.

Supporting Beverly and Reading Businesses With Bookkeeping and Controller Services
With beautiful beaches and harbors, local breweries, and music and theater venues, the North Shore of Massachusetts has a lot to offer residents and businesses alike. The area has a rich history of industry, from whaling and tuna fishing to shoemaking and textiles. The same commitment to innovation that made the region a manufacturing leader generations ago now produces startups and small businesses in biotech, law firms, healthcare and medical practices, nonprofits, software-as-a-service, managed service providers in IT, architects and builders, virtual businesses, distribution, education, professional services, wealth management and real estate — all industries that we're able to support at Supporting Strategies | North Shore.

Move Your Business Forward With Outsourced Bookkeeping and Controller Services
With a proven process that we can customize to fit your business, consistent bookkeeping practices and cloud-based bookkeeping technology, you’ll have the financial information you need to inform business strategy.

Ready to learn how you can strengthen your business with bookkeeping and controller services? Schedule your FREE Consultation with Supporting Strategies | North Shore today.

My relationship with Supporting Strategies has developed into a strategic partnership in developing my real estate portfolios and multiple businesses. Their team has allowed me to stay focused on my core strengths while supporting my office and accounting needs. I would recommend them without hesitation!"
Norman V. Lee, President, Northfield Properties LLC
John Gleason, Bookkeeping Services, North Shore

Meet North Shore Managing Director John Gleason

(617) 714-2085


John is an insightful consultant and management executive who has spent over three decades improving the operations and bottom line of businesses across industries. His experience includes both corporate finance and entrepreneurship—from co-founding and selling printing firm Bay State Press to serving as Vice President and then Senior Vice President at the national investment banking intermediary Gottesman Company.

John's broad experience advancing companies' goals made him the ideal candidate to deliver outsourced bookkeeping and controller services on the North Shore of Massachusetts. He launched Supporting Strategies | North Shore in 2015.

John holds a Management Accounting Certificate from Cornell University, studied Economics at UMass Boston and completed professional courses in Graphic Arts at Northeastern University. He is a member of the USA 500, ProVisors and the North Shore Chamber of Commerce, and a supporter of the Pan-Mass Challenge.



Q: Does Supporting Strategies provide payroll services?

Supporting Strategies provides a full range of bookkeeping and controller services, including payroll administration. We also assist with benefits administration and with new hire/termination coordination and documentation.

Q: We are looking to replace our onsite bookkeeper and haven't used an outsourced bookkeeper before. Would it be a difficult transition?

Supporting Strategies works with many clients who are new to using outsourced bookkeeping services. Many of our clients previously had a bookkeeper on-site. With outsourced bookkeeping, they benefit from our high-level expertise and efficient processes while saving on office space and employee costs. Plus, Supporting Strategies' team-based workflow model ensures checks and balances are always in place, minimizing the likelihood of errors.

Q: How much does outsourced bookkeeping cost?

Supporting Strategies provides outsourced bookkeeping and controller services. We work with businesses ranging from startups to established and growing SMBs. We’d love to talk with you about your business and your goals. The outsourced bookkeeping cost varies depending on your business size and needs. We customize our service package to meet the needs of your business today and can add services as your business grows. Contact us now for a complimentary consultation.


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