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Supporting Strategies | Northern Chicago

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

Delivering a Full Suite of Bookkeeping Services in Northern Chicago Illinois

In addition to our Managing Director's on-point expertise, clients benefit from our highly experienced staff, advanced technology, best practices, proven processes and overall bookkeeping services.

Fast-growing entrepreneurial companies look to our team for controller-level services and outsourced bookkeeping — from accounts receivable, budgeting and forecasting to payroll and human resources functions. We focus on solving the complex issues that owners face as they work to scale their business in alignment with their strategic objectives.

Supporting Northern Chicago's Local Industries
The North and Northwest Suburbs are home to some of most populous communities outside of Chicago. Whether it's our beloved Chicago Bears perfecting their game plan in Lake Forest, music fans enjoying a picnic at the Ravinia Festival, racing aficionados spending a day at Arlington Park or families exploring our forest preserves, fun and inspiration are always in the air.

The area hosts startups to Fortune 500 companies and everything in between. Industries include financial and professional services, medical, light manufacturing, technology, construction, retail and wholesale. Supporting Strategies | Northern Chicago is proud to work with business owners across these and other industries by delivering bookkeeping and operational support services.

Providing Bookkeeping Services Throughout Northern Chicago Illinois
The team at Supporting Strategies | Northern Chicago serves businesses from the North Shore to the Northwest Suburbs, including Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Deerfield, Des Plaines, Evanston, Glencoe, Highland Park, Inverness, Kenilworth, Lake Forest, Lincolnshire, Morton Grove, Mount Prospect, Northbrook, Palatine, Park Ridge, Rosemont, Skokie, Vernon Hills, Wheeling and Winnetka.

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

George Stephen, Bookkeeping Services, Northern Chicago

Meet Northern Chicago Managing Director George Stephen

(847) 232-7218


George has dedicated his career to advising business owners on their most difficult finance and operating challenges. By introducing sound, transparent financial structures, he allows managers to separate from non-sales-generating activities while increasing ultimate control of their business.

After spending more than 20 years in leadership positions at startups and high-growth companies, George decided to leverage his talent on behalf of businesses. He launched Supporting Strategies | Northern Chicago in 2018.

George holds a Master of Business Administration from Warwick Business School London and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.


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

Supporting Strategies provides a full range of bookkeeping and controller 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: Will Supporting Strategies provide a consistent, assigned point of contact?

Every Supporting Strategies client is assigned a dedicated team consisting of a Financial Operations Manager and at least one Financial Operations Associate. Financial Operations Associates are part of an Operations Team, allowing for cross-training and distributed workload coverage. This team approach enables us to scale to keep up with the demands of growing businesses.

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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