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Supporting Strategies | Southeastern Mass., Cape & Islands

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


Move your business forward with up-to-date financial data, cloud-based bookkeeping and financial analysis from a team of experts. With consistent bookkeeping best practices and remote technology, you’ll have the financial information you need to make strategic decisions for your business. Our office provides a range of bookkeeping and controller services in Southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands, including in New Bedford, Plymouth, Fall River, Falmouth and Hyannis. These services include:

  • Bookkeeping and month-end close
  • Expense and accounts payable management
  • Revenue recognition
  • Customer invoicing and accounts receivable
  • Financials, planning and analysis
  • Payroll administration

When you outsource your bookkeeping to Supporting Strategies, you reduce risk and help ensure business continuity with staffing coverage and checks and balances. Clients trust us to provide high-quality bookkeeping and controller services and operational support. Our team members have an average of ten years of industry experience and typically have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related discipline. Using proven processes and tailored technology that we've honed through years of experience, we work efficiently and effectively, making the success of your business our top priority.

Supporting Industries in New Bedford With Bookkeeping and Controller Services
We at Supporting Strategies | Southeastern Mass., Cape & Islands are proud to support the local industries that make our area great. Our home base, New Bedford, was once the center of the whaling industry and became known as the richest city in America. The region is now evolving to support a growing Blue Economy throughout the South Coast and Cape. Marine technology and green initiatives are expanding. Greater Plymouth is seeing significant development and growth and remains a destination to experience the history, culture and beauty of Southeastern Massachusetts.

We provide bookkeeping and controller services for law firms, construction companies, trades, and many other industries in Greater Plymouth and the surrounding areas. We help clients find time to focus on their core business while we take care of the books, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, month-end close and financials, planning and analysis. For law firms, we also provide law firm trust accounting.

From establishing a logical chart of accounts that can show you which areas of your business are most profitable to delivering cash forecasts that you can use to plan the next quarter, Supporting Strategies will provide data and financial analysis that will help you reach your business goals.

Providing Bookkeeping Services in Plymouth, Falmouth and Hyannis
Supporting Strategies provides bookkeeping and controller services in New Bedford and Greater Plymouth as well as other communities throughout Southeastern Mass and Cape Cod, such as:

  • Fall River
  • Falmouth
  • Hyannis
  • New Bedford
  • Plymouth

Ready to learn how you can strengthen your business with bookkeeping and controller services? Schedule your FREE Consultation with Supporting Strategies | Southeastern Mass., Cape & Islands today.

Ed Craven, Bookkeeping Services, Southeastern Mass., Cape & Islands

Meet Managing Director Edward Craven

(508) 927-5016


Ed launched Supporting Strategies | Southeastern Mass., Cape & Islands in 2016 after spending two decades in a variety of other roles, including Independent Sales/Business Development Consultant, Business Manager/Project Coordinator, Regional Sales Manager and Account Manager. His expertise spans operations management, human capital management, business planning, strategy, and technology.

A long-time resident of the South Shore, Ed is a member of the New Bedford Chamber of Commerce, the Plymouth Chamber of Commerce and South Coast Entrepreneurs Collaborative (SoCoECo). He is also a founding member of the Southeastern Massachusetts Business Network, Mentor for EforAll South Coast and Treasurer of the Cohasset Maritime Institute. In his free time, he enjoys fishing, boating and sports.

Ed holds a Master of Business Administration from Fordham University Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Fairfield University.



Q: What are your bookkeeping services?

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. In our month-end close and review process, we make necessary journal entry adjustments, reconcile balance sheet accounts and verify accuracy of income statements.

Q: What is the skill level of your bookkeepers?

Our team members are all based in the United States and have an average of 10 years of industry experience. They typically have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related discipline, and many hold an advanced degree and/or CPA designation. 

Q: I don’t want to do my own bookkeeping, but I don’t know if I can afford outsourced bookkeeper costs.

Supporting Strategies provides outsourced bookkeeping and controller services for businesses ranging from startups to established and growing SMBs. Many business owners start out with in-house bookkeeping and soon find their staff no longer have the time or skills required for the increasing bookkeeping demands. Outsourced bookkeeper costs vary based on the needs of your business. We would be happy to talk with you about your business and your goals for success. Contact us now to talk with us about your bookkeeping needs.


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