Supporting Strategies | Duluth & Stillwater, MN

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

Duluth & Stillwater, MN Team

Kristine Barnes

Kristine Barnes

Managing Director
(218) 216-6095
[email protected]

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A skilled business leader, intuitive problem-solver and devoted member of the community, Kristine Barnes is a natural fit for bringing local businesses outsourced controllership services and bookkeeping support. She leverages over 20 years of experience working across industries in roles from staff accountant to CFO. Kristine’s appreciation for building partnerships is reflected in her unsurpassed record of customer service. She thrives on finding thoughtful solutions to issues that arise across the spectrum of operations, from transaction-level accounting functions to high-level controller and CFO services. Kristine, a member of the Minnesota Society of CPAs and Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce, has dedicated her time as a volunteer with the Girl Scouts and numerous youth organizations and clubs.

Delivering Expert Bookkeeping, Accounting and Controller Services in Duluth and Stillwater, Minnesota



Through a personalized approach, your partners at Supporting Strategies | Duluth and Stillwater, MN, build a deep familiarity with your business and operate as an extension of your team. Because our proven services are customized to your needs, you can count on the precise resources and support you require as your business grows and evolves.

The expert professionals at Supporting Strategies | Duluth and Stillwater, MN, share our Managing Director’s passion for helping to strengthen the foundations of the local business community. We pair advisory and consulting services with day-to-day accounting and bookkeeping functions including financials, budgeting, planning and analysis, revenue and accounts receivable, expenses and accounts payable, human resources and payroll, bookkeeping and month-end close.

Supporting Strategies provides outsourced bookkeeping, accounting, and controller services throughout Northern and Northeast Minnesota as well as Northwest Wisconsin. We look forward to partnering with businesses from the following communities and beyond:

  • Duluth
  • Superior
  • Grand Rapids
  • Virginia
  • International Falls
  • Grand Marais
  • Two Harbors
  • Hinckley
  • Forest Lake
  • Blaine
  • White Bear Lake
  • Stillwater

Committed to the Northeast Minnesota Community

Living and working in Northeast Minnesota means enjoying all four seasons to their fullest. At Supporting Strategies | Duluth and Stillwater, we embrace all that the outdoors has to offer, including skiing at Spirit Mountain, hiking the Superior Hiking Trail and exploring the shores of Lake Superior.

The diverse slate of thriving industries in our region spans tech, tourism, aviation, mining, manufacturing, transportation and healthcare. By providing remote bookkeeping, accounting, and controller services, Supporting Strategies | Duluth and Stillwater, MN, helps our regional businesses to grow and manage their financial operations more efficiently and effectively.

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Ready to learn how you move your business forward with bookkeeping and controller services? Schedule your FREE Consultation with Supporting Strategies | Duluth & Stillwater, MN, today.

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Frequently Asked Questions

A: Supporting Strategies provides bookkeeping services and operational support to fit your organization's needs and budget.

A: 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.

A: 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.

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