Supporting Strategies | South Portland
Supporting Strategies provides outsourced bookkeeping services, controller services and operational support to growing businesses.
For over 15 years, Julie has leveraged her expertise as a Controller and Consultant to benefit organizations and small businesses in the region she calls home. A business owner herself, she recognized a need for remote bookkeeping and controller services in South Portland and Lake Oswego and launched her Supporting Strategies office to meet these needs.
Julie understands that stellar customer service can make a huge difference with the day-to-day demands of managing a business, and she excels at identifying ways her clients can streamline services and improve processes.
A deeply committed community leader, Julie served as Council President for the City of Dundee and was an active member of the Yamhill Livability Committee. Additionally, she has provided volunteer services to the Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs and the Oregon Media Production Association.
Financial Operations Manager
Melvin is an experienced financial and operations leader who has refined his broad-based expertise into quantifiable results over the course of 27 years. He is known for driving profit improvement and excels in streamlining operations, implementing ERP packages, and in analyzing functional issues with the purpose of process efficiency and compliance.
Our approach at Supporting Strategies | South Portland & Lake Oswego, OR, reflects our Managing Director’s emphasis on providing the highest level of customer service. Our team works to understand your particular goals and challenges and deliver the services you need through the people, processes and technology that strengthen your business’ foundation.
We deliver a full suite of bookkeeping and controller services in South Portland and Lake Oswego, including neighbourhoods like Brooklyn, Sellwood, Eastmoreland, Westmoreland and Reed.
Areas served include:
We tailor our bookkeeping and controller services to meet your needs, including expenses and accounts payable, revenue and accounts receivable, financials, planning and analysis, and human resources and payroll.
Whether you know Portland as Stumptown, the City of Roses, Rip City or PDX, our little corner of the country is a truly unique place. We relish the outdoors, from our enviable hiking and biking offerings to the lights of Tilikum Crossing Bridge. Visiting family and friends take in majestic views from the Portland Aerial Tram at Oregon Health & Science University before enjoying an indulgent dinner at one of our renowned eateries or grabbing a food truck meal and local brew.
We take pride in the core industries that have sustained our region, from the foundational timber and shipyard industries to the technology innovators that emerged in the 1990s. Software, IT, athletic and outdoor apparel, tourism, manufacturing and health care have all shaped our region into what it is today. Supporting Strategies | South Portland & Lake Oswego, OR, is pleased to support clients across these and other industries, including nonprofits, professional services firms and construction companies.
Ready to learn how you move your business forward with bookkeeping and controller services? Schedule your FREE Consultation with Supporting Strategies | South Portland & Lake Oswego, OR, today.
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.
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!
Q: What are your bookkeeping services?
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.
Q: Does Supporting Strategies use offshore resources?
A: All Supporting Strategies employees are based in the United States. Our team members have an average of 10 years of accounting/bookkeeping experience and a bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related discipline. Many hold an advanced degree and/or a CPA designation.
Q: What size businesses does Supporting Strategies work with?
A: Supporting Strategies provides bookkeeping services to growing businesses across a wide range of sizes and stages. Whether you’re a startup or a successful established business, Supporting Strategies can provide the bookkeeping services and operational support you need.