Supporting Strategies | Southwest Houston, TX
Supporting Strategies provides outsourced bookkeeping services, controller services and operational support to growing businesses.
A Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Alaska and in China, Linan is also an expert in tackling the challenges faced by growing businesses. She is passionate about helping clients fortify their systems and foundations and has earned recognition as a leading technical practitioner specializing in the private equity/venture capital industry. In fact, she has provided auditing, advisory and fund administrator services to over 40 top fund managers.
Linan previously spent 15 years with a big 4 accounting firm, which cultivated her global mindset and helped her understand best practices of major global clients. She also cofounded and ran a boutique consulting firm, which gave her firsthand insight into entrepreneurs’ pain points. When she recognized a need for operational support among small businesses in her community, she sought opportunities to share her expertise via the delivery of controller and bookkeeping services in Southwest Houston. She launched Supporting Strategies | Southwest Houston, TX in 2020.
Linan, who is fluent in English and Mandarin, earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics (major in Accounting) from Tianjin University of Commerce and is a QuickBooks Online Certified ProAdvisor. A certified yoga instructor, she volunteers her time teaching weekly classes at a nonprofit Chinese school.
Revenue and accounts receivable, expenses and accounts payable, payroll processing and financial planning/analysis are among the many day-to-day bookkeeping services we offer growing businesses in Southwest Houston. But our expertise extends beyond these core services.
Under the guidance of our Managing Director, Supporting Strategies | Southwest Houston, TX can provide higher-level finance and strategic leadership and takes a creative approach to help clients solve their toughest challenges. In addition, we have extensive experience working with multicultural clients, with particular expertise in delivering bookkeeping and operational support services to the area’s Chinese community. We are proud to act as a bridge between U.S. and Chinese businesses.
Our team tailors its services to create a comprehensive, streamlined solution for your back-office needs. And we leverage proven practices and best-in-breed technology to ensure the highest level of customer service.
We delight in frequenting the destinations unique to our community, from our museums, parks and playgrounds to the annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
Key industries contributing to Southwest Houston’s rapidly growing economy include private equity and venture capital, professional services, construction and restaurants. Supporting Strategies | Southwest Houston, TX delivers bookkeeping services and operational support in Sugar Land, Stafford and the Chinatown neighborhood.
Ready to learn how you can strengthen your business with bookkeeping and controller services? Schedule your FREE Consultation with Supporting Strategies | Southwest Houston 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: Will Supporting Strategies provide a consistent, assigned point of contact?
A: 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: 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.