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Supporting Strategies | Northwest Maryland

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

Outsourced BOOKKEEPING SERVICES IN Northwest Maryland 

Supporting Strategies delivers expert operational support and bookkeeping services in Montgomery County, Frederick County and Carroll County. Clients benefit from our highly trained and dedicated people, proven processes and best-of-breed technology.

As a local bookkeeping firm with the resources of a national practice, we excel at customer service and in instituting best practices to drive efficiencies and productivity for small to medium-sized businesses. Our services — which cover basic bookkeeping and human resources to outsourced CFO functions — include accounts payable, billing, accounts receivable, month-end close, budgeting and payroll. We specialize in providing strategic management to drive revenue and reduce expenses.

Supporting Diverse Industries in Northwest Maryland
Taken together, Montgomery, Frederick and Carroll counties offer all the qualities a resident could wish for, and more. Locals and visitors alike enjoy outdoor activities such as golfing and hiking quiet "country living" within a one-hour drive to Baltimore or Washington, D.C., the nightlife of Columbia and Rockville and the charm of historic towns like Westminster, Mt. Airy and Ellicott City.

The region's economy is as expansive and diverse as the cities and towns that make up Montgomery, Frederick and Carroll counties. We count technology, pharmaceutical, not-for-profit, healthcare, professional services and public administration among the key sectors that help the region thrive. Supporting Strategies is equipped to provide bookkeeping services in Montgomery, Frederick and Carroll counties to these and many other industries.

We provide bookkeeping services across Montgomery, Frederick and Carroll counties, including Rockville, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Damascus, Poolesville, Clarksburg, Olney, Mt. Airy, Westminster, Eldersburg, and Frederick.

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


Meet Our Managing Director, Steven Barber

(301) 329-0342

Steve's energy and enthusiasm for guiding others to success is only matched by his talent for doing so. Whether supporting small businesses or coaching young athletes, he has a gift for helping others be their absolute best.

Steve has over 25 years of accomplishments in finance and operations, from improving capabilities and efficiencies to providing insights for quality decision making. He brings his business leadership and commitment to helping businesses succeed to Supporting Strategies, launching the Montgomery, Frederick, and Carroll counties, Maryland location in 2018.

A dedicated Marylander, Steve lives in Damascus with his wife, son and three dogs. He enjoys camping, supporting the local community and attending sporting events (he's a passionate NASCAR fan and season ticketholder for the four-time MLS Cup Champs, DC United). Steve has coached youth soccer, basketball, baseball and football, and has volunteered as PackMaster for his son’s Cub Scout Pack and as PTA Treasurer for the local elementary school.



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

Supporting Strategies provides a full range of bookkeeping 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: What size businesses does Supporting Strategies work with?

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.


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