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Supporting Strategies | Southeastern Mass., Cape & Islands

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

Serving Business Owners with Bookkeeping Services in SOutheastern MAssachusetts

Our office provides a range of bookkeeping services in Southeastern Massachusetts, including New Bedford, Cape Cod and the Islands. These services include:

  • Bookkeeping and month-end close
  • Expense and accounts payable management
  • Revenue recognition
  • Customer invoicing and accounts receivable
  • Financial reporting
  • Budgeting and analysis
  • Payroll administration

Clients trust us to provide high-quality bookkeeping services and operational support. Our team consists of talented professionals with an average of ten years of industry experience and a bachelor’s degree in accounting or 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 Local Industries in Southeastern Mass., Cape & Islands
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. In the decades that followed, the city enjoyed a growing role in the textile and fishing industries. 

Today, New Bedford is making a name for itself as the center of wind farm development in the Northeast. Our area is also seeing growth in marine technology and the arts, which augment our long-standing tourist industry.

Providing Bookkeeping Services in Southeastern Mass., Cape & Islands
Supporting Strategies provides bookkeeping services in New Bedford. As well as other communities throughout Southeastern Mass and Cape Cod, such as Barnstable, Bridgewater, Edgartown, Falmouth, Fall River, Hanover, Hyannis, Kingston, Marshfield, Middleborough, Norwell, Pembroke, Plymouth, Wareham, and Vineyard Haven.

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.


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 Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum (SNEEF). 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?

Partnering with Supporting Strategies gives you access to professionals who are experts in small-business bookkeeping. Our team members bring an average of 10 years of accounting/bookkeeping experience along with a bachelor's degree in accounting or a related discipline. Many hold an advanced degree and/or a CPA designation.

Q: What do bookkeeping services cost?

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


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