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Supporting Strategies | Tacoma, WA

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

DELIVERING A FULL SUITE OF BOOKKEEPING and Controller SERVICES IN Tacoma and Beyond 

At Supporting Strategies | Tacoma, WA, we believe that all financial management starts with a foundation of good numbers. Our specialty is using those numbers as our lens to advise small-business owners like you on managing their business and making smarter decisions.

Since every business decision has a financial component, you can count on us to partner with you. We serve as both a sounding board and a trusted resource to take your business to the next level.


Your Comprehensive Bookkeeping Solution
The wide range of bookkeeping and controller services available through Supporting Strategies | Tacoma, WA, includes accounts payable and receivable, business forecasting and modeling, budgeting, payroll processing and administration, and monthly financial reporting.

Beyond the standard list above, what we love most is putting on our superhero capes to help clients solve problems (real or imagined, current or future).

We are often called on to answer questions like:

  • When should I make my next hire?
  • Should I take a lease or loan on this new equipment?
  • Can you help me with projections for my Small Business Administration loan?
  • What key performance indicators should I be tracking?
  • What is my monthly burn rate?
  • Can you help me create a budget?
  • I'm thinking of investing my profits into a certain area. What do you think?
  • Can you help me with a pricing strategy?
  • Are my projects profitable?


Supporting the South Sound's Community
Tacoma is best known for water-related activities (and we do enjoy those), but we are really inspired by the burgeoning culture scene. From the Museum of Glass and the LeMay Car Museum to the performing arts and waterfront restaurants, Tacoma has activities to keep anyone engaged.

We love the flair of the historic Tacoma community and recognize many area small-business owners want to be different. Are you inspired to be the unicorn of your industry? At Supporting Strategies | Tacoma, we see ourselves as the boutique of our industry and seek to work with clients that strive to be different — clients for whom profits are important but their purpose is why they're in business.

We have a track record of helping clients in these and other industries:

  • Marketing (digital marketing, branding/design, advertising, public relations, web/software development)
  • Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Law
  • Nonprofit

Supporting Strategies provides bookkeeping and controller services in South Puget Sound and beyond, including Tacoma, Federal Way, Kent, Auburn, Puyallup, Dash Point, Fife, University Place, Ruston and Point Defiance.

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

Learn How the Supporting Strategies Model Helps Growing Businesses

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Meet Our Managing Director, Jason Freilinger

(206) 401-9186

jfreilinger@supportingstrategies.com

Jason earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration (Accounting concentration) from the University of Washington. Over the next two decades, he put those skills to work in a variety of fast-paced, growing organizations in roles including Staff Accountant, Controller and VP of Finance and Operations.

Accounting has always been Jason's foundation supporting his "Why." He believes each and every one of us has the ability to make a difference in someone's journey — he just happens to use numbers.

Active in the local community, Jason is a member of the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce, member of the Liberty Road Foundation, volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House and girls' soccer coach. He can frequently be found jogging with his dog Tesla, exploring hiking trails with his family, boating on Lake Washington or spending time at his family cabin on Hood Canal.

Jason founded Supporting Strategies | Tacoma in 2017.

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Meet Managing Principal Kelly Totten

206-201-0250

ktotten@supportingstrategies.com

As Managing Principal for Supporting Strategies | Tacoma, WA and Supporting Strategies | North Seattle, Kelly helps clients understand their financial information so they can make better business decisions. Kelly’s two decades of experience in controller, finance and operations roles enables her to provide high-level bookkeeping services to clients of growing businesses in the Tacoma and South Puget Sound area. Kelly earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accountancy from Western Michigan University.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: Does Supporting Strategies provide payroll services?
A:

Supporting Strategies provides a full range of bookkeeping and operational support services, including payroll administration. We also assist with benefits administration and with new hire/termination coordination and documentation.

Q: We are looking to replace our onsite bookkeeper and haven't used an outsourced bookkeeper before. Would it be a difficult transition?
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.

Q: Can Supporting Strategies recommend bookkeeping software for my company?
A:

Supporting Strategies continuously vets and implements the latest third-party solutions for managing the general ledger, payables and receivables transaction processing, document management and more. We will be happy to share our recommendations for the best fit for your organization.

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