Accountants for Speech Language Pathologists

When running your own business, there are a lot of things that are on your plate. No matter what industry you are in, you will find that there are so many things that need your attention in order for your business to function properly. One of the most important things that will require your attention is the finances of your company. If your finances are not in order, that is a quick way for your business to get in trouble. It can be especially difficult when running a business where you need to be constantly involved. Accountants for speech language pathologists will help you through the finance processes so that you can get back to working with patients. Accountants at Cooper Norman are highly experienced and will help you keep all of your finances in order.

Reasons to Hire an Accountant

There are so many different reasons that you should consider hiring an accountant for your speech therapy practice. They can offer you so many benefits that will help your business run smoothly.

Save You Time

If you are trying to do your own accounting for your business, then you most likely do not have a lot of spare time on your hands, especially if you did not receive any education or experience in this field. When all of your time is going to accounting, rather than the practice, then you may want to consider hiring an accountant. They will help free up your time so that you do not have to worry about bookkeeping, payroll, tax planning and preparation, among other duties that have to do with finances. With all of the free time that you are able to gain from hiring an accountant, you may have the opportunity to spend your time doing the things that you love, rather than having to spend all of your extra time working on the accounting for your business.

Cost Effective

When you are a business owner, your time is like money. If you are spending all of your time trying to figure out the books, or how to do all of the paperwork for taxes, then you are losing out on the opportunity to be making money elsewhere. This is especially true if the accounting practices limit the number of patients that you are able to see in a day, because it is difficult for you to figure out what you need to do. Hiring an accountant will ensure that your time and money will no longer be wasted, because the accounting will be taken care of by someone who knows what they are doing. Even though it may seem like a big investment, hiring an accountant will actually save you money in the long run because you will be able to get back to the things that make you money.


Accountants are knowledgeable about how to correctly do the finances of your company. They are also knowledgeable about the industry of your companies. This means that they can help you do the accounting, as well as help you forecast and budget, according to the industry trends. These well-informed educated guesses will be more accurate when it comes to budgeting or forecasting, as they have spent a lot of time working in the industry and know what to expect of it. Unless you have been in the industry for a long time as well, it will be difficult to find someone who can help you budget realistically.

Services Offered

When hiring an accountant, there are many services that are offered. Accountants can help out businesses in many different ways. Some of the common services that are offered include:


When running any kind of business, there will be expenses that come from your company. An accountant will make sure that all of the bookkeeping is taken care of and that all of the bills and expenses are paid on time. They will keep track of the payments that are due to other companies, as well as the payments that need to be collected from customers. This will help you not only pay all of the bills that your company has incurred but will also help you make sure that all of the money that is owed to you is paid.

Tax Planning and Preparation

The paperwork that comes with taxes can be difficult and complex if you do not know what it is that you are doing. It can take up a lot of your time trying to figure out what needs to be filled out, and the correct way to do so. Accountants want to help you maximize your taxes so that you can get back as much money as possible. They are experienced in these types of tax planning and preparation, so it is not very likely that there are errors on the tax paperwork. This will save you a lot of time and will ensure that your taxes are done correctly.

Financial Consulting

Because accountants are so familiar with the industry, they can help you with business consulting. They have a good idea as to what the industry will look like and are able to create realistic budgets and forecasts so that you can keep your business profitable no matter what the economy may look like.

Why Choose Cooper Norman?

The Cooper Norman team is highly experienced in all things accounting. Whether you need a financial consultation, or tax preparation, they will help you so that you can achieve the goals that you set for your business. They are passionate about helping businesses stay profitable, no matter the circumstances, and no matter what the economy is looking like. Their strategies and methods are proven to help you manage the factors that you can control when running your own business. These methods will help you be profitable and stay growing no matter what uncertainties may occur.

Contact a Speech Therapy Accountant

If you are an SLP looking to hire an accountant, contact us today! We want to help you with your finances so that you can get back to doing what you love. No matter what your accounting needs are, we want to help. We look forward to working with you.