With a background as a CFO, Dale Hower allows the Small and Solo Law Firm Owners he works with to take advantage of his wealth of experience to help manage and grow their business.
Services for Small and Solo Law Firms Include:
- Account Reconciliation
- Trust Account Compliance
- Cash Flow Forecasting
- Financial Reporting
Dale started this company because he was coaching owners of 7-figure businesses who had no clue about the health of their business because they did not have the information.
Offering accurate, timely information, Dale and his team update client financials weekly, and every week the owner receives an updated P&L and Balance Sheet. At the end of the month, owners have financials in their hands within 5 business days so they can make any adjustments needed.
“I have been with Firm Numbers for a little over 4 years now and I have been extremely happy with the quality of services I have received to date. My reports are sent to me weekly and the team is very responsive. I have had the pleasure of working with Dale directly which has made the process much easier over the years. Whenever I have a question, they answer it immediately and the issue is usually resolved within hours. Ana has been amazing and very informative. I have nothing but great things to say about Dale, his team, and his company and I have already recommended them to many other local businesses in my area.”
“Before I hired Firm Numbers, my books were a disaster and I had begun to lose hope that I’d ever get them straightened out. Firm Numbers came to the rescue and quickly got everything in order. I now have an excellent grasp of my cash flow and expenses, as well as weekly reports to guide my decision-making. Dale and his team are simply the best.”
“Dale and everyone at Firm Numbers have taken a lot of the pain out of handling our firm’s accounting. It gives us as the owners and attorneys more time to practice law while trusting that our numbers are in order on the back end. Not only do they assist with the accounting side of things, but Dale’s prior law firm experience is what really sets Firm Numbers apart from other bookkeeping services.”
About Dale Hower
Dale Hower has spent more than 20 years as Executive Director or CFO of large law firms throughout the Southeast. Coupled with experience in the Coast Guard, Federal Express and several startups, he has a rich background and expertise to help business owners create more successful, and less stressful organizations.
He attended high school in Bangkok, Thailand, earning his B.S. with honors from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, and his MBA from Wharton at the University of Pennsylvania. He has been recognized as a Certified Legal Administrator (CLM), by the Association of Legal Administrators. He has now settled down in Charlotte NC with his wife with their two grown sons.
According to Dale, “What is your time worth? We estimate that our clients save an average of 16 hours per month using our services. That time applied to serving their clients or marketing their business generates far greater value than if they spent it keeping their books or trying to figure out what is going on in their business.”
Firm Books, Inc. d/b/a Firm Numbers
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