Kimberly Grady, CPA, CDFA
Kimberly Grady, CPA, CDFA
Schuyler County Cass County Champaign County Christian County Clark County Clay County Clinton County Coles County Cook County Crawford County Cumberland County De Witt County DeKalb County Douglas County DuPage County Edgar County Edwards County Effingham County Fayette County Ford County Union County Vermilion County Wabash County Warren County Washington County Wayne County White County Whiteside County Will County Williamson County Winnebago County Woodford County Hamilton County Hancock County Hardin County Henderson County Henry County Iroquois County Jackson County Jasper County Jefferson County Jersey County Jo Daviess County Johnson County Kane County Kankakee County Kendall County Knox County Lake County LaSalle County Lawrence County Lee County Livingston County Logan County Macon County Macoupin County Madison County Marion County Bond County Boone County Brown County Bureau County Calhoun County Carroll County Scott County Shelby County St. Clair County Stark County McHenry County McLean County Menard County Mercer County Monroe County Montgomery County Morgan County Moultrie County Ogle County Peoria County Perry County Piatt County Pike County Pope County Pulaski County Putnam County Randolph County Richland County Rock Island County Saline County Sangamon County Marshall County Mason County Massac County McDonough County Stephenson County Tazewell County Franklin County Fulton County Gallatin County Greene County Grundy County Illinois Adams County Alexander County Financial Financial - Accountant Financial - Forensic Accountant Financial - Certified Divorce Financial Analyst
As a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, Ms. Grady as performed multiple collaborative dispute resolution and financial mediation services, formulating settlements and financial scenarios that minimize costs and resolve conflict between parties.
As a forensic accountant, Ms. Grady has managed a variety of complex financial analysis of amicable divorce engagements including lifestyle analysis, marital versus non-marital tracing and business income analysis to help inform parties regarding financial aspects of their divorce in order to come to an agreement.
Professional Organization Memberships and Activities
•Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts
•American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
•Illinois CPA Society
•Collaborative Divorce of Illinois Board Treasurer, 2021 - present
•Amicable Divorce Network
Specific Services and Experience
•Forensic analysis and tracing to identify and quantify business and individual income, lifestyle, spending and possible dissipation in various and multiple marital dissolution cases.
•Quantified income, lifestyle and spending, while tracing and identifying thousands of possible dissipation transactions over multi-year periods for various and multiple marital dissolution cases.
•Traced, analyzed, and quantified non-marital retirement, real estate and other assets and historical growth in pre and post decree marital dissolution cases, many times per court order and/or as court appointed expert.
•Provided financial analysis, including analyzing marital and non-marital assets, quantifying income, calculating tax effects of a variety of different assets in multiple collaborative and mediation divorce settings.
•Performed lifestyle analyses and spending analyses in multiple collaborative and mediation divorce settings.
•Prepared and analyzed business, partnership and shareholder financial statements for various business clients as well as various divorce settings.
•Reviewed and analyzed corporate, individual and partnership tax returns; Quantified financial statement to tax reconciliations and book-to-tax differences.
•Analyzed and quantified complex income structures including stock options/awards, deferred compensation, profit sharing, bonus, distributions and other forms of income for various divorce settings.
•Analyzed and quantified maintenance and child support utilizing guideline statues as well as financial modeling utilizing numerous methodologies and income thresholds.