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Kimberly A. Grady

Kimberly, CPA, CDFA
Partner


RANGE OF EXPERIENCE

Mrs. Grady has over 9 years of experience providing comprehensive financial analysis in collaborative and
traditional divorce settings, as well as other litigation support services. She has provided forensic accounting
services to attorneys and their clients, as well as provided financial analysis in various collaborative and
mediation settings. This includes analyzing marital and non-marital assets, calculating tax effects on a variety of
different transactions and assets, and providing sensitivity analysis on spousal support and child support. She
also has performed life-style analyses, spending analyses, as well as income analyses in a variety of divorce
settings.

CERTIFICATION AND EDUCATION

  • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst; Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts – 2020
  • Certified Divorce Mediator; Center for Conflict Resolution - 2019
  • Certified Public Accountant - 2000
  • Bachelor of Accounting Science; Indiana University - 1997

PROFESSIONAL AND BUSINESS HISTORY

Zouzias & Zouzias, Inc

  • Partner, 2019 - present
  • Managing Director of Financial Services, 2011 – 2018

SNR Denton US LLP

  • Budget Analyst, 2008 - 2011
  • Accounting Supervisor, 2003 - 2008
  • Senior Accountant, 2000 - 2003
  • Staff Accountant, 1999 - 2000

Grant Thonton LLP

  • Staff Auditor, 1997 - 1999

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Illinois CPA Society

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 retirement, real estate and other assets and historical growth in the in pre and post decree marital dissolution cases.
  • 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.
  • Prepared budgets for multiple locations and analyzed all submissions from management to ensure a reasonable and attainable budget.
  • Reported and analyzed all covenants on a monthly basis to management to maintain compliance on all bank covenants.
  • Completed financial statement audits, including reviews of quarterly financial information.

Address and Publications

  • “Fun Ways That Taxes Can Amaze and Astound Your Clients in the Year of Divorce”, presented and lead discussions at West Suburban Practice Group Meeting and Loop Practice Group Meeting for Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois – 2019
  • “The Financial Neutral Role: Digging Deeper & Adding Value”, created presentation for the New Jersey Collaborative Law Group CE Session – 2018
  • “The Financial Neutral & Business Valuations”, created presentation for Collaborative Law Alliance Training, New Jersey – 2015

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