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ABOUT US

Real Finance Group LLC is a full service accounting firm based just outside Chicago, IL, set up to help match real solutions for real problems businesses and families often face today.

 

We bring over 25 years of experience providing accounting and tax preparation services to small to large businesses and non-profits seeking to increase capacity and streamline their daily bookkeeping operations to produce efficient results on a timely manner.

We extend our experience to support individuals and families with their personal and business financial goals. Today's families have experienced an array of changes in all aspects of life and we are here to support and guide you through the reality of the change where it impacts you the most.

We can provide virtual services or travel to you in an effort to allow you more time where it matters most.

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ABOUT OUR FOUNDER

Leticia Padilla has been a leader for more than 25 years in progressive accounting and financial management, supporting small to midsize businesses. She has been tasked with maintaining and rebuilding fiscal infrastructures to support dynamic operations efficiently. She identifies opportunities for improvement, makes constructive suggestions for change and implements these transitions while providing reliable bookkeeping, analysis and reporting for business financial sustainability.

Mrs. Padilla's background also includes 20 years expertise in nonprofit organizations with experience in fund accounting and grant management. Her range of expertise across various industries has enabled her to support startup businesses helping entrepreneurs reach their dreams, as well as providing growth and efficiency financial models for existing companies. 

 

Over the past several years, she has expanded her knowledge to corporate and individual taxation and is a Registered Tax Preparer with the IRS.

In 2020, Leticia decided to build her own accounting services firm with the mission to support businesses and their owners seeking to develop or strengthen their financial integrity. She is also a very active community participant.

Leticia graduated from DePaul University with a Bachelor of Science in Administration and a minor in Finance. She earned a Master of Accounting & Financial Management from Keller Graduate School.

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