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Katherine Eilers Sterling

403 East Third St.
Sterling, IL 61081



Email: katherine.eilers@wipfli.com

Katherine Eilers, CPA

Senior Manager

Katherine Eilers works primarily with nonprofit clients as a consultant in the areas of financial policies and procedures and financial department process improvement and provides training on Federal grant regulations (Uniform Guidance), procurement, cost allocation, indirect cost rates, and fiscal best practices.

Katherine’s past experience includes over 15 years as a financial statement auditor and grants auditor for nonprofit organizations and local governments, including counties, cities, townships, community colleges, and school districts. Katherine’s experience also includes working with organizations in account reconciliation, financial statement preparation, grant reporting, and preparing financial statements for small businesses and agriculture clients in Northern Illinois and Eastern Iowa.

  • Certified Public Accountant
Professional Memberships and Activities
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) - Member

Areas of Focus

  • Consulting services including:
    • Business process reviews
    • Drafting of fiscal policies and procedures manuals that are compliant with federal regulations
    • Indirect cost rate proposals and reviews
  • 2 CFR Part 200, OMB’s Uniform Guidance
  • Federal grant regulation training
  • Audits of community action agencies, Head Start agencies, and community-based nonprofit organizations
  • Accounting and bookkeeping assistance




Western Illinois University, Quad Cities - Moline, Illinois
  • Bachelor of business degree in accountancy
Liberty University
  • Masters of science in accounting