• Accounting Manager (position located in Oakbrook Terrace, IL)

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/20/2018 1:06 PM)
    Job ID
    Accounting Services
  • Responsibilities

    Our Chicago (position located in Oakbrook Terrace, IL) office is actively seeking a dedicated Accounting Outsourcing Services Manager with at least seven years of experience in managing client accounting operations engagements, including accounting system maintenance and accounting operations.


    This is an exciting opportunity for someone with an accounting background in small business accounting software packages, financial statements, payroll and sales taxation and accounting operations. This is an excellent role to expand your knowledge of accounting operations and gain exposure to business development activities.


    • Manage client outsourced accounting engagements for small to mid-size organizations while advising on accounting matters including accounting systems, financial statements, payroll and sales taxation and more.
    • Help develop, build and manage client relationships
    • Represent BKD in the professional and business community
    • Participate in the proposal process for prospective clients
    • Assist in managing, developing and coaching accounting outsourcing services staff


    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field required
    • CPA certificate strongly preferred
    • Minimum of 7 years of experience in public accounting or organizational accounting operations, including accounting system operations, financial statement preparation and supervision of accounting, payroll and sales tax functions.
    • Experience managing multiple client engagements
    • Strong sense of ownership for delivering unmatched client service and excellent supervisory, teambuilding and time management skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills



    Experience the BKD difference for yourself.  For more information about our firm locations, visit bkd.com.  BKD, LLP is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


    BKD does not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. We will not consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies. BKD will not pay a fee to a recruiter or agency that does not have a signed BKD vendor agreement. Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of BKD without having a BKD vendor agreement in place will be considered property of BKD. BKD will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.


    BKD is a place where people build careers, gain new skills and enjoy big firm resources with a small firm approach to teamwork and camaraderie. We focus on providing unmatched client service to everyone we encounter—both in the marketplace and in our offices.  We also offer the support, resources and opportunities you need to further develop your career. We listen to learn, combine innovation with practicality and give back to the communities where we live and work.

    See what we offer new hires in terms of competitive compensation, People First benefits and paid time off.

    Take your career to the next level at BKD.

    About BKD

    BKD, LLP, a national CPA and advisory firm, can help individuals and businesses realize their goals. Our approximately 2,650 dedicated professionals provide solutions for clients in all 50 states and internationally. BKD and its subsidiaries offer a variety of tax, accounting and consulting services and combine the insight and ideas of thought leaders in multiple industries. Learn more at bkd.com.


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