• Project Manager

    Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/7/2019 3:18 PM)
    Job ID
    Firm Administration
  • Responsibilities

    The Project Manager must be experienced with and exceptional at organizing people into teams and activities into task schedules to effectively accomplish the goals of large IT and non-IT projects firm-wide.   Will work on a variety of project types including evaluation and selection projects, application/software development projects, major implementation projects and business process change projects as well.   The project manager will lead project team members in a matrix organization working with and through resource managers to ensure adequate project staffing levels and team performance.


    • Managing cross-functional teams to develop and implement new ideas after they are approved. This includes not only defining, planning, monitoring, controlling, and closing projects, but also helping business leaders manage the personal and organizational change associated with transformational projects.
    • Learning the firm’s business model and services provided. 


    • Minimum 3-5 years experience with Project Management
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) or PMI-Professional in Business Analysis (PBA) certification or equivalent desired but not required
    • BA/BS in a business related major (e.g. Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Economics, Operations)
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, Project, Visio, etc.

    • Experience with software development, system selection and system implementation projectsExperience with Skype and SharePoint

    • Experience work in or with a partnership type organization, i.e. law firm or public accounting is preferred

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills

    • Excellent listening, presentation, and interpersonal skills

    • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language

    • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

    • Keen attention to detail

    • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

      • Initiate, Plan, Execute, Control and Close processes

      • Communication with teams and firm executives

      • Organizing and motivating teams and individuals

      • Waterfall & Agile/Scrum methodologies

      • Problem solver


    Experience the BKD difference for yourself. For more information about our firm locations, visit bkd.com. BKD, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or other protected classifications.


    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.


    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 2,600 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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