• Senior Managing Consultant | Nonprofit Advisory Services

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 5 months ago(4/8/2019 1:57 PM)
    Job ID
    Other Consulting Services
  • Responsibilities

    This person will be assigned multiple clients to lead a team to execute projects that BKD is hired to perform for the Not-For-Profit industry. The candidate will multi-task various projects with various teams and various departments to execute unmatched client service. The candidate will be responsible for execution of the projects from planning, procedures performed and writing of deliverables to the client including but not limited to various client meetings, internal meetings and project development. Projects could include grants management, accounting services, consulting, forecasting/projections and overall problem solving for Not-For-Profit clients as related to their financial systems, processes and records.

    This position offers an excellent opportunity for candidates who possess a strong attention to detail, sensitivity to deadlines, and leadership and management capabilities. Dedication to client service is essential, including consistently positive interactions with clients and demonstration of effective communication and people skills.

    General responsibilities will include the following:

    • Work on a variety of financial, accounting and compliance projects, with a primary focus in the nonprofit industry
    • Overall project management, including planning, supervising, and executing consulting projects in the areas of process improvement, compliance, and financial reporting
    • Review and/or assist with accounting outsource services including
      • General ledger and financial statement preparation
      • Monthly and year-end closing assistance
      • Account and bank reconciliations
      • Audit preparation services
    • Participate and lead projects evaluating Federal and State grant compliance and other compliance with regulatory requirements
    • Perform operation and financial assessments of client’s grants management compliance and finance departments processes, policies, procedures, and internal controls
    • Assist with the development of policies and procedures
    • Leading engagement relationships with appropriate levels of client interaction
    • Performing industry and technical research for the development of new client solutions
    • Utilizing technology and best practices to improve internal processes for projects
    • Assist with new business development, growing our client relationships, qualifying leads and scoping opportunities.
    • Assist in managing, developing and coaching professional staff


    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required. Master’s degree preferred
    • CPA Certification or eligibility to sit for CPA exam preferred
    • Minimum 8 years of experience, including nonprofit specific experience
    • Minimum 1 year of public accounting experience required
    • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple client projects, including monitoring project time budgets and consistently meeting or exceeding agreed upon deadlines
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Fluency with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point)
    • Strong computer skills and ability to learn new software related to the accounting function of an organization
    • Experience with QuickBooks and Intacct preferred


    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.

    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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