• Tax Credit Practice Leader

    Job Locations US-MO-Kansas City | US-MO-St. Louis | US-MO-Springfield
    Posted Date 3 months ago(6/27/2019 2:53 PM)
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    BKD is seeking to a leader who understands the complexities and nuances of tax credits along with the relationship, strategic, and execution abilities in a highly collaborative firm to lead our National real estate tax credit practice. The practice leader will be enhancing BKD’s established expertise by identifying opportunities and risks through researching of market trends, business intelligence, and engaging with other key leaders for insights and learnings.

    Throughout its footprint, BKD has developed real estate tax expertise and serves hundreds of clients in the real estate space. Many of these clients utilize various forms of tax credits to assist in the capital stack and development of projects.


    This position is preferably based in Kansas City, St. Louis, or Springfield, MO.  Indianapolis, Chicago or Denver can be considered as well.


    • Prepare and review tax credit feasibility studies, tax compliance work, and transaction structure
    • Analyze evolving portfolio of complex tax operations to provide meaningful business insights, and then develop plans and approaches to improve clients’ tax activities
    • Manage multiple engagements and competing priorities in a highly collaborative team environment
    • Develop and enhance relationships for new clients engaging in relationship marketing and business development activities
    • Work closely with and directly communicate with partners, managers and team members, in addition to client personnel.
    • All other project duties as assigned based on the firm and client needs.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field, CPA preferred.
    • Minimum of 10 years of experience with Federal and State credits such as New Markets Tax Credits, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Historic Tax Credits, etc.
    • CPA preferred
    • Technical experience in preparing and reviewing tax credit feasibility studies, tax compliance work, transaction structure.
    • Experience leading, developing and supervising a team
    • Demonstrated experience in new client acquisition/marketing/business development
    • Familiarity with syndicators and investors desired


    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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