• Managing Consultant | Accounting Advisory Services

    Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
    Posted Date 5 months ago(10/1/2019 4:13 PM)
    Job ID
    Accounting Services
  • Responsibilities

    Our Springfield, MO office is actively seeking a dedicated Managing Consultant for Accounting Advisory Services with at least eight years of experience in managing accounting operations, including accounting system implementation, maintenance and ongoing reporting.

    This position offers an excellent opportunity for candidates who enjoy working with clients and co-workers by providing unmatched client service in a positive and collaborative environment. Being an enthusiastic team-player with great communication skills is essential to be successful in this position. Self-starters that embrace technology, enjoy the challenge of solving problems, appreciate a variety of clients, and who strive to deliver unmatched client service will be a great addition to our firm. This is an excellent role to expand your knowledge of accounting operations and gain exposure to business development activities.


    • Competent and capable of:
      • Formally assessing a client’s current accounting system and business functions
      • Recommending formal improvements to the client’s system
      • Implementing recommendations to the system
    • Assist clients with management reporting including budgeting, KPIs and other metrics
    • Research, discovery, and creation of new business technologies to streamline and grow the practice including opportunities with existing clients
    • Participate in the proposal process for prospective clients
    • Represent BKD in the professional and business community


    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field required
    • Minimum of 8 years of experience in public accounting or organizational accounting operations, including accounting software(s), monthly/period processing and closing, financial statement analysis and preparation.
    • CPA or CMA certificate preferred
    • QuickBooks Online Advanced Certification preferred
    • Bill.com and SageIntacct experience a plus
    • Business development experience a plus

    Other Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

    • Understands accounting cycles’ best practices and other critical business functions (e.g. data security, internal controls, etc.)
    • Exceptional organizational skills to meet project deadlines, handle multiple projects simultaneously, while maintaining focus on accuracy of work product and providing unmatched client service
    • A communication approach that projects poise, confidence, and expertise including:
      • Ability to present well in one on one, group, and management settings
      • Ability to clearly and concisely emphasize key objectives
      • Ability and awareness to recognize when an approach is not effective and can pivot to a different approach seamlessly
    • Aptitude and passion to learn new software(s) and other technologies
    • Some air and frequent car travel required (to client locations, BKD practice offices and/or conferences, events


    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.


    At BKD, our mission is to provide rewarding career opportunities and invest in the success of our people. Through award-winning learning and development, coaching and career advocacy programs, you will have the tools to make every play count and reach your professional goals. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to influence innovation and build long-lasting relationships. As a BKDer, you will be able to learn, lead, serve and be recognized for your contributions.

    As a part of our People First culture, we invest in the well-being of our Trusted Advisors so they can provide Unmatched Client Service®. Click here to learn how we invest in our people: bkd.com/careers/our-investment-in-our-people.


    Make your next play at BKD.


    About BKD
    BKD, a national CPA and advisory firm, can help individuals and businesses realize their goals. Our approximately 2,900 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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