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Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
Posted Date 4 days ago(3/27/2020 4:56 PM)
Collaborating with other L&D team members, subject matter experts and a variety of internal personnel, the learning specialist is responsible for planning, developing, implementing and facilitating learning and development experiences and activities throughout BKD in both e-learning and classroom environments that align with the firm’s strategic vision for learning and development.   The essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the items listed below. Other duties may be assigned as necessary. - End-to-end design, facilitation, coordination and management of courses in both physical and virtual settings - Develop instructionally sound, creative and high quality learning solutions with high impact results that leave a lasting effect  - Development of instructional materials including but not limited to facilitators guides, job aids, reference guides, audio and video scripts, assessments, etc.) - Proactively use technology, industry best practices, external networking, and alternative learning methods to develop new content and continuously improve existing training - Use learning expertise to develop innovative materials and experiences along the spectrum of continuous learning: on-the-job learning, social learning and traditional learning - Evaluate and research new technologies and emerging training issues; make recommendations to enhance existing or create new training programs - Effectively leverage best practices and organization feedback to optimize effectiveness of training programs - Develops and facilitates leadership and nontechnical training programs as needed
Job ID
2020-6649
Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/11/2020 1:20 PM)
Our Springfield, MO practice is seeking an Office Accountant to assist with handling the practice’s accounts payable, accounts receivable, time reporting, billing, as well as other administrative duties as requested. This is considered an internal support position.   Manage all accounting operations including but not limited to:   - Billing: - Review, print, and mail client invoices - Accounts Receivable: - Verify, scan, and enter checks - Respond to inquiries as needed - Ensure compliance with firm policies - Accounts Payable: - Vendor set-up, invoice coding, and entry - Reconciliation of credit cards - Manual check processing and entering charge-backs into system - Payroll: - Review of time and expense reporting - Reconciliation of expense receipts and entry into the system - End of Month and Period Closing: - Process, review, and mailing of client statements - Other reporting for accounts receivable - Other accounting tasks such as: - Annual hours budgets - Business personal property tax reconciliation - Maintaining QC110 information - Various report requests, etc.
Job ID
2020-6618
Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/10/2020 11:05 AM)
A member of BKD’s Human Resources team, the Human Resources Information System (HRIS) Report Analyst works with HR, IT and business personnel to understand requirements and develop reports to deliver insights and information as needed by Human Resources, Internal Accounting, and firm management. This role performs a variety of day-to-day administrative HRIS functions and serves as a point-of-contact to ensure data integrity and the processing and reporting of HR data. Someone who is strong in problem analysis, issue resolution, organization, and planning will thrive in this fast-paced environment. - Create and update reports for various HR projects and programs to support benefit, payroll and compensation administration, diversity initiatives, compliance reporting (AAP, EEO, etc.), as well as other firm initiatives.  - Develop and maintain an expert level understanding of HR data as well as the upstream and downstream impacts associated with various data elements. - Implement solutions using HRIS that provide ease of use by others performing HR work processes while maintaining data integrity and consistency with HR programs.  - Confirm the accuracy and integrity of all data entered, maintain data in HRIS systems and databases and assure information is available on a timely basis. - Create documentation and job aids as requested.  - Understand and apply the organization’s policies and procedures. - Assist the HRIS Senior System Administrator with the support, maintenance and administration of the UltiPro Human Resource Information System (HRIS), including, but not limited to, system upgrades, patches, testing, and other technical projects.  - Conduct data analysis on HR data such as compensation, classification, employment, employee relations, and/or benefits data as directed. 
Job ID
2020-6608
Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
Posted Date 1 month ago(3/3/2020 11:06 AM)
The world is always changing, and at BKD we too have been changing and reinventing ourselves, our lines of business, products and services. This is an opportunity to join our rapidly growing Innovation Team, known as BKD Edge. BKD is looking for a UI/UX Designer with the ability to adapt and who is excited to work on products that impact people across the country every day. We are seeking individuals with experience as a UI/UX Designer and product thinkers with the ability to visualize, create and implement their designs. Candidates must have exceptional communication skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently, excellent judgment, and the ability to deal with ambiguity while remaining productive in a nimble and fast-paced, team-oriented environment. If you are looking for a place to grow as a design professional, learn and apply your ideas and experience with collaboration from leadership, this is your opportunity! As a UI/UX Designer at BKD, you may be working on new technologies, platforms, customer facing products, and/or enterprise systems. This individual will be instrumental in UI design and UX design and work closely with front-end development teams in innovating new and existing products. Candidates must understand human-computer interaction design (HCID) in coming up with elegant solutions to improve our application utilizing modern concepts of HTML5, CSS and JavaScript frameworks. It is our goal to align the right person with the right team so that together we can create the biggest impact.   Product – We’re looking for a key design hire to take our products’ user experiences and visual designs to the next level. - Maintain and own a set of exacting UX and UI standards across all our products - Storyboard experiences and wireframe interfaces - Write feature specs with low-fidelity pretotypes or product mockups and test them against real customer feedback - Build high-fidelity designs and work alongside the product team to ensure they’re beautifully implemented - Continuously iterate on the product experience based on user feedback. - Create deliverables for new products and services using analytic and data visualization technologies. - Demonstrate willingness to participate in and grow through design pairing and critiques Innovation Process - Help define the scope and high-level requirements for new projects, then use prototyping tools to develop minimum viable projects that can be tested in the market Education and self-development - Stay current on best practices and tools and techniques required to perform this role. - Flexibility with changing job requirements as our BKD Edge team continues to expand in scale and scope.
Job ID
2020-6586
Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
Posted Date 1 month ago(3/3/2020 11:06 AM)
The world is always changing, and at BKD we too have been changing and reinventing ourselves, our lines of business, products and services. This an opportunity to join our rapidly growing Innovation Team, known as BKD Edge. BKD is looking for Product Managers with the ability to adapt and who are excited to work on products that impact people across the country every day. In this role you will work with other members of the BKD Edge Team, other teams, and even external stakeholders to identify and modify product concepts into market viable products. The Innovation Product Manager understands industry challenges and client needs to ensure that BKD’s products solve the right “it” for clients.   As a Product Manager at BKD, you may be working on new technologies, platforms, customer facing products, and/or enterprise systems. This position requires strong interpersonal skills as well as analytical skills. It is our goal to align the right person with the right team so that together we can create the biggest impact.   - Take product concepts with minimal definition and, working with others, define them enough to create a product vision and strategy for possible development. - Create and collaborate on innovation strategy with Marketing and Industry leadership. - Understand the current industry product portfolio to determine if new products should replace, enhance, merge, or stand separate from existing products. - Identify market opportunities and define product vision and strategy. - Assist with and perform product demonstrations to internal and external stakeholders for soliciting product feedback. - Develop product business cases for new product concepts to secure funding for development. - Create deep industry knowledge through research, competitive analysis, industry conference attendance, industry meeting attendance, project observation, and client conversation that will enhance the viability and quality of product solutions being developed. - Assist in getting minimum viable products to market to start soliciting client feedback around use. - Maintain a prioritized backlog of project work. - Manage assigned projects and activities to ensure deliverables are on time to stakeholders in an effort to minimize risk (prioritizing work, defining needed action items, delegating work to others as needed, etc.). - Develop product roadmaps for conveying targeted timeframes for product delivery to organization. - Launch products in collaboration with other teams.
Job ID
2020-6585
Job Locations US-IN-Indianapolis | US-MO-Kansas City | US-CO-Denver | US-IL-Chicago | US-IL-Chicago - Downtown | US-MO-Springfield
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/17/2020 4:20 PM)
The Big Data & Analytics practice is an initiative focused on data analytics, business intelligence, machine learning and emerging big data technologies.   BKD is looking to hire a Team Leader for our Big Data & Analytics Practice. This position will lead with our data analytics team in completing data analytics projects and the development of analytics solutions for a variety of industries and business purposes. The position requires a strong interest in leveraging data for greater insights into an organization with a focus on developing data visualization solutions for clients. This role will include significant business development and selling responsibilities which will include travel and presenting at conferences and BKD seminars.     The Data Analytics Team Leader may be located in one of the following BKD offices: Kansas City, MO; Springfield, MO; Indianapolis, IN; Chicago, IL; Denver, CO   Responsibilities: - Lead others within the practice to determine analytics needs for projects – this could include planning, developing and performing routine analytics procedures to identify unusual trends, patterns and relationships in transactional, attribute-based and unstructured data sets - Work with BKD’s Project Management Office to design innovative data-driven solutions and models to solve client issues - Work with disparate data sets from multiple client systems to develop comprehensive analytical models - Lead the data analytics efforts to design and build client-facing deliverables within data analysis and data visualization software - Lead the business development efforts to grow data analytics revenue for the Firm through collaborating with local BKD offices and through external marketing initiatives
Job ID
2020-6559
Job Locations US-MO-Kansas City | US-MO-St. Louis | US-MO-Springfield | US-IN-Indianapolis | US-IL-Chicago | US-NY-New York | US-CO-Denver
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/10/2020 2:54 PM)
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. Responsibilities: - 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.
Job ID
2020-6532
Job Locations US-MO-Kansas City | US-TX-Dallas | US-CO-Denver | US-TX-Houston | US-MO-Springfield | US-MO-St. Louis | US-IN-Indianapolis | US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/10/2020 1:22 PM)
Location Preferences- Denver, Dallas, Houston, Springfield (MO), St Louis, Kansas City, Indianapolis, Chicago     The successful candidate will have a passion for enabling companies to more effectively operate their businesses through the use of leading technologies and best practices. - Provide proficient knowledge and capabilities in the Dynamics GP application, including the functional configuration, business processes, and technical architecture - Understand and implement manufacturing and/or payroll capabilities in Dynamics GP - Translate client business pains, needs, and requirements, and document in the form of project specifications and deliverables - Perform fit/gap analysis and process design for Dynamics GP core accounting applications - Manage client engagements and relationships - Perform solution design, system testing, unit testing, guide user acceptance testing, support user adoption, training, and go live activities - Assist in sales cycle as needed, with demonstrations, project scoping, and requirements gathering - Provide day-to-day technical application support for client companies - Effectively manage your time between immediate client support needs and ongoing projects
Job ID
2020-6531
Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(3/5/2020 3:13 PM)
This position offers an excellent opportunity for candidates who possess a strong attention to detail and are sensitive to deadlines. Dedication to client service is essential to coordinating work for our clients. Qualified candidates will work with our Community Health Center team.   General role will include the following: - Lead, supervise and train team members providing accounting services to health care clients. - Actively pursue new clients for the health care team. - Analyze work plans and review preparation of “client ready” deliverables. - Work alongside other BKD team members to manage and exceed client expectations. - Manage and strengthen relationships with current and prospective clients of the firm. Assist with financial analysis and consulting projects for our community health center clients to include the following: - Preparation and analysis of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements - Prepare written analysis of client operations - Perform operation and financial assessments of client’s grants management compliance and finance departments processes, policies, procedures, and internal controls - Prepare various reports for clients to include the UDS – Uniform Data System, FFR – Federal Financial Report, grant applications, and others - Assist with various financial analysis and consulting projects for our health center clients - Overall project management, including planning, supervising, and executing consulting projects in the area of strategy, compliance, and/or profitability - Leading engagement relationships with appropriate levels of client interaction - Anticipating and providing advance warning of problems on assigned projects - Participating in targeted business development efforts - Contributing to technical writing and related thought leadership marketing efforts - Performing industry and technical research for the development of new client solutions - Utilizing technology and best practices to improve internal processes for projects - Traveling for projects, education, and business development efforts
Job ID
2020-6520
Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/24/2020 5:26 PM)
- Monitor Windows desktops for performance, security and stability issues - Analyze inefficiencies in the Windows desktop environment from a holistic view and assist in remediation - Perform application and operating system installation, configuration, and maintenance - Execute and manage the installation and updating of all workstations and mobile devices as needed throughout the firm, via Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager and VMware Airwatch - Develop and implement test plans for software applications and patches on all BKD desktops to ensure functionality meets firm wide goals - Create and modify custom scripts to assist with software deployment and troubleshooting (MS PowerShell preferred) - Collaborate with hardware/software companies and BKD users in the testing of newly acquired hardware, and software - Work diligently to enhance or improve processes via the introduction of hardware and software, or, as necessary, minimize the impact on those processes - Provide escalation support services for service desk and enterprise application teams - Document identified issues, create appropriate remediation plans, and produce root cause analyses - Support deployment, compliance and operation of firm security technologies across all end user computing devices - Ensure managed operating systems and applications are patched appropriately
Job ID
2020-6481
Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
Posted Date 3 months ago(1/14/2020 11:28 AM)
Do you like solving puzzles?  Love accounting?  Like to learn new things?  Want to be on a growing team? If so, we are looking for YOU!  As a member of the National Health Care Group, you may work on a variety of accounting-related puzzles including:   - Financial, billing and compliance projects with a primary focus on reimbursement consulting services - Preparation of annual Medicare and Medicaid cost reports - Involved in various reimbursement projects - Other projects as experience is gained   Successful candidates possess the following attributes: - Highly detail oriented - Strong initiative and problem solving abilities - Commitment to client service - Strong organization and time management abilities - Strong communication skills - Strong computer skills
Job ID
2020-6439
Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(3/5/2020 3:11 PM)
Our Springfield, MO office is actively seeking candidates for a Controller position. A Controller at BKD will be assigned to client companies and be responsible for financial oversight, management of daily/weekly/monthly accounting tasks including the monthly close process, and communication regarding the organization’s financial performance. The ideal candidate will also possess the skills needed to provide outsourced controllership duties to our clients on an as needed basis. This position offers an excellent opportunity for candidates who possess a background in financial oversight, in addition to a strong attention to detail and business development skills.   This position offers an excellent opportunity for candidates who possess a strong attention to detail and are sensitive to deadlines. Dedication to client service is essential to coordinating work for our clients. Qualified candidates will work with our Community Health Center team.       General role will include the following:   - Supervise and train team members providing accounting services to health care clients. - Preparation and analysis of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements - Assisting with budget preparation - Assessment of internal control environment - Communication with business executives regarding the financial health of their organization - Assisting with various financial analysis and consulting projects for our health center clients - Utilizing technology and best practices to improve internal processes for projects
Job ID
2019-6313
Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
Posted Date 6 months ago(10/1/2019 4:13 PM)
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
Job ID
2019-6109
Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
Posted Date 6 months ago(10/1/2019 5:18 PM)
Our National Office location in Springfield, MO is seeking a Senior Tax Accountant to work with various levels of leadership within the firm on financial reporting, registrations, and special projects.  Advanced experience, knowledge, and training in tax preparation and review, current state and federal tax laws and regulations, and tax research capabilities is preferred.   Responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Research and answer questions from GL department  - Prepare government surveys on census, industry and occupational statistics  - Research projects  - Prepare sales and use tax reports  - prepare Excise tax reports and other state sale/use tax reports  - Assist CFO with preparation of Firm tax work papers and tax returns - Preparation of 1040’s of certain partners - Prepare property tax renditions - Research and respond to sales/use tax audit requests  
Job ID
2019-6067

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