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Your Career at BKD Starts Here

BKD Careers Hiring Process

As a core component of our mission, we’re committed to providing rewarding career opportunities. It begins with a meaningful experience in the hiring process. The candidate journey is centered on two-way communication, where we learn about your skills and experience, and you learn about BKD. Through the process, you’ll gain an understanding of our firm and determine how a career with us can be the right decision for you.

Your Career

Find an accounting, tax, audit, or consulting career at BKD.

Find a Role

The Rewarding Aspects of a Career in Public Accounting

A career in public accounting provides rewarding opportunities to develop a variety of skills and become a dynamic professional. Solving complex problems and providing critical information under tight deadlines leads to tremendous personal and professional growth. College graduates who begin their career in this profession can build foundational skills to achieve success in a variety of career paths.

In this industry, professionals can:

  • Help businesses thrive and achieve a greater purpose
  • Become an owner by reaching the partner level
  • Build meaningful relationships with clients
  • Expand business acumen by working in one or more industries

The BKD Difference

  • Complete engagement experiences: Team members start at an engagement’s beginning and remain assigned to the end, giving them a full experience.
  • Smaller teams: Our midsize firm provides opportunities to work within a smaller team to improve cohesion and collaboration.  
  • Diverse client experience: BKDers enjoy working with a variety of clients and industries.
  • Accessibility to leadership: Team members work directly with leadership on a regular basis.  
  • Open communication and feedback: Every BKDer is assigned a coach who provides regular input in coordination with our feedback initiatives and a BKD Buddy who can answer questions and provide general guidance.

The Characteristics of a BKD Trusted Advisor

We look for someone who:

Values Integrity

We have a saying: “Integrity trumps economics every time.” Our clients expect their BKD Trusted Advisor™ to help them avoid questionable business and accounting practices by guiding them to do the right thing, even when it’s unpopular.

Pursues Excellence

Our team members are committed to doing the job right the first time, striving for zero errors. We accomplish this by focusing on what we do well with high attention to detail.

Exhibits a Professional Demeanor

Our clients expect BKDers to be role models of professionalism in attitude, appearance, and workplace behaviors. First impressions last and can make or break a business relationship.

Is a Lifelong Learner

The business world is continually changing. That’s why our team members are always learning to keep pace with the latest trends. When facing a difficult client scenario, we encourage BKDers to grow their expertise by tapping the knowledge of a colleague with specialized experience.

Has an Innovative Mindset

We want to be on the leading edge of our profession, which requires a high focus on innovation. We encourage and expect BKDers to continually think of better and more efficient ways to do business.

What to Expect During the Hiring Process

Explore

Before you apply for a position at BKD, we encourage you to explore what our firm has to offer. This may include attending a BKD presentation on campus, browsing through our current job opportunities, or joining our talent community.

Apply

The first step for all future team members—college students, early career professionals, and experienced talent—is to apply through our careers site. This includes open job opportunities, future internships, and campus recruiting events. Click below to explore our opportunities:

Connect

Once you’ve applied, our team will assess your qualifications using the details you provided in your application. If your experience aligns with the role, a recruiter will connect to learn more you and provide next steps.

Assess

We want to learn about you as a whole person. That’s why we engage with you several times to provide opportunities for you to share your experiences through video interviews and in-person meetings. We also include a behavioral assessment in our hiring process to gain insight into your unique characteristics.

Interview

The interview is a two-way conversation where we can learn about each other. By the end of the dialogue, we hope there’s mutual interest leading to a rewarding career.

Final Decision

Once you’ve completed the interview, our team will evaluate all candidates and decide whether to make an offer based on data gathered from your application, assessment, and interviews.

Learn More About Our Hiring Process

Connect with a BKD Recruiter

Pittsburgh, PA

30 Isabella Street, Suite 107
Pittsburgh, PA  15212-5859

Nashville, TN

3102 West End Avenue, Suite 800
Nashville, TN 37203-1382

St. Louis, MO

One Metropolitan Square
211 N. Broadway
Suite 600
St. Louis, MO 63102-2733

Fort Smith, AR

5000 Rogers Avenue
Suite 700
Fort Smith, AR 72903-2070

Little Rock, AR

400 W. Capitol Avenue
Suite 2500
P.O. Box 3667
Little Rock, AR 72203-3667

Rogers, AR

809 S. 52nd Street
Suite A
P.O. Box 1893
Rogers, AR 72757-1893 (72758)

Colorado Springs, CO

111 S. Tejon Street
Suite 800
Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2286

Denver, CO

1801 California Street
Suite 2900
Denver, CO 80202-2606

Chicago, IL

130 E. Randolph Street
Suite 1900 
Chicago, IL 60601-6223

Decatur, IL

225 N. Water Street
Suite 400
Decatur, IL 62523-2326

Oakbrook Terrace, IL

1901 S. Meyers Road
Suite 500
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181-5209

Bloomington, IN

475 N. College Avenue
P.O. Box 3040
Bloomington, IN 47402-3040

Evansville, IN

400 Cross Pointe Boulevard
P.O. Box 628
Evansville, IN 47704-0628

Fort Wayne, IN

200 East Main Street
Suite 700
Fort Wayne, IN 46802-1900

Indianapolis, IN

201 N. Illinois Street
Suite 700
P.O. Box 44998
Indianapolis, IN 46244-0998

Des Moines, IA

1401 50th Street
Suite 350
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266-5935

Wichita, KS

1551 N. Waterfront Parkway
Suite 300
Wichita, KS 67206-6601

Bowling Green, KY

360 E. 8th Avenue
Suite 201
P.O. Box 1196
Bowling Green, KY 42102-1196

Louisville, KY

600 N. Hurstbourne Parkway
Suite 350
P.O. Box 22127
Louisville, KY 40252-0127

Jackson, MS

1400 Meadowbrook Road
Suite 300
Jackson, MS 39211-6349

Branson, MO

Building III
Suite LL
800 State Highway 248
Branson, MO 65616-4172

Joplin, MO

3129 Hammons Boulevard
P.O. Box 1824
Joplin, MO 64804-1824

Kansas City, MO

1201 Walnut Street
Suite 1700
Kansas City, MO 64106-2246

National Office

910 E. St. Louis Street
Suite 400
P.O. Box 1900
Springfield, MO 65806-2523

Springfield, MO

910 E. St. Louis Street
Suite 200
P.O. Box 1190
Springfield, MO 65801-1190

Lincoln, NE

Wells Fargo Center
1248 O Street
Suite 1040
Lincoln, NE 68508-1461

Omaha, NE

1120 S. 101st Street
Suite 410
Omaha, NE 68124-1088

Cincinnati, OH

312 Walnut Street
Suite 3000
P.O. Box 5367
Cincinnati, OH 45201-5367

Enid, OK

Triangle Business Center
205 W. Maple Avenue
Suite 200
Enid, OK 73701-4032

Oklahoma City, OK

Two Leadership Square South Tower
211 N. Robinson Avenue
Suite 600
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-9421

Tulsa, OK

110 N. Elgin Avenue
Suite 400 
Tulsa, OK 74120-1490

Erie, PA

410 Cranberry Street
Suite 210
Erie, PA 16507

Dallas, TX

14241 Dallas Parkway
Suite 1100
Dallas, TX 75254-2961

Houston, TX

2700 Post Oak Boulevard
Suite 1500
Houston, TX 77056-5829

San Antonio, TX

8200 W. Interstate 10
Suite 900 
San Antonio, TX 78230-3806

Waco, TX

510 North Valley Mills Drive
Suite 200
Waco, TX 76710-6075

Fort Worth, TX

777 Main Street
Suite 2000 
Fort Worth, TX 76102-5332

Madison, WI

8517 Excelsior Drive
Suite 301
Madison, WI 53717-2910

New York City, NY

1155 Avenue of the Americas
Suite 1200 
New York, NY 10036-2711

Salt Lake City, UT

250 E. 200 S., Suite 1200
Salt Lake City, UT 84111-2472

Austin, TX

807 Las Cimas Parkway, Suite 310
Austin, TX 78746-6191

Phoenix, AZ

77 West University Drive
Mesa, Arizona 85201

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