Financial Services

Expertise to help financial institutions manage risk, avoid regulatory pitfalls and grow with confidence.

In the heavily regulated banking industry, leaders are facing more challenges than ever, including managing shareholder and regulator expectations, protecting against cyberattacks and staying competitive. That's why financial institutions across the country are turning to BKD for in-depth expertise on the latest trends, concerns and opportunities.

Offering an array of services—including audit and tax, internal audit, regulatory compliance, loan review, CECL consulting, cybersecurity, M&A consulting and strategic planning—BKD helps institutions like yours manage risk, keep compliant and reach shareholder goals.

Our professionals serve as exhibitors, sponsors and speakers in the industry's largest associations, such as the American Bankers Association (ABA), Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), Financial Managers Society (FMS), Bank & Capital Markets Tax Institute (BTI) and Bank Director's Acquire or Be Acquired Conference (AOBA).

Combine our hometown service with the resources of a national firm and you'll begin to understand why BKD is the trusted advisor your institution has been looking for.

2018 Financial Services Symposiums

CECL Resource Center

With the effective date for the current expected credit loss (CECL) standard quickly approaching, it’s important to make sure your institution is setting clear goals for compliance and developing a timeline for implementation.

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Consumer Finance Consulting

Managing and mitigating risk is critical for companies involved in consumer debt lending, servicing and collection. We offer a number of consulting services to aid with regulatory compliance, internal audit and vendor management.

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Cybersecurity & IT Risk

Are your network security defenses strong enough to withstand a cyberattack? We can help remedy weaknesses in your systems or respond to a breach if you've already been hit by hackers.

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Financial Statement Audits & Reviews

The majority of our assurance services are reporting on financial statements presented under generally accepted accounting principles, although we also report under other frameworks. Our services generally follow U.S. generally accepted auditing standards or Statements on Standards for Accounting and Review Services, but other standards—including international and governmental standards—come into play as well.

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Growth & Sustainability

Are you considering merging with or acquiring a competitor? Is a holding company or IPO on the horizon? We can help you weigh the pros and cons as you look toward the future.

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Internal Audit for Financial Institutions

What's your institution doing to identify existing and emerging operational risks? BKD can help assess your internal audit process and fortify your risk management practices.

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Loan Review

The quality of your loan portfolio says a lot about your institution. BKD's loan review services can help you assess risk, shore up your credit administration practices and improve profitability.

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Regulatory Compliance

Don't let daunting regulatory compliance issues hold your institution back. Our regulatory compliance team offers compliance audits and reviews, specialized training and outsourcing options.

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Tax Services for Banks

Is your institution looking to reduce its tax burden? Our proactive guidance and trusted tax advice can help you develop strategies to save money and improve your bottom line.

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We have 38 offices in 17 states, with trusted advisors who offer solutions for clients across the country.

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