NATIONAL OFFICE – BKD CPAs & Advisors has released its 2019 revision to its audit quality report. The 22-page document, “The Importance of Quality: Our Commitment to Integrity & Excellence,” provides transparency about BKD’s policies, practices and initiatives. The report includes details regarding the client acceptance process, team structure and technological advances.
“We developed ‘The Importance of Quality’ for the public, our clients and our team,” said Mike Wolfe, BKD’s chief risk officer. “We want to show that our team is consistently taking steps to be well-positioned for progress. BKD is committed to using leading technology and resources to provide secure, quality work to clients. Our work is always evolving and improving; I am proud that we have a report to show our true dedication to serving others.”
Accounting is a highly regulated environment, and the report serves to help boards and audit committees better understand the firm’s internal structure and standards. BKD is one of only a few firms to generate a quality report.
The report discusses the firm’s current and future client base, its people-first culture, gender inequality in the accounting profession, audit requirements, technology advancements, security and infrastructure, confidentiality, delivering results and the firm’s legacy. “The Importance of Quality” provides an open look at the firm’s inner workings.