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Public Sector Advisory Services

Consulting, Risk, & Data Analytics for the Public Sector

Get more information about our services, submit a request for proposal, or get in touch with a BKD Trusted Advisor™.

Find the Advisory Expertise Your Agency Needs, All in One Place

Governmental agencies are under the microscope more than ever before. With increasing demand for your services and cuts in state and federal government funding, you must remain focused on your mission. Navigating these and other issues effectively requires a multifaceted set of skills that may not always be available in-house.

BKD’s Public Sector Advisory Services team has the expertise and insight to help you achieve your specific financial, operational, and risk management objectives. Our professionals bring together public sector experience, top-tier data analytics tools, and process knowledge to help you address the risks and challenges of trying to do more with less. Our solutions are specifically tailored to each client and can help you improve service delivery outcomes, comply with policy requirements, reduce costs, and manage waste.

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Financial Management Consulting

Transparency and accountability aren’t just buzzwords when it comes to delivering services to your stakeholders. As you respond to your constituents’ needs, you want actionable insight that can help you efficiently spend public funds and drive improvement. Our suite of financial management consulting services can help:

Grant Management Services

BKD understands the challenges of maintaining grant management processes that are compliant with federal regulations. Our trusted advisors have extensive experience with grants, CARES Act relief funding, and compliance services. Whether you’re new to the world of grants management or already have a system in place, we can help you create, broaden, or improve your process.

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Operations Management Consulting

Implementing operational change, improving performance, and remaining compliant with a bevy of regulations can be a drain on your resources. Having a trusted advisor that can analyze your operations from multiple points of view can result in more efficient and effective operations. However, far too often a written report ends up sitting on the shelf rather than being a true road map for transformative change. Our approach to operational consulting is decidedly different.

Using performance measurement and data analytics techniques, BKD can help you develop practical management tools to provide insight into your organization’s performance. We can provide these solutions:

In addition to the above offerings, our advisors can craft an assessment or planning engagement to align with your specific objectives.

Risk Management Consulting

Regardless of your agency’s mission, having a clear understanding of potential risk areas can help you make more informed decisions. While risk can be disruptive, it also can reveal opportunities. Our experienced professionals can help you manage risk by custom building your risk management program, setting strategies, and providing tools that can be applied consistently across your organization. We can provide these services:

Cybersecurity & IT Risk

Are your 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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Contract Vehicles

BKD is committed to helping our public sector clients meet increasing demands, focus on their mission, and serve the public while dealing with issues such as performance and accountability, risk management, and cybersecurity. To enhance the Unmatched Client Service® we provide to our federal clients, we proudly offer a wide array of accounting and advisory services—all accessible through a governmentwide contracting vehicle for fast, easy, and reliable access.

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