BKD is a “best of the best” CPA firm with Midwestern roots and values. When it comes to serving its clients and investing in its people, it leads with passion, respect, integrity, discipline, and excellence. Embedded into its culture are true inclusion, acceptance, and equality—the firm is committed to challenging unconscious biases and maintaining a safe and welcoming workplace.

Company Stats


Employer Type




1,001-5,000 Employees


Featured Rankings

Most Prestigious Accounting Firms


Major Office Locations

Springfield, MO


Employment Contact

Alyssa (Afuang) Tavarez - Human Resources

Firsthand Findings

BKD is looking for smart, motivated, talented, and hardworking candidates. The firm offers its staff many career development opportunities, including good training and mentor programs. The culture at BKD is said to be collaborative and congenial, and a healthy work/life balance can be achieved. Compensation is fair, according to insiders, and with respect to diversity hiring, the firm's staff says there are many female partners. In general, insiders are satisfied with their jobs.

About the Company

Based in Missouri, the nearly 100-year old BKD brings old-fashioned Midwestern values to the world of big time accounting. BKD promises to go “beyond your numbers,” and give you a friendly face to talk to who will know you and your business inside and out. The firm’s approximately 2,000 employees are located throughout Arkansas, Indiana, Ohio, Colorado, Texas, Nebraska, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Illinois. According to Accounting Today, BKD is the 14th largest accounting firm in the U.S. by annual revenues.

As for its clients, BKD services both individuals and corporations in a myriad of sectors, including health care, manufacturing, distribution, financial services, construction, and real estate. The firm’s divisions include forensics and dispute consulting, state, local a...

Employee Reviews

  • "I enjoy all the different challenges that I am given. I feel like the hours are manageable, and everybody pitches in if the work load is un-even."
  • "There is at least one night where we all go out together after dinner to socialize. Frequent Friday night happy hours are attended by managers and staff."
  • "As I get older, I value my personal time away from the job more. When you are young, you should expect to work longer hours."
  • "Our office promotes work/life balance and teamwork. Partners have an open-door policy and even eat in the lunch room with us."

Getting Hired Here

  • "Looking for smart, motivated, talented, hardworking, open-minded, career-oriented students who have a good work ethic."

Perks & Benefits