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At a Glance


"Ability to work independently"

"Lots of opportunity"

"I feel like my opinion counts"


"Compensation adjustments"

"Fee pressures are still present"

"Tenure system"

About BKD, LLP

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 and international tax, fraud investigation, wealth management, risk management, employee benefit programs, information technology, and business succession planning. The firm works with more than 1,200 financial institutions.


Hammons Tower
901 E. St. Louis Street, Suite 1800
Springfield, MO 65801-1900
Phone: (417) 831-7283

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Private
CEO: Tom Watson
2021 Employees (All Locations): 2,856

Major Office Locations

Springfield, MO