BKD, LLP 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"

The Buzz

  • "Fun atmosphere"
  • "Middle-market firm"
  • "Midwestern, top 10"
  • "Less than impressive"

About BKD, LLP

Based in Missouri, the nearly 90-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 2,000 some employees are located throughout Arkansas, Indiana, Ohio, Colorado, Texas, Nebraska, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Illinois. According to Accounting Today, BKD is the 10th largest accounting firm in the U.S. by revenue.

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.

BKD has a proffessional staff of more then 1,200, including about 250 partners.


Hammons Tower
901 E. St. Louis Street, Suite 1800
Springfield, MO 65801-1900
Phone: (417) 831-7283
Fax: (417) 831-4763


  • Employer Type: Private
  • CEO: Ted Dickman
  • 2017 Employees: 2,600

Major Office Locations

  • Springfield, MO