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BKD, LLP Drake University - Virtual Campus Interviews in DES MOINES, Iowa

Drake University - Virtual Campus InterviewsJob Locations US-IA-Des MoinesID2020-7056CategoryOn-campus InterviewsOverview ***This posting is intended for applicants seeking a virtual campus interview at Drake Universityon 10/24/2020***As an Experience BKD leadership participant, you will have the opportunity to take a closer look at our firm, our opportunities, and our people. Participants will gain experience from social interaction, team building activities, one-on-one time with partners and associates, and more.Leadership programs are typically held locally in April and October. Contact your local recruiter for specific details about which program is best for you.As an intern or associate at BKD, you will gain valuable experience and use your use your critical thinking abilities to help clients solve problems or apply your social skills to build rewarding business relationships. You will work with clients from a variety of industries as you develop your technical skills and strengthen the foundation on which you will build your career. You will also work alongside our senior staff and management personnel, learning from their experience as you develop your skill set.Depending on local office needs, internships are available in audit, tax, or a combination of the two and can be part-time or full-time. Generally, spring semester internships run from mid-January through April 15thand summer internships can typically run from June through August. Responsibilities Interns and Associatesmay take on the following responsibilities:Complete audit testing on financial statement accounts such as cash, accounts payable, or fixed assetsWork with client personnel to reconcile account differences and analyze financial dataHelp draft management letter comments and the audit reportPrepare individual, corporate, partnership or other tax returnsCalculate tax extension or estimate paymentsParticipate in client meetings alongside BKD partners and managers Qualifications Successful associates, interns, and leadership participants display the following skills and characteristics:Solid technical accounting knowledgeEffective time managementStrong oral and written communication skillsStrong computer skills preferred, including Microsoft Office suiteAbility to work well with a team as well as independentlyProblem-solving attitudeWillingness to take initiativeClose attention to detailAbility to work under pressure and against deadlinesIntern candidates must be working toward an accounting degree and CPA exam eligibility, while associate positions require a bachelor's or master's degree in accounting and CPA exam eligibility prior to the start of employmentGPA of 3.0 or higher (in major and overall) preferredCandidates must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship for employment visa status now or in the future.Experience the BKD difference for yourself. For more information about our firm locations, visit does not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. We will not consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies. BKD will not pay a fee to a recruiter or agency that does not have a signed BKD vendor agreement. Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of BKD without having a BKD vendor agreement in place will be considered property of BKD. BKD will not be held liable to pay a placement fee. Interested in BKD but not quite ready to apply? Connect With Us! Not ready to apply? Submit your rsum and indicate your interests by joining our talent community! This is a great way to stay informed about openings that may be of interest to you. Connect with us here!.Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/DisabledClick here for more information regarding BKD's Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Policy, Reasonable Accommodations for Disab