Performance Director Performance Director …

Bkd Llp
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Bkd Llp
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Performance Director
Please Enable Cookies to Continue Please enable cookies in your browser to experience all the personalized features of this site, including the ability to apply for a job. Returning Candidate? Turnaround and Performance Improvement Director Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-TX-Dallas | US-CO-Denver | US-TX-Houston | US-IN-Indianapolis | US-TN-Nashville | US-MO-Kansas City | US-MO-St. Louis Posted Date 12 hours ago(4/14/2020 9:07 AM) Job ID 2020-6697 Category Transaction Services Responsibilities

Want to make a difference and take your career to the next level by helping build a Turnaround and Performance Improvement practice?  BKD is looking for an innovative, passionate and motivated leader with a proven track record.  Our ideal candidate will have large consulting firm experience and the ability to use those skills serving the lower and middle market.  


  • Actively pursue new clients and team members for the Turnaround and Performance Improvement team.
  • Lead, develop and execute strategies for clients to help improve overall company performance and advise on potential operational alternatives.
  • Assess key business operational performance drivers, including KPIs.
  • Analyze and sensitize company business plans.
  • Prepare cash flow and financial models.
  • Analyze revenue and profit drivers, to understand opportunities or exposures with customers or products.
  • Analyze expenditures, looking for opportunities to minimize costs, defer discretionary items and develop execution milestones
  • Analyze supply chains, understanding key vendors and potential alternatives.
  • Develop and analyze cost reduction initiatives and execution milestones.
  • Assess opportunities for working capital improvements.
  • Work closely with executives, private equity and corporate clients, attorneys or other stakeholders.
  • Lead, supervise and train team members.
  • Work alongside other BKD team members to exceed client expectations.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or other related fields from an accredited college/university.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience with a large public accounting or consulting firm with at least five (5) years of recent direct turnaround experience
  • Extensive analytical and project management skills, including the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication / presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to develop and lead team members.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, primarily Excel and PowerPoint
  • Willingness and ability to travel

Experience the BKD difference for yourself. For more information about our firm locations, visit BKD, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or other protected classifications.

BKD 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.


At BKD, our mission is to provide rewarding career opportunities and invest in the success of our people. Through award-winning learning and development, coaching and career advocacy programs, you will have the tools to make every play count and reach your professional goals. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to influence innovation and build long-lasting relationships. As a BKDer, you will be able to learn, lead, serve and be recognized for your contributions.

As a part of our People First culture, we invest in the well-being of our Trusted Advisors so they can provide Unmatched Client Service®. Click here to learn how we invest in our people: .

Make your next play at BKD.

About BKD
BKD, a national CPA and advisory firm, can help individuals and businesses realize their goals. Our approximately 2,900 dedicated professionals provide solutions for clients in all 50 states and internationally. BKD and its subsidiaries offer a variety of tax, accounting and consulting services and combine the insight and ideas of thought leaders in multiple industries. Learn more at .

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