As an industry leader in public accounting, WK is committed to providing its people with a desirable suite of benefits that is competitive locally and regionally.

In addition to alternative work scheduling options, WK offers competitive salaries, health and dental insurance, paid holidays and vacation, six weeks of paid family leave annually, a Safe Harbor 401(k) and profit sharing plan, and company-paid life insurance.


Other tangible and intangible benefits are also available, and include these considerations.
  • Quality of Life in Central Missouri– Columbia and Jefferson City are vibrant, centrally located communities that feature great schools, trails and parks, thriving downtown areas and plentiful shopping and restaurant options.


  • Exceptional Clients– WK proudly serves a diverse clientele that includes individuals, families, upstart businesses, and companies that represent prominent industries throughout Missouri.
  • Outstanding Opportunities for Advancement– Associates who work hard, focus on learning, and demonstrate leadership skills will advance at WK in less time than their peers in larger firms. We provide mentoring, training and networking opportunities for all our associates.


  • Company-paid Professional Dues– WK pays our associates’ membership dues for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants, industry trade associations, chambers of commerce and other professional organizations.
  • First-class Facilities – WK’s modern offices and advanced technology make WK one of the most comfortable places to work in Central Missouri.


  • CPA Exam Assistance– WK encourages our associates to earn their CPA certification early in their careers. To support our associates in this endeavor, we pay for a portion of the Becker CPA Review materials and registration fees for each part of the CPA exam.
Due to the COVID-19 virus, WK is temporarily closed to the public through Friday, April 24, 2020.

Clients may share information with the firm in the following formats:

1.) use of the firm’s client secure, website based portal and LeapFile system for the delivery of electronic documents; and

2.) delivery to the firm using the United States Postal Service or another commercial delivery service.

Click here for a short message from WK Chairman Jeff Echelmeier, CPA

Clients can continue to call both offices during the hours of 8:00 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Please call 573-635-6196 (Jefferson City), or 573-442-6171 (Columbia) if you have questions.