RyanSharkey, LLP

  • Audit Manager

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    # of Openings
    Practice Area
  • Overview

    RyanSharkey, LLP, is recognized as one of the leading accounting and consulting firms in the Washington, D.C. region, providing opportunities for our people and delivering forward-thinking solutions that are strategically aligned with our diverse clients’ specific goals.


    Established in 2003 by entrepreneurs, RyanSharkey’s leadership team has Big Four accounting backgrounds and expertise working with multifaceted clients in a variety of industries, both public and private. At RyanSharkey, we work side-by-side with our clients supporting their audit, tax and consulting service needs. We are committed to providing the highest level of personalized customer service, offering the intuitive guidance our clients need, when they need it. RyanSharkey is a growing firm with an energetic, encouraging office environment and our professional’s development is a priority. We offer technical skill training, career growth opportunities, mentor relationships, and more.

    We invest in our employees and our culture embraces individuals for their unique talents and encourages independent, solution-oriented thinkers.  We know the value of “roll-up your sleeves” hard work and appreciate our team through our deep commitment to empowering them as leaders. 

    RyanSharkey, a BDO Alliance Firm, is actively looking for a dynamic, growth-minded Audit Manager to join our Audit practice. We have been recognized for our overall company culture and putting our employees first. RyanSharkey offers a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment, growth potential and a long term career.

    Find your future.  Make it matter.  RyanSharkey, LLP!  


    • Planning, leading, and facilitating engagements for audits of financial statements and employee benefit plans
    • Directing resources to meet the engagement budgets and clients expectations
    • Evaluating clients' internal controls; determining the extent of test-checking required in the audit; and supervising testing
    • Providing forward thinking advice to client leadership and recommending improvements to their internal controls and accounting procedures
    • Reviewing all workpapers, reports, financial statement drafts, and letters of recommendations to ensure they are prepared in accordance with firm and professional standards
    • Answering complex questions involving GAAP and GAAS and reviewing drafts of memos related to relevant issues
    • Strengthening existing client relationships by communicating with them throughout the year and advising on all concerns and relevant industry pronouncements
    • Developing new business opportunities by participating in strategic business development initiatives, participating in relevant organizations and attending networking and professional development events, and leading educational programs
    • Serving as a critical leader in the firm’s Assurance Services team by supervising, developing, and training staff members and participating in recruiting efforts


    • Minimum of 7 years of experience working in external audit in public accounting
    • Able to demonstrate strong leadership skills and be a role model to other managers and staff
    • Advanced GAAP and GAAS knowledge
    • Sound working knowledge of SEC and PCAOB rules
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
    • CPA certification required
    • Experience and passion for developing the professional skills of our people
    • Ability to manage multiple engagements in a fast paced environment
    • Ability to perform effectively in a team environment with all levels of client personnel supporting various industries
    • Excellent written and verbal communications as well as proficient collaboration skills


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