RyanSharkey, LLP

Tax Director

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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 Tax Director to join our Tax practice to focus primarily on our growing private client 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!  


  • Plan and direct tax engagements for corporate clients, private individuals, and partnerships.
  • Identify and provide high level advice on tax issues and tax planning to a diverse client base, addressing international, federal, state, and local issues.
  • Provide tax services to private clients, assisting them with personal tax and financial planning needs.
  • Review and perform technical tax research, analysis, and written memorandum.
  • Assist clients with management of federal and state tax audits and negotiate tax positions.
  • Manage and strengthen client relationships to ensure delivery of exceptional client services.
  • Lead and oversee training for a team of managers, seniors, and staff, ensuring proper execution of assignments.
  • Identify and develop new business opportunities by participating in strategic business development initiatives, actively participating in relevant organizations and networking groups, and leading educational programs.
  • Coach, mentor, and develop staff members and play a key role in the department’s recruiting efforts.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.
  • CPA license required.
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant prior experience demonstrating a progression in complexity, diversity, and volume of tax engagements.
  • In-depth experience reviewing complex income tax returns and tax provisions.
  • Advanced knowledge of federal, state, and local tax laws; international experience preferred.
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple individuals, ensuring exceptional client service and adherence to tax deadlines.
  • Ability to effectively manage relationships with all levels of client management.
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills, demonstrating strong ability to articulate complex information.
  • ProSystem tax software experience preferred.
  • Advanced MS Excel experience.


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