RyanSharkey, LLP

  • Risk Advisory Manager

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    # of Openings
    Practice Area
    Risk Advisory
  • 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 is seeking a Risk Advisory Manager in our expanding Advisory practice.  This position provides leadership and support to all members of the Risk Advisory team.  The Manager is responsbile for managing multiple internal audit and consulting projects, while delivering a high quality of service to our customers.

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


    Our Risk Advisory practice works with the region’s most exciting publicly traded and privately held companies. We are strategic business advisors, working closely with clients on financial, operational, and IT management to evaluate matters of risk, control, and compliance in a business context. These services include internal audit outsourcing and co-sourcing, enterprise-wide risk assessments, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance services, business process and controls consulting, technology risk services, fraud prevention, and investigation services.


    This position requires minimal travel outside of the Washington metropolitan region.

    • Perform a key leadership role in delivering exceptional client service and developing strong client relationships
    • Be a trusted advisor to client management regarding various internal control processes
    • Manage multiple internal audit outsourcing, internal audit co-sourcing, Sarbanes-Oxley, and other risk consulting engagements
    • Work closely with engagement teams to plan engagements, develop audit project plans, monitor against progress, and provide quality deliverables on schedule
    • Facilitate each project’s risk assessment analysis and review process
    • Review audit team’s workpapers and audit findings
    • Facilitate the audit report writing process
    • Present audit findings to executive level process owners
    • Lead the development of action plans and recommendations based on the audit findings
    • Facilitate communication with and between external audit teams and executive management on various audit projects
    • Create and maintain the annual audit engagement project plan and budget, and the weekly/monthly audit schedule
    • Develop, coach, and evaluate seniors and staff
    • Lead the development of our practice, including developing our people, performing a key role in recruiting, building tools and templates, contributing to knowledge-sharing, and supporting business development



    • 5 plus years SOX Compliance experience, internal audit experience, with the majority of those years at a public accounting firm
    • 2-5 years of supervisory and/or managerial experience
    • Subject Matter Expert with SOX 404, COSO Integrated Controls Framework, and PCAOB Auditing Standard #5
    • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in accounting, finance, business management, accounting information systems, or comparable degree
    • CIA or CPA required (CISA or other relevant certifications preferred)
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
    • Desire and passion for learning, professional growth, and development
    • Experience with Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, and other Microsoft Office products



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