RyanSharkey, LLP

  • State and Local Tax 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 State and Local Tax Manager to join our Tax 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, execute, direct and complete tax projects in a wide variety of industries; provide tax planning, consulting and compliance expertise to a diverse client base.
    • Deliver a full range of State and Local Tax services including tax return preparation and review, tax research, preparation of technical memorandums, drafting client correspondence, and counseling clients in defending state audits.
    • Manage multi-disciplinary, multi-state review that analyze income, franchise, sales and use, payroll and others to identify optimal filing options, exemptions, credits and incentives, and corporate structures that can reduce the client's tax burden.
    • Responsible for project management as well as resource scheduling and management.
    • Focus on management of client relationships to ensure delivery of exceptional client services.
    • Offer ongoing status updates to management and to the engagement team.
    • Responsible for leading a team of senior and staff level positions and ensure proper execution of assignments. 


    • A minimum of 5 years or prior experience of progressive State and Local Tax consulting, scope and number of engagements in public accounting.
    • Broad exposure to State and Local Taxes including knowledge in State Income, Credits and Incentives, and Sales and Use Tax.
    • Knowledge of federal, state, and local tax laws.
    • Strong research and compliance skills.
    • Proven ability to work on multiple client engagements and adhere to tax deadlines.
    • Excel and ProSystem tax software experience preferred. 
    • Bachelor degree in Accounting or related field. 
    • Must have a CPA license.
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills are essential, coupled with the utmost attention to detail.


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