RyanSharkey, LLP

  • Audit Senior

    Job Locations US-VA-Vienna
    # 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 Senior to join our Audit  & Advisory 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!  


    • Participate lead, and execute engagements for audits of financial statements and employee benefit plans.
    • Participate in financial advisory and consulting service engagements with a particular emphasis on matters related to financial reporting and financial operations.
    • Responsible for project management for single engagements; maintain, improve, or reduce charge hours for clients; resource scheduling and schedule management; establishes budgets for time spent in each phase and then directing resources to meet the budgets and clients expectations
    • Review data about material assets, net worth, liabilities, capital stock, surplus, income and expenditures; examine and evaluate financial and information systems, recommending controls to ensure system reliability and data integrity
    • Inspect account books and accounting systems for efficiency, effectiveness and use of accepted accounting procedures to record transactions or identify potential issues
    • Ensures that financial statements and letters of recommendations are prepared in accordance with professional and firm standards
    • Prepares and indexes working papers; performs various procedures established under generally accepted accounting principles to verify accuracy and validity of client's financial matters
    • Studies and evaluates clients' internal controls; assists in determining the extent of test-checking required in an audit and selects the transactions to be tested
    • Ensure exceptional client service by delivering the highest quality results, providing forward thinking advice and suggestions on relevant matters in a manner that is timely and straight-forward.  


    • Minimum of 4 years of experience working in external audit in public accounting or a combination of corporate and public accounting experience
    • Excellent analytical abilities and expertise with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
    • Ability and passion for developing the professional skills of our people
    • Ability to work on multiple engagements in a fast paced environment
    • Perform effectively in a team environment with all levels of client personnel supporting various industries
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field, CPA Certification or actively pursuing CPA Certification required
    • Excellent written and verbal communications as well as proficient collaboration skills


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