RyanSharkey, LLP

  • Outsourced Accounting Senior or Manager

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

    At RyanSharkey, a BDO Alliance Firm member, we are actively looking for an Experienced Outsourced Accounting team member to join our practice of dynamic professionals. This position is perfect for someone looking for an entrepreneurial environment to utilize their Audit, Accounting or Bookkeeping expertise by supporting a wide range of emerging businesses including professional services, technology and government contracting firms.


    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 advisory needs. We are committed to providing the highest level of personalized customer service, offering the intuitive guidance our client’s 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. 


    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.  
    • The Outsourced Accounting team serves as an extension of our client’s leadership team by providing timely and value added finance and accounting insights and responsibilities include:  
      • Monthly, quarterly or annual bookkeeping
      • Audit assistance, review and compilation services
      • Tax preparation and planning
      • Payroll service coordination
      • Accounting system consultation
      • QuickBooks training
      • Controllership services
      • Strategic consulting with management
      • Assessment and development of accounting systems and processes
      • Customized financial reporting
      • Budgeting and cash flow forecasting


    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an outsourced accounting or similar accounting role.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.
    • CPA certification preferred.
    • Proficiency in 2 or more of the following accounting software packages: Deltek GCS, Deltek Time and Expense, QuickBooks, Jamis or Unanet.
    • Advanced Excel skills.
    • Excellent analytical abilities and expertise with generally accepted accounting principles.
    • Excellent written and verbal communications as well as proficient collaboration skills.


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