Ashley Dunn

Tax Partner

Ashley Dunn is a partner with RyanSharkey specializing in business and advisory services as well as tax compliance.  Ashley has more than 25 years of experience serving public and private clients across a variety of industries, including government contracting, software/technology, telecommunications, professional services and education. Ashley assists clients with complex tax planning and compliance matters, multi-state planning and international reporting. She has experience with Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, compliance and internal controls.

Ashley is also a leader in the firm’s ASC 740 client compliance and consulting practice, advising clients in preparing and reviewing income tax provisions, identifying and documenting uncertain tax positions for companies with a global footprint. She can assist with analysis of the effective tax rate impact of transactions as well as the documentation of internal controls relating to the tax provision process.  Ashley applies her tax leadership experience with public companies by providing strategic insights helpful in managing their global tax functions.

Prior to joining RyanSharkey in 2009, Ashley served as the director of taxes for an international software company. She has held similar tax leadership positions in other public companies.

Education: Ashley earned a B.B.A. in accounting from James Madison University.

Professional Affiliations: Ashley is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) and the Professional Services Counsel (PSC).

Specific Areas of Expertise Include:

  • SEC Filings
  • Accounting
  • GAAP
  • Internal Controls
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • Financial Reporting
  • Financial Analysis
  • International Tax
  • ASC 740 practice
  • Tax Rate Analysis
  • Financial Diligence
  • Internal Audit Sourcing and Consulting
  • Governance, Risk and Compliance Consulting