DALLAS, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced that the Firm's Washington, D.C. office was selected as one of the Best Places to Work in Greater Washington for the second consecutive year. Ryan was ranked 13th in the Large Employer with Nonlocal Headquarters category of the 2012 Washington Business Journal's Best Places to Work awards. The Washington Business Journal has promoted the Best Places to Work program since 2005 to identify, recognize, and honor top companies that offer the best places of employment in the Washington, D.C. metro area. The process and final rankings are based on a quantitative survey that asks employees to look at characteristics such as team effectiveness, trust in senior leaders and co-workers, manager effectiveness, and employees' alignment with the company's goals.
In August 2008, Ryan launched myRyan, an innovative work environment that changed the measurement of work performance from hours worked to results achieved. The Firm rolled out myRyan as a major culture shift designed to reach even higher levels of client service and employee satisfaction. Since its inception, myRyan has delivered tremendous dividends for the Firm, its clients, and its employees. Ryan has dramatically improved employee retention and satisfaction, while demonstrating solid year-over-year revenue growth. Most importantly, Ryan employees have achieved the highest client satisfaction ratings in the history of the Firm, while enjoying the freedom to meet the competing demands of work and life.
"Being selected as one of the Best Places to Work in Greater Washington for the second consecutive year validates our effort to provide associates the most innovative and flexible work environment in the tax services industry," said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. "I am proud of every Ryan associate for taking the personal responsibility to deliver superior client service and results while demonstrating the power of workplace flexibility to companies worldwide."
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect tax practice in North America and the seventh largest corporate tax practice in the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides a comprehensive range of state, local, federal, and international tax advisory and consulting services on a multi-jurisdictional basis, including audit defense, tax recovery, credits and incentives, tax process improvement and automation, tax appeals, tax compliance, and strategic planning. Ryan is a two-time recipient of the International Service Excellence Award from the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA) for its commitment to world-class client service. Empowered by the dynamic myRyan work environment, which is widely recognized as the most innovative in the tax services industry, Ryan's multi-disciplinary team of more than 925 professionals and associates serves over 6,500 clients in 40 countries, including many of the world's most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at www.ryan.com.