Meritage Homes Corporation

Senior Accountant - Corporate Carefree Title

Job ID
2017-4729
US-AZ-Scottsdale

Overview

From the homes we build to the careers we offer, we’re about doing things that actually make a difference in your life and the way you live. Meritage Homes is a thriving company that believes in building beautiful, incredibly innovative and energy-efficient homes people adore.

 

We were the first national top 10 homebuilder to have every home we build be 100% ENERGY STAR® certified. And with more than 100,000 homes built, our focus, since day one, has been to build incredible new homes and communities in prime locations for fantastic prices. But more than anything, we build energy-efficient homes and communities for people who appreciate a home being built the way it can, and should, be built. And for the staff at Meritage Homes that make this all possible, we believe in having the same standards of quality and reward that make for an enjoyable career. 

 

When joining Meritage Homes, you and your career can benefit in a number of ways, including:

  • An entrepreneurial work environment that encourages creativity and innovative ideas from every level
  • A competitive drive to be the best
  • Pride in delivering a quality product that benefits people and the environment, superior service, and exceptional value
  • Top-notch benefits
  • The opportunity to further your career in a growing national organization
  • Team atmosphere where every individual is considered a vital asset

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Review closing transactions and gather support documentation to record Title Fee revenue
  • Prepare journal entries for Recording Fee revenue
  • Review daily HUD settlement statements and related closing information for accuracy
  • Prepare monthly accruals and recurring journal entries
  • Responsible for timely and accurate monthly financial report preparation
  • Complete monthly supplemental schedules
  • Record cash receipts
  • Monitor and record fixed asset additions and deletions
  • Prepare account reconciliations
  • Prepare bank reconciliations
  • Prepare month end financial statement account variation analysis
  • Manage daily cash activity, wires and transfers
    • Prepare daily wire transactions
    • Monitor for bank exceptions
    • Prepare deposits
    • Prepare stop payments
    • Make check inquiries
  • Review check requests and invoices for accuracy
  • Prepare personal property tax reports
  • Respond to internal and external audit requests
  • Resolve accounting issues as they arise
  • Follow-up on discrepancies and ad hoc financial analysis
  • Work with individuals in other departments within the company.
  • Demonstrate good communication and customer service skills with individuals both within and outside the organization

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • Strong communication/client interaction skills required
  • 2 years of experience as an accountant required.
  • Homebuilding/Title experience preferred
  • Computer experience and knowledge in Microsoft Office products including Word. Extensive Excel and Outlook experience required
  • JD Edwards (E1) experience preferred

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