Meritage Homes Corporation

  • Senior Accountant

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  • Responsibilities

    Meritage Homes is looking for a Senior Accountant to support one of our divisions.  This role will sit in our Regional office in Austin, TX.  This Senior Accountant will:


    • Post sales transactions (HUD-1)
    • Maintain monthly accruals and recurring JE’s
    • Prepare monthly Land Draws and required monthly and quarterly reporting
    • Prepare the monthly financial reports and be responsible for timely and accurate reporting overall
    • Complete monthly supplemental schedules
    • Record weekly traffic, validate monthly flash with division
    • Record cash receipts and reconcile earnest money deposits
    • Monitor fixed asset additions, deletions, and reconciliations
    • Prepare account reconciliations/intercompany
    • Attend land development budget reviews
    • Attend common cost and project marketing budget reviews
    • Manage daily cash activity, wires, and transfers
    • 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


    • B.A. in Accounting preferred
    • CPA preferred
    • 2-5 years’ experience as an accountant required (tax or audit background is applicable)
    • Experience with month-end close and large enterprise knowledge is preferred
    • Homebuilding experience preferred
    • Strong communication/client interaction skills required
    • Computer experience and knowledge in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and Outlook is required
    • JD Edwards (Enterprise One) experience preferred or at a minimum a software where hundreds of transactions can take place


    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




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