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Jose Vila Joins Cherry Bekaert as Audit Partner in South Florida Practice

calendar iconOctober 15, 2014

Cherry Bekaert LLP (“the Firm”) is pleased to announce the addition of Jose Vila as an Audit Partner within the Firm’s expanding South Florida practice.

With more than 25 years of public accounting and private company finance experience, Vila will serve as an engagement Audit Partner for both publicly-held companies and privately-held businesses. His industry expertise includes real estate, construction, hospitality, retail, manufacturing and distribution companies. At Cherry Bekaert, he will continue his legacy of providing clients guidance in the areas of financial reporting, revenue recognition, employee benefit plans and internal controls.

“Specialized in planning and supervising audit engagements for growing, middle market companies across the state of Florida, Jose’s ties to the South Florida region make him an excellent fit for our practice and ongoing growth efforts,” remarked David W. Appel, Managing Partner of Cherry Bekaert’s South Florida practice. “Additionally, clients in the South Florida market can expect Jose to offer quality expertise regarding audit and assurance services, business consulting and financial statement disclosures.”

A licensed Certified Public Accountant in Florida, Vila is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA), as well as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Puerto Rico Society of Certified Public Accountants (PRSCPA). Holding prominent positions within South Florida-based community organizations, he is board treasurer of the Borinquen Healthcare Center, audit board member for the City of Doral, Florida, and finance and audit committee member of the United Way of Miami.

Vila received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting at Sacred Heart University. Prior to joining the Firm, he was a managing director at a national accounting firm.