Arturo Jordan, CPA

Arturo Jordan, managing partner of Jordan Ricardo Tovar & Company P.L., began his public accounting career with a large local CPA firm before starting his own firm in Coral Gables in 1982. He has extensive experience in all facets of public accounting. Among his practice niches, Arturo has developed an expertise in international tax consulting, and works frequently with some of South Florida’s most reputable attorneys specializing in international taxation to better assist his extensive foreign-based clientele. He has been recognized by the South Florida Business Journal for Excellence in Accounting in International Tax.

After practicing public accounting for over 35 years, Arturo has developed expertise in the following practice areas/industries: International taxation; accounting, audit, and tax services for the real estate industry (construction contractors, developers, condominium associations, rental properties and investments, joint ventures, hotels, and mortgage bankers); television stations and film; restaurants and bars; non-profit organizations; entertainers and professional athletes.

Ed Ricardo, CPA * / ABV / CFF

Ed Ricardo became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of Florida in May 1986. He started his career in public accounting as an auditor with Coopers & Lybrand, which at the time was a “Big 8” public accounting firm. He later worked at local CPA firms before forming his own firm in 1990. Prior to the formation of Jordan Ricardo Tovar & Company P.L. in January 2014, Ricardo had been a partner with Jordan Castellon Ricardo, P.L. since June 2003. Additionally, Ed was the Director of Business Valuations at CBIZ Accounting, Tax & Advisory of South Florida (a Florida subsidiary of Century Business Services, the nation’s 7th largest accounting firm), where he was a manager from 1997 to 2002.

He has extensive experience in accounting, auditing, financial reporting, taxation, business valuations and litigation support. Ed’s experience also includes providing financial analysis to attorneys regarding insurance claim matters and representing clients in tax controversy matters before the IRS and other taxing authorities.

Roger L. Tovar, CPA

Roger L. TovarRoger L. Tovar is a Certified Public Accounting Partner at Jordan Ricardo Tovar & Company P.L. He is a graduate of the Florida International University, obtaining a Master’s degree in Taxation and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. He then obtained his Certified Public Accountant designation, becoming a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA).
Roger has over 25 years of experience in both private and public accounting sectors. In the private sector, Roger has experience in manufacturing, production, and cost accounting; Roger has served as a Financial Controller for an MRO aviation company and as CFO for a real estate investment company. In the public sector, Roger has developed expertise in the following practice areas: International and domestic taxation; accounting and audit.
Over the course of his career, Roger has been able to cultivate advantageous client relationships at the highest echelon by delivering outstanding services in accounting, auditing, financial reporting, taxation, and international tax within the retail, wholesale, manufacturing, MRO aviation, real estate, and service industries. Roger is a firm believer in inclusion and diversity and greatly contributes to convey taxation information to Spanish- speakers.

Matthew Hartmann, CPA

Matthew Hartmann is the Director of Taxation at Jordan Ricardo Tovar  & Company, P.L. Hartmann became a Certified Public Accountant in 1992, and since then has gained considerable experience in business and individual income taxation, general accounting, and business valuation. Hartmann also manages engagements in topics related to trust, estate, and gift tax matters. Additionally, Matthew takes a special interest in the field of personal finance.

Prior to joining Jordan Ricardo & Company, P.L., Hartmann handled tax consulting and compliance projects, as well as business valuations at CBIZ McClain Accounting, Tax Advisory, Inc.