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  • 05/31/2023 2:17 PM | Kimberly Lott (Administrator)

    The AFPA needs a couple of good volunteers for our Desert Summit Committee. Can you spare an hour a month to help plan a great event for Thursday, September 14, 2023? If so, write Kim or Mitch at 

  • 03/22/2023 11:14 AM | Kimberly Lott (Administrator)

    About the job

    Join the Discovery family, where quality and service are at the heart of everything we do! Discovery Land Company is a US-based real estate developer and operator of private residential club communities and resorts with a world-renowned portfolio of domestic and international properties.

    The Treasury and Payroll Analyst will responsible for assisting the Director of Treasury and Payroll with timely and accurate processing of the payroll, company banking transactions, bank reconciliations while maintaining the internal controls and confidentiality.

    The ideal candidate should have experience in account reconciliations, payroll, with a strong hold on data analysis. The position will showcase good customer service skills to support the workforce and must possess strong communication skills.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Effectively perform daily operations of payroll and treasury transactions by maintaining accurate data and assist in ensuring all timelines are met.
    • Maintain internal controls ensuring proper rules policies, and procedures are applied to all activities.
    • Assist with the reconciliations, invoice management, and year-end processes
    • Assist with Treasury in the initiation of wires and transfers on bank websites. Ensure the timely initiation and response on these transactions.
    • Assist with the deposits of incoming member checks into the proper accounts.
    • Review employee time cards and payroll registers each pay period for accuracy, completeness and compliance with the Company’s SOP’s.
    • Any adhoc additional duties and responsibilities identified

    Job Requirements:

    • 3+ years of experience in Treasury/Accounting
    • Demonstrated experience in maintaining confidentiality
    • A candidate should have the inclination to identify learning opportunities to stay updated with the current trends

    Benefits and Perks:

    • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
    • Competitive Pay and bonus eligibility
    • Paid time off
    • 401k Contribution
    • Professional development and upward mobility opportunities
    • Work-Family Culture

    About Discovery Land Company

    Founded in 1994 by Michael S. Meldman, Discovery Land Company specializes in building luxury residential private club communities and resorts throughout the World. We have grown to be the premier player in the high-end resort residential niche with over 20 world-class projects in our portfolio. Every community features unparalleled amenities and inspired experiences that cater to a family-oriented lifestyle. Driven by a commitment to excellence and innovation, Discovery’s distinguishing hallmark is a unique approach to each location that respectfully integrates the natural and cultural characteristics of the land that surrounds it. Named Robb Report Vacation Homes and Luxury Living’s best developers of resort communities, Discovery’s golf courses are continuously named among the top golf courses in the US by professionals and amateur golfers alike.

    For more information about our company and properties, visit

  • 01/26/2023 9:37 AM | Kimberly Lott (Administrator)

    Be sure to stay aware of our events through our website event calendar and our LinkedIn company page! We welcome you to attend our events- first one free to check us out before joining. 

    AFPA Membership Team

    Sue, Alan, Justin 

  • 10/07/2022 2:01 PM | Christina Brant (Administrator)

    Vanessa Hubbard McMichael, Wells Fargo Securities, presented "Cash Management Solutions for Unusual Times" at the 2022 Desert Summit.

    Cash Management Solutions for Unusual Times.pdf

  • 10/07/2022 1:31 PM | Christina Brant (Administrator)

    Thomas Maynard, SVP-Business Development- Greater Phoenix Economic Council, presented "An Update on the State of Business Development in Greater Phoenix Area" at the 2022 Desert Summit.

    State of Business Development in Greater Phoenix Area.pdf

  • 10/07/2022 1:11 PM | Christina Brant (Administrator)

    Sheri Fitts of Sheri Fitts & Co. presented "Seizing the Opportunity" at the 2022 Desert Summit.

    Sheri has made her resource document available.

    Seizing the Opportunity - Resources.pdf

  • 10/07/2022 1:06 PM | Christina Brant (Administrator)

    Laura Bartlett, BOK Financial, presented "Attracting and Retaining the Right Finance Talent – ways to win on multiple fronts" at the 2022 Desert Summit.

    Employee Recruitment and Retention.pdf

  • 10/07/2022 1:01 PM | Christina Brant (Administrator)

    Kerry Pope, Fidelity Investments, presented "The Fed’s Pivot to Fight Inflation – Benefits Liquidity Investors but at What Toll to GDP?" at the 2022 Desert Summit.

    The Fed’s Pivot to Fight Inflation _ Benefits Liquidity Investors but at What Toll to GDP.pdf

  • 10/07/2022 12:47 PM | Christina Brant (Administrator)

    Scott Hogate, PNC Bank, presented "Leveraging Embedded Finance in Your Organization" at the 2022 Desert Summit

    2022-09-29 AZAFP - Embedded Finance.pdf

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