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Rivera and Montes PLLC is a boutique accounting firm that is focused on helping small and medium sized businesses achieve their business goals. 

Whether you are an established mid-sized business, a specialist that wants to launch your practice, or an entrepreneur looking to start or grow a business, we will be at your side to assist you in every step of your journey.  We offer a realm of accounting, tax, and finance services that enable you to focus on growing your business - while we take care of all of the accounting work.

With over 30 years of combined public accounting experience working some of the largest leading companies in the world, we service our clients with the highest level of professionalism, honesty, and integrity in all that we do.  We are passionate professionals looking to provide a fun experience to our clients - always putting our clients first.  We embrace innovation and are looking for opportunities to create value for your business. 

We are fluent in both English and Spanish, and we welcome clients from all cultural backgrounds.  We are based in New York City with offices in Florida and Puerto Rico, and we also serve international clients outside of the United States.


We look forward to being your partner!  


Rivera & Montes CPA

Adding Value in Everything We Do

Business Services

Small business accounting & bookkeeping


Payroll processing


CFO services

Cash flow management





IRS and State and Local Tax representation






Josué Rivera, CPA, Partner

Josué has 18 years of experience in domestic and international tax services with PwC.  His expertise spans across multi-national companies and large family owned businesses in industries such as finance, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, entertainment, distribution, construction and telecommunications. He has successfully managed advising large family owned businesses from soup to

nuts, including providing advice on their corporate tax planning, financial wealth, and individual tax requirements.

Josué has given presentations on Puerto Rico and United States tax developments, and has taught seminars in both jurisdictions on tax transactions.  In addition, he has written articles for national newspapers and been interviewed by news media.

He holds a bachelor’s in business administration with a major in Accounting, magna cum laude, and a juris doctor degree, both from the University of Puerto Rico.  He holds a CPA license in the state of New York and Puerto Rico.  

Javier Montes, CPA, Partner

Javier has 13 years of experience in assurance and advisory services with EY.  He has worked with a variety of industry leading financial services clients, including banks, broker dealers, and hedge funds. He has also worked with a number of small and medium sized companies, providing accounting and financial reporting advice.

Javier has extensive experience working on complex accounting matters within the financial industry, including recognition within US GAAP and IFRS accounting frameworks.  He has also worked with numerous multi-national companies in the technology and manufacturing spaces.  

Javier has a B.S. in Accounting, magna cum laude, from Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Puerto Rico. He is CPA licensed in the state of New York and Puerto Rico, as well as a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.


Rivera & Montes CPA

Josué Rivera, CPA, Partner

Tel:  646-945-6259


Javier Montes, CPA, Partner

Tel:  646-945-6142


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