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David Mendonca

David Mendonca

David Mendonca

Associate Director – Finance
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Commercial Finance Analyst

London

Commercial Finance Analyst - Media & Entertainment - London - £55-60k + bonus + big benefits Cedar are working exclusively with the biggest name in Sports Media & Entertainment, who are looking for an ambitious recently qualified professional for a sports focused Commercial Finance Analyst role. This is a hands-on role being fully immersed in the numbers across a range of sports assets, and for a high-achiever you can fast track in the business with a life time career in Sports Media & Entertainment. The business has great retention and career nurturing, and across the business you can see examples of rapid internal promotion and long-term progression across different divisions. This is also an exciting time to join the business as they have recently IPO'd, listing on the NYSE. Reporting to the Commercial Finance Director you will have huge exposure to senior stakeholders across the business, senior Commercial Heads with a strong network across the global Sports industry, supporting financials relating to some of the biggest sporting tournaments and events in the world across UFC, Boxing, Rugby, Football, Tennis and many others. This is a business for ambitious high-flyers looking for a long and progressive career in the Sports Media & Entertainment industries! Key responsibilities include: Provide commercial support for various Heads of Sport supporting the overall football, rugby (or other Sports) portfolio management reporting Preparation of forecasts for Sports properties and on a 3 year rolling basis Periodic cash-flow forecasting for a Sports portfolio Responsible for period end accounting closes for a range of Sports properties (such as Fighting Sports (UFC/Boxing), Rugby or other sports) Variance analysis of actual results against forecast Preparation of periodic Sport client accounting reports including liaising with clients such as various Sports Associations and Governing bodies (e.g. The FA, LaLiga, SerieA) and overseeing large payments to these organisations Valuation and appraisal of new sports acquisition opportunities across a range of sports Ensuring compliance with obligations under client and customer commercial contracts Support the controllership team with month end reconciliations Ad-hoc analysis and commercial support for new ventures and events Essential skills required: ACA qualified accountant Commercial acumen and senior stakeholder management Technical knowledge in revenue recognition and controls Strong ability in Excel and a hands-on, can-do attitude A true passion and knowledge of mainstream Sports

Financial Accountant

Hertfordshire

Financial Accountant - Retail - Hertfordshire - £55k + big corporate benefits package A market leading and high-growth Consumer Retail business has a newly created opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join their HQ in Hertfordshire. They have a fast-paced buzzing work environment, a collaborative, lively culture ideally suited to an outgoing person who is hungry to learn, and keen to build relationships across the business. You will be joining a large and dynamic Finance team that drives business growth and profitability through strategic, financial and operational leadership. The team is comprised of finance, accounting, corporate strategy & commercial finance that support and enhance the businesses operating efficiencies. You will need strong knowledge of accounting standards IFRS/FRS 101 and month-end reporting, a passion for improving and simplifying processes, and the desire to grow and progress in a dynamic fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include: Participate in the month and quarter end close process and related responsibilities for the accounting department including reviewing other team members' work. Records, classifies and summarises financial transactions and events in accordance with IFRS. Provide accurate numbers and financial analysis for all disclosures in the annual report and statutory accounts Participate in the compilation of policies, procedures and guidelines over areas of responsibility, looking to improve processes and internal controls Partnering closely with Commercial Finance, including understanding the budget/forecast for the relevant area(s) in detail and attending stakeholder meetings as and when required Liaising with the local and international commercial teams where appropriate to promote consistency and accuracy Various project and ad-hoc analysis to support business decisions. Aid internal customers in compiling financial information; provide technical advice and analytical support Contribute to building and developing a high performing and engaged team To be successful in this role you will need: An accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) A good understanding of financial statements and accounting for big organisations Exposure to senior stakeholders in large companies Candidates coming straight from an accountancy practice with accounts prep experience will also be considered

Financial Accountant

London

Financial Accountant - Big Tech - North London - £55k + bonus and big corporate benefits A market leading and high-growth FTSE listed Consumer Technology business has a newly created opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join the team. They have a fast-paced buzzing work environment, a collaborative, lively culture ideally suited to an outgoing person who is hungry to learn, and keen to build relationships across the business. You will be joining a large and dynamic Finance team that drives business growth and profitability through strategic, financial and operational leadership. The team is comprised of finance, accounting, corporate strategy & commercial finance that support and enhance the businesses operating efficiencies. You will need strong knowledge of accounting standards IFRS/FRS 101 and month-end reporting, a passion for improving and simplifying processes, and the desire to grow and progress in a dynamic fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include: Participate in the month and quarter end close process and related responsibilities for the accounting department including reviewing other team members' work. Records, classifies and summarises financial transactions and events in accordance with IFRS. Provide accurate numbers and financial analysis for all disclosures in the annual report and statutory accounts Participate in the compilation of policies, procedures and guidelines over areas of responsibility, looking to improve processes and internal controls Partnering closely with Commercial Finance, including understanding the budget/forecast for the relevant area(s) in detail and attending stakeholder meetings as and when required Liaising with the local and international commercial teams where appropriate to promote consistency and accuracy Various project and ad-hoc analysis to support business decisions. Aid internal customers in compiling financial information; provide technical advice and analytical support Contribute to building and developing a high performing and engaged team To be successful in this role you will need: An accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) A good understanding of financial reporting and month-end Exposure to senior stakeholders in large companies Candidates coming straight from an accountancy practice with accounts prep experience will also be considered