STAFF, PARTNERS AND ASSOCIATES

Meet our growing team of skilled professionals:
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MATTHEW BROWN

BA (hons) MBA (distinction) CPFA

Managing Director

Before setting up Adding Value in 2014, Matthew held board-level finance roles in the further education and charity sectors, and has also held strategic finance roles in the NHS, the insurance sector, and the arts and cultural sector.  Matthew is a non-executive director at Magenta Living Housing Association, and a mentor to business start-ups at Capacity Labs. In 2017 he completed an MBA with the University of Liverpool, achieving a distinction. His dissertation was on Measuring Social Value. In 2018/19 Matthew acted as Interim Chief Executive for FACT for a nine-month period.

Matthew can help you to:

  • Develop your business strategy and business plan

  • Align your business strategy with a sustainable financial strategy

  • Develop clear financial plans and budgets to work within

  • Become investment-ready

  • Identify cost savings and efficiency improvements

  • Implement and embed transformational change

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TAIANA McEWAN

BSc ICMA

Head of Operations

CIMA qualified, Taiana has proven success in reducing risk and achieving significant efficiency improvements through process improvement and digitalisation. With over 11 years’ experience in financial roles, including 5 years in management accountancy, Taiana joins us from the investment banking sector where she specialised in data strategy, operational risk and process optimisation.

 

Tai can help you to:

  • Streamline the back office and improve and automate processes

  • Implement Xero and other admin systems

  • Ensure a risk-controlled operating framework

  • Improve your management accounts and cash flow forecasting

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ADAM KENYANI

B.A.(hons)  AAT Level 3

Finance Controller

Adam has over five years of experience of working as a finance controller in the technology, hospitality and construction sectors. His systematic approach and attention to detail is highly valued by the team.

Adam can help you to:

  • Resolve any day-to-day financial problems that are bothering you

  • Keep up to date on recording all the financial transactions for your business

  • Implement Xero and other admin systems

  • Prepare and file your Annual Accounts and Corporation Tax returns

  • Complete your self-assessment tax return

  • Prepare and file your VAT returns

  • Analyse your financial position and support grant claims

  • Improve your cash flow management

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SHARON STANLEY

Management Accountant

Sharon is a motivated management accountant with solid experience at all levels of the accounting processes, especially budgeting, forecasting and month end preparation and reporting. With a track record of achievement in social housing finance as well as commercial experience, Sharon brings effective process and people management skills to any situation.

Sharon can help you to:

  • Achieve timely, accurate and meaningful management accounts

  • Manage your cash flow effectively

  • Run complex payrolls for big staff teams

  • Understand the financial position of projects and grants

  • Set effective budgets across your organisation

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GUNDEGA SZABO

B.A.(hons) ACCA

Management Accountant

Gundega has over a decade of financial experience in the retail and investment banking sectors. Her strength is financial analytics and business process improvements. She has experience of cash management, budgeting, cashflow forecasting, financial planning and analysis and various other business matters which involves dealing with both finance and non-finance professionals at all levels. She is a natural researcher of productivity and she is constantly seeking improvements through her work with clients, processes and systems.

Gundega can help you to:

  • Achieve timely, accurate and meaningful management accounts

  • Manage your cash flow effectively

  • Run complex payrolls for big staff teams

  • Understand the financial position of projects and grants

  • Set effective budgets across your organisation

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BRIAN LEE

AAT

Bookkeeper

Brian brings great experience of all aspects of bookkeeping, with thoroughness and great attention to detail.

Brian can help you to:

  • Resolve any day-to-day financial problems that are bothering you

  • Keep up to date on recording all the financial transactions for your business

  • Run your Payroll

  • Help you with your invoicing

  • Prepare and file your VAT returns

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VICTORIA PORT

MICB, PM.dip

Associate Bookkeeper

Victoria is a member of the Chartered Institute of Bookkeepers, and specialises in helping small businesses to keep accurate records, thrive, and ultimately continue to grow in their respective markets. Running a small business herself, Victoria understands the challenges facing those running their own business. 

Victoria can help you to:

  • Complete your self-assessment tax return

  • Prepare and file your VAT returns

  • Run a directors' payroll

  • Keep up to date on recording all the financial transactions for your business

  • Prepare and file your Annual Accounts and Corporation Tax returns

JAMES HERNANDEZ

Associate Fundraising and Development Consultant

James has over 27 years of fundraising and business development experience. He has worked across Museums and Galleries, Community Development and Regeneration, Arts, Heritage and Culture and is skilled in building partnerships, stakeholder management and delivering cultural transformation.
 
He has developed and delivered a range of diverse fundraising campaigns and has successfully fundraised for major capital projects including the International Slavery Museum, Lady Lever Art Gallery and Museum of Liverpool. James has secured six and seven figure grants from National Lottery Heritage Fund, Government, Arts Council England, European Commission and private foundations. 
 
James has pioneered and led many diverse community organisations including Liverpool Community Spirit (Co-Founder, former Chair/Trustee); Brouhaha International (former Chair), and The Greenhouse Multi-Cultural Play and Arts Project (former Chair). He is a Trustee of The Royal Albert Dock Charitable Foundation and is a Co-Founder and Co-Director of Diversify Your Talent, a Cultural Change and Recruitment Community Interest Company.

 

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PIPPA LEA

Associate Marketing Consultant

Pippa Lea has over 20 years experience in arts administration in PR and marketing, audience development, digital strategy, stakeholder communications, ticketing and visitor experience.  She has held press, PR and marketing positions at the National Portrait Gallery, London, Foster + Partners Architects, Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse Theatres, Floral Pavilion Theatre and Conference Centre, and the Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT) Liverpool. 

 

She is currently Marketing and Audience Development Director at Llangollen International Eisteddfod, Deputy Chair of St Helens Cultural Hubs Advisory Board and was previously Co-Chair of Wirral Visitor Economy Board.

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ALEXANDRA AGRUMAZASCAI

Marketing Manager

Alexandra is a motivated digital marketer, who discovered her passion for marketing in 2014, by creating a personal brand on social media. By holding an IC3 Digital Literacy Certification, proves her knowledge with the Microsoft software and Google tools, essential in the marketing industry.

With skills in social media planning, content creation, CRM, marketing campaigns, SEO development and market research, Alexandra aims to add value to the company by improving brand awareness and recognition. 

 
If you are a finance professional who wants to help create social value as much as financial value, then please get in touch: 
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