Ricardo Godinho

Ricardo Godinho


As an analytical type of person, has opted by a Financial career. Nevertheless, because of integrity and responsibility principles, despite being graduate, preferred to start financial career as account clerk and evolved since then until being a Financial Director. That's why I can ensure that will fit on any financial responsibility covering A to Z department, with assertive leadership, without leaving loose ends.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2010 - Present

General Manager


Startup company, based on mobile communications. It is my personal  believe that the future is mobile, therefore the company is aimed to provide mobile communications solutions, namely with useful communication vehicles, such as transport schedule for all mobile devices, city cultural agenda based on offline apps.

Jan 2008 - Jul 2010

Financial Director

Inspira Hotels

Involved on a City Hotel Chain project, where I assumed a critical role on the investment stage, namely getting public funds, banking financing and shareholders' investment. Simultaneously, have accumulated hotel opening, procurement, all financial operation and sustainability.

Main achievment: the financing and public funds, as well procurement

Jul 2006 - Dec 2007

Financial Director

Parador Properties

Coordinating a wonderful team of 4 subordinates, divided by accounts, credit control, administrative contracting, have participated on a company that has provided a great achievement by selling more properties than other, through innovative marketing techniques.

Main achievment: it was performing so well and everyone was satisfied. 

Sep 2004 - Jun 2006

Financial Manager


The financial set up for Golf business was done under my coordination, as well have been involved on many business opening responsibilities. On operation stage was providing accounts, tax, audits, management reporting, purchasing, and other.

Main achievment: structured the golf operation with best tools and procedures

Mar 2002 - May 2004

Group Chief Accountant

Vale do Lobo

With a team of 7, was providing financial and tax accounting to 11 companies with differentiated areas such as construction, tourism, golf, public services.

Main achievement: re organization and structured the accounting section that for many years wasn't on the day.

Nov 1999 - Feb 2002

Financial Controller

John Ryan

In a wonderful marketing atmosphere I was the Financial men of all instruments: accounts, tax, human resources, reporting, accounts receivable, credit control, treasury, tax and so on.

Main achievements: the wide range of task/responsibilities that i assumed and fulfiled.

Mar 1994 - Nov 1999

Financial Controller


As a junior financial controller, was proving all information from Portugal to Headquarters. Including internal reporting, and many new projects and international audits.

Main achievements: being appointed as international auditor


Oct 1988 - Jun 1993


Universidade Lusiada



Financial Management

All financial covers: IT, insurance, contracting, human resources administration, credit control and many others that I can fulfill.


Investment and Funding

Tax - Chartered

Accounts and Audit

Management Accounts