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Athlete and Entertainment Accounting



The ability to be a professional athlete is a talent few people possess, which explains why pro athletes in major U.S. sports are highly paid for their services. However, being a pro athlete is not a lifelong career; age eventually forces you to retire. This is why it is important for athletes to manage their money wisely, as they earn it.

Shahen Derderian & Associates (SDA) offers complete sports accounting and professional athlete business management services. We help manage your wealth, from your first contract and endorsement to your last––and beyond.

Our professional athlete financial management services can help you live a rewarding life while preserving the value of your wealth for you and your family. With full transparency in our detailed financial reporting, you can rest assured that your money is in good hands.

Our professional athlete business management services include but are not limited to the following:

  • Bill Paying and Bookkeeping
  • Budgeting
  • Insurance Review
  • Multi-state Tax Filling and Planning
  • Major Asset Purchases
  • Investment Monitoring and Reporting
  • Endorsement and Contract Review
  • Personal Financial Statement Reporting and Review
  • Multi-generational Financial Planning


A career as a pro athlete does not last forever. The sooner you start managing the money you’ve earned through hard work and remarkable talent, the better. There are many stories about athletes who earned large sums of money but ended up “broke” because they didn’t seek proper business management. Our experienced sports accounting professionals will ensure that you never have to face this unfortunate situation.

For more information on how we can help you manage your wealth and daily finances as a professional athlete, please contact us today to schedule a consultation.



Professional entertainers such as actors, actresses, and musicians are well-rewarded for their talents. But there are many cases of entertainers who earned considerable wealth from their career, yet failed financially without the help of a business manager.

Shahen Derderian & Associates (SDA) provides entertainment accounting services for entertainers that can help you approach the future with financial confidence. Our experienced team will manage your finances, track and review your royalties to ensure proper compensation, and connect you with consultants who will help you invest wisely. We can provide detailed, easy to read reports that identify areas of strength and reveal opportunities for improvement in how your daily finances and wealth are managed.

Our complete range of business management services includes:

  • Entertainment Accounting
  • Bookkeeping
  • Bill Pay
  • Royalty Tracking and Reviews
  • Union Reporting
  • Multi-State Tax Preparation
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Budgeting
  • Investment Oversight
  • Deal Memo Review
  • Tour Accounting

Experienced Entertainment Business Management Services

If you are an actor, actress, musician or entertainer who wants to place yourself in a secure financial position — now and in the future — SDA can serve as your one-stop source for entertainment accounting that encompasses your professional fiscal needs. We offer personalized, confidential service that is tailored to the unique wants, needs, and goals of each of the entertainers we serve.

For more information about our financial management for professional entertainers, please contact us to schedule a consultation. We look forward to meeting you.



As the availability and popularity of internet-based, peer-to-peer (P2P) gaming has grown, a burgeoning industry of professional gaming competition has evolved around it. Depending on the competitions that you participate in and the digital media following you acquire, the earnings can be quite lucrative.

We can manage your cash flow and bill payments to help simplify your daily finances, make sure you have the cash flow you need, and file your taxes in a way that is the most beneficial for your personal situation.

If you’re earning money through competitive Esports, Shahen Derderian & Associates (SDA) offers the Esports accounting services you need to manage your daily finances and long-term wealth, taking full advantage of the financial freedom that your winnings provide.

Our team offers the following Esports accounting services, among others:

  • Earnings Tracking
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Bill Payment
  • Strategic Tax Planning
  • Wealth Management
  • Major Asset Purchases
  • Investment Oversight

Get the Esports Accounting Services You Need

Becoming a highly paid Esports competitor often requires hours of practice and slowly developing the steely nerves to exhibit your talent at competitions that are viewed by thousands of people. SDA is here to help you make the best decisions for your daily financial needs, as well as provide long-term management for your wealth and financial goals.

For more information about our Esports accounting services and how we can help you make the most of your salary and/or winnings, please contact us today to schedule a consultation.

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