Sophie Parkhouse is Technical and Training Partner at Albert Goodman and is the firm’s first non-portfolio partner.
Sophie was elected to sit on the central ICAEW Practice Committee in 2018 and this year has also been appointed to the ICAEW Financial Reporting Board. Sophie stepped down from the role of ICAEW SW President in May 2020 and has replaced this with the Chairing of the ICAEW South West Technical Advisory Committee ensuring that the voice of those in South West is very much heard in relation to technical accounting, narrative reporting, and audit matters.
In her training role, Sophie is responsible for the ongoing development of our overall CPD training strategy, delivery of internal technical training and having oversight of the professional accountancy and tax training that we provide to our people.
From a technical perspective, Sophie is the main point of contact for all financial reporting technical queries, providing her excellent technical knowledge to the firm and its clients. Sophie has also taken on the roles of Head of Privacy, MLRO and Practice Assurance Principal in order to ensure that the firm is compliant and that policies, procedures, and our output are of high quality.
Prior to joining Albert Goodman, Sophie worked for a large national firm as a financial reporting technical manager. Sophie Parkhouse also holds a post-graduate certificate in education and was head of professional accountancy qualifications at Richard Huish following a range of roles teaching the professional accountancy qualifications.