Sophie Parkhouse is Technical and Training Partner at Albert Goodman and is the first non-portfolio partner after 3 years service and was made the President of ICAEW South West in 2019, (previously known as SWSCA). Sophie has also been elected to sit on the ICAEW Practice Committee. Sophie commented; ‘I became a member of the South West committee on the recommendation of the then president, as a way of engaging with accountants in the South West and staying on top of current developments. I thoroughly enjoyed the level of engagement at the meetings and being naturally ambitious I wanted to take this a step further and put my slant on things.’
In her training role, Sophie Parkhouse 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 staff.
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 will also be taking 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.