Paul Goodchild (FCCA)
Paul is the director of Goodchild Accountancy Services Limited. He started his career at Newby Castleman in Leicester, where he worked for 20 years, qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 1993 and progressing to the role of audit manager for his last 5 years there. He then moved on to Turner and Smith in Loughborough for a year as an audit manager, before leaving to take up a directorship at Ask! Audit and Accountancy Limited. After 13 years there, he established Goodchild Accountancy in November 2016.
Having worked in the industry for 35 years, Paul has a wealth of experience in dealing with a wide range of small to medium sized businesses.
Paul has a keen interest in sport, particularly football, golf, cricket and tennis, and is a season ticket holder at Everton Football Club.
Julie is a senior accountant, specialising in accounts preparation, payroll services, VAT and bookkeeping. She gained significant experience in accounts preparation and auditing at Newby Castleman in Leicester, and later worked as a management accountant in a large printing firm, where she was responsible for all aspects of bookkeeping and payroll work.
She has further developed this experience working alongside Paul at Ask! Audit and Accountancy Limited for the past 12 years, and joined Goodchild Accountancy in November 2016.
Outside of work, Julie enjoys baking, birdwatching and countryside walks with her dog.
Helen is originally from Ukraine, where she studied accountancy and languages at University. Having graduated with a specialist degree in both fields, she chose to pursue a career in the financial sector, and worked as an accountant for computing, telecommunications and security businesses.
Moving to England in 2009 to join her English husband, she continued her career with several chartered accountants and auditors in the Midlands. Helen’s 15 years of experience and broad skills in accountancy services make her a versatile and valuable member of our team.
Helen has a 10 year old son. When she is not working or looking after her family, she enjoys music, champagne and water skiing.