Our Team

Scott Pheby


Scott has over 30 years of experience in finance and business. He started out working in the dairy industry and qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 1992, whilst working at Anglian Water. Following a number of senior financial roles in both the distribution and IT industries, during which he managed a £13m takeover of a rival company, he became the Finance Director of a Granada subsidiary, supplying goods and services to the hotel and leisure industry. In 1998, Scott purchased a practice that provided accountancy, taxation and professional services to small and medium businesses. Over the past 19 years, he has helped numerous clients grow their businesses and maximise their profit potential. Scott has also become an expert on the latest cloud-based technology solutions and the ways in which they have revolutionised modern accountancy. He is passionate about helping his clients maximise their potential and achieve their business and personal goals.

When he’s not working tirelessly for his clients, Scott is a huge music fan (especially when it comes to Bruce Springsteen!) and he attends as many concerts as he can manage, often with his family, who share his passion for music. Scott is a well-known face within his community and works with a number of local charities. He even has his own local radio show!

Andrew Springthorpe

Practice Manager

Andrew returned to Phebys in 2015 as Practice Manager, responsible for the smooth running of the office, ensuring that client needs and expectations are met. With a decade of experience working within Practice Andrew has advised numerous clients on ways to grow their businesses’ in the most tax efficient way.

Sarah Church

Administration and Payroll Manager

Sarah has worked at Phebys for the last 14 years with responsibility for the smooth running of the Payroll Bureau, processing PAYE for over 500 employees. With the introduction of PAYE RTI, Real Time Information and auto enrolment pension schemes in recent years, there have been significant changes to the payroll systems for all clients. Ensuring that any changes are implemented seamlessly is our target. Sarah also oversees Company Compliance ensuring all relevant documents are filed to Companies House as well as keeping company registers up to date.

Connor Hehir


After successfully completing his A’ levels, Connor joined Phebys as an Apprentice working towards becoming a Charted Certified Accountant. Connor studies for his AAT at college, whilst assisting the accountant team with inputting information. Outside of the workplace Connor is a keen golfer and plays off a handicap of 3.

Sharon Trotter

Administration and Payroll Assistant

Sharon’s role is to support the team with administrative, inputting, data management and communication services. With a wealth of experience as a Senior Administrator and PA, Sharon keeps the office on track.