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Sophia Chien

Sophia Chien


(604) 694-7575

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Sophia was born in Taiwan and grew up in Vancouver. She graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting and finance and from York University with a Master of Business Administration.   

Sophia started her accounting career with KPMG in 2011 and obtained her CMA designation the following year. She later joined Smythe in 2015. She provides assurance, advisory and tax services to private companies and owner-managers in various industries, including manufacturing and professional services. Within the Firm, Sophia is active in staff mentoring and development and providing in-house training courses on personal tax for the Firm’s staff.

Outside of work, Sophia enjoys travelling to Europe, reading, watching movies, running and spending time with family and friends.

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