About Norris & Associates

We are a Houston-based CPA firm with relationships and resources throughout America. We have a strong track record of successful client engagements and a deep level of expertise in critical business support. Our goal is to be your trusted advisor to help you make sound financial decisions. We have three primary areas of focus:

  • Accounting and advisory services for privately held companies
  • Federally mandated pension audits for private and public companies
  • Board-mandated audits of charities and non-profits

Our team members hold numerous professional certifications, and we uphold the highest standards of competency and ethics as proud members of our local, state and national Accounting organizations:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Texas Society of CPAs
  • Certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor™

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Meet our CPA Bob Norris MBA, CPA

Bob Norris CPA

Objective
Our Objective is to provide cost effective, high quality accounting, bookkeeping, tax and payroll services to a wide variety small to medium-sized businesses in the greater Houston area.

Core Competencies

  • CPA, MBA with over 25 years experience owning and managing small businesses. Intimately familiar with the day to day challenges of operating a profitable business in a challenging economic environment
  • Worked in corporate America at the Director level for multiple companies
  • H&R Block Franchise Owner
  • Owned and operated commercial real estate for over 25 years
Career History
2010 – Present - Owner, Norris and Associates (H&R Block Franchise) - Financial advisory firm serving small businesses and individuals in the Houston area. Services include the following:
  • Accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, federal state and local tax compliance
  • Individual and corporate tax services offered in affiliation with H&R Block
  • Investment counseling and portfolio management
  • Retirement Consulting
  • IRS Representation
Additional considerations:
Manage a staff of 7 full time employees
Owner/occupant of 1,300 sf building on ½ acre in East Houston
2008 – 2010 – Accountant, CRF Riley, CPA – Managed a portfolio of tax and accounting clients for Quentin Riley, CPA. The Texas State Board of Public Accountancy requires 2 years working under a CPA in order to qualify for a CPA license.
2005 - 2008 – Director of Pricing, Phillips Services Corporation – Managed the pricing function for a nationwide environmental service corporation
2003 - 2005 – Director of Finance, Mercury Development – Oversaw construction financing of 3 residential condo developments in the Houston Heights. All projects were completed and sold
1993 - 2003 – Director of Transatlantic Pricing and Revenue Management, Continental Airlines – Oversaw pricing function for all Trans-Atlantic routes out of Europe to the US. Annual revenue responsibility of over $250 million
1990 - 2015 – Owner, Acanthus Lease Corporation – owned and managed a 10,500-sf commercial property located at 250 W 19th Street Houston TX 77008. The property has remained fully leased since the original acquisition in 1993

Education

MBA – University of Houston Bauer School of Business - GPA 3.9
BBA – Abilene Christian University – GPA 3.75

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