Houston CPA Firm

Meet the Team

Omar Virjee CPA

Omar Virjee, CPA, CTC

President & CEO

Omar graduated with his Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting in 2008 and later attained his CPA in 2012. He has worked within various areas of finance for several Fortune 500 companies prior to starting Virjee Consulting in 2013.

Omar is entrepreneur by nature, starting his first company when he was 16 years old. In 2013 Omar and his wife Sarah started Virjee Consulting with the idea of building a CPA firm that helps small businesses save in taxes by delivering unique tax strategies fit specifically for their business. In 2018 Omar and Virjee Consulting were selected to be part of the Goldman Sach’s 10,000 small business program. In 2019 Omar earned his CTC designation, as a Certified Tax Coach from the American Academy of Tax Planners. In 2021 Virjee Consulting was ranked as one of the top three reviewed accounting firms in Houston.

During his free time Omar enjoys spending time with his family, playing basketball with friends and traveling to new destinations.


Sarah Virjee CPA

Sarah Virjee, EA

Project Manager

Sarah graduated from the University of Texas Dallas in 2010 with a double major in Accounting and Finance. After graduation she worked with BNY Mellon in Toronto, Canada as a Fund Accountant. She started Virjee Consulting, PLLC with her husband in 2013 where she currently overseas all of the Accounting and Payroll functions of clients in multiple industries. In 2018 Sarah earned her Enrolled Agent certification which allows her to represent clients before the IRS.

During her free time Sarah enjoys photography, painting and traveling.


Abbey Ali

Abbey Ali

Team Leader- Accounting-Tax- Payroll Department

Abbey graduated with his Masters in Accounting from Federation University in Australia in 2015.

He joined Virjee Consulting in 2018 as an Accountant. Due to his hard work, attention to detail and care for clients Abbey was promoted to Senior Accountant in 2019 and Team Leader in 2020. Abbey oversees all of the Accounting staff at Virjee Consulting. During his free time Abbey is an avid cricket player and enjoys riding motorcycles.


Huma Sohail

Humza Sohail

Accountant/ Tax Consultant Sr

Humza graduated with his Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance in 2018 from the University of Houston. Since joining Virjee Consulting in 2019, Humza has quickly moved up to a senior accounting position due to his ability to assist clients in developing strategies to reduce their tax burden. Humza is currently sitting for his CPA exam.

During his spare time Humza enjoys playing basketball with his friends and watching Houston sports.


Zahra Shariff

Zahra Shariff

Senior Accountant

Zahra graduated from University of Houston in 2018 with her Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting. She joined Virjee Consulting in 2018 as an Accounting Assistant. Over the years Zahra has continued to take on more responsibility and is currently a Senior Accountant that looks over a portfolio of clients. Zahra is knowledgeable in small business accounting and taxation and enjoys helping clients maximize their tax savings. During her spare time Zahra enjoys spending time with family and volunteering at the community center.


Carly Weidemann

Carly Weidemann

Accountant

Carly joined Virjee Consulting as a tax intern in 2019. She graduated from the University of Houston with her Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting in 2020, right in middle of the pandemic. After graduating Carly continued her career with Virjee Consulting as an Accountant I. She has a bright personality and is always looking to give her clients the best solution.

During her spare time she enjoys baking and spending time with family.


Abdul Harb

Abdul Harb

Accountant

Abdul graduated from the University of Houston in 2018 with his Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting. Abdul joined Virjee Consulting in 2020 as an Accountant. Prior to joining Virjee Consulting Abdul was an Accountant at a local Accounting firm where he assisted clients with their monthly financials. After joining Virjee Consulting, Abdul has taken greater responsibility over client tax strategies and financial reporting. Abdul enjoys helping clients make sense of their numbers and taxes. Abdul is currently studying to sit for the CPA exam.

During his free time Abdul enjoys working on his cars and going to car shows.


Helena Ventura

Helena Ventura

Accountant

Helena completed her Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology and Exercise Science in 2018. She worked at Life Time Fitness as a Nutritional Program Coordinate for 2 years before she found her true calling, Accounting and Tax Law! She joined Virjee Consulting as a Tax Intern in 2020 and quickly moved up to an Accountant I Associate role. Helena is detail oriented and enjoys working with clients to find the optimal tax reduction solution for them. Helena is currently finishing up her MBA from Texas A&M University Corpus with a concentration in Accounting. She plans on sitting for the CPA soon after graduation.

In her free time Helena enjoys working out and watching Houston baseball!


Misbah Sheikh CPA

Misbah Sheikh

Payroll Administrator

Misbah graduated with her Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting in 2009 from North Carolina State University. She joined Virjee Consulting in 2019 as a Tax Intern and after her internship she joined the firm as a Payroll Administrator. She assists clients in their payroll needs among other projects at the firm. Misbah is highly customer service oriented and enjoys helping clients with their questions. Misbah is currently sitting for the CPA exam.

In her free time Misbah enjoys spending time with her family.


Aaron Tucker

Tax Intern

Aaron joined Virjee Consulting in 2021 as a Tax Intern. He is currently studying at the University of Houston to complete his Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting. He plans to graduate in 2022 and then join the Master program in order to qualify for the CPA exam. Aaron is a bright and friendly team member and looks forward to working with clients through tax season.

During his free time he enjoys working out and attending UH sporting events.