Welcome to Burkey Cox Evans & Bradford

“It’s not what you earn... it’s what you keep.”

Welcome to Burkey & Cox

“It’s not what you earn... it’s what you keep.”

The B&C motto –

“It’s not what you earn...it’s what you keep.”

Burkey & Cox will help you keep more of your money.

Careers & News

burkey cox logo Career Opportunities

Tired of the long commute, coupled with long days in the office? Do you want to make a difference in the lives and businesses of your local community? Do you have a fresh perspective and innovative ideas? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then Burkey Cox Evans and Bradford is the firm for you.

Burkey & Cox is looking to expand their team of CPAs, accountants or staff members with experienced, energetic, and forward-thinking professionals.

As part of the Burkey & Cox award-winning team, you will perform both tax and audit functions for a wide array of clientele, working along-side “the best of the best” professionals in the Antelope Valley.

Now is the time to spend your days making a difference, rather than making the commute. Wave “goodbye” to the freeway and say “hello to your new opportunity”!

Positions available.

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Harold Manning, CPA and Partner

Partner Retires

Burkey Cox Evans & Bradford Accountancy Corporation announced that Harold Manning CPA and Partner has retired, effective June 30, 2018.

Harold started his accounting career with Deloitte in Seattle, Washington. While in Washington he also managed two audit departments for other accounting firms. The leap to California introduced him to Burkey & Cox and partnership in 1983. In 2001 he took over the Ridgecrest-China Lake Office, which he ran under his own name until 2011. In 2012 Harold had come full circle with the firm and joined the Antelope Valley office.

The first retirement celebration for Harold was held at a Jethawks game with the staff in attendance. The firm partied and enjoyed the game, and Harold received field-level tickets to a Seahawks game in December as his retirement gift from the firm.

The second celebration was held in Ridgecrest at the Maturango Museum with some of Harold’s long-time clients in attendance.

“Over the past 34 years, it has been a pleasure to serve the Ridgecrest and Antelope Valley communities,” said Harold about his career and strong connection to the community. “I have had the privilege of meeting a great many people and have developed lifelong friendships with many clients. After 44 years as a CPA, however, the time has now come for me to step back from 'full-time' public accounting.”

Harold plans to begin his retirement by traveling with his wife Rancy, relaxing, enjoying time with his grandchildren, and working far less, which means he will be working on a limited basis for the firm during the next few tax seasons.

“We are very excited for Harold and this next chapter of his life,” said Sarah Cox, Office Manager. “While we are sad to see him go, we look forward to working with him during tax season.”

News Archives List

Voted The Best 2018

Christmas Party 2017

Lorraine Holt

Voted The Best 2017

Management Retreat 2017

Christmas Party 2016

Voted The Best 2016

Christmas Party 2015

Carlsbad Merger Celebration Barbeque

Carlsbad CPA Firm Merger

Senator Sharon Runner Letter

Voted The Best 2015

Color Vibe 5K

Christmas Party 2014

NLAR Presentation

Stellar Peer Review

Color Me Rad

Christmas Party 2013

AVC Presentation

Penne DeMarco

Bradford Helps Homeowners

Bradford Lively Talk

Christmas Party 2012

Scott Evans Presentation

Christmas Party 2011

Retirement & Intro Party

Bradford Presentation