Wandana Johnson-Nelson Accountant


995 McConachie Blvd, NW• Edmonton AB T5Y 3N3 • Tel: (780)860-4505 • email: [email protected]

To obtain an accounting/auditing position in an organization where my strong analytical and organizational skills can be fully utilized and used as part of the company’s strategic and profit maximization plan.

• Accounts Payable/Receivable • Journal Entries
• Payroll Preparation • Reconciliation
• Budget Preparation & Management • Inventory Management
• Cash Flow • Cost Accounting Management

• Great Plains
• Quickbooks
• Turbo Pay
• Peachtree

• Certificate in Forensic Accounting

• Certificate in Receivables Management

• Certificate in PECB Certified ISO 31000 Foundation

• Certificate in ISO 9001:2015 Internal Audit

• Certificate in Supervisory Management

• Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (A.C.C.A) – Finalizing (Level 2)

• Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (A.C.C.A) Level 1- Exempt

• Association of Chartered of Certified Accounting- CAT 2004 – 2007

• Charlemont High School 1992 – 1997

Maritime Authority of Jamaica- 2nd Floor, UDC Building, 12 Ocean Blvd, Kingston
March 2013- Present

Assistant Accountant-Receivables
Duties Performed:
• Monitoring all amounts due and overdue to the Authority and advising Management of
appropriate action to be taken.
• Review monthly Accounts Receivables Statements for Clients and Debtors Report and
submit to Finance & Accounting Manager for approval
• Reconciliation of all Accounts Receivables to the General Ledger on a monthly basis.
• Review and Certification of Aged Accounts Receivables Schedule on a monthly basis and
submit to Finance Manager.
• Reconciliation of all bank accounts after each month end and reconciling to General
• Preparation of monthly Financial Report/ Budgetary Comparative statement and prepare
detailed analysis for Management submission to Ministry.
• Assist in the preparation for internal and external audits
• Preparation of work papers, journals and edit lists in support of the General Ledger System
• Supervises the Accounts Receivables Officer

The Book Merchant Ltd- 9 Easton Avenue, Kingston 5
June 2009 – March 2013

Accounting Officer
Duties Performed:
• Have full responsibility for the maintenance of all accounting records for presentation to
auditors with Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet adjustments made.
• Ensure management of accounts receivable, payables, cash/bank balances and inventory
• Prepare departmental and master budgets for timely submission to executive directors. Proper management of company’s cash flows and conduct periodic inventory counting and costing of stocks.

Copiers Limited- 19 Roosevelt Avenue, Kingston 6
March 2007 – May 2009

Duties Performed:
• Manage all posting debits and credits and recording all transactions.
• Performed accounts receivable and payables functions, balancing cash and posting sales invoices.
• Generate bank deposits, verify and balance receipts. Create invoices and track overdue accounts. Research and resolve billing and collections disputes.
• Generating and filing statutory returns. Preparing the necessary files for audit research.

ModOffice by EHC Industries Limited – 16 Retirement Road, Kingston 5
September 2006 – March 2007

Temporary Accounting Clerk
Duties Performed:
• Managed all posting of debits and credits and recorded all transactions.
• Generated and filed statutory returns. Performed accounts receivable functions, balancing cash and posting sales invoices, generate bank deposits, verify and balance receipts.
• Create invoices and track overdue accounts.
• Preparation of weekly and fortnightly payroll using TurboPay. Research and resolve billing and collections disputes.

Bob Fowler & Associates – 19 Carvalho Drive, Kingston 10
2003- June 2006

Accounting Technician
Duties Performed:
• Managed financial transactions and record keeping with strict attention to detail. Verified and posted transactions to general ledger using DacEasy.
• Reconciled and balanced accounts. Preparation of monthly payroll, manually and filing statutory returns.
• Communicate with clients to address inquiries and resolve their account issues.

Anthony Gordon & Associates – Oxford Terrace, Kingston 5

Auditing Clerk
Duties Performed:
• Checking records, verifying transactions posted by other workers, check documents to ensure that they are correctly coded and mathematically correct.
• Conducting fiscal year, tax periods, monthly and year end audits.
• Demonstrated talent for quickly learning new tasks and completing assignments ahead of schedule, while maintaining a high degree of accuracy.