Winsome A. Anderson, CPA
Principal & CEO- W.A. Anderson CPA
Winsome's career in accounting, audit and finance spans close to three (3) decades, working in public accounting,serving as a Financial Controller & Director of Accounting for private companies and a Management Consultant for publicly traded companies.
In 2014, she founded W.A. Anderson CPA, a certified public accountancy firm committed to providing the highest quality service at all times. The firm provides accounting, audit, advisory and tax services to Government, Non Profit and smaller business entities.
Prior to this, Winsome spent approximately 9 years working for public accounting firms , managing, planning and performing external audit engagements, primarily for clients in the government, nonprofit and manufacturing industries.This included approximately 4 years spent with accounting firm giant, Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) in Kingston, Jamaica.
She also spent 8 years as a Financial Controller and Director of Accounting for Private Equity Backed companies in Kingston, Jamaica and South Florida. This included CAC Jamaica and Automated Healthcare Solutions. During her tenure at these companies, she demonstrated success in helping to improve their financial health, streamlining accounting processes and workflows to create greater efficiencies and implementing strong systems of internal controls.
Winsome spent 3 years as a Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) Compliance & Implementation Consultant for publicly traded companies in the South Florida Area. Clientele included Autonation, America's largest automotive retailer, Levitt Corporation ( former home builders) and Advance Media Technologies.
Winsome graduated from the University of Technology, Jamaica with a high honors diploma in Business Administration, majoring in accounting. She is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the states of Florida and California. She is also a Chartered Accountant with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Winsome is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Winsome is a christian, avid basketball fan (a Heat Lifer) and loves listening to all genre of music.