CFO – Go Life International
Mathinus resigned from the S.A. Defense Force as a Captain in 1991, during which time he completed his Honours in Bachelor of Accounting Science. He completed his Articles of Clerkship at Coopers & Lybrand where he successfully obtained his CA (SA) qualification. As a Senior Audit Manager he was in charge of numerous audits ranging from listed companies to the SME market. At Coopers & Lybrand consulting division, he obtained valuable experience in project management where he managed various projects implementing the financial modules of the SAP software in corporate companies. As Senior Financial Planning Manager at Woolworths, he was responsible for the completion and reporting of the management accounts, budget and forecasting process for the whole of Woolworths, with all Group Financial Controller’s reporting to him. He managed a new department in Woolworth’s finance, called Financial Solutions. This new department managed the upgrade and maintenance of all financial systems and investigated and performed feasibility studies on new business initiatives within Woolworths.
He obtained a Bachelor of Business Management and Administration with honours (Cum Laude) MBA at the University of Stellenbosch while working for Woolworths as Financial Manager. Leaving Woolworths to manage and provide funding for the SMME market from monies received from Unie Bank.
As Financial Director adding value to Go Life International with the listing on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius that is selling nutraceutical products in South Africa. As director of Vertex Global Wealth, a Mauritian company, he creates international structure and financial wealth for international high nett worth clients.