Meet the Team





The Brains - Financial Reporting Specialist

Marleze Scheepers the CA in the midst, has utilised her skill set and experience to initiate the development of GreatAccounts. She articled at PwC, and with her industry knowledge came into GreatSoft to ensure that a product was designed to suit the market requirements for smart Financial Reporting Software. Her keen sense of business has evolved the Financial Reporting with further template design according to IFRS Standards, and through her passion ensured that GA was born.




The Muscle – Senior Developer

Johan Goosen is our Senior Developer who is the muscle behind the product, and is responsible for the design and implementation of all new functionality in GreatAccounts. He oversees the quality of the software development team as a whole, making sure that all projects are timely delivered. He holds his B.Tech degree in Information Systems with over eight years’ experience, and has an unquenchable passion for coding. He uses his valuable expertise in software development to ensure that the product delivered to our clients is of the highest quality.



The Apprentice – Developer

Manie Scherman is the youngster in the GA Team, who holds his Diploma in Development. He is mainly responsible for the maintenance development of GreatAccounts to ensure our clients are happy with the product. Since he joined the Team in 2011 he has made some valuable contributions to the current software, in adding new and exciting features to enhance the user experience and speed up workflow. Manie is a good team player and an innovative thinker who is always ready for a challenge.




The Matrix - Developer

Lodewyk Malan joined the GA development team in the beginning of 2013, fresh from doing his SAIPA Articles at an accounting firm where he had developed his own auditing software. He holds a B.Acc degree and with his love for programming has brought a great deal of knowledge and enthusiasm. He fills the role of GA Developer in Cape Town and gets a kick out of challenging the status quo.






The Mother – Services Consultant

Julia Handford is one of our Services Consultants who is currently manning our Support Centre for GreatAccounts. Coming from a varied professional background, she ads her high-caliber touch with her three years Accounting experience and 10 years of managing Change from a Quality Assurance point of view. Her passion is the establishment of effective and sound business systems, of which state of the art technology and
the empowerment of people using those systems are close to her heart.


The Guardian Angel – Onsite Services Consultant

Michael Smit has boldly accepted the challenge of being Consultant for GreatAccounts beginning of 2013. After doing his SAIPA Articles at an accounting firm he was head hunted for his exceptional consulting aptitude, and has since become a valued member of GA. Together with his solid accounting background, he also brings his expertise to the Team as he holds his BCom degree in Accounting and Honours in Tax. With his rock-steady attitude and cool innovative spirit, he is tackling the bull by the horns and implementing GA country-wide.






The Rainmaker – Services Consultant

Leon Njuguna, our vibrant young Kenyan consultant, has joined GA after completing his BComm Accounting degree at Wits University. In his spare time Leon actively tutored kids from Accounting right through to Maths.
He ensures that mileage is given to our new training centre in Johannesburg by providing proficient and professional training – thus creating new business opportunities and ‘bringing in the rain’.  His role is to ensure that our clients are constantly happy and are working on equal lengths to reach our aspirations.  
True to his Kenyan traditions of being hard working and diligent, he enables our team to deliver the perfect storm and making sure our clients are showered with exceptional service.