Matthew Cilliers

Areas of focus
Audit and assurance
Job title
Office location
George Town

Summary of Experience

Matthew is a manager for assurance services based in the George Town, Cayman Islands office and has over 6 years of experience in the accounting and finance industry.

His career began with EY Cape Town where his portfolio consisted primarily of listed international retail and financial services groups, including several investment managers, manufacturers, and universities. Following a 3-year tenure, he conducted a 3-month short-term contract with EY Germany (Bochum office) in the oil and gas sector, before joining EY Cayman Islands in the insurance department, specializing in insurance captives domiciled across various domiciles and US states (incl. Hawaii, Vermont, Arizona, and New York et al) of various setups.

Matthew joined RSM Cayman Ltd in September 2021 as a manager in the insurance department.

Professional Affiliations

Matthew is a qualified chartered accountant, with memberships with the South Africa Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), and the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants (CIIPA).


Matthew is a graduate of the University of Cape Town, having obtained a Bachelor of Commerce (“BCOM”) (2013), and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Accounting (“PGDA”) (2014).