Department of Rural Development and Land Reform: Rendani Sadiki

Rendani Sadiki has been the Chief Financial Officer of the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform since February 2015.

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Rendani Sadiki has over 20 years experience in Accounting and Finance. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA) and received a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting and a B.Compt Honours degree from UNISA. She became an Accounting Clerk at Grinaker-LTA and soon after an Article Clerk at Auditor-General of South Africa. She has worked as Head of Finance at Metal Industries Benefit Fund Administrators, Finance Accountant at Exxaro Resources and CFO of Driving License Card Account amongst others. She was appointed CFO of the Department of Rural Development in February 2015.

Work
2015 – Present    Chief Financial Officer, Department of Rural Development                                            and Land Reform
2012 – 2015         Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Driving License                                    Card Account
2010 – 2014         Finance Manager, National Regulator for Compulsory                                                    Specification
2007 – 2010         Group Financial Accountant, Exxaro Resources
2006 – 2007         Head of Finance, Metal Industries Benefit Fund Administrators
2003 – 2006         Accountant, Mpumalanga Economic Growth Agency
1999 – 2003         Article Clerk, Auditor-General of South Africa
1997 – 1999         Accounting Clerk, Grinaker-LTA

Education
2013 – 2014         CA (SA), SAICA
2012 – 2012         Post Graduate Diploma, Accounting Science, UNISA
2011 – 2012         B.Compt Hons, Accounting and Finance, UNISA
1993 – 1996         B.Com, Accounting and Finance, University of Venda for                                              Science and Technology

About the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform: The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform (DRDLR) was created in 2009, in line with the Polokwane resolutions. The DRDLR is dedicated to the social and economic development of rural South Africa, ensuring that South Africans residing in rural areas enjoy the same benefits as their urban cousins, so that they too are covered by human rights and basic dignity guaranteed in the Constitution.