Rivasha Maharaj


Job Title: FD

Company: Omnia


Rivasha Maharaj was appointed FD of Omnia in January 2021 and stepped down from the role in 2022. Now she serves as a mentor to the IkamvaYouth Project. Prior to joining Omnia, she was group CFO at Afgri Group Holdings. After completing her articles of clerkship Rivasha joined Meadow Feeds in June 2004 as a management accountant. Thereafter she fulfilled various senior finance positions at Nampak and Tega Industries. During 2016 she was appointed as financial director at DivFood a Division of Nampak. She joined Afgri in May 2017 looking after grain management, equipment, retail, unigro and harvest time. Rivasha was nominated for the 2020 CFO Awards.

2019 – Present    Mentor, IkamvaYouth Programme
2021 – 2022         Finance Director, Omnia Fertilizer
2017 – 2020         Chief Financial Officer, Afgri Group Holdings
2017 – 2017         Director, Nampak DivFood Botswana
2016 – 2017         Divisional Finance Director, Nampak DivFood
2016 – 2017         Alternative Director, Collect-a-Can
2015 – 2016         Finance and Corporate Governance Executive, AfgriI Poultry
2012 – 2015         Finance Director, Tega Indutries South Africa
2010 – 2012         Finance Committee Member, Collect-a-Can
2007 – 2012         Divisional Financial Manager, Nampak 
2004 – 2006         Management Accountant, Meadow Feeds

2014 – 2016         MBA, Henley Business School 
2011 – 2011         Management Development Programme, GIBS
2003 – 2003         CA (SA), SAICA
2002 – 2002         B.Com Hons, Accounting and Finance, University of KZN
1996 – 1998         B.Com, Accounting and Finance, University of KZN

About company: IkamvaYouth provides a safe space for learners to be after class ends, where they receive help with their homework and a host of other services and support to ensure they succeed.

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