Jacqueline began her career with Ernst & Young (now known as EY) where she completed her
articles. She then joined Edgars Stores Limited as the Group Management Accountant heading
and coordinating the Group’s budgeting and monthly management accounts functions. In the 2nd
part of her 9year tenure with Edgars she moved to the role of Group Financial Accountant, which
encompassed year end reporting, treasury and involvement in the Groups special projects. She
was also appointed Principal Officer of the Edgars Pension Fund and presented a paper in
Mombasa, Kenya to a meeting of Pension Funds from all over Africa on Sustainable Investments.
She then joined the most diversified listed mining entity in Zimbabwe, the RioZim Group, as part of
its turnaround team in 2012 where she held the role of Financial Manager, playing a team role in
restructuring the Group’s short-term expensive debt into long-term debt at viable rates. Jacqueline
is a 2015 Fortune Most Powerful Woman/U.S. State Department Global Women’s Mentoring
Mentee (a program which selects around 20 women from around the world each year to be
mentored by Women in the Fortune 500 Companies in the United States). Jacqueline holds an
Honors Bachelor of Accounting Science Degree (BCompt Hons) from UNISA, and is a qualified
Chartered Accountant (Financial Management Specialist) with membership in the Institute of
Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe. She was also the first female Chair of the Matabeleland
Society of Chartered Accountants and briefly sat on the Council of the Institute of Chartered
Accountants, a position she had to relinquish when she relocated to Harare. She is a recognised
female leader featured in The Book of Zimbabwean Women 2013 and awarded 2014 Megafest
Top 20 Women in Business.
Jacqueline Dube was appointed to Head Finance Cottco on 12 March 2018.