Role details

International CFO

London   •   £150,000 - £200,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • International CFO
  • Luxury Fashion

About Our Client

Backed by a High Net Worth investor, my client works with many of the world's leading fashion brands and fashion editorials.

With a strong international footprint and high quality board and well networked investor community, my client is looking to expand its portfolio in London, New York and Milan.

Job Description

The CFO's responsibilities will include the following:


  • Assist in formulating the company's future direction and supporting tactical initiatives.
  • Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans.
  • Develop financial and tax strategies.
  • Manage the capital request and budgeting processes.
  • Develop performance measures that support the company's strategic direction.


  • Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team.
  • Dealing with all members of the management team.
  • Manage the corporate affairs, accounting, human resources, investor relations, legal, tax, and treasury departments.
  • Oversee the financial operations of subsidiary companies and foreign operations.
  • Oversee the company's transaction processing systems.
  • Implement operational best practices.
  • Oversee employee benefit plans, with particular emphasis on maximizing a cost-effective benefits package.

Financial Information

  • Oversee the issuance of financial information.
  • Report financial results to the board of directors.


  • Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts.
  • Arrange for debt and equity financing.
  • Maintain banking relationships.
  • Represent the company with investors.

The Successful Applicant

  • The candidate should have an MBA or be a Qualified Accountant (or international equivalent)
  • Proven experience in an FD / CFO role for a major company or division of a medium-large corporation.
  • Background of working at board level and partnering with an executive team, and have a high level of written and oral communication skills.
  • A fluent Italian speaker, is a distinct advantage, as well as excellent written and spoken English
  • Prior experience or knowledge of the fashion sector would be advantageous
  • M&A or corporate finance background would be desirable

What's on Offer

Basic salary £150K - £200K, depending on experience, plus bonus / LTIPS and benefits.

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