ACG Culture

We strive to be authentic, transparent, and values driven.  We focus on doing the right thing. 

We endeavor to achieve our goals together in an environment where hard work and great decision-making are recognized.  We foster an inclusive culture, where ideas, are welcome, and leadership is accessible.  

We enable our team to achieve their personal best with opportunities, challenges, and targeted support.  In return, we ask each team member to contribute their passion and insight to help us grow.

Benefits

Our employees are our most valuable asset. That’s why at Aviation Capital Group LLC we are committed to a competitive and comprehensive benefit and retirement program that helps our employees stay healthy, feel secure and maintain a positive work-life balance. We offer Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance; 401k & retirement; Life & Disability Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Generous Paid Time off, Wellness Benefits, Tuition Reimbursement along with a great work environment.

EEO

ACG is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

Senior Financial Analyst, Analytics – Newport Beach

The Senior Financial Analyst in the Analytics team will be responsible for a variety of analytical assessments related to evaluation of deal economics for orderbook aircraft, sale-lease back transactions, opportunistic aircraft purchases and sales to/from the secondary market, AFS loss given default calculations, maintenance forecasts and other ad hoc assignments. The position requires creative analytical ability to tackle a variety of scenarios and requests from teams across the Company. Advanced Excel skills and understanding of economic and finance concepts including IRR, ROE, Yield, leverage, etc. are critical for success in this role.

Essential Job Functions / Duties:

  • Work directly with the marketing representatives (including the AFS team) to review contemplated deal scenarios and analyze the results based on the Company’s key metrics of return on equity, internal rate of return, yield, etc.
  • Perform the analysis related to potential future aircraft commitments and price the impact to earnings, yield, etc. for such transactions
  •  Analyze the return dynamics for the Company’s acquisition scenarios
  • Work with various team members from the technical department, FP&A, finance, legal, portfolio management, and marketing to analyze the impact of potential sales transactions.  Determine the results of each transaction considering various factors such as applicable forms of debt, hedges and debt breakage costs, contract costs, technical considerations, tax issues, and structuring considerations
  • Prepare presentations and marketing materials for investor presentations
  • Analyze actuals, forecasts, and budgets and prepare analyses for upper management of Division and corporate performance against benchmarks
  • Complete ad-hoc projects, as assigned
  • Other projects and tasks as needed or assigned

Factors for Success:

  • Ability to think creatively to find solutions for deal scenarios to maximize benefit to the Company and the counterparty
  • Relationship building as the position requires a close working relationship with members from teams across the Company, including but not limited to FP&A, Treasury, Accounting, Marketing, Trading, AFS, NMT
  • Analytical abilities, especially within Excel and a thorough understanding of economic concepts
  • Attention to detail especially as relates to reading and understanding of lease clauses that describe financial compensation related to maintenance, rent, rent adjustments, return conditions etc.
  • Undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, or economics required
  • 4-6 years’ work experience in Finance
  • In-depth experience in valuation modeling (building and running), treasury and financial analysis
  • Advanced Excel modeling experience, including experience creating macros in VBA
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to interact with all levels of an organization
  • Ability to build and deliver presentations to senior management
  • Strong organization skills, with ability to effectively prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Strong preference for experience in the Aviation industry

If you are interested in the Senior Financial Analyst position, please email your resume and cover letter to ACGHRApply@aviationcapital.com.

ACG is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

VP Marketing – China/Hong Kong

Job Summary:

The VP Marketing is responsible for generating revenue for ACG by marketing new and remarketing current ACG (its affiliates and clients) assets on lease with customers in the assigned territories. This role is also responsible for customer development and maintenance with an emphasis on sourcing, arranging, delivering and the ongoing management of lease and trade transactions. This position will also gather marketing information to allow the company to understand and assess the current and future market demands as well as the competitive environment. Secondary functions include expanding ACG’s brand awareness across the industry and ensuring that aged receivables are addressed promptly if and as needed. This position will also work on specific projects and marketing initiatives as directed by the Head of Marketing.

Essential Job Functions / Duties:

  • Regular contact with current customers to manage current contracts and generate opportunities to expand the relationship.
  • Regular visits to customers facilities to develop a personal rapport and to better understand the commercial opportunities and challenges that the relationship provides to ACG and the customer.
  • Regular contact with peers at competing shops to be alert of market and customer developments.
  • Regular participation in industry conferences and events relevant to the assigned territory and customers.
  • Provide market intel to the Head of Marketing that would be relevant to elaborate a companywide marketing strategy.
  • Suggest timely steps to arrest any increasing customer delinquency.
  • Handles other projects/tasks as needed.

Factors for Success:

  • BA or BS degree
  • High level of proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Five years of aviation industry experience in a customer facing roles in sales/marketing at OEM’s, MRO’s, Aviation Consulting, Aviation Financing and/or Aircraft Leasing companies; and/or Lessor/Supplier facing roles at airlines’ Fleet of Finance departments.
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively, be away from home, deal with language, food and cultural challenges and develop working relationships with people that may at times address the world from a different point of view.

If you are interested in the VP Marketing position, please send your resume and cover letter to ACGHRApply@aviationcapital.com.