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Careers

At ACG we treat each other with dignity and respect and acknowledge each other’s unique skill sets and contributions to the team. We value the diversity of our people, and we work together to achieve our goals and to celebrate our successes.

Elizabeth Stevens – Senior Vice President                  Human Resources, IT & Communications

Recruitment Philosophy

At ACG we understand that aircraft leasing is a highly competitive industry, and in order to attract and retain talented aviation professionals, we must remain committed to a people-focused philosophy for the recruitment, acquisition and retention of talent.   

While pursuing transactions that align with our core business principles is important to ACG, we also understand the importance of having a strong internal culture.  Integrity, honesty, creativity and commitment are key pillars of our foundation and the building blocks upon which we have been able to successfully grow our business for the past thirty years.  Our reputation across the globe continues to attract top talent.  We know details matter and each team member counts. 

Benefits Package

The success of any company depends on its employees.  At ACG, employee satisfaction is crucial not only to the well-being of our organization, but also to the health and wellness of our employees and their families.  We provide our employees the options and resources necessary for building security and maintaining a healthy balance between work and life.  

Our dedication to our staff is evident in our competitive benefits package.  Top-of-the-line health benefits include several options for medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as generous employer contributions for retirement benefits, along with employer-paid life insurance and other related insurance plans.  Additional offerings include tuition reimbursement, holidays, and paid time off, employee assistance programs and so much more.  

Our Office

“The culture at ACG is friendly and collaborative. The leadership team is involved, engaged, and committed to maintaining open lines of communication. There is a real sense of trust, respect, and community amongst employees."

Belen Valdovinos – Manager, Internal Audit

Job Postings

JOB SUMMARY

The Treasury Operations Supervisor oversees the Accounts Payable team and directs the processing of invoices and payments. This is a technical position responsible for the Accounts Payable procedures and systems. Due to the time-sensitive, high dollar nature of most transactions, this is a high visibility position.

HIRING RANGE

$ 85,000.00 – 105,000.00
Bonus eligible position
Individual pay may vary from the target hiring range and is determined by a number of factors including experience, location, internal pay equity, and other relevant business considerations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/DUTIES

  • Supervise the daily operations of the Accounts Payable team
  • Represent Treasury on cross-functional teams to ensure payments are properly processed and booked, and assist with maintenance and ongoing systems process improvement projects
  • Troubleshoot system errors in the AP treasury system and work with IT, in a technical capacity, to resolve This includes management of and making recommendations to amend Coupa process workflows
  • Maintain treasury’s primary systems: Coupa, Kyriba, MRI Accounting System and Certify
  • Execute domestic and international payments to vendors, investors, banks and airline customers; audit travel, expense reports, and consultant invoices
  • End-to-end management of the AP process; includes supplier onboarding, invoice processing, payment processing and responding to vendor inquiries
  • On-board vendors – collect and verify “know your customer” documents and setup vendors in accounts payable system
  • Interpret tax forms and other vendor KYC documents
  • Responsible for processing large amounts of vendor information under limited supervision with a high degree of accuracy
  • Daily monitoring of bank account activity and assisting with bank relationship management
    • Monitor payments to ensure wires are successfully sent
    • Develop and maintain open communication and strong relationships with vendors and banking partners
  • Assist with ad-hoc analytical assignments and treasury reporting
    • Assist the Director of Treasury with the build-out of Treasury reporting to senior management
    • Research, learn and stay current with 1099 and 1042 reporting

KEY DIMENSIONS

  • This position requires an individual who is detail oriented and organized with good written and verbal communication skills
  • Process-oriented mindset and aptitude for solving computer system problems
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workflow
  • Intellectual curiosity and process-oriented mindset
  • Customer service mindset

KEY RELATIONSHIPS & LEADERSHIP

  • Interface with vendors worldwide
  • Maintain open communication lines with colleagues across multiple functional areas
  • Interact with internal customers regularly, up to senior leader level

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative discipline (finance, engineering, economics)
  • 5 years’ of experience in Treasury Operations and/or Accounts Payable
  • Knowledge of treasury management systems or experience working with systems such as Coupa and Kyriba
  • Working knowledge of international payment processing and foreign currencies
  • Must be able to work in team-oriented environment and show ability to quickly climb learning curve
  • Occasionally available during off-business hours to execute sensitive international payments, sometimes of a high-dollar nature, to facilitate international capital markets and aircraft purchase transactions
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong proficiency with Word and Excel
  • Basic knowledge of accounting
  • Experience managing a small team
  • Work experience in banking, financial services, or aviation industries

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Office environment
  • Occasional travel (less than 10% of the time)
  • Ability to use computer & software programs on a daily basis

ENVIRONMENT

100% of the job responsibilities are performed inside in an office environment. Occasional travel for may be necessary.

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for Technical Asset Management of ACG’s owned and managed aircraft. Provide guidance, support, and training of the Marketing team on technical matters, including LOI and lease preparation and negotiation. The position includes providing daily support and guidance to our current lessees and commitment closure. Responsible for maintaining up to date maintenance status for all aircraft in ACG’s fleet of owned and managed aircraft.

HIRING RANGE:

$170,000.00 – $190,000.00
Bonus eligible position
Individual pay may vary from the target hiring range and is determined by a number of factors including experience, location, internal pay equity, and other relevant business considerations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/DUTIES

  • Negotiation of LOI’s/ Leases for new and used aircraft to ensure the highest standards of asset protection are enshrined in all deals
  • Manage Asset Value by negotiating and managing return conditions and setting reserve and return compensation rates approval of maintenance work and associated reserve claims to ensure asset value is maintained
  • Oversight and active asset management of the technical condition of the AC fleet including inspections, technical due diligence on airline clients, and current maintenance and operational status
  • Training and informing the technical team, marketing team and finance team on changes in the industry that would affect the value and the maintenance costs associated with the Assets
  • Coordinate with the rest of the technical team to ensure that modifications, delivery conditions, redelivery conditions and maintenance events are properly defined in the lease and the LOI
  • Minimize used aircraft transition cost by managing aircraft delivery conditions, modifications and maintenance contributions or top ups

KEY DIMENSIONS

  • LOI’s and Leases will be completed in a timely basis and will reflect a strong commercial awareness and the financial impact of the technical sections of the lease/LOI
  • The aircraft maintenance status and reserve or return comp status will be in line with the book value
  • Provide suggested updates and changes to the LOI and Lease

KEY RELATIONSHIPS & LEADERSHIP

  • Key partner with the Marketing team
  • Liaison with Legal and Finance teams

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Relevant industry experience and ideally a proven aviation industry track record in aircraft asset management
  • Excellent technical knowledge of aircraft and in particular the Boeing 737NG and Airbus A320 families
  • Knowledge of aircraft transition management with a leasing company, airline or MRO
  • Familiarity with aircraft maintenance programs, modifications, reconfiguration work and aircraft technical records
  • Excellent knowledge of aircraft lease documentation and maintenance risk exposure
  • An understanding of aviation and aircraft certification requirements and the associated regulations
  • Familiarity with Aircraft technical publications such as AMM’s, IPC’s, Service Bulletins, AD’s
  • Familiarity with Aircraft maintenance programs, records and related technical documentation
  • Familiarity with OEM data systems such as MyBoeingFleet and Airbus World

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Extensive international travel at short notice
  • Ability to work in a variety of working conditions and environments outside of a normal office environment

JOB SUMMARY

ACG’s Aircraft Financing Solutions group (“AFS”) Managing Director (“MD”) will be responsible for building out, structuring, and leading the continued growth of ACG’s initiative to develop, market and manage creative financing solutions to airlines and lenders around the world.   

HIRING RANGE

$250,000.00 – $290,000.00

Bonus eligible position

Individual pay may vary from the target hiring range and is determined by a number of factors including experience, location, internal pay equity, and other relevant business considerations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/DUTIES

This role will be responsible for a full range of activities that include:

  • Helping design new, innovative financing structures in response to airlines’ needs
  • Developing and executing the plan by which ACG would market these new financing structures to airlines around the world. Responsibilities include identifying target airline customers and then partnering / coordinating with ACG’s Marketing team to develop a coordinated, complementary marketing plan to present ACG’s full suite of service offerings to target customers
  • Analyzing airline financing RFPs to determine if AFS should respond and what the appropriate AFS response should be, including financing structure and number of aircraft
  • Working with commercial lenders and financiers to develop financing structures that will improve the ability of the AFS program to compete
  • Traveling globally to meet with customers and to raise awareness of the AFS program
  • Overseeing the financial and collateral analysis of potential transactions
  • Making recommendations to senior management regarding potential financing proposals and structures
  • Oversee the negotiation and documentation of financing transactions (including working with ACG Legal and external counsel) to structure and documents transactions, as well as coordinating any co-financing with banks, other financing sources and/or reinsurers
  • Other projects/tasks as needed

KEY DIMENSIONS

  • Leadership and effective deal management in-line with Company core values to support ACGs long-term business goals and objectives
  • Effective communication of vision and purpose to promote ACG in the marketplace
  • Customer focused, able to operate at any level
  • Achieve AFS business development and profit targets as set forth at the beginning of each year
  • Key architect for the development of AFSs business development strategy
  • Self-motivated, team player with the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Manage special projects and tasks as needed

KEY RELATIONSHIPS & LEADERSHIP

  • Chief Revenue Officer (direct manager)
  • Managing Directors – Aircraft Financial Services
  • Head of Capital Markets
  • Senior Leadership Team
  • Head of Aircraft Marketing and Regional Marketing VPs
  • Cross-departmental deal team support staff members (Treasury, Credit, Legal and FP&A)
  • TC liaison staff members

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidate should possess comprehensive knowledge, skills, and expertise in all aspects of aircraft finance
  • The candidate should also possess either expert-level knowledge of financial statement and risk analysis, accounting, projection analysis and working-level knowledge of business law, especially in contracts, and in both instances, should have specific expertise in negotiating contracts covering financial structures, such as cross-border, asset-backed financings, and finance leases of aircraft.
  • Candidate should have a strong skill set in the management of existing portfolio of transactions, including waivers and amendments to financing documents. The candidate also should have strong existing relationships with key finance department decision-makers at airlines globally
  • Candidate should be creative, proactive, and feel comfortable developing new programs, advocating for them, and having the ability to lead them into implementation.
  • Proven track record of successful sales and financing of commercial aircraft
  • A large network of banking, airline, and legal contacts
  • Demonstrated experience in leading deal teams and coordination of cross-departmental roles
  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to communicate at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to create and run financial models to provide viewpoints on deal economics and value
  • Flexible and adaptable; ability to travel on short notice as needed
  • Expert proficiency in MS Office

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Office controlled environment
  • Ability to use computer and software programs
  • Protracted computer and telephone usage, and ability and willingness to travel internationally

ENVIRONMENT

  • Working indoors (100%)
  • Indicate exposure to machinery, extreme conditions (0%)
  • Indicate amount of time spent sitting, standing, walking
    • Indoor working environment with majority of the day (85%) spent sitting or standing at desk or in meetings, whilst the remaining (15%) of the time spent walking to other floors/offices as needed
  • Frequent business travel required (35%)

LOCATIONS

  • Newport Beach, CA
  • Miami, FL
  • New York, NY
  • London, GB
  • Dublin, IR

JOB SUMMARY

Key treasury deal team member providing research, modeling, documentation, and execution support for a variety of transactions in the debt capital markets along with cross-functional analytical support with other groups within the company.

HIRING RANGE

$ 115,000.00 – 125,000.00

Bonus eligible position

Individual pay may vary from the target hiring range and is determined by a number of factors including experience, location, internal pay equity, and other relevant business considerations.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/DUTIES

  • Provide modeling support to analyze potential transactions (e.g. liquidity analysis, budget impact, relative value analysis, liability management)
  • Provide ongoing support in the documentation and maintenance of existing debt transactions
  • Assist in preparation of internal treasury presentations to senior leadership team and board of directors
  • Research opportunities in the global capital markets and assist in sourcing debt capital for the company
  • Maintain investor relations database and assist in external investor communications
  • Monitor the secondary trading activity of the Company’s bonds and track comparable issuer performance

Liaise with FP&A in support of cash and interest expense forecasting and transactional economic analysis

KEY DIMENSIONS

  • Success determined by ongoing completion of and support of capital markets transactions
  • Key attributes for this position include quantitative accuracy in modeling, self-sufficiency in research, curiosity about global capital markets, and the ability to present complex material in an effective manner to management

KEY RELATIONSHIPS & LEADERSHIP

  • Treasurer – direct report
  • Assistant Treasurer – indirect report
  • Director of Treasury Operations – provide supplemental support

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Technical bachelor’s or master’s degree preferred (e.g. engineering, finance, economics or similar)
  • Minimum five years of work experience in financial services industry
  • Advanced Excel modeling experience, demonstrated ability to model on an ad hoc basis
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including demonstrated PowerPoint proficiency
  • Ability to thrive in a team-based environment across functional areas
  • Ability to effectively deliver presentations on complex topics
  • Strong organization skills with ability to effectively prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Experience using Bloomberg
  • Familiarity with aviation finance

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Office Environment
  • Ability to use computer & software programs on a daily basis

ENVIRONMENT

100% of the job responsibilities are performed inside in an office environment.  Occasional travel for company events and conferences may be required.

JOB SUMMARY

This employee will be based in one of ACG’s USA offices (TBD and report to ACG’s Chief Risk Officer, John Graves (“CRO”).   Employee will be responsible for:

  1. Assessing, managing and reporting on portfolio and credit/country risks on ACG projects in the Americas, including Canada, the USA, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America (the “Americas”). Significant travel, alone or with the ACG Marketing officers in charge of customers in the region, is expected.
  2. Working with ACG Marketing, Legal and Technical to resolve payment problems and other problems with airline customers in the Americas. This will include designing and negotiating lease restructurings, as needed.
  3. Working with the CRO and other ACG Risk Department team members on various other Risk initiatives within ACG including, but not limited to: 1) ongoing portfolio reviews; 2) special studies including market assessments and de-risking studies; 3) internal reporting; and 4) process improvements.

 

HIRING RANGE

$ 210,000-$240,000

Bonus eligible position

Individual pay may vary from the target hiring range and is determined by a number of factors including experience, location, internal pay equity, and other relevant business considerations.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/DUTIES

  • Staying abreast of the airline markets and customer developments in the Americas
  • Traveling to complete due diligence on customers, markets, etc.
  • Assessing the risks posed by different ACG leasing or financing projects in the Americas and identifying potential mitigants (through transaction structuring or post-closing trading, etc.)
  • Providing ACG Risk’s input to and concurrence on ongoing deal terms and final LOIs inked with customers
  • Preparing Risk writeups that go into each ACG Transaction Approval Form submitted to senior management
  • Contributing to, or leading, company efforts to resolve post-LOI problems with Americas customers or projects (such as customer delinquencies, rent deferral requests, aircraft delivery date adjustment negotiations, bankruptcies, and requests or demands for amendments to other lease terms etc.)
  • Preparing market analyses and placement strategy recommendations and contributing to other ACG projects in the region (such as recommending changes to or limits on concentrations or trading of selected exposures)
  • Contributing to monthly watch lists, delinquency reports and other internal reports
  • Assessing and advising the CRO and ACG senior management on Americas project risks and emerging risks
  • Proactively developing tools/ideas/new approaches to help ACG improve its risk management processes/decisions
  • Supporting other ACG departments and offices as necessary

 

KEY DIMENSIONS

  • Ability to develop and manage trustworthy relationships with airlines and within ACG
  • Fluency with aircraft leases, aviation risk assessment, and lease enforcement

KEY RELATIONSHIPS & LEADERSHIP

  • Employee will work closely with ACG’s Regional Lessee Marketers and ACG’s CRO

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 15+ years of compliance and risk experience
  • Passion for aviation, familiarity with key industry risks, and detailed knowledge of aircraft leasing
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong negotiating and project management skills
  • Confident and outgoing personality
  • Finance and accounting expertise
  • Ability to travel
  • Graduate degree in business/finance/accounting or graduate law degree
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, data analytics and risk metrics.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Office Environment
  • Ability to use computer & software programs on a daily basis

ENVIRONMENT

  • Amount of travel involved likely to be at least 50% of time
  • Work will primarily be indoors
  • Minimal expect exposure to machinery, extreme conditions
  • Time spent sitting (85%), standing (10%), walking (5%)

JOB SUMMARY                 

The Sr. Pricing Analyst III will be responsible for all analytical requests related to the evaluation of deal economics, including orderbook aircraft placements, sale-lease back transactions, opportunistic aircraft purchases and sales to/from the secondary market, AFS PTNI and loss given default calculations, finance lease treatment and other ad hoc assignments. The position requires a deep understanding of aircraft & engine maintenance condition and maintenance cashflow forecasts, as well as aircraft maintenance adjusted valuations.

HIRING RANGE

€102,155.00 – €116,085.00

Bonus eligible position

Individual pay may vary from the target hiring range and is determined by a number of factors including experience, location, internal pay equity, and other relevant business considerations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/DUTIES

  • Work directly with Marketing, Trading, and AFS (Aircraft Financing Solutions) teams to review deal structures, analyze their economics and propose deal recommendations based on the company’s key return metrics
  • Perform aircraft and engine maintenance condition and maintenance revenue forecast
  • Navigate through complex aircraft transition scenarios and calculate cash MR, return compensation and top-up obligations
  • Identify and propose best case scenario for ACG to the commercial team
  • Understand accounting impacts of maintenance related cashflow
  • Work with various team members from the technical department, FP&A, finance, legal, aircraft trading, and marketing to analyze the impact of potential aircraft trading transactions
  • Determine the economic results of each transaction considering various factors such as applicable forms of debt, lease agreement language, technical considerations, tax issues, accounting considerations, and structuring considerations
  • Track lease economics for delivered aircraft and perform analysis on ACG’s own portfolio economics as needed
  • Perform analysis related to ACG’s OEM orderbook activities, including potential future aircraft commitments, aircraft price escalations, aircraft cost model, and impacts to lease economics, earnings, yield, etc.
  • Provide support for evaluation of new aircraft types, and contract negotiation for incremental aircraft orders
  • Collaborate with Risk team to incorporate risk adjusted return calculations in various Pricing models
  • Support AFS (Aircraft Financing Services) and Accounting teams in all AFS transactions and analyze AFS deal economics and CECL charges under various deal structures
  • Build new and complex analytical models and periodically update and refine analytical models to ensure accuracy, flexibility, and up-to-date assumptions
  • Problem solve to tackle a variety of complex scenarios and requests from teams across the company
  • Complete ad-hoc projects, including presentation of analytical results to various company groups and stakeholders such as the Senior Leadership Team, the New Aircraft Management Team (NMT), etc. as assigned

KEY DIMENSIONS

  • Ability to understand different value propositions in various deal structures and think creatively to find solutions that maximize benefit to the company
  • Understand aircraft and engines, as well as dynamics in the aircraft leasing community
  • 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, Tech, Trading, AFS, NMT, etc.
  • Attention to detail in financial modeling and in understanding of lease clauses, including rent, rent adjustment, return condition and maintenance compensation, etc.
  • Advanced Excel skills and deep understanding of economic and finance concepts including IRR, ROE, Yield, leverage, etc. are critical for success in this role

KEY RELATIONSHIPS & LEADERSHIP

  • Marketing, Trading, Technical and NMT
  • SFA will be “Pricing representative” in each deal team and responsible for any analytical support, TAF and LOI drafting from pre-LOI discussion stage to post-closing delivery stage
  • Close liaison with the FP&A team transferring deal related information and insights that will be materially impact the company and be incorporated into the updated financial plan

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in finance, accounting, economics or related field required
  • 5-7 years’ work experience in Aviation industry under finance or related functions
  • Advanced Excel modeling skill and experience, including using existing model and building new financial models
  • Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to build and deliver presentations to senior management
  • Team player with the ability to interact with all levels in an organization
  • Able to work under pressure and effectively prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Ability to balance competing priorities and respond to deal-driven timelines

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Office Environment
  • Ability to use computer & software programs on a daily basis

ENVIRONMENT

Primarily sitting at desk in front of computer 95% sitting, 5% walking

Interested In Joining Our Team?

ACG is regularly seeking talented people to join our team. If you wish to be considered for a future role on the ACG team, you are welcome to send us your resume along with a cover letter. 

Thanks for your time and interest. We’ll see you in the skies… 

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