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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

Accounts Payable Specialist – Newport Beach, CA

Job Summary:

The Accounting Specialist is a member of the Treasury Team.  The primary responsibilities of the position include on-boarding vendors, processing invoices for payments, verifying bank account balances and providing support to other accounts payable professionals.  In addition, the Accounting Specialist performs special projects as required.  The Accounting Specialist interacts with vendors worldwide, colleagues throughout the organization and other Treasury and Accounting team members.

Hiring Range:

$24/hour – $30/hour
Bonus eligible position

Essential Job Functions:

  • Review and Audit Expense Reports in Certify and Concur system
  • Process invoices for payment
  • Research and resolve external and internal inquiries relating to accounts payable
  • On-board vendors.  Collect and verify know your customer documents and setup vendor in accounts payable system
  • Provide guidance to other accounts payable professionals on proper invoice processing
  • Work with Treasury Manager on non-routine matters and special projects
  • Initiate intercompany cash transfers


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required
  • 2+ years Accounts Payable experience
  • Proficiency in use of PC applications / strong technical skills
  • Experience using procure-to-pay software
  • Strong analytical skills (ability to research, identify issues and problem solve)
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative
  • Experience using Certify, Concur, Coupa & MRI
  • Basic knowledge of accounting and 1099/1042 reporting requirements
  • Previous experience processing international payments (FedWire/Swift/ACH/GIRO/SEPA)

If you are interested in the Accounts Payable Specialist position, please send your resume and cover letter to

Director, Treasury Operations – Newport Beach, CA

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Assistant Treasurer, the Director of Treasury Operations is responsible for leading a team; developing relationships with global commercial banking partners; and designing, implementing and maintaining cash management and payment products, services, and systems.  The role is primarily focused on managing daily liquidity, ensuring timely and accurate payment processing and supporting the transactional needs of the organization.

Hiring Range:

$140,000 – $170,000
Bonus eligible position

Essential Job Functions:

Manage accounts payable function

  • Develop global payment capability
  • Deliver timely and accurate payments to vendors globally
  • Protect company assets against fraud
  • Foster compliance with company’s know-your-customer policies

Manage and develop two direct reports

Manage the company’s short-term liquidity

Develop and manage global commercial bank relationships

Serve as business subject matter expert for treasury systems including Coupa, MRI A/P, Concur and Certify

Support aircraft trading and other company transactional activities

Maintain Treasury’s business disruption plan

Manage the company’s travel program

  • Collaborate with Officer Manager to manage corporate travel agency
  • Manage corporate credit card program and policy
  • Manage expense reporting system and policy

Perform other activities necessary to maintain Treasury Operations


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or economics preferred

  • CTP certification preferred

  • Minimum eight years in treasury operations with a strong preference for aviation background

  • Prior management experience required, minimum of 5 years preferred

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills including Excel and PowerPoint proficiency

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of the organization

  • Ability to create and deliver presentations to senior management

  • Strong organization skills with ability to effectively prioritize work and meet deadlines

If you are interested in the Director, Treasury Operations position, please send your resume and cover letter to

Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis – Newport Beach, CA OR Dublin, IR

Job Summary:

Fulfill all requirements of the Planning and Analysis department while acting as the functional lead for FP&A and its primary activities including the development and presentation of the annual budget, long-range strategic plan, quarterly forecasts, variance analysis, presentations to the Senior Leadership Team and the Board of Directors, and ad-hoc decision support analysis. Leverage a broad network of subject matter experts from across the company to better inform planning and analysis conclusions and ensure that management has access to all relevant information to support quality decision making. 

On an ongoing basis, critically evaluate current processes, tools and data/work flows to identify opportunities for enhancement and lead their implementation.  Establish a track record of on-time delivery of accurate, insightful and user-friendly financial analysis that meets the needs of the intended audience.

Support current and future-state financial forecast models, maintain the accuracy of key assumptions and inputs, develop new logic to support business initiatives and complex calculations, update and reconcile actual results against forecast and identify key learnings and forecast improvement opportunities. Cross-train with the other Planning and Analysis team members across a broad set of skills and responsibilities, including Marketing Analytics, Pricing and M&A.

Hiring Range:

$125,000 – $145,000
Bonus eligible position

Essential Job Functions:

  • Work with dept. VP and Senior Leadership Team to develop the long-range strategic plan/vision and annual budget. Assess the impact and reasonableness of proposed initiatives, develop viable solutions to achieve strategic objectives or financial targets. Develop and maintain the annual planning calendar in coordination with internal and external stakeholders. Ensure the effectiveness and on-time delivery of all analysis and materials.

  • Support a comprehensive quarterly re-forecasting process with detailed variance analysis and integration of data and assumption updates. Develop and maintain the quarterly finance calendar, standardize all presentation materials. Ensure the effectiveness and on-time delivery of all deliverables of the department.

  • Develop key insights and presentation materials for quarterly financial updates to the Senior Leadership Team and Board of Directors.  Ensure the accuracy and integrity of all materials presented, continue to evolve the content of the presentations to clearly and effectively communicate the relevant information.

  • As the FP&A function leader, evaluate and update policies and procedures to optimize performance efficiency and maintain consistent operational capabilities.

  • Collaborate with ACG executive office and Tokyo Century corporate counterparts, maintain frequent and transparent communications on performance against targets and the assessment of new business/market developments. 

  • Leverage and expand the broad network of subject matter experts from across the company that help inform all variance and financial analysis performed by the group. Ensure that management has all relevant financial and operational input required to understand actual and projected financial results and make informed decisions.

  • Take the lead on modeling and forecasting enterprise-level financial results and metrics by assuming responsibility for existing excel models and developing new models as necessary.  Work with key contributors to understand their forecast process and root causes of volatility in all financial projections.  

  • Take the lead on Financial Forecasts in support of ACG’s credit rating agency relationships, gain a hands-on understanding of relevant Debt Metrics and potential threats to ACG’s credit ratings in the context of the long-range strategic plan.

  • Critically evaluate and improve the current process to anticipate, track and report Aircraft Transition and Maintenance spend. Understand key drivers of spend under various conditions.  Develop predictive tools that can deliver a reasonable forecast of transition and maintenance costs over the long term.

  • Work with department leads to develop detailed labor, T&E and professional fee expense budgets, including actual expense tracking and actual to budget variance analysis and reporting.

  • Critically evaluate FP&A processes, tools, data sources, and work flows to identify opportunities for enhancement and lead their implementation.

  • Establish and maintain a track record of on-time delivery of accurate, insightful and user-friendly financial analysis that meets the needs of the intended audience.

  • Cross-train with the other Planning and Analysis team members across a broad set of skills and responsibilities, including Marketing Analytics, Pricing and M&A.  Complete ad-hoc projects, as assigned.


  • 5-7 years of direct work experience in FP&A or Corporate Finance required
  • Public company or Leasing/Financial Services industry experience
  • Analytical thinking and complex problem-solving capabilities required
  • Complex financial modeling experience required
  • Understanding and experience in applying GAAP or IFRS accounting principles
  • Undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, or economics required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, with the ability to interact with all levels of an organization
  • Strong organization skills, with ability to effectively prioritize work and meet deadlines, attention to detail
  • Advanced degree (MBA), certification (CFA), or other qualification related to aviation and aviation leasing is an advantage
  • Advanced Excel capabilities, working with large data sets and data manipulation preferred
  • Prior experience developing revenue and expense business plans highly valued
  • Ability to create and deliver impactful presentations to key stakeholders and senior management

If you are interested in the Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis position, please send your resume and cover letter to

VP, Counsel – Dublin, IR

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for providing legal advice and counsel for actions regarding matters which may have a sizeable impact on Aviation Capital Group’s business activities and operations.

Hiring Range:

$240,000 – $300,000
Bonus eligible position

Essential Job Functions:

  • Act as the board member of ACG Aircraft Leasing Ireland Limited (AALIL) and assume primary responsibility for all matters relating to the AALIL board meetings and board approvals and attending all AALIL board meetings and liaising with and advising the other AALIL board members
  • Draft, review and negotiate commercial airline lease agreements including (i) coordinating input from the marketing, technical and configuration departments, (ii) attending to both aircraft registration filings and financing requirements, as well as (iii) ensuring condition precedents are satisfied
  • Manage and oversee paralegals in the legal department and outside counsel in multiple jurisdictions to ensure a transaction meeting the company’s internal approval and to protect the company interest and actively participate in the strategy of the action being taken
  • Coordinate responses to outside entities, including regulatory agencies, customers and other third parties and their representatives and provide work solutions to other professional, paralegal and support staff in response to issues and problems
  • Negotiate with the company’s lessees, financing parties, OEMs, maintenance facilities, vendors and other customers regarding the full gamut of their relationship with the company
  • Apply solid knowledge of the legal practice area and build knowledge of the business context and other legal specialties that are required to support the business
  • Draft complex lease amendments, side letters, settlement and other agreements
  • Manage and close sale and purchase transactions of aircraft, engines and other aircraft parts in a variety of foreign jurisdictions
  • Manage returns and transitions of aircraft
  • Lead and coordinate legal queries, issues and agreements related to HR, employment, IT, vendor, real estate, airline bankruptcies and insurance matters


  • 15+ years of experience since admission to the Bar, including experience in the aircraft leasing industry either with a law firm or with an international aircraft leasing company 
  • Law degree and admission to practice law in Ireland
  • A solid understanding of legal concepts involved in the lease, financing and sale of aircraft and engines, including legal concepts applicable to commercial transactions, aircraft registration, tax and insurance and international treaties applicable to aircraft
  • Experience in structuring, managing and negotiating aircraft finance and leasing transactions, including an ability to negotiate and resolve complex and difficult issues skillfully with both internal and external groups
  • Ability to take ownership of assigned transactions and drive them to completion
  • Excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects with tight deadlines and prioritize matters based on company goals
  • Ability to work as part of a team and communicate effectively with non-legal personnel
  • Attention to detail and a high proficiency in drafting and customizing legal documentation
  • Ability to accommodate periodic domestic and international travel

If you are interested in the VP, Counsel position, please send your resume and cover letter to

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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