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As a Aviation Finance Analyst within the AFIC team you will be responsible for writing (or overseeing preparation of) and presenting proposals of new opportunities to the AFIC insurers including analyses of prospect airlines and leasing companies.
You will also be responsible for performing annual credit reviews of the airlines and leasing companies that have purchased aircraft with outstanding loans supported through the AFIC platform and to conduct analyses of the credit quality of the portfolio as a whole.
You will work with the Transaction and Business Development Leader to provide perspective on potentially acceptable credits, structures, assets, and jurisdictions for AFIC’s marketing activities.
As part of an ambitious team, you will also be expected to help identify and develop/nurture new business opportunities, and support the growth, strategic and operational objectives of AFIC.

Provide in-depth credit reviews of target airlines and leasing companies and perform and interpret cost/benefit analyses as they relate to the financial success of an airline or leasing company.
Undertake a detailed review of finance structures to identify any gaps or enhancements required for existing and/or proposed structures.
Primary responsibility is to prepare financial and operational analyses make financial reports and then make recommendations based on the data.
Have introductory discussions with airlines and leasing companies about the AFIC offering, the proposal/underwriting process, and the execution process.
Serving as a touchpoint for airlines, leasing companies and insurers providing advice and managing expectations related to the insurers approved commercial terms.
Provide the insurers with guidance on the current and future state of the aviation finance market and on ad hoc basis, author reports on the state of the Aviation Finance industry and remain current on major trends and developments.
Coordinate/ensure adequate access to data resources to support analysis activities above.
Coordinate/oversee monitoring of issues with respect to aircraft in the AFIC portfolio and the AFIC insurers’ relationships with certain service providers; and
Develop you own informal internal and external network of contacts.

Proven financial analysis experience developed in the Aviation Finance industry.
Proven ability to assimilate financial structure language, risk/structural issues and to relay your conclusions and professional advice in easy-to-understand/insurer friendly format using precise language is essential
Proven ability to work to deadlines in a high-pressure environment and deliver on client-centric priorities is essential
In-depth understanding of the aviation finance structures and practices is highly desirable
Be a proactive, solution-oriented team player
Ability to work independently and ‘unsupervised’ is essential
Strong interpersonal, verbal/written communication and networking skills
Confident communicator with sufficient gravitas to advocate your points in open forum
Aviation Leasing industry knowledge would be highly beneficial and understanding of insurance would be beneficial
Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
Good working experience of Microsoft Office skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Proven aviation finance experience working either in a bank, rating agency, lessor, or a company involved in aviation finance is essential
Strong technical knowledge of aviation finance structures is essential
Experience in business development or client management a plus
Understanding of the credit insurance coverage and practices would be beneficial

ABOUT: The Global Credit Specialties Practice brings together the key credit risk transfer product disciplines of Non-Payment Insurance, Political Risk Insurance, Trade Credit Insurance, Surety Solutions and Financial Risk Products With over 850 professionals located in 57 countries globally, and a total estimated amount of Political Risk and Structured Credit (PRSC) limits under management being in excess of US$100 billion, the CS Credit Specialties team is the largest practice in the Political Risk and Structured Credit market.

Aircraft Finance Insurance Consortium (AFIC) is a ground-breaking collaboration among this company and a panel of highly-rated global insurance companies to offer a new source of financing for purchases of commercial Boeing and Embraer commercial aircraft. Developed with Boeing and available exclusively through them, AFIC aircraft non-payment insurance (ANPI) fully protects banks or institutional investors from payment default under an AFIC-supported aircraft financing. Since launching in June 2017, AFIC has supported over USD 6 billion in financing for the purchase of over 80 aircraft. The global AFIC team is comprised of both experienced experts in aviation finance and insurance who together tend to all aspects of the transactions from origination through repayment, or where applicable, ANPI policy response.