VistaJet

Senior Financial Analyst (FP&A)

Requisition ID
2017-1134
London

Job Profile

VistaJet is the first and only global aviation company, attracting unprecedented demand from customers thanks to the simplicity of its tailored business jet programs and its commitment to operating the world’s largest wholly-owned large cabin private jet fleet, embracing the highest levels of service, safety, security, reliability and value. 

 

We are looking for a Senior Financial Analyst (FP&A) to join our Finance team in London. Reporting into the VP Finance, you will maintain robust financial models to enable sound business planning and decision making. The role will be based in London with the travel to Malta and New York City when required.

 

This role offers a good opportunity for exposure to senior management and external stakeholders, including bondholders and banks. This is an exciting time to join VistaJet. We recently flew our 100,000th flight, took delivery of our 71st aircraft and achieved a 137% year-on-year increase in flight bookings in the USA.

Your Responsibilities

  • Maintaining a robust financial model to enable sound business planning and decision making;
  • Preparation of reports and presentations in connection with ongoing business performance and strategic projects, for both internal and external stakeholders;
  • Preparation of daily, weekly and monthly “bottoms-up” cash flow forecasts based on input from other subsidiaries and finance team members;
  • Evaluating, sourcing and negotiating the company’s long term aircraft financing and re-financing needs, demonstrating ease with voluminous and complex loan documentation and attention to detail;
  • Managing relationships with existing lenders and ensuring compliance with covenants and related internal controls, policies and procedures;
  • Analysis of aircraft portfolios current market value based on 3rd party valuations and other methods (e.g. DCF);
  • Consolidation and analysis of loan and lease schedules;
  • Ad-hoc analysis, research, and reports.

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • Recognised degree or professional qualification in accounting or finance and experience working on transactions, deals on debt or equity side;
  • Experience in a modelling intensive capacity within a financial institution (e.g. leveraged finance, M&A, project finance or corporate finance; most likely in a bank, advisory boutique or a fund) or in corporate development, structured finance or strategic FP&A in a mid-to-large cap company;
  • Have a passion for structure, simplicity and efficiency required for optimal financial modelling, with a proven ability to construct well-structured, robust, logical, Excel-based financial models for complex businesses;
  • A dynamic personality, flexible and committed during busy periods, with a can-do attitude;
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a virtual team environment;
  • Ability to prioritize and manage numerous projects at once;
  • Ability to summarise complex financial data in clear analyses and presentations;
  • Familiarity with loan structures and documentation is an advantage;
  • Familiarity with SAP is an advantage.

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