Vice President - (Aviation)

Corporate Administration & Entity Services Dublin, Ireland


Position at The Maples Group (Financial Services)

Position: Vice President  - Aircraft Leasing

Location: Dublin, Ireland

The Maples Group is a standard bearer in financial and legal services, trusted by many of the world’s largest hedge fund managers, private equity firms and international corporations. Our distinction flows from our carefully curated team: 2,000+ professionals characterised by tenacity, ethics and exacting excellence. We hire smart and sharpen smarter, arming talent with best-in-class resources and skills. Operating in key financial centres across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, our international presence offers a unique springboard for career development and cross-cultural immersion. Our side-by-side financial and legal services are similarly ripe for interdisciplinary learning and growth.

The Maples Group looks to add a Dublin, Ireland-based Vice President to our team and invites eager and qualified candidates to apply. We are committed to diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity as we attract, retain and develop world-class talent.

Who We Seek

Our merit-based culture suits professionals in pursuit of boundless careers and lives. Beyond their acumen, team members are collaborative and conscientious, bringing a healthy sense of drive and purpose to each interaction and to all aspects of their work.

About the Role

The Vice President reports to the Senior Vice President(s) and supports the Client Accounting department. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Establishing and maintaining the financial books and records for a portfolio of aircraft leasing and securitization transactions;
  • Assisting the Senior Vice Presidents to manage a team of qualified accountants, ensuring that all obligations for the team are fulfilled (daily, weekly, monthly etc.), including the preparation of monthly and quarterly financial reports issued to the debt and equity investors;
  • Preparing and/or reviewing management accounts and statutory financial statements;
  • Assisting with the cash management process;
  • Monitoring the obligations of all parties under the transaction documents on an ongoing basis;
  • Preparing and / or reviewing audit files for submission to the auditors and dealing with any queries that may arise during the course of the audit;
  • Ensuring all tax filings, regulatory and ad-hoc reporting is completed in accordance with regulatory and deal requirements;
  • Ongoing liaison with clients' auditors, lawyers, investment managers, other transaction parties and tax advisers;
  • Scheduling audits to ensure all deadlines (CRO, ISE, transaction, tax, CBI) are met;
  • Budgeting, forecasting and on-boarding of new clients as required;
  • Working with other members of the senior management team to develop the business offering.

What You Bring

In addition to indisputably high ethical standards and autonomy, the ideal candidate possesses the following:

  • A professional accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with c. 5 years post-qualification experience, ideally gained in aircraft leasing or a corporate administrator. Candidates from a Big 4 background with aircraft leasing and management experience will also be strongly considered;
  • A strong knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards, GAAP and financial and regulatory reporting requirements;
  • Experience in accounts preparation or auditing of companies;
  • Will be expected to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills and have a proven track record of managing a portfolio of clients;
  • Demonstrable people management experience;
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities, strong written and verbal communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Excel;
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines is a must

Benefits & Rewards

The most enduring professional relationships are reciprocal relationships. The Maples Group prioritises employee health and wellbeing. Depending on your location, we offer a range of benefits, including:

  • Comprehensive health coverage (medical, dental and optical)
  • Competitive vacation packages
  • Educational assistance and professional development programmes
  • Savings or pension plan
  • Life insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Global mental wellness programme
  • Social events

About the Maples Group

Over five decades, the Maples Group has grown from modest beginnings into one of the world's preeminent professional services firms, offering specialised fiduciary, fund administration, regulatory and compliance, entity formation and management and legal services on the laws of the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Ireland, Jersey and Luxembourg.

You can learn more about the Maples Group on our corporate website. Experience our culture and our people on our Careers Page or on LinkedIn.

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