Associate, Aviation Investment Banking and Restructuring, New York, NY

Associate, Aviation Investment Banking and Restructuring, New York, NY

Job summary
Seabury International Corporate Finance a subsidiary of Seabury Capital Group is looking to hire an experienced Associate to join its dynamic team in New York, NY.

Associates are responsible for directing analysts on the analytical work in support of new business development and airline/aviation transaction execution relating to restructuring, M&A, aircraft financing and capital raise projects. Associates are expected to lead the preparation work on a variety of investment banking and advisory assignments including airline/aviation company restructuring, sell-side and buy-side M&A and divestitures, equity and equity-linked capital raising, debt capital raising and evaluation of strategic alternatives.

Seabury International Corporate Finance believes in staffing deals with smaller teams.  This structure creates a strong platform for Associates to learn airline restructuring and investment banking and assume high level of responsibility at early stages of their careers.  As part of the team, Associates will work on transactions that provide exposure to various clients in the Airline/Aviation industry and will develop skill sets in fundamentals of financial analysis, business planning, financial projections, fleet analysis, industry research, valuations, benchmarking analysis, business strategy and client communication.

The environment at Seabury Capital Group is collegial and entrepreneurial, and Associates are encouraged to take on as much responsibility as they can successfully handle.

Reports to
Vice President/Managing Director

Principle Areas of Responsibility and Accountability

  • Work extensively on a broad range of financial transactions including, but not limited to restructuring, fleet financing, mergers and acquisitions, private equity raising, and financial due diligence
  • Responsible for managing day-to-day deal execution, mentoring and guiding Analysts, and reviewing and signing off on Analyst work product
  • Update superiors on project status / progress on a regular basis
  • Proactively determine project next steps
  • Direct Analysts, and participate, in developing and maintaining financial models
  • Responsible for developing drafts of presentations, written documents including client marketing materials (teasers, information memos, restructuring proposals, management presentations), pitches, etc. for further review
  • Participate in client meetings
  • Execute operational and financial due diligence
  • Complete aviation industry and individual company research, quantitative analyses and company valuation analyses
  • Support efforts in developing and executing marketing strategies for the firm, including pitch development
  • Identify and assist in pursuing new business opportunities where appropriate

Required Experience, Qualifications, and Skills

  • Strong financial modeling aptitude and prior relevant experience including but not limited to financial analysis (income statement, balance sheet, cash flow) valuations and aviation industry research
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills
  • Superior communication skills, written and verbal
  • Highly motivated self-starter able to work within a close-knit team environment and work independently
  • Outstanding competency in valuations and financial analysis
  • A critical thinker who can quickly and accurately evaluate and analyze companies and financial information
  • Willingness to travel
  • Exceptional attention to detail


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance preferred, MBA is a plus
  • A minimum of 4-5 years of investment banking, private equity, or airline finance experience
  • Previous aviation industry experience a plus

Seabury Capital Group and its subsidiaries are an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.