Aviation & Structured Finance - Associate

Permanent contract|Tokyo|Corporate & Investment banking

Aviation & Structured Finance - Associate

Tokyo, Japan Permanent contract Corporate & Investment banking


  • Supporting overall arrangement of Japanese Operating Lease (“JOL”) transactions
  • Origination, underwriting and execution of JOL financings and non-JOL financings for airlines and lessors and execution of JOL financings for shipping sector owners and lessors   
  • Managing existing loan portfolios in collaboration with the Bank’s middle office team
  • Working closely with relevant teams within global Societe Generale group (locally and globally)
  • Complying with relevant regulatory requirements (locally and globally)
  • Respecting Societe Generale internal policies and rules

Profile required

  • Ability to handle internal and external processes autonomously – including, but not limited to,  conducting market studies, preparation of pitch materials, credit application and associated due diligence, KYC and other regulatory requirements
  • Ability to work closely with internal / external stake holders
  • Ability to multitask as part of a small and dynamic team
  • Professional communication capabilities in English and Japanese
  • Documentation capabilities in English and Japanese
  • Cashflow modelling experience with EXCEL
  • 1-3 years aviation structured finance experience preferred (or other structured finance experience if not)
  • Interest to develop a career in aviation structured finance
  • Sense of banking businesses and applicable rules and regulations 

Business insight

Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services groups in Europe. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia. Societe Generale provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.

Today, Societe Generale in Japan consists of four core businesses: Societe Generale, Tokyo Branch; Societe Generale Securities Japan Limited, Lyxor Asset Management Japan and Societe Generale Aircraft Leasing Company Limited. These four entities are in line with our worldwide focus on Investment Banking, Global Finance and Global Markets, and Asset Management.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 21000XNS
Entity: Societe Generale Securities Japan Limited
Starting date: 2021/12/19
Publication date: 2021/11/09