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Spotlight Your Talent & Runway for Growth in Visible Role with Wide Exposure

Build a Rewarding Career with One of the World’s Largest Full-Solution Data Center Providers

This high-visibility role is your opportunity to advance your career in a position offering tremendous professional development and exposure to multiple departments and key stakeholders. As a Business Finance Analyst, you'll oversee a variety of portfolio functions, including coordinating reporting deliverables, forecasting, leasing / portfolio analysis and budgets, and ad-hoc portfolio reporting and analysis. Working closely with the SVP and Director of Business Finance, you will track inventory, construction, sales forecasts, and much more. At Digital Realty you can make contributions that will benefit your team and the company as a whole, and your successes will be noticed. Demonstrate your talent and prove yourself a star, and you can continue to advance your career along any number of paths from asset management to property management to sales and acquisitions and more.

Digital Realty: Where the cloud lives and business thrives. We built the global standard for technical real estate, developing a unique capability to acquire, manage, and scale data center campuses. Now, Digital Realty is building a unique ecosystem of open solutions that power customer growth through exceptional service on a foundation of unrivaled data center expertise. The new Digital Realty combines unparalleled data center services, carrier-dense interconnection, real estate acumen, and financial strength to create unique power of choice and value when and where our customers need it.

The Requirements

To meet the basic qualifications for the role of Business Finance Analyst, you must have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a strong fit for the role, you should also have:
  • A bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Real Estate or a similar field Quick question for you - click here
  • 2 years of experience in a financial analyst or similar role  Quick question for you - click here
  • A strong understanding of and ability to create financial reports and provide analysis
  • The ability to think strategically and work with data and numbers to provide thoughtful, detailed analysis
  • Proficiency with Microsoft products, particularly Excel (e.g. formulas, VLOOKUP, pivot tables, etc.) and PowerPoint  
  • Ability to learn and understand software quickly; familiarity with Argus and/or Yardi or similar (e.g. JD Edwards, MRI) is a plus
  • Experience in the real estate, property management or a related industry is an advantage
In addition, you will have the following core competencies and characteristics:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong presentation skills 
  • A team player approach and strong learning acumen
  • Strong organizational skill with the ability to multitask and manage projects to keep teams on track with deliverables in a high-pressure setting
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, maintaining a strong sense of urgency and turning in quality work under strict time constraints
  • Flexibility and the desire to go above and beyond what is required
  • Experience in the real estate, property management or related industry is an advantage, but not required
  • Experience in IT, software analysis, and/or working with databases would be helpful
Although we do not anticipate much travel initially, you should be willing and able to travel up to 10% to 15% over time for training, meetings and to visit other site locations as needed. This is a role with an extended learning curve, so travel will be limited to one to two trips during the first year.

The Role

Role Overview
Reporting to the Director of Business Finance, as Business Finance Analyst, you will be responsible for the preparation and validation of the quarterly supplemental. You will be charged with consolidating information and relaying it back to the Business Finance Group. While you will be part of the larger Business Finance Group, you will work closely with your supervisor and focus the majority of your efforts on the niche areas of occupancy, lease stats, market analysis and renewal. At the same time, you will enjoy exposure and collaborate with other groups too.

Role Details
You'll be seated in our premier Boston offices within the high-value Business Finance Group and serve as quarterback, coordinating between our regions, the corporate office in San Francisco and operations in London and Asia. You will act as the main point of contact for our quarter-end processes. Between quarters, you'll spend the majority of your time working with asset managers/regional analysts on lease analysis, rollover analysis, financial analysis, and maintaining inventory. At the end of each quarter, you will focus your efforts on forecasting, budgeting, and reporting, which will include occupancy and variance analysis. More specifically, you will: 
  • Update and interpret various portfolio metrics on a quarterly basis; define business rules and build out associated trends and analysis.
  • Liaise with different departments (Accounting, Asset Management, Operations and Finance) as required to improve efficiency and accuracy.
  • Track same store performance and identify areas where same store performance can be improved.
  • Develop models and analytical tools, processes and systems to meet evolving business needs.
  • Prepare presentations combining qualitative and quantitative data; present findings and recommendations to senior audiences effectively.
  • Maintain and review corporate assets inventory databases within the region.
  • Present reports and other information to a variety of stakeholders including the CFO and Board.  Quick question for you - click here
Note: this description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.

Why Digital Realty

Make an Impact
You’ll enjoy the satisfaction that comes with knowing your efforts positively impact company growth and your professional career.

Unique Culture
You will enjoy a large company impact with a small company feeling. The Boston office is fast-moving while also being laid back. People enjoy coming to work, making it a very pleasant atmosphere. 

You will work with a mix of talent and level in a collaborative, people-focused company dedicated to quality and continuous improvement. When you become a member of our team, you receive our commitment to your continued development and support.

Location, location, location!
If you're familiar with Boston, you may know Post Office Square downtown. It boast a range of restaurants and shopping and is both train and bus friendly. 

Excellent compensation
In addition to a competitive wage and discretionary bonus potential, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes all you would expect plus some pleasant surprises, like multiple flexible spending plans, a generous company match on the 401(k) plan, and more.

Strong strategic growth
We continue to grow both organically and through acquisition. In fact, Digital Realty has entered into a definitive agreement under which DuPont Fabros will merge with Digital Realty. According to industry analysts, the combined company will be the largest wholesale data-center REIT in the US.

The "best of both worlds"
You'll find that working for our company may be a little bit different. We are small enough, with only 1400 employees across our global portfolio, that your hard work will be visible throughout the organization. Yet our extensive offering of services and solutions, and proven track record of growth, stability and industry-leading innovation, give you the resources and tools you need to take your career to the next level.

Green standard for sustainability
At Digital Realty we are committed to improving the performance and energy efficiency of our data centers through the creation, adoption and promotion of industry-leading best data center practices and experience. We are pioneers in thinking about green data centers, as well as, adopting and building to LEED and BREEAM certification requirements. We are also a Contributing Member of The Green Grid.

Pictured: each of our data campuses offers state-of-the-art power, cooling, connectivity, and security systems. And each is part of the largest ecosystem of world-class US, European, and APAC carriers, hosting physical connection points for the world's telecommunications networks and Internet backbones.

Keys to Success

To excel in this role, you will need to have strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively work with individuals at all levels of the organization and at different locations. Collaboration is key here, so you'll call on your organizational agility to successfully coordinate with different stakeholders and departments across multiple time zones.

Additionally, you'll need to be able to manage numerous assignments, identify priorities and exercise good judgment. We're looking for a skilled and highly motivated individual who can research, compile, analyze, report and present findings in a clear and concise way. To fit in well with the team, you should be able to thrive in a fast-moving, often stressful environment and maintain an easy going manner and sense of humor, even as you undertake your responsibilities with a sense of urgency.

We understand that there is a good deal to learn, especially if you have no industry background. We expect that you'll have questions and make a mistake here and there as you learn. You'll know you are hitting the mark when you're absorbing the answers and adding the information to your knowledgebase. You should be continually expanding your skills and experience so you can continue to grow in the role and in your career. 

About Us

Globally delivering the Right Workload, in the Right Place, at the Right Value℠.

Digital Realty Trust, Inc. supports the data center and colocation strategies of more than 600 firms across its secure, network-rich portfolio of data centers located throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Digital Realty's clients include domestic and international companies of all sizes, ranging from financial services, cloud and information technology services, to manufacturing, energy, gaming, life sciences and consumer products.

Digital Realty is uniquely positioned to provide a complete range of data center solutions on a global scale that best fit our customers' needs. We can connect them to the cloud and their critical partners on an open platform that includes 156 data centers in 33 global markets on 4 continents.

Digital Realty is a publicly traded company (NYSE: DLR) with investment grade ratings from all three major ratings agencies.

Our Mission
To provide our customers with the trusted foundation for the digital world

Our Vision
To build a network of connected campuses and internet gateways that become the heart of the internet and cloud, powering growth and prosperity for customers, employees and shareholders.

Our Values
Guide our decisions and actions every day -- above all else, we value customers, excellence, talent, teamwork and success.

Digital Realty offers a highly competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and an environment that recognizes and rewards your contributions.

Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer, EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to any employee of Digital Realty and its subsidiaries. Digital Realty is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited referrals.

Spotlight Your Talent & Runway for Growth in Visible Role with Wide Exposure

Build a Rewarding Career with One of the World’s Largest Full-Solution Data Center Providers

This high-visibility role is your opportunity to advance your career in a position offering tremendous professional development and exposure to multiple departments and key stakeholders. As a Business Finance Analyst, you'll oversee a variety of portfolio functions, including coordinating reporting deliverables, forecasting, leasing / portfolio analysis and budgets, and ad-hoc portfolio reporting and analysis. Working closely with the SVP and Director of Business Finance, you will track inventory, construction, sales forecasts, and much more. At Digital Realty you can make contributions that will benefit your team and the company as a whole, and your successes will be noticed. Demonstrate your talent and prove yourself a star, and you can continue to advance your career along any number of paths from asset management to property management to sales and acquisitions and more.

Digital Realty: Where the cloud lives and business thrives. We built the global standard for technical real estate, developing a unique capability to acquire, manage, and scale data center campuses. Now, Digital Realty is building a unique ecosystem of open solutions that power customer growth through exceptional service on a foundation of unrivaled data center expertise. The new Digital Realty combines unparalleled data center services, carrier-dense interconnection, real estate acumen, and financial strength to create unique power of choice and value when and where our customers need it.

The Requirements

To meet the basic qualifications for the role of Business Finance Analyst, you must have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a strong fit for the role, you should also have:
  • A bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Real Estate or a similar field Quick question for you - click here
  • 2 years of experience in a financial analyst or similar role  Quick question for you - click here
  • A strong understanding of and ability to create financial reports and provide analysis
  • The ability to think strategically and work with data and numbers to provide thoughtful, detailed analysis
  • Proficiency with Microsoft products, particularly Excel (e.g. formulas, VLOOKUP, pivot tables, etc.) and PowerPoint  
  • Ability to learn and understand software quickly; familiarity with Argus and/or Yardi or similar (e.g. JD Edwards, MRI) is a plus
  • Experience in the real estate, property management or a related industry is an advantage
In addition, you will have the following core competencies and characteristics:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong presentation skills 
  • A team player approach and strong learning acumen
  • Strong organizational skill with the ability to multitask and manage projects to keep teams on track with deliverables in a high-pressure setting
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, maintaining a strong sense of urgency and turning in quality work under strict time constraints
  • Flexibility and the desire to go above and beyond what is required
  • Experience in the real estate, property management or related industry is an advantage, but not required
  • Experience in IT, software analysis, and/or working with databases would be helpful
Although we do not anticipate much travel initially, you should be willing and able to travel up to 10% to 15% over time for training, meetings and to visit other site locations as needed. This is a role with an extended learning curve, so travel will be limited to one to two trips during the first year.

The Role

Role Overview
Reporting to the Director of Business Finance, as Business Finance Analyst, you will be responsible for the preparation and validation of the quarterly supplemental. You will be charged with consolidating information and relaying it back to the Business Finance Group. While you will be part of the larger Business Finance Group, you will work closely with your supervisor and focus the majority of your efforts on the niche areas of occupancy, lease stats, market analysis and renewal. At the same time, you will enjoy exposure and collaborate with other groups too.

Role Details
You'll be seated in our premier Boston offices within the high-value Business Finance Group and serve as quarterback, coordinating between our regions, the corporate office in San Francisco and operations in London and Asia. You will act as the main point of contact for our quarter-end processes. Between quarters, you'll spend the majority of your time working with asset managers/regional analysts on lease analysis, rollover analysis, financial analysis, and maintaining inventory. At the end of each quarter, you will focus your efforts on forecasting, budgeting, and reporting, which will include occupancy and variance analysis. More specifically, you will: 
  • Update and interpret various portfolio metrics on a quarterly basis; define business rules and build out associated trends and analysis.
  • Liaise with different departments (Accounting, Asset Management, Operations and Finance) as required to improve efficiency and accuracy.
  • Track same store performance and identify areas where same store performance can be improved.
  • Develop models and analytical tools, processes and systems to meet evolving business needs.
  • Prepare presentations combining qualitative and quantitative data; present findings and recommendations to senior audiences effectively.
  • Maintain and review corporate assets inventory databases within the region.
  • Present reports and other information to a variety of stakeholders including the CFO and Board.  Quick question for you - click here
Note: this description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.

Why Digital Realty

Make an Impact
You’ll enjoy the satisfaction that comes with knowing your efforts positively impact company growth and your professional career.

Unique Culture
You will enjoy a large company impact with a small company feeling. The Boston office is fast-moving while also being laid back. People enjoy coming to work, making it a very pleasant atmosphere. 

You will work with a mix of talent and level in a collaborative, people-focused company dedicated to quality and continuous improvement. When you become a member of our team, you receive our commitment to your continued development and support.

Location, location, location!
If you're familiar with Boston, you may know Post Office Square downtown. It boast a range of restaurants and shopping and is both train and bus friendly. 

Excellent compensation
In addition to a competitive wage and discretionary bonus potential, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes all you would expect plus some pleasant surprises, like multiple flexible spending plans, a generous company match on the 401(k) plan, and more.

Strong strategic growth
We continue to grow both organically and through acquisition. In fact, Digital Realty has entered into a definitive agreement under which DuPont Fabros will merge with Digital Realty. According to industry analysts, the combined company will be the largest wholesale data-center REIT in the US.

The "best of both worlds"
You'll find that working for our company may be a little bit different. We are small enough, with only 1400 employees across our global portfolio, that your hard work will be visible throughout the organization. Yet our extensive offering of services and solutions, and proven track record of growth, stability and industry-leading innovation, give you the resources and tools you need to take your career to the next level.

Green standard for sustainability
At Digital Realty we are committed to improving the performance and energy efficiency of our data centers through the creation, adoption and promotion of industry-leading best data center practices and experience. We are pioneers in thinking about green data centers, as well as, adopting and building to LEED and BREEAM certification requirements. We are also a Contributing Member of The Green Grid.

Pictured: each of our data campuses offers state-of-the-art power, cooling, connectivity, and security systems. And each is part of the largest ecosystem of world-class US, European, and APAC carriers, hosting physical connection points for the world's telecommunications networks and Internet backbones.

Keys to Success

To excel in this role, you will need to have strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively work with individuals at all levels of the organization and at different locations. Collaboration is key here, so you'll call on your organizational agility to successfully coordinate with different stakeholders and departments across multiple time zones.

Additionally, you'll need to be able to manage numerous assignments, identify priorities and exercise good judgment. We're looking for a skilled and highly motivated individual who can research, compile, analyze, report and present findings in a clear and concise way. To fit in well with the team, you should be able to thrive in a fast-moving, often stressful environment and maintain an easy going manner and sense of humor, even as you undertake your responsibilities with a sense of urgency.

We understand that there is a good deal to learn, especially if you have no industry background. We expect that you'll have questions and make a mistake here and there as you learn. You'll know you are hitting the mark when you're absorbing the answers and adding the information to your knowledgebase. You should be continually expanding your skills and experience so you can continue to grow in the role and in your career. 

About Us

Globally delivering the Right Workload, in the Right Place, at the Right Value℠.

Digital Realty Trust, Inc. supports the data center and colocation strategies of more than 600 firms across its secure, network-rich portfolio of data centers located throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Digital Realty's clients include domestic and international companies of all sizes, ranging from financial services, cloud and information technology services, to manufacturing, energy, gaming, life sciences and consumer products.

Digital Realty is uniquely positioned to provide a complete range of data center solutions on a global scale that best fit our customers' needs. We can connect them to the cloud and their critical partners on an open platform that includes 156 data centers in 33 global markets on 4 continents.

Digital Realty is a publicly traded company (NYSE: DLR) with investment grade ratings from all three major ratings agencies.

Our Mission
To provide our customers with the trusted foundation for the digital world

Our Vision
To build a network of connected campuses and internet gateways that become the heart of the internet and cloud, powering growth and prosperity for customers, employees and shareholders.

Our Values
Guide our decisions and actions every day -- above all else, we value customers, excellence, talent, teamwork and success.

Digital Realty offers a highly competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and an environment that recognizes and rewards your contributions.

Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer, EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to any employee of Digital Realty and its subsidiaries. Digital Realty is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited referrals.
Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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