Quick Question:

Do you have a VERIFIABLE Bachelors or higher degree?
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Do you have a minimum of 3 years experience in Commercial Property Accounting?
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Within the last 5 years, what role did the following play in your job:
General ledger accounting
Quick Question:

Within the last 5 years, what role did the following play in your job:
Experience doing month/quarter/year end close accounting including financial statement preparation.
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Senior Property Accountant
TX - Dallas

Opportunity Snapshot
Top reasons to consider aligning your career with Digital Realty.
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Play a Key Role on the Global Financial Operations Team and Work Across Our Expansive, Global Portfolio

Ideal Opportunity Senior Property Accountant or Property Accountant Ready to Step Up to a Senior Role

Progressive accounting work experience, ideally in property accounting. An interest in real estate and knowledge of commercial leases. A reliable team player able to independently meet your objectives. If that describes you, the role of Senior Property Accountant with Digital Realty offers you some compelling opportunities. You will:
  • Work with an outstanding team of smart and talented professionals and become an expert in global financial operations while also cross-training and adding to your skills in other areas.
  • Own your responsibilities and enjoy the autonomy to excel along with strong support when you need it.
  • Work in and learn the growing data center industry; build a progressive career at one of the world's largest data center solution providers.
  • Join an organization experiencing sustained, rapid growth in the U.S. and across the globe. We are dedicated to hiring from within whenever possible and proven performers will find a variety of opportunities to take on additional challenges and/or advance their careers.
  • Enjoy wide exposure to teams and individual stakeholders across the company. You'll work with a variety of stakeholders and teams including Sales, Operations, Finance and others.
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 a unique power of choice and value when and where our customers need it.
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Own a Senior-Level Impact Role at a Growing, Global Industry Leader in Data Center Solutions

The Requirements
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To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. In addition, to be a strong fit for the Senior Property Accountant opportunity, you will have:
  • A bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting; a CPA is a plus  Quick question for you - click here
  • 3+ years of progressive work experience, preferably in property accounting Quick question for you - click here
  • Knowledge of commercial leases and issues associated with recovery of operating expenses is strongly preferred
  • Strong computer skills, including:
    • Skill with Microsoft Office programs, particularly Excel
    • Familiarity with Adobe and SharePoint
    • Familiarity with Yardi a plus
  • Familiarity with general US GAAP and property accounting processes, as well as knowledge of financial applications, concepts, and theories
  • A background in real estate accounting is preferred; audit experience is a plus

In addition, you will need the following core competencies and characteristics:

  • Ability to work independently and as a strong team member; self sufficient
  • Strongly detail oriented
  • Great communication and customer service skills with the confidence to express yourself clearly to cross-functional team members and property managers
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of options with limited information
  • Great organization and prioritization skills, with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work well under pressure and deadlines
  • Interest / enthusiasm / passion for real estate
You will work in our Dallas, TX corporate location. As an essential business, we are committed to taking the appropriate steps to ensure the health and safety of all of our employees. 
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The Role
If you meet the minimum qualifications, feel free to apply at any time. If you'd like some additional details about the role, please read below.
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Reporting to the Accounting Manager, you will be responsible for a portfolio of properties for which you will prepare property-level financial statements including income statements, variance analyses, general ledger reconciliations and property/tenant statistics. That data will then be presented to Asset and Corporate Management to enable insights and inform better decision-making. Quick question for you - click here

The team is aligned and segmented by sections of the income statement, but also cross-trains and digs in to help one another as needed. Your primary focus will be on an assigned set of expenses, which you'll be responsible for across the portfolio. You will work independently, following a traditional accounting workflow including month-end journal entries, variance analysis, balance sheet reconciliation, etc. Quick question for you - click here More specifically, you will:
  • Analyze the general ledger, calculate accruals and prepare journal entries
  • Prepare and review monthly account reconciliations and analyze variances
  • Provide monthly P&L commentary and variance analysis
  • Assist in the internal and external audits
  • Manager relationships and liaise with external customers (i.e. the Operations and Finance teams, auditors)
  • Participate in projects to continue to improve close process efficiency and effectiveness
  • Utilize Yardi to run monthly reports and to close properties
  • Record monthly accrual entries 
  • Review and reconcile the general ledger
  • Review income statement and balance sheet accounts  
  • Other duties as needed and assigned
Our close is five days, and even during close, we enjoy work/life balance and rarely work over 50 hours per week. 

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.
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Why Digital Realty
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People-Focused Culture
We are a collaborative, people-focused group dedicated to quality and continuous improvement. When you join us, you receive our commitment to your continued development and support. We strive to promote a friendly, fun and open work environment, and our dedication to this is reflected in the tenure of our employees.

Growth Without Limits
We're growing fast and growing smart, including acquiring businesses that complement and strengthen our core offerings. We're already one of the largest players in our space, and ongoing growth will create opportunities for strong performers.

Entrepreneurial Culture
We value collaboration and encourage innovation, and the organization is committed to providing employees the tools they need to excel and develop professionally.

Focused Mission, Vision and Values
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
To guide our decisions and actions every day—above all else, we value customers, excellence, talent, teamwork and success.

Excellent Compensation
In addition to a competitive salary 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.
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Road to Success
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While your accounting skills will be paramount, to thrive in this role, a cultural fit will also be essential. You will be a collaborative team player who is open and approachable while being equally comfortable working independently. Additionally, you will:
  • Take ownership of your responsibilities while being open to fresh ideas and an evolving function and team. 
  • Bring passion, enthusiasm and an outstanding work ethic, including reliability and the drive to do things the right way the first time.
  • Always be on the lookout for opportunities to improve.
  • Dedicate yourself to knowledge gain while also serving as a mentor in your areas of expertise.
  • Maintain a commitment to meeting deadlines and delivering top-quality work.
If this sounds like the right mix of challenge and opportunity, and you meet the minimum requirements, we encourage you to apply and look forward to hearing from you. 
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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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at sgaskill@engage2excel.com.