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Within the last 5 years, what role did the following play in your job:
Profit and loss reporting and variance analysis
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Do you currently live within a reasonable and realistic commuting distance from Ashburn, VA?
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Do you have Advanced Excel skills? (v-lookup, pivot tables, macros, etc)
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Within the last 5 years, what role did the following play in your job:
A strong understanding of financial terms and principles and the ability to analyze financial statements; solid experience with financial reporting, accruals, and budgeting.
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Financial & Business Analyst, Portfolio Operations - Hybrid
VA - Ashburn

Opportunity Snapshot
Top reasons to consider aligning your career with Digital Realty.
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Make a Visible Impact Across a Large Region through Analyses, Special Projects and More

You have proven analytical skills, strong financial reporting experience and a passion to deliver business insights. If that describes you and you have the ability to effectively work with multiple stakeholders in the fast-paced, high-growth data center industry, the role of Financial & Business Analyst, Portfolio Operations offers you some compelling opportunities. Here's how:

Visible, Key Driver Role
This is a visible, wide-reaching role working with a variety of levels and titles. You will collect, analyze and summarize granular data that will be a key driver to the company's success and shape strategic and tactical decisions, among other duties. 

Professional Development
Experience in commercial real estate, financial operations or data centers is preferred but not required -- the key characteristics we're looking for are solid financial and analytical savvy, along with the ability to learn quickly. We'll teach the industry.

Interesting Work with Broad Exposure
You'll be responsible for regular reporting and analysis and also take point on special projects and regional and corporate initiatives, providing you with broad exposure to our operations across a large multi-state region.

Global REIT Leader
Build your career with the global REIT leader in providing comprehensive data center solutions, including data center storage, colocation and interconnection strategies to more than 2,300 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: 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. 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.
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Build Your Career at the Intersection of Real Estate & High Tech - We'll Teach You Both

Your Role
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Reporting to the Senior Director, you will assist with and support the operations, business and financial responsibilities of the properties and business operations within an assigned region, providing various financial analysis, reporting, and budgeting/re-forecasts. A large component of your role will involve special projects and coordination with the property teams and corporate initiatives. Special projects will be diverse and may involve working on specific property-level projects such as capital budgeting and P&L research, supporting regional leaders with resource planning, developing PowerPoint decks for regional meetings and financial reporting, sourcing and evaluating vendors, trend analysis, etc.   Quick question for you - click here

In general, you will work regular business hours Monday through Friday, but you'll also need to be flexible about working evenings and weekends as necessary, sometimes on short notice. You may travel on occasion. Quick question for you - click here
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The Requirements
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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If you're a qualified analyst, we invite you to apply and look forward to hearing from you

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 good fit for the Financial & Business Analyst, Portfolio Operations opportunity, you will have:
  • A bachelor's degree, preferably in Business, Real Estate, Accounting or Finance, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; a master's degree is a plus
  • 5 to 7 years of related experience in commercial property management or asset management, private equity, accounting, consulting and/or financial reporting, including:
    • Exceptional analytical abilities, including advanced skills in MS Excel (pivot tables, VLOOKUP, etc.)  Quick question for you - click here
    • Strong understanding of financial terms and principles and the ability to analyze financial statements
    • Solid experience with financial reporting, accruals and budgeting  Quick question for you - click here
  • Familiarity with enterprise software systems (ERP, CRM, etc.); experience with Yardi or similar property management software is a plus
  • Demonstrated track record in handling large-scale projects from conception to completion
  • Professional polish, commitment to confidentiality and the ability to be a strong team ambassador
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Why Join Us
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Training and Professional Development
While you'll have the opportunity to make an impact in short order, we'll also the training needed to excel in your role. Not only will you learn the data center industry, you'll fill in any other needed gaps by working with stakeholders on and off your team. You can also enjoy additional training through Digital University. We are proactive about helping our people grow and develop, and our ongoing growth will create opportunities for proven performers

People-Focused Culture
We are a collaborative, people-focused group dedicated to quality and continuous improvement. We strive to promote a friendly, fun and open work environment, and our dedication to this is reflected in the tenure of our employees. People like it here and tend to stay and build successful careers.

Global Reach
Digital Realty supports the data center, colocation and interconnection strategies of customers across the Americas, EMEA and APAC, ranging from cloud and information technology services, communications and social networking to financial services, manufacturing, energy, healthcare and consumer products.

Excellent Compensation
In addition to a competitive salary and bonus opportunity, 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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More Insight
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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More About the Requirements
In addition to the basics described under The Requirements tab, we value:
  • The ability to express ideas clearly verbally and in writing, including the capability to:
    • Concisely summarize the relevant insights from large amounts of data
    • Create complex financial and business-related documents
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, and a detail orientation
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a polished professional demeanor and a "commercial" mindset
  • Self-initiative and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • The ability to work with confidential information
More About the Role
In addition to the responsibilities described in The Role tab, as part of your specific responsibilities, you will:
  • Work closely with the Senior Director to perform and meet annual business, lease and customer goals
  • Support or perform internal property-level profit and loss reporting, and variance analysis; assist in the preparation of financial budgeting, forecasts, expense analysis and accruals, and true-ups; establish, reconcile and administer estimated/actual recoveries; and administer and support other property management reporting and analysis requirements 
  • Prepare correspondence, memos, presentations and reports
  • Establish and maintain positive and productive working relationships with colleagues, partners and others
  • Support regional administrative office assignments such as organizing meetings such as quarterly business reviews, other corporate events and handle other assigned duties that may be required
More About Your Success
To excel in this role, you'll need to have an outstanding ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and shift priorities quickly, depending on the current needs of the business. This is a fast-paced environment where you may be called upon to produce a report or work on a new task with a tight deadline. We're looking for a professional who excels in this type of environment and takes pride in their ability to deliver strong business insights.

Additionally, to be an outstanding Financial & Business Analyst, Portfolio Operations, you will be:
  • Great at engaging stakeholders and communicating in a polished and effective way.
  • A motivated go-getter with a proactive approach to getting up to speed quickly.
  • Mentally resilient, tough and adaptable.
  • Resourceful and able to accomplish tasks autonomously but know when to ask for help or clarification.
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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 bbrod@engage2excel.com.