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Financial Analyst

  Chicago
Position Title: Financial Analyst
Location: Chicago

Position Title: Financial Analyst

Location: Boston, MA

Your role

As a Financial Analyst, you will oversee a variety of functions, including coordinating reporting deliverables, performing portfolio budgets/forecasts, and completing ad-hoc analyses as needed.

What you’ll do

  • In this position, you’ll be part of our Planning team working with teams across North America.
  • A successful candidate will excel at operating in a fast paced, lean, and fluid environment
  • A true entrepreneurial spirit is valuable in this role as you’ll be expected to provide your ideas, be ready in driving the function, and have a hand in creating processes and procedures
  • High-visibility role with an opportunity to advance your career in a position offering tremendous professional development and exposure to multiple departments and key stakeholders
  • Enhance the finance business partner function with the broader Operations team – be considered a thought partner by the organizations and a resource within Finance with in-depth knowledge of that organization
  • Development of models and analytical tools, processes, and systems to meet evolving business needs
  • Produce monthly reports, variance analysis, business cases, forecasts, and budgets with the business
  • Prepare presentations combining qualitative and quantitative data, present findings, and make recommendations 
  • Research trends and best practices that can be intertwined into our operations
  • At Digital Realty you can make contributions that will benefit your team and the company, and your successes will be noticed

What you’ll need

  • 2 years of experience performing the duties outlined above in a professional environment
  • Expertise with the Microsoft Excel (& Microsoft Office), PowerPoint, and experience with business intelligence systems (e.g. Oracle, & Essbase)
  • Work collaboratively across organizations, developing creative solutions and aligning diverse viewpoints around goals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – including ability to effectively present data to senior management
  • Problem solver with attention to detail, multitasker, and ability to learn quickly
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in pressure situations
  • Strong experience working with consolidated data and analytics with proven ability to produce significant and valuable insights
  • Work effectively as a positive team player to achieve shared goals through cooperation, sharing knowledge, and joint problem-solving

A bit about us

Digital Realty supports the world's leading enterprises and service providers by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, our global data center platform, gives customers a reliable foundation for scaling their digital business and efficiently managing data gravity challenges. The size and scale of our business puts us in a unique position to offer customers access to 290+ facilities in 50 metros across 26 countries and 6 continents.

A bit about our Finance team

Our Finance team works in one of the world’s fastest growing and most exciting business sectors. We use our financial expertise and commercial awareness to support and develop an international, publicly-listed organization. From managing budgets to financial planning, we deliver a full range of finance and accounting services to help our business stay on track and meet our goals. We also have other specialist areas of expertise including Portfolio Management and Lease Administration.

What we can offer you

Our rapidly evolving business sector offers the opportunity to be part of a courageous and passionate team who work together to understand and meet the changing needs of our global customers.

Join us and you’ll be part of a supportive and inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. As part of our team, you’ll get to work with people from different business areas, challenge the way we do things and put your ideas into action. We’ll also give you plenty of development opportunities so you can build a rewarding and successful career with us.

This is an exciting time to join our business so apply now and make your mark on our future.

Our Compensation Philosophy

Digital Realty offers its employees a highly competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and an environment that recognizes and rewards your contributions. Central to our compensation philosophy is rewarding our employees for achieving the values and objectives aligned to the company's overall goals and values.

Notes:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer, EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or Company policy.

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

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.