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Sr. Tax Provision Manager

Position Title: Sr. Tax Provision Manager
Location: Dallas

Position Title:  Sr. Manager Tax Provisioning

Location: Dallas, TX (Hybrid work schedule) 

Your role Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR) is looking to add a Senior Manager – Tax Operations to its global tax team. The exciting role will play an integral part to support the global tax provision, financial reporting and SOX controls as well as supporting and managing the global tax compliance. In this role, you will report to the US Tax Director and join a global team with members in the US, Europe, and Asia.

What you’ll do

  • Manage and review the quarterly and annual global income tax provision process as required by ASC 740, including calculation of the effective tax rate, current and deferred tax provisions; reconciliation of tax accounts, and collaboration with the international tax and accounting teams to accurately record tax entries
  • Oversee tax accounting for M&A activity, restructuring or reorganization initiatives
  • Prepare and review income tax disclosures and footnotes for annual and quarterly financial statements
  • Prepare and manage tax memos regarding uncertain tax positions, realization of deferred tax assets and documenting the tax implications of various transactions
  • Manage communication with external auditors as well as SOX compliance and related documentation
  • Review and manage monthly account reconciliations for income taxes and professional tax service fees accrued
  • Assist with the global budgeting and reforecast process for income taxes and professional tax service fees
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders (FP&A, accounting, acquisition, tax) to model company’s REIT taxable income projection                                  
  • Work closely with accounting to understand financial statement reporting for separate legal entities, including regular review of accounting system and financial statement information to ensure integrity of the reports for all DLR tax entities.
  • Assist with managing all aspects of the US federal, state and local income tax filings, outsourced global income tax and related domestic audits
  • Maintaining strong working relationships and coordination with external consultants and advisors
  • Influence and collaborate with key cross-functional partners and leadership in Accounting, Finance, Legal and Business teams

What you’ll need 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 opportunity, you will have:

  • A bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance
  • 7-10 years of corporate tax experience, including public accounting and industry experience
  • Solid working knowledge of ASC 740 principles and experience in leading the global reporting of quarterly income tax accounting and related disclosures
  • Solid experience with multi-national tax operations
  • Solid technical knowledge of US corporate income tax principles

Just as important will be the following competencies and characteristics:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Solid organizational skills, great attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • The ability to achieve goals and work independently as well as to contribute as a team player

Preferred but not required:

  • A master's in Taxation/or Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Big Four experience
  • Experience with Oracle Tax Reporting

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 300+ facilities in 50+ metros across 25+ countries and six continents.

A bit about our Digital Tax team –Our global tax team works in one of the world’s fastest growing and most exciting business sectors. We use our tax expertise and commercial awareness to support and develop an international, publicly-listed organization that is one of the largest publicly listed REITs. From participating in transformational M&A transactions to financial reporting, we work hand-in-hand with our global business partners for a leader in the data center industry

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.

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.

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


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.

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