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Director Accounting

Position Title: Director Accounting
Location: Amsterdam

Your role

The Accounting Director is a senior leader in the Global Accounting organization and the EMEA R2R team which will deliver work class finance solutions to the EMEA region of Digital Realty. As a senior finance professional, you will bring all your experience to this new organization as we implement a new finance operating model and organization. Serving as a "player-coach" to our EMEA-wide R2R team, the successful candidate should have a deep understanding of US GAAP and any other European GAAP, preferably IFRS and Dutch local statutory reporting requirements. 

You will be expected to be a leader in the post-merger transformation and alignment of the EMEA R2R team with focus on key markets (France, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, Nordics), being knowledge on the technical aspects of accounting, especially local compliance requirements as well as ensuring your team operate to the highest standards, proactively manage risk areas, provide solutions, and implement process improvements. 

What you’ll need

  • A candidate with deep technical knowledge and experience managing US GAAP and various local GAAP statutory financial statements and audits
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently, as we build the combined organization
  • Professionally qualified accountant with 10+ years PQE
  • Experience in leading or playing a senior role in a significant projects / transactions, i.e. M&A, Accounting policy changes, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional relationship building skills, both internally & externally
  • High levels of attention to detail and ability to join the dots in ambiguous environments
  • Have the gravitas of a senior leader for a large, distributed organization

A bit about us

Digital Realty brings companies and data together by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, the company's global data center platform, provides customers with a secure data meeting place and a proven Pervasive Datacenter Architecture (PDx™) solution methodology for powering innovation and efficiently managing Data Gravity challenges. Digital Realty gives its customers access to the connected data communities that matter to them with a global data center footprint of 300+ facilities in 50+ metros across 28 countries on six continents. To learn more about Digital Realty, please visit or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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.