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Staff Accountant

Position Title: Staff Accountant
Location: Dallas

Position Title: Senior Portfolio Accountant

Location: Dallas (Hybrid)


What you’ll do 

Most of your time will be spent completing all necessary tasks associated with revenue related income statement and balance sheet accounts, with an emphasis on lease interpretation and calculating straight-line rent. Though this is not a complete list, some of your accounting tasks will be to:

  • Review rent roll information, tenant charges and receivables, ensuring the proper recording of revenue against tenant leases and leases abstracts.
  • Interpret commercial leases to prepare and compute the associated straight-line rent (as applicable).
  • Review revenue for tenant improvements, installation fees, and lease incentives against leasing assumptions for reasonableness and recommended GAAP guidance to ensure proper revenue recognition.
  • Assist in the preparation of the financial statements including supplemental reporting by participating in the month-end portfolio accounting revenue close.
  • Prepare and record monthly bad debt expense by applying the company’s bad debt policy to a portfolio of properties.
  • Analyze general ledger, calculate and prepare necessary journal entries to ensure accurate financial results for the North America Portfolio.
  • Prepare and review monthly account reconciliations and analyze variances.
  • Complete quarter-end, year-end, and month-end income statement flux preparation and analysis, including a thorough investigation of changes in, for instance, operating revenues or expenses.
  • Support property acquisition and disposition processes through recording revenue-related opening and closing entries and follow-up.
  • Fulfill various ad-hoc project requests from Accounting Managers and internal customers (Asset Management, Operations, Finance).


What you’ll need

  •  A bachelor’s or master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a similar field, or equivalent experience/education
  • 2+ years experience in Accounting, Finance or a related discipline; preferably in property accounting; knowledge of commercial leases and revenue related recoveries is strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of GAAP including prior working knowledge in preparing US GAAP financials
  • Experience and aptitude with ERP systems (ideally Yardi and/or Oracle)
  • Knowledge of MS Office applications with intermediate to advanced proficiency in Excel

Just as important will be the following competencies and characteristics:

  • The ability to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, and the ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively work cross-functionally with a variety of shareholders at multiple levels
  • A strong sense of urgency, and the energy and drive to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • The ability to stay on track and consistently meet and exceed deadlines
  • The ability to focus, prioritize, and multi-task
  • A high level of integrity and principles that embrace transparency
  • Attention to detail, solid organizational skills, and the ability to work efficiently and independently
  • Analytical thinking skills combined with the resourcefulness to find creative solutions
  • Strong business acumen with a natural ability to interpret data and clearly align it to business goals


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.

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A bit about our Digital 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. 


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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