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Sr. Financial Analyst

Position Title: Sr. Financial Analyst
Location: Boston

Position Title: Sr. Financial Analyst

Location: Boston, MA (Hybrid)


Your role

The Sr. Financial Analyst will serve on the reporting team as a strategic advisor, steward for improving data quality, evangelist for the role that analytics can play in improving public external reporting, operational performance, decision making and business outcomes for the organization. Using data driven insights to improve effectiveness is essential to our organization’s ongoing growth and transformation strategy; as such, this is a critical role with significant interaction to people throughout the organization including the executive leadership team.

The reporting team will focus on further developing the processes and information flow into our core systems of management, building out and making accessible, recurring reporting as well as spearheading complex ad-hoc analysis and quarterly earnings preparation.


What you’ll need

The successful candidate will excel at operating in a fast paced, fluid environment, and will be crucial in advancing insights and solutions through analytics and data science. Requirements include:

  • 3 to 6 years of experience performing typical FP&A responsibilities including month/quarter end reporting, trend analysis and result presentations
  • Strong experience with the Microsoft Office suite (PowerPoint and Excel a must), as well experience with business intelligence systems (e.g. Oracle BI, PowerBI)
  • Ability to problem solve with great attention to detail as well as the ability to work with little supervision, multi-task, and learn quickly
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in high-pressure situations
  • Work collaboratively across organizations, developing creative solutions and aligning diverse viewpoints around goals
  • Work effectively with others to achieve shared goals through cooperation, sharing knowledge, joint problem-solving, and celebrating success
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – including ability to effectively present complex data to senior management


What you’ll do

Develop and execute a long-term strategy for statistical data, reporting and analytics the organization. Among others, your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Serve as part of the reporting team, with a core focus on reporting leasing and occupancy-based statistics as well as building out mechanisms for the information to be accessible, widely and globally.
  • Teaching and coaching users of the reports and dashboards that are created
  • Developing a standardized set of reports or dashboards that help support quarterly earnings presentations
  • Executing a standardization policy including identification and definition of KPIs
  • Work with management to develop standardized processes to allow for accurate and consistent measurement of business performance
  • Interfacing with the IT organization to ensure alignment between data and analytics platforms and the business requirements
  • Collaborating and partnering closely with functional leadership and business analysts to guide the identification of prioritized business questions and approaches to uncover new insights
  • Enabling the adoption of data governance, data stewardship, and data capture/reporting standards to improve data quality and the insights obtained from analytics
  • Shaping, establishing and guiding Digital Realty’s data and analytics strategy, roadmap and platforms from evaluation to implementation, aligning with the needs of internal stakeholders and customers


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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