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Accounting Manager

  San Francisco
Position Title: Accounting Manager
Location: San Francisco

Position Title:  Manager, Corporate Accounting and Reporting

Location: San Francisco, CA

What you’ll do

This role assists Senior Director with overseeing Joint Venture accounting, month end close and reporting functions:

  • Prepare, review, and analyze Joint Venture financial statements to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Prepare and review account reconciliations and analysis, including cash, investment and equity, identifying potential issues and following up with resolutions.
  • Prepare month end, quarter end and year-end income statement flux preparation and analysis for joint ventures. Process includes a thorough investigation of changes in, for instance, operating revenues and expenses.
  • Timely closing of Joint Ventures’ performance results on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting packages for joint ventures managed by Digital Realty.
  • Perform technical accounting research and translating accounting literature into actionable solutions.
  • Ongoing support of internal customer needs, specifically Asset Management, Operations, Sales, FPA, and Legal teams.
  • Performing ad hoc project as needed.
  • Work with external auditors to ensure correct and timely closing and reporting at year-end.
  • Develop staff by managing performance, setting goals, providing ongoing training, and maintaining strong employee relationships.

Note: this description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.

What you’ll need

  • 7+ years of progressive accounting experience, with a portion of it being in a supervisory role, preferable with public accounting experience or experience with U.S. publicly listed company.
  • BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.  A related advanced degree is desirable but not required.  CPA is a plus.
  • Solid knowledge of US GAAP accounting, reporting and SOX compliance. Knowledge of JV reporting is a plus.
  • Solid knowledge of financial applications, concepts, and theories.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in journal entry preparation, account reconciliation and analysis.
  • Demonstrated aptitude with ERP systems, experience with Yardi is a plus.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in technical accounting research.
  • High degree of comfort and strong desire to work in fast, dynamic environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written. A quick learner.
  • Advanced Excel knowledge is a must as this position will work with complex Excel spreadsheets on a monthly basis.
  • Ability and desire to acquire new technical skills.
  • Ability and desire to acquire new industry knowledge.

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


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.

Our published pay ranges reflect the minimum and maximum target for new hire pay for the full-time position determined by role, level, and geographical location. Individual pay is based on additional factors including but not limited to job-related skills, experience, and relevant education and/or training. Moreover, an employee’s total compensation package varies by role and may include salary, cash bonus or commissions, and equity awards not quantified below.

Compensation range: 89,000.00 – 130,000.00 annually. This compensation range represents the Company’s good faith belief as to what it will pay as a base salary for this position at the time of this posting. 

Benefits: For this role, Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and AD&D insurance, 401k match, disability benefits, wellness and education benefits, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off, holidays, and more.

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.

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.