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Finance Director APAC

Position Title: Finance Director APAC
Location: Singapore

Position Title: Director, Finance (APAC)

Location: Singapore, SG

The role 

The Director, Finance (APAC) role offers a motivated and energetic candidate the opportunity to leverage their skillset to contribute to the development of a growing global organization that plays a vital role in the success of the company’s global finance team. The position will support the financial planning and analysis (FP&A) function across APAC, working closely with the APAC leadership team and will report to Digital Realty’s Senior Vice President, Global Finance. The role will also coordinate with global counterparts across the Digital Realty organization to ensure alignment with global reporting, financial policies and external reporting requirements.

What you’ll do

  • Be the lead finance business partner for the APAC executive team to deliver consistent, accurate and insightful communications on business performance and financial results
  • Provide financial support for strategic and commercial decisions, challenging assumptions and making recommendations through value-add analysis, insights and analytics
  • Building and developing a high-performance APAC wide FP&A function
  • Developing and owning a world class budgeting and forecasting model and approach
  • Work with portfolio management to assess portfolio and asset-level reporting, profitability and forecasting/budgeting
  • Oversight and responsibility for data governance process within APAC
  • Supporting implementation and roll-out of new finance systems
  • Collaborate with various teams across disciplines including operations, portfolio management, sustainability, legal, engineering and sales to problem solve and maximise business efficiency
  • Facilitate and oversee quarterly reforecasts and long-range planning
  • Responsible for statistical analysis required to support external reporting
  • Work with Digital Realty’s Investments Team as required to provide support on dispositions and acquisitions

What you’ll need

  • Chartered Accountant or a CFA qualification
  • Minimum of 10 years+ experience in a similar FP&A role in a listed entity, ideally with experience in external reporting requirements
  • Perceptive, self-starter, able to work independently and under pressure
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attentive to detail
  • Strong organizational skills. Able to multi-task, meet stringent deadlines
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Windows, Word, Outlook, etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player, flexible and adaptable to change
  • Fluency in English is a must, additional languages desirable

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 25+ countries on six continents.

To learn more about Digital Realty, please visit or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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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