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Construction/Fixed Asset Accountant

Position Title: Construction/Fixed Asset Accountant
Location: Dallas

Position Title: Construction/Fixed Asset Accountant

Location: Dallas, TX


Your role:

As a Construction/Fixed Asset Accountant at Digital Realty, you will play a pivotal role in supporting our global development program. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure accurate milestone reporting, compliance with accounting standards, and timely placing of assets into service. This role offers an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to contribute to the financial success of a growing company.

What you’ll do:

The Construction/Fixed Asset Accountant will report into the Manager, Construction & Fixed Asset Accounting and will be responsible for:

  • Project milestone tracking: ensure timely and accurate reporting of project completion dates.
    • Communicate with project stakeholders to track variety of key milestones for our development projects across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, with a keen focus on events triggering start of depreciation expense and revenue recognition.
    • Prepare and distribute summaries of current and near-term completion projections to regional stakeholders.
  • Project financial closeouts: collaborate with suppliers and project managers to prepare project cost reconciliations, closeout open commitments, and issue final account reports.
    • Lead execution of final account and cost reconciliations, partnering with project managers to ensure accurate and timely close.
    • Communicate with vendors to collect final invoices and deductive/savings change orders; coordinate with AP teams to ensure timely processing.
    • Reconcile committed to actual costs and close open commitments in project accounting module.
  • Completed projects and Fixed Asset processing:
    • Prepare entries to transfer final project costs from construction in progress to fixed asset accounts.
    • Prepare entries to establish assets and commence depreciation in the fixed asset module.
    • Assist in preparing reconciliations of general ledger to both construction in progress and fixed assets subledgers.

What you’ll need:

To be a good fit for the Construction/Fixed Asset Accountant opportunity you will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, Real Estate, or related field. 
  • 1-3 years’ accounting experience. Fixed asset and/or project accounting preferred but not required; liaising with field construction personnel is a plus. 
  • Fundamental understanding of generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Experience processing adjusting journal entries, processing reclassification journals, preparing account reconciliations, and any other related tasks. 
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Yardi experience beneficial but not required.

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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