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Digital Realty


Financial & Business Analyst, Portfolio Operations

  43780 digital loudoun plaza building h, Northern Virginia

Opportunity Snapshot


Digital Realty supports the data center, colocation and interconnection strategies of customers across the Americas, EMEA and APAC, ranging from cloud and information technology services, communications and social networking to financial services, manufacturing, energy, healthcare and consumer products.  

Now is the time to join Digital Realty and be part of the world’s trusted foundation powering digital ambitions to our customers, prospects and partners.  Digital Realty’s heritage is understanding a customer’s local to global data center needs to address mixed workloads and densities. Enterprises are adapting IT strategies on-the-fly to meet rapidly evolving demands. As data creation and consumption are increasing, so are the tools, clouds, networks and resources needed to support it. This data gravity effect can lead to global workflow management that isn’t consistent across deployments, only compounding the complexities.  As one of the world’s largest data center companies, Digital Realty is seeking motivative and imaginative professionals to grow our Enterprise business with colocation and scale offerings combined best in class connectivity, cloud and data centric solutions.



POSITION: Financial & Business Analyst, Portfolio Operations



Opportunity Snapshot

Make a Visible Impact Across Large Region through Analyses, Special Projects and More

Build a Career Home at the Intersection of Real Estate and High Tech -- We'll Teach You Both

Bring your analytical skills and passion to deliver business insights to Digital Realty, the global REIT leader in providing comprehensive data center solutions, including data center storage, colocation, and interconnection strategies to more than 2,300 firms across its secure, network-rich portfolio of data centers located throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Digital Realty's clients include domestic and international companies of all sizes, ranging from financial services, cloud and information technology services, to manufacturing, energy, gaming, life sciences and consumer products.

Here's why:

  • This is a visible role  you will collect, analyze and summarize granular data that will be key driver to company's success and shape key strategic and tactical decisions among other duties. 
  • Experience in commercial real estate, financial operations or data centers is preferred but not required -- the key characteristics we're looking for are solid financial and analytical savvy, along with the ability to learn quickly
  • In addition to regular reporting and analysis, you'll take point on special projects and regional/corporate initiatives, providing you with broad exposure to our operations across a large multi-state region
  • We are proactive about helping our people grow and develop, and our ongoing growth will create opportunities for proven performers


The Requirements

To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. In addition, to be a good fit for the Senior Analyst of Portfolio Operations opportunity, you will have:

  • A bachelor's degree, preferably in Business, Real Estate, Accounting or Finance, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; a master's degree is a plus
  • 5 to 7 years of related experience in commercial property management or asset management, private equity, accounting, consulting and/or financial reporting, including:
    • Exceptional analytical abilities, including advanced skills in MS Excel (pivot tables, VLOOKUP, etc.)
    • Strong understanding of financial terms and principles and the ability to analyze financial statements
    • Solid experience with financial reporting, accruals and budgeting 
  • Familiarity with enterprise software systems (ERP, CRM, etc.); experience with Yardi or similar property management software is a plus
  • Demonstrated track-record in handling large-scale projects from conception to completion

Just as important will be the following competencies and characteristics:

  • The ability to express ideas clearly verbally and in writing, including the capability to:
    • Concisely summarize the relevant insights from large amounts of data
    • Create complex financial and business-related documents
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, and a detail orientation
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a polished professional demeanor and a "commercial" mindset
  • Self-initiative and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • The ability to work with confidential information

In general, you will work regular business hours Monday through Friday, but you'll also need to be flexible about working evenings and weekends as necessary, sometimes on short notice.


The Role

You will assist with and support the operations, business and financial responsibilities of the properties and business operations within assigned region, providing various financial analysis, reporting, and budgeting/re-forecasts. A large component of the position will involve special projects and coordination with the property teams and corporate initiatives. Special projects will be diverse and may involve working on specific property-level projects such as capital budgeting and P&L research, supporting regional leaders with resource planning, developing PowerPoint decks for regional meetings and financial reporting, sourcing and evaluating vendors, trend analysis, etc.

More specifically, you will:

  • Work closely with a Senior Director to perform and meet annual business, lease and customer goals
  • Support or perform internal property-level profit and loss reporting, and variance analysis; assist in the preparation of financial budgeting, forecasts, expense analysis and accruals, and true-ups; establish, reconcile, and administer estimated/actual recoveries; and administer and support other property management reporting and analysis requirements 
  • Prepare correspondence, memos, presentations, and reports
  • Establish and maintain positive and productive working relationships with colleagues, partners and others
  • Support regional administrative office assignments such as organizing meetings such as quarterly business reviews, other corporate events and handle other assigned duties that may be required


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



Digital Realty: Where the cloud lives and business thrives

We built the global standard for technical real estate, developing a unique capability to acquire, manage, and scale data center campuses. Now, Digital Realty is building a unique ecosystem of open solutions that power customer growth through exceptional service on a foundation of unrivaled data center expertise. The new Digital Realty combines unparalleled data center services, carrier-dense interconnection, real estate acumen, and financial strength to create unique power of choice and value when and where our customers need it.


Our Mission

To provide our customers with the trusted foundation for the digital world


Our Vision

To build a network of connected campuses and internet gateways that become the heart of the internet and cloud, powering growth and prosperity for customers, employees and shareholders.


Our Values

Guide our decisions and actions every day—above all else, we value customers, excellence, talent, teamwork and success.


About Digital Realty

Digital Realty Trust, Inc. supports the data center and colocation strategies of more than 2,000 firms across its secure, network-rich portfolio of data centers located throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Digital Realty's clients include companies of all sizes, ranging from financial services, cloud and information technology services, to manufacturing, energy, gaming, life sciences and consumer products





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 Trust is committed to employing a diverse workforce. We value and actively seek to recruit, develop and retain people with backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that reflect the full diversity of our society.

Digital Realty is a publicly traded company (NYSE: DLR) with investment grade ratings from all three major ratings agencies.


Digital Realty offers a highly competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and an environment that recognizes and rewards your contributions.


Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer, EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled


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.


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