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Senior Accountant, Fixed Assets

  2323 bryan street, Dallas

Overview

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, we offer colocation and scale offerings combined best in class connectivity, cloud and data centric solutions. Digital Realty is seeking motivated and imaginative professionals to grow our Enterprise business. 

 

Position: Senior Accountant, Fixed Assets

 

Opportunity Snapshot

If you have accounting experience along with the flexibility to adapt in an evolving environment, this position offers you some very compelling opportunities. You will:

  • Expand your skills at the intersection of real estate and high tech. While fixed asset accounting knowledge is preferred, if you don’t already know it, we'll help you learn.
  • Showcase your potential to take on additional responsibilities and advance at the world's largest provider of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. In fact, the position is open because the incumbent was promoted.
  • Enjoy a positive culture and work/life balance. While we'll look to you to remain flexible, we rarely work the kind of long hours that some other companies require.
  • Join at a time of dynamic growth, including recent acquisitions in Europe and Africa. For the most part you'll focus on assets in North America, but there will be opportunities to interact with global accounting team members.
  • Take advantage of the flexibility of a hybrid remote work arrangement in which you'll have the option to work from home one or two days a week.

 

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 Accountant, Fixed Assets opportunity, you will have:

  • A bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or another closely related field.
  • 2 to 3 years of accounting experience; familiarity with fixed asset accounting is strongly preferred, and real estate industry experience would be ideal.
  • Experience with monthly close efforts such as preparing adjusting entries, subledger reconciliations, and other relevant tasks.
  • The ability to research, analyze and interpret accounting data and perform quantitative analyses.
  • Strong computer abilities, including:
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook, and intermediate skills in MS Excel (VLOOKUP, pivot tables, etc.).
    • Experience with ERP/accounting platforms, preferably with Oracle and/or Yardi.
  • Solid organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where deadlines are tight, and priorities evolve.
  • A detail orientation.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Digital Realty cares about the health and safety of its workforce, customers, and vendors. Except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation, Digital Realty requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated by their start date as a condition of employment. 

 

The Role

Reporting to the Manager, Fixed Asset Accounting, in you will invest your time in two key responsibilities:

  • Maintaining fixed asset subledgers in Oracle and Yardi, including creating, transferring and disposing of assets.
  • Performing reconciliations via Excel.

In addition, you will:

  • Help ensure fixed asset and inventory accounting operations comply with company policy and controls, including Sarbanes-Oxley controls.
  • Support timely and accurate execution of month-end close activities.
  • Help research and address out-of-balance conditions between fixed asset and inventory subledgers and general ledger.
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to gather and confirm accuracy of data.
  • Contribute to periodic inventory and fixed asset reporting and analyses for management.
  • Support internal and external audits as requested.
  • Keep a constant eye out for ways to streamline fixed asset and inventory accounting practices and improve reporting accuracy.
  • Handle other duties as assigned.

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

 

 

Disclaimer:

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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