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Assistant Real Estate Manager (Piscataway)

  365 s randolphville road, Piscataway, NJ

Overview

Your role

This position offers you the opportunity to expand your skills and experience in property management with the largest wholesale data center provider in the world. As Assistant Real Estate Manager, you will report directly to the Real Estate Manager, where you will make an impact on virtually all aspects of the management of this assigned portfolio. You will leverage your in-depth experience to assist with a variety of financial and operational responsibilities including financial reporting, budgeting, accruals, property inspections and customer ticket requests. We are proactive about helping our people grow and develop, and as Digital Realty continues to grow, we'll be looking for proven players to move up. 

 

What you’ll do

Reporting to the Real Estate Manager, as the Assistant Real Estate Manager, you will work to support your supervisor in all aspects of management for the assigned portfolio, with a specific focus on the financial piece. You will play a key role assisting and supporting the operations and financial responsibilities of the properties within the portfolio, providing various financial reports and accruals, re-forecasts, budgeting and reconciliations. 

Managing our customer ticketing system and conducting property walk-through inspections will also be a central component to this role. Additionally, we’ll look to you to help organize tenants’ events and oversee other special event coordination as needed.

More specifically, you will:

  • Support the planning, budgeting and control of operating and capital expenditures. 
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets, forecasts, monthly reports, and variance reports, including accruals, journal entries, heavy financial reporting.
  • Assist with accounts receivable and accounts payable, including collection of rent, accruals, payment of expenses, common area maintenance estimates, true-ups, reconciliations, compliance with lease terms, and preparation of all related documentation.
  • Respond to customer requests and needs; coordinate efforts with Property Management and Technical Operation teams to resolve issues.
  • Oversee selection and performance of vendor services, including preparation of requests for proposal and service agreements; monitor vendor performance against service level agreements.
  • Schedule and facilitate maintenance with vendors and customers.
  • Perform property inspections on a regular basis; make recommendations to maintain and enhance the assigned property portfolio.
  • Maintain a strong relationship with the Asset Manager and Technical Operations team for the assigned portfolio to ensure that all corporate objectives are being met.
  • Document and track all certificates of insurance from vendors and customers.
  • Maintain accurate and pertinent information for vendors and customers.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers and vendors.

 

What you’ll need

To be a good fit for this opportunity you will have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business, real estate, accounting or finance, preferred; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of three to five years of related experience in commercial property management and financial reporting.
  • A proven track record of providing superior customer service.
  • Strong understanding of financial terms and principles and the ability to analyze financial statements.  You'll also have experience with financial reporting, accruals, and budgeting, 
  • Proficient computer skills, including MS Office Suite.
  • Familiarity and experience with Yardi or a similar property management software program. 
  • The ability to express ideas clearly in written and verbal communications, including the capability to create complex financial and business related documents.
  • Experience working in a fast paced, high volume workplace. 
  • Strong organizational skills, time management and detail orientation.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Self-starter mentality and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong Property / Construction accounting background are preferred. Data center experience would be a plus.
  • Rudimentary knowledge/understanding of electrical and mechanical systems

Digital Realty cares about the health and safety of its workforce, customers, and vendors.  Digital Realty encourages all new hires to be fully COVD-19 vaccinated by their start date. Employees who are not fully COVID-19 vaccinated will need to comply with our weekly COVID-19 testing requirements, subject to applicable workplace accommodation requirements.

 

 

 

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 290 facilities in 49 metros across 24 countries and six continents.

 

A bit about our Digital team

Our Operations team keeps our customers’ infrastructure running safely and securely. We get plenty of opportunities to take on a variety of tasks and develop our technical skills. From overseeing electrical power to cooling and fire suppression systems, our team plays a vital role in making sure everything in our data centers operates as it should.

 

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.

 

This is an exciting time to join our business so apply now and make your mark on our future.

 

Notes:

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 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.  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.

 

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