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Tax Manager

  2323 bryan street, Dallas
Back to vacancy overview Last updated: 28-09-2022

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Position Title: Tax Manager

Location: Dallas, TX (Hybrid)


Your role

Digital Realty Trust, Inc., one of the largest publicly traded REITs, is excited to welcome a new member to its existing premier global tax team. The position will start with a focus on tax provision but will have boundless opportunities to engage in all tax matters of the company from REIT structure, transaction/compliance support, international and partnership tax issues. We are looking for an individual who is adaptable, agile, and hungry to learn, we are looking for you!


What you’ll do

  • Work closely with accounting department to understand financial statement reporting for separate legal entities, including regular review of accounting system and financial statement information to ensure integrity of the reports for all DLR tax entities
  • Work closely with accounting group to review TRS legal entity financials, to build TRS tax projection model to monitor & minimize tax leakage
  • Perform quarterly tax provisions for corporate taxable REIT and foreign subsidiaries to ensure adequate tax reserves have been established
  • Work with Legal department on tax filings/elections (e.g. TRS and check-the-box election, etc.)
  • Work with Accounting and IT department to build tools and reports to improve tax reporting/projection efficiencies
  • Coordinate and correspond with taxing authorities in US & foreign jurisdictions on tax notices to ensure accurate regulatory records of all DLR entities
  • Coordinate with outside tax advisors to gather information requested in process of tax compliance to ensure timely and accurate tax return filings and payments with all appropriate agencies
  • Understand, manage, and perform quarterly/annual REIT compliance tests to ensure that DLR maintains its REIT status
  • Work with outside tax advisor to project taxable income for the REIT on annual basis to ensure REIT distribution requirement
  • Calculate withholding taxes on quarterly distributions from DLR partnerships in compliance with regulatory state withholding requirement
  • Support the team in all tax matters of the company from transaction, compliance, REIT compliance and international tax provision as needed


What you’ll need

  • B.A. degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 5-7 years of combined public and corporate/provision tax experience.
  • Perceptive, self-starter with excellent problem-solving abilities.
  • Organized and have good attention to detail.
  • Able to juggle several projects at once and know how to prioritize deadlines.
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Windows, Word, Outlook, etc.).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Dedicated team player that is flexible and adaptable to change.
  • REIT/Partnership experience preferred but not must have.


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.


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.



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 cares about the health and safety of its workforce, customers, and vendors. Digital Realty encourages all new hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated by their start date. Employees who are not fully COVID-19 vaccinated may need to comply with our weekly COVID-19 testing requirements if required per your job requirement, work location and customer obligations, subject to applicable workplace accommodation requirements.

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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