Assistant Real Estate Manager
Company: Digital Realty
Posted on: April 9, 2021
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 professions to grow our Enterprise
business with collocation and scale offerings combined best in
class connectivity, cloud and data centric solutions. Position:
Assistant Real Estate Manager Opportunity Snapshot 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.
The Requirements To be a good fit for this opportunity you will
- A bachelor's degree in business, real estate, accounting or
finance, preferred; or the equivalent combination of education and
- 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
- Strong understanding of financial terms and principles and the
ability to analyze financial statements.
- You'll also have experience with financial reporting, accruals,
- 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
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Self-starter mentality and the ability to work with minimal
- Strong Property / Construction accounting background are
preferred. Data center experience would be a plus.
- Rudimentary knowledge/understanding of electrical and
- You will also receive a smartphone to monitor and respond to
customer tickets and requests when you are off-site. The Role
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
- 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
- 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
- Perform property inspections on a regular basis; make
recommendations to maintain and enhance the assigned property
- 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
- Maintain accurate and pertinent information for vendors and
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with
internal and external customers and vendors. Keys to Success To
excel in this role, you'll need to have an outstanding ability to
work under pressure and shift priorities quickly, depending on the
current needs of the business. This is a fast-paced environment
where you may be called upon to produce a report or work on a new
task with a tight deadline, but we're looking for a professional
who excels in this type of environment, and takes pride in their
abilities to work under pressure and multi-task.Additionally, in
order to be an outstanding Assistant Real Estate Manager, you will
be a team player, and have an easygoing and adaptable personality.
We have a close-knit team at our office, so we're really looking
for someone who can come in, and seamlessly become a part of our
group right off the bat. You'll enjoy taking part in our team
building events, group lunches and much more. 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
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