ASSISTANT REAL ESTATE MANAGER, ASHBURN
Digital Realty Trust - Ashburn, VA

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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 Property 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.

Digital Realty focuses on delivering customer driven data center solutions by providing secure, reliable and cost effective facilities that meet each customer's unique data center needs. Over 10% of Fortune's Global 200 companies rely on Digital Realty to provide solutions for their data center requirements. Our customers include leading media, financial services, communications and technology-based businesses. Our portfolio is located in 31 markets around the world and consists of more than 100 properties, totaling approximately 19.1 million square feet, including 2.4 million square feet of space held for redevelopment.

Pictured: Digital Realty’s move-in ready Turn-Key Datacenters ® provide solutions for clients who need robust data centers quickly.

The Requirements

To be a good fit for this opportunity you will have:
A bachelor’s degree in business, real estate, or finance, preferred; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

A minimum of four to five years of related experience in commercial property management and financial reporting. Quick question for you - click here Topic: Do you have a minimum of 4 years experience in commercial property management? Yes

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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. Quick question for you - click here Topic: Do you have a strong financial background and experience working with Yardi? Yes

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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 and detail orientation.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Self-starter mentality, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Strong Property / Construction accounting background is preferred. Data center experience would be a plus.

You will also receive a Blackberry to monitor and respond to customer tickets and requests when you are off-site.

Pictured: located on 50 acres of land in the Dulles technology corridor of Northern Virginia, Datacenter Park boasts six data center buildings that support both Turn-Key Datacenter and Powered Base Building configurations.

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 more than 20 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.

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

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 Virginia 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.

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