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Data Center Senior Accountant, NA

Company: Vantage Data Centers
Location: Denver
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

About Vantage Data CentersVantage is committed to being a workplace of inclusion, equity, respect and acceptance. We celebrate diversity and intentionally seek out opportunities to learn from one another's experience.Vantage Data Centers powers, cools, protects and connects the technology of the world's well-known hyperscalers, cloud providers and large enterprises. Developing and operating across North America, EMEA and Asia Pacific, Vantage has evolved data center design in innovative ways to deliver dramatic gains in reliability, efficiency and sustainability in flexible environments that can scale as quickly as the market demands.Position OverviewThis role is based on-site in Denver, CO.Vantage's footprint in North America is expanding and to support it, its accounting team is growing to better support its portfolio of data centers. As such, Vantage is looking for a resourceful, agile and thorough Senior Accountant responsible for the full-cycle accounting activities of its assigned campuses, delivering timely and accurate financial reports, and collaborating with the broader Finance team to meet monthly close requirements and assessing financial performance.The Senior Accountant will play a critical role in the monthly close process by driving the preparation of support for certain journal entries and account reconciliations. They will have opportunities to work cross functionally as well as manage accounts across the balance sheet. You will assist in financial reporting activities, such as the preparation of monthly and quarterly internal financial reporting. You will also assist in non-routine projects as they arise.Essential Job Functions

  • Complete full-cycle monthly close procedures and related work for campuses, including preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations and financial reviews
  • Perform analysis and tracking of campus capital projects, including coordination with Construction Cost Finance team and budget owners for project closeouts and fixed assets processing
  • Record accurate expenses through purchase order and invoice reviews
  • Contribute to process documentation, standardization of processes and records, and accounting policies as the Company continues to grow
  • Assist in preparing, coordinating, and providing year end audit documentation to internal and external auditorsDuties
    • Creates, maintains and improves monthly accounting work papers to assist with month-end activities
    • Prepares income statement and balance sheet analysis, on a monthly, quarterly, year-end and as needed basis
    • Reconciles general ledger, intercompany and fixed asset accounts
    • Prepares monthly internal financial reporting information
    • Sign off on workpapers and contribute to a complete and accurate close process
    • Review lease signings at properties and ensure timely update of lease schedules in Yardi
    • Analyze various transactions and identify appropriate account recording and accounting treatment
    • Assist in implementing and documenting process improvements (monthly close automation, global allocation, etc.)
    • Contribute to non-routine projects such as real estate and business acquisitions, debt financing transactions, etc., as needed
    • Responsible for the review of purchase orders and invoices for accurate GL coding and comparison against budgeted expenditures
    • Assist in coordination with external auditors and internal auditors
    • Collaborate with other departments to obtain information required for capital analysis and variance reporting
    • Perform generally varied and sophisticated accounting duties in support of property operating requirements with minimal direction
    • Responsible for preparation of audit schedules as well as other analyses for the year-end auditJob Requirements
      • Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting or equivalent experience required
      • 2 or more years at a major public accounting firm or 4 or more years of experience in a relevant accounting role required
      • Real estate industry experience is preferred, but not required
      • Good understanding of GAAP and internal control environment required
      • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint
      • Ability to collaborate with individuals across the organization and "roll-up one's sleeves" to accomplish all necessary tasks
      • Experience with SOX preferred but not required
      • Knowledge of Yardi preferred but not requiredPhysical Demands and Special RequirementsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle, or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop or kneel; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 poundsAdditional Information
        • Salary Range: $90,000 - $100,000 base plus bonus (this range is based on Colorado market data and may vary in other locations)
        • This position is eligible for company benefits including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision coverage, life and AD&D, short and long-term disability coverage, paid time off, employee assistance, participation in a 401k program that includes company match, and many other additional voluntary benefits.
        • Compensation for the role will depend on a number of factors, including your qualifications, skills, competencies, and experience and may fall outside of the range shown.We operate with No Ego and No Arrogance. We work to build each other up and support one another, appreciating each other's strengths and respecting each other's weaknesses. We find joy in our work and each other, actively seeking opportunities to inject fun into what we do. Our hard and efficient work is rewarded with an above market total compensation package. We offer a comprehensive suite of health and welfare, retirement, and paid leave benefits exceeding local expectations.Throughout the year, the advantage of being part of the Vantage team is evident with an array of benefits, recognition, training and development, and the knowledge that your contribution adds value to the company and our community.Don't meet all the requirements? Please still apply if you think you are the right person for the position. We are always keen to speak to people who connect with our mission and values.Vantage Data Centers is an Equal Opportunity EmployerVantage Data Centers does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firm agencies. Fees will not be paid in the event a candidate submitted by a recruiter without an agreement in place is hired; such resumes will be deemed the sole property of Vantage Data Centers.

Keywords: Vantage Data Centers, Denver , Data Center Senior Accountant, NA, Accounting, Auditing , Denver, Colorado

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