National Storage Affiliates Trust

Financial Analyst


Financial Analyst

National Storage Affiliates Trust is a real estate investment trust headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado, focused on the ownership, operation and acquisition of self storage properties located within the top 100 metropolitan statistical areas throughout the United States. As of March 31, 2021, the Company held ownership interests in and operated 844 self storage properties located in 36 states and Puerto Rico with approximately 53.5 million rentable square feet. NSA is one of the largest owners and operators of self storage properties among public and private companies in the United States. For more information, please visit the Company’s website at NSA is included in the MSCI US REIT Index (RMS/RMZ), the Russell 2000 Index of Companies and the S&P MidCap 400 Index.


The Financial Analyst will prepare, analyze, and summarize financial results and forecasting and budgeting models. The Analyst will help provide support for the quarterly public filings, board materials and quarterly financial results meetings with management and Participating Regional Operators (“PROs”). This position in based in our corporate headquarters located in Greenwood Village, CO.

Reports to: Vice President, Business Intelligence and FP&A Analysis

Principal Job Duties:

  • Assist in the execution of the annual budgeting process, which includes the preparation of materials, analysis of results, communication with our PROs and integration of final budgets into the accounting reporting system.
  • Create and maintain complex financial models.
  • Prepare board materials and assist in other presentations.
  • Assist in the preparation and analysis of quarterly performance reporting.
  • Develop and maintain analytics and processes to support capital strategy.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong initiative, decision making, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong attention to detail.


  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office with excellent Excel and modeling skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret financial statements.
  • Understanding of valuation, partnership waterfalls and capital sources.
  • Ability to independently create, validate, present and implement ideas; Intellectual curiosity.
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and analytical.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Familiarity with Business Intelligence and Visualizations tools are a plus (SQL, Tableau, Power BI, R, etc.).
  • Ability to work independently or as a team. Ability to manage competing priorities.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate or finance or similar field of study or equivalent experience.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and filing cabinets.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand and walk. This position may be required to sit, stand or walk for extended periods of time.

Compensation Range $50,000 - $65,000

FLSA Status: Exempt


National Storage Affiliates Trust offers full-time employees a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(K)
  • Accrued Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discount Program

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work for the position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All personnel may be required to duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. All job descriptions are subject to change. Job functions and/or responsibilities can be amended at any time at management discretion.

NSA is an equal opportunity employer. Employment and promotional decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a covered veteran or any other basis of discrimination prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal law. No question in our application process is used for the process of limiting or excluding any applicant's consideration for employment on such grounds.

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