National Storage Affiliates Trust

SEC Financial Reporting Senior

Job

SEC Financial Reporting Senior

Company:

National Storage Affiliates Trust (“NSA” or the “Company”) (NYSE: NSA) is a real estate investment trust headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado, dedicated to the ownership, operation, and acquisition of self storage facilities in the top 100 metropolitan statistical areas throughout the United States. Through ongoing property contributions from its Participating Regional Operators ("PROs"), third party acquisitions and joint venture partnerships, NSA currently holds ownership interests in and operates approximately 864 self storage properties located in 36 states and Puerto Rico with approximately 55 million rentable square feet. NSA is one of the largest owners of self-storage facilities among public and private companies in the U.S.

NSA leverages the benefits of national scale by integrating multiple experienced regional self storage operators with local operational focus and expertise in addition to its 900+ team members who provide corporate support and manage operations of over half of our portfolio. 

Purpose:

As a member of the company's accounting team, the Financial Reporting Senior is responsible for the preparation and filing of the company’s external financial documents as well as the compilation and delivery of financial and operational information to individuals within the organization. This position requires a motivated professional with strong communication skills and a positive, problem-solving attitude. This person should have extensive technical accounting knowledge and the ability to interact with all levels of management throughout the company.

Reports to: Vice President, Corporate Accounting

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in preparing all documents supporting periodic financial reporting, including 10-K and 10-Q SEC filings, quarterly earnings supplemental packages, and earnings press releases, ensuring timely, accurate financial reporting
  • Review quarterly XBRL filings for accuracy
  • Assist in monitoring and achieving compliance with other regulatory requirements mandated by securities law (e.g. registration statement amendments, 8-K filings, proxy statements)
  • Research and document technical accounting and financial reporting issues (e.g. new FASB pronouncements, SEC reporting updates and/or business transactions)
  • Aid in developing and establishing company accounting policies
  • Provide GAAP accounting expertise to corporate accounting department, support the monthly accounting close process, and assist the Controller with budget and forecast projections
  • Design, prepare, and analyze ad-hoc reports to facilitate review of operational results by members of senior management
  • Assist in support with independent accountants to facilitate the annual audits and quarterly reviews
  • Assist with special projects, as necessary

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
  • Certified Public Accountant certification strongly preferred
  • Minimum 3 - 4 years of accounting experience from either public accounting or financial reporting
  • Experience with public company reporting and SOX compliance

While not required, prior real estate industry experience is beneficial.

A successful candidate will have the ability to work collaboratively and independently within the company and should be a:

  • Self-motivated, team-oriented individual with excellent verbal and written communication skills who is comfortable working in a demanding and fast-paced environment, and a
  • Well-organized, analytical, professional with diligent attention to detail, with an
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects in partnership with individuals at all levels within and outside of the organization.

Strong systems skills using a variety of software systems including advanced Excel, Word, and XBRL and financial reporting applications are required. Experience using Workiva Wdesk preferred.

Travel:

Limited travel determined by needs of business

Salary Range:

$75,000 - $90,000, plus opportunity for incentive compensation. Actual compensation will be based on your skills and experience.

FLSA Status:  

Exempt

Location: 

Greenwood Village, CO

Benefits:

National Storage Affiliates Trust offers full-time employees a comprehensive benefits package to include:

  • Medical Insurance                                          
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • HSA/FSA
  • 401(K)
  • Performance based bonus incentive plan
  • Accrued Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discount Program

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Works in an indoor office
  • Use of office equipment and computers
  • Occasional lifting of supplies and materials from time to time
  • Positions in this class typically include extended sedentary positions, talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, movement and repetitive motions

National Storage Affiliates Trust 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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