National Storage Affiliates Trust

Financial Reporting Senior


Financial Reporting Senior


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 predominantly located within the top 100 metropolitan statistical areas throughout the United States. As of March 31, 2022, the Company held ownership interests in and operated 1,061 self-storage properties located in 42 states and Puerto Rico with approximately 68.4 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.


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.

Location: Greenwood Village, CO

Reports to: Vice President, Corporate Accounting

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the completion of all documents supporting periodic financial reporting, including 10-K and 10-Q SEC filings, 8-K filings, XBRL associated with periodic and current reports, quarterly earnings supplemental packages, and earnings press releases, ensuring timely, accurate financial reporting.
  • Support internal and external audit with support for reported figures, control testwork including process documentation
  • 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; function as a member of the corporate accounting team
  • 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 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:

  • Self-motivated, team-oriented, with excellent verbal and written communication skills who is comfortable working in a demanding and fast-paced environment, 
  • Well-organized, analytical, professional with diligent attention to detail, 
  • Able 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

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

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

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

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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