National Storage Affiliates Trust

Accounts Payable Specialist


Accounts Payable Specialist


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.

Reports to:  Accounts Payable Manager

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Process approved invoices for multiple locations through a proprietary, web-based platform
  • Route invoices for approval within the organization
  • Prepare weekly check runs
  • Provide timely and accurate responses to inquiries from vendors and internal customers
  • Provide clear guidance regarding AP policies and procedures to all departments
  • Monitor aged payables to ensure vendor accounts are kept current
  • Research and resolve invoice issues and discrepancies
  • Provide guidance on vendor setup activities
  • Provide continuous process improvement in the accounts payable process
  • Support AP-related internal controls appropriate in a public company
  • Verify vendor account balances by reconciling vendor statements to company AP ledger
  • Maintain vendor data throughout the year to support preparing 1099s annually


  • Minimum 2 years accounts payable or general accounting experience
    • Large- or medium-size company experience preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiar with processing invoices related to numerous, remote locations
  • Familiar with AP best practices
  • Fast and accurate data entry skills
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently and within a team
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Accounting degree preferred

Key Traits:

  • Strong attention to detail, highly organized, flexible and dependable
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Teamwork
  • Professional maturity
  • Confidentiality
  • Judgment

Compensation Range:  $45,000 – $53,000 annual salary range

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Location:   Greenwood Village, CO


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
  • 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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