Senior Construction Accountant
Digital Realty
Dublin, Ireland
5d ago

At Digital Realty, we operate at the cutting edge of the data centre industry - an exciting, fast-growing sector that offers big opportunities, whatever your background.

We have the power to define the future of the digital world we live in. To make things happen. To achieve anything we put our minds to.

And that power is our people.

As the world’s leading provider of premium data centre, colocation and interconnection solutions, our infrastructure stimulates the productivity, competitiveness and market reach of more than 2,300 businesses across North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

We enable new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, and the Cloud. We play a huge role in changing the way people communicate, work and think.

And we’ve created a diverse working environment that’s built on collaboration and performance. All of which means you’ll discover an unrivalled chance to learn, develop and grow your career.


We seek an experienced Construction Accounting professional to be based in the Dublin office of our fast-paced, growing, international organization.

As a member of the international Accounting Team, the candidate will have responsibility for a variety of Construction Accounting duties for our ever-

growing datacentres across Europe and Asia. The ideal candidate enjoys working in a high-volume environment, has strong interpersonal skills, great attention to details and is a proven team player.


  • Develop, implement, and maintain Construction Accounting management system, including setting up projects (jobs), budgets, job costs, cost codes, contracts, change orders, purchase orders, and various construction progress reports
  • Analyze and review construction status with Project / Construction Managers. Direct and participate in cost analyses meetings & reviews.
  • Review and analyze capitalization of costs

  • Manage process for proper coding of construction invoices (payment applications) and lien releases for contractor and vendor invoices.
  • Maintain contract documents including records of lien releases in appropriate files

  • Implement, document, and maintain internal controls and systems, including Sarbanes-Oxley 404 controls.
  • Interface with multiple stakeholders including internal and external auditors. Prepare / gather materials related to construction and cost accounting matters for internal and external auditors.
  • Coordinate / interface with cost accounting system software provider
  • Liaise with treasury team on funding requirements
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects and systems implementations
  • Be a fundamental part of the international Accounting organization

  • Minimum 3 years real estate construction / job cost accounting experience for significant capital projects
  • Experience managing large capital projects with multiple internal & external stakeholders
  • Professionally qualified accountant

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Yardi / Oracle experience a plus

  • Demonstrated ability to operate software applications including MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Process driven with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Problem solving ability
  • Exceptional relationship building skills
  • Proactive team player with ability to step into shoes of other stakeholders to understand their perspectives
  • At Digital Realty, we do more than help you find your power and make the most of it here at work. We offer a great package including :
  • A competitive salary and corporate bonus scheme
  • Wellness including company gym & reimbursement of certain wellness expenses
  • Company Pension contributions
  • Generous holiday allowance for employees
  • Life assurance & Income protection
  • What’s more, you’ll also discover a dynamic and fun working environment with a great social side, too. Ready to find your power?

    To provide our customers with the trusted foundation for the digital world

    Our Mission :

    To provide our customers with the trusted foundation for the digital world

    Our Vision :

    To build a network of connected campuses and internet gateways that become the heart of the internet and cloud, powering growth and prosperity for customers, employees and shareholders.

    Our Values :

    Guide our decisions and actions every day above all else, we value customers, excellence, talent, teamwork and success.

    Why Digital Realty :

    Make an impact You’ll enjoy the satisfaction that comes with knowing your efforts positively impact company growth and your professional career.

  • The best of both worlds you'll find that working for our company may be a little bit different. We are small enough, with only 1,500 employees across our global portfolio, that your hard work will be visible throughout the organization, yet our extensive offering of services and solutions and proven track record of growth;
  • stability and industry-leading innovation give you the resources and tools you need to take your career to the next level.

    Unique culture we are a collaborative, people-focused company dedicated to quality and continuous improvement. When you become a member of our team, you receive our commitment to your continued development and support.

    Strong foundation our financial strength and stability provide our customers with the assurance that Digital Realty will be their partner for current data centre needs and those in the future, and our investment credit ratings provide us access to paths for more capital.

    We view each of our customers as a long-term partner.

    Green standard for sustainability we are committed to improving the performance and energy efficiency of our data centres through the creation, adoption and promotion of industry-

    leading best data centre practices and experience. We are pioneers in thinking about green data centres and are also a Contributing Member of The Green Grid.

    About Digital Realty

    Since the Company's initial public offering in November 2004, Digital Realty has been a fast-growing leader in the design, development and operation of data centres worldwide.

    We focus on providing data centre, colocation and information technology services, communications and social networking to financial services, manufacturing, energy, healthcare and consumer products.

    As of June 30, 2019, the Company’s has 220 data centres, comprising in excess of 27.6 million square feet, excluding approximately 3.

    6 million square feet of space under active development and 1.5 million square feet of space held for future development, located throughout North & South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

    We stand out in the marketplace by offering innovative solutions driven by customers who see data centres not just as a technical investment, but also as a strategic platform for success.

    Digital Realty is a publicly traded company (NYSE : DLR) with investment grade ratings from all three major ratings agencies.

    Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer.

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