Job Description

Company Description

Public Storage is recognized as one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes and our employees have also voted us as a Great Place to Work, having Best Career Growth, ranked us in the Top 5% for Work Culture, and in the Top 10% for Diversity and Inclusion.

With more than 2,800 locations nationwide, Public Storage is the leader in the self-storage industry, and given our number of tenants, we may very well be the world's largest landlord. We've experienced unprecedented growth over the past four decades, and it's in no small part due to the dedicated team that has helped us become an S&P 500 industry leader, the country's largest real estate investment trust (REIT), and the most recognizable name in self-storage.

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Corporate Finance Senior Associate to join our Corporate Finance team in Glendale, CA. 

The Corporate Finance Senior Associate will execute Public Storage’s comprehensive Corporate Finance program and support broader corporate strategies, reporting to the Sr. Finance Manager of Corporate Finance/FP&A. The Sr Corporate Finance Associate will work directly with the company’s management team in developing, organizing, and communicating corporate messaging to the financial community and other stakeholders. Additionally, the role will afford unique opportunity to work across Public Storage’s corporate strategy, acquisitions, capital markets, and other key initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Work directly with our CFO to develop and own key corporate financial models including three statement modeling, capital allocation strategy, and P&L forecasting.
  • Develop and execute finance-focused strategies.
  • Assist executive leadership with quarterly earnings and guidance production including Board of Director updates, messaging input and earnings call Q&A preparation.
  • Execute critical, time-sensitive investment, and M&A opportunities developing financial pro-formas, e.g., what-if scenarios, sensitivity analysis, etc.
  • Support enterprise-wide annual planning and quarterly forecasting, including bottom up/top-down planning, variance analysis, etc.
  • Engage directly with cross-functional senior leadership and other stakeholders to communicate and drive company strategy and performance.
  • Conduct economic, socio-economic and other analyses on trends impacting the economy and self-storage business to inform strategic decision making.

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in investment banking, private equity, or Corporate Finance in a Fortune 500
  • Preference toward candidates with investment banking background
  • High degree of proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel for models and analyses and PowerPoint for presentations 
  • Strong understanding of financial statements and key competitive financial performance metrics

Knowledge Skills & Abilities 

  • Ability to effectively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, and public-company reporting practices
  • Understanding of valuation and modeling techniques used by investors and analysts
  • Experience in real estate (particularly with real estate investment trusts) a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including presentation development and public speaking
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment while managing multiple priorities and shifting deadlines
  • Ability to handle confidential information and material with the highest degree of professional responsibility
  • Must have a high level of intellectual curiosity and strong desire to play an active role in broader business initiatives
  • Must be a proactive, self-starter 
  • Outstanding analytical skills 
  • Excellent organizational skills

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Application Instructions

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