Senior Lease Administrator

Facilities San Jose, California San Francisco, California

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Splunk Real Estate & Facilities Team is looking for a talented, experienced Lease Administrator based in our San Jose (preferred) or SF office. This is a new job function and position, and reports to the Sr. Director.  In this role, you will be a key member of the Real Estate Team and will be responsible for developing and maintaining all aspects of lease administration functionality to support the existing 1 million square feet (and expanding) office footprint around the world. You will be the primary contact for landlords on lease administration concerns - solving a wide range of issues in a thoughtful, creative and efficient manner.  The ideal candidate needs to be detailed oriented and a strong communicator that can work independently while performing a full range of lease administration functions in a fast paced and sometimes ambiguous environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Review of lease related documentation and supervision of abstraction of critical information including rent, dates and financial obligations; QC abstractions once complete
  • Manage 3rd party outsourced database service
  • Assist the Facilities team in resolution of day to day issues and questions from landlords, AP, finance, and other stakeholders
  • Review proposed agreements for adherence to standard terms
  • Perform accurate and detailed reconciliations of rent and operating expense accounts to ensure compliance with lease terms. Work with landlords to resolve discrepancies.
  • Process and manage all day-to-day lease expenses including rent, CAM, taxes, insurance, and miscellaneous operating expenses (OPEX) with landlords and third party suppliers
  • Insure lease related correspondence and forms, including estoppel, SNDA, commencement memos are generated, executed and filed appropriately
  • Working with AP, review and adjust rent roll on a monthly basis
  • Review and approve monthly charges, payments, and CAM.  Perform desktop CAM audits, and validate annual CAM reconciliations.
  • Be the primary contact for subleasees.  Ensure sublease payments and report delinquencies
  • Prepare Security Deposit requests for AP processing
  • Ensure that Security Deposits are returned in a timely fashion
  • Process manual billing for non-recurring charges as needed
  • Contribute to the team’s ongoing effort to develop efficient leasing and accounting procedures
  • Run reports: KPI’s, Rent expenses, portfolio for lease terms, expirations, broker performance, etc.
  • Assist with other Real Estate projects as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Accounting or related degree, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years of demonstrated experience in lease administration
  • Experience and competence utilizing commercial real estate software platforms
  • Ability to review, interpret, understand and analyze annual CAM, Tax and Insurance reconciliations
  • Ability to work proactively, independently and prioritize effectively in a complex fast-paced sometimes ambiguous environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • High level of organization, detail orientation and ability to time-manage across multiple deadlines
  • Willingness to tackle semi-related matters
  • Experienced with Lease database management tools and outsourced services

We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

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