Senior Lease Administrator (Remote)

Facilities San Francisco, California Plano, Texas Austin, Texas Seattle, Washington Phoenix, United States Dallas, Texas Portland, Oregon Los Angeles, CA, California San Jose, California Boulder, Colorado

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The Role

The Splunk Workplace Experience and Real Estate (WEaRE) Team is looking for a hard-working, experienced Senior Lease Administrator. This position reports directly to the Sr. Director. In this role, you are a key member of the Real Estate Team and will be responsible crafting and maintaining all aspects of lease administration functionality to support the existing 1 million square feet (and growing) office footprint in 60 locations around the world. You will be the primary contact for landlords on lease administration concerns. Splunk needs a detailed oriented and a strong communicator that can work independently while performing a full range of lease support functions in a fast paced and sometimes ambiguous environment. The position can be based wherever the individual lives or in one of our existing offices.

Responsibilities include:

  • Advocate, assist, and make recommendations to the team in lease and space contract negotiations
  • Review of lease related documentation and supervision of abstraction of critical information including rents, dates, and financial obligations; QC abstractions once complete
  • Be in charge of 3rd party property outsourced database services
  • Assist in resolution of day-to-day issues and questions from landlord, AP, finance, and other internal partners
  • Review proposed agreements for adherence to standard terms and manage executions
  • Ensure lease expenses including rent, CAM, taxes, insurance, and miscellaneous operating expenses (OPEX) with landlords and third-party suppliers are accurate and payments made timely.
  • Ensure lease related correspondence and forms, including estoppel, SNDA, commencement memos are generated, executed, and filed appropriately
  • Working with AP, create, review, and adjust rent roll on a monthly basis
  • Perform accurate and detailed reconciliations of rent and operating expense accounts to ensure compliance with lease terms. Work with landlords to resolve discrepancies.
  • Review and approve monthly charges, payments, and CAM. Perform desktop CAM audits and validate annual CAM reconciliations. Recommend and lead 3rd party audits when appropriate
  • Be the primary contact for subleasees and insure sublease payments and report delinquencies
  • Prepare Security Deposit requests for AP processing and ensure that Security Deposits are returned in a timely fashion
  • Process manual billing for non-recurring charges as needed
  • Assist the team’s ongoing effort to develop efficient leasing terms, processes, and procedures
  • Maintain data on 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, or Accounting or related equivalent degree or demonstrated ability in lieu of a degree
  • Minimum 5 years of demonstrated experience in global lease administration
  • Experience and competence applying commercial real estate software platforms
  • Ability to review, interpret, and analyze Commercial Office Leases, Subleases, Serviced Office Agreements, annual CAM, Tax and Insurance reconciliations
  • Ability to work proactively, independently and prioritize effectively in a sophisticated fast-paced and sometimes ambiguous environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • High level of organization, detail orientation and ability to time-manage across multiple target dates
  • Desire to address semi-related matters
  • Experienced with Lease database management tools and outsourced services
  • Occasional travel required
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. 

(Colorado only*) Minimum base salary of $75,000. You may also be eligible for incentive pay + equity + benefits.*Note: Disclosure per sb19-085 (8-5-201 et seq). 

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