U.S. Storage Centers

  • Operations Analyst

    Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/3/2018 1:38 PM)
    Postal Code
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
  • Overview


    Job Title:              Operations Analyst

    Reports To:          Director of Operations

    FLSA Status:        Exempt

    Position Status:   Permanent, Full-time

    Location:              Irvine, CA

    Salary Range:      $45-55K


    To apply, please submit resume application to: https://careers-usstorage.icims.com/jobs/


    About Westport Properties/US Storage Centers:

    Westport Properties manages US Storage Centers (“USSC”) which is a top 10 Self Storage Management company in the country with over 120 properties and operating in multi-states under management with over 20 million rentable square feet. Founded in 1985, we have built a premier management platform in the industry. Since its inception, USSC has helped thousands of its customers organize their lives by delivering convenient and affordable self-storage solutions.


    Summary Role: Operations Analyst

    Westport Properties continues to grow rapidly and we are in need of an analyst who will help in many facets of the organization from operations, to acquisitions, and to development of self-storage facilities. The ideal candidate will be analytically inclined with proven problem solving capabilities. This individual will be asked to download, manipulate and analyze data and interact with Senior Management.


    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    The Operations Analyst will be responsible for 100+ properties. This position must be able to perform the following duties and manage the following area of responsibilities:

    • Monthly/Weekly Operational Reporting for a portfolio of 100+ self-storage facilities
    • Revenue Management for both Pricing and Current Tenant Rates. Duties will also include continuing modification to existing revenue management algorithms
    • Year-end Budget preparation
    • Present monthly performance metrics to senior management
    • Project analysis including financial modeling and ROI calculations
    • Financial modeling for acquisition purposes
    • Many ad hoc projects as needed
    • Assist in other duties as assigned


    Qualifications Required        

    • Minimum of 1 year of previous work experience in a similar position, preferably in multi-site Operations and property management/real estate
    • Basic knowledge of Commercial Real Estate Principles
    • Expert Level of Knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, and Outlook
    • Experience completing complex projects and participating as a team member on projects of complex scope
    • Has the ability to understand and develop technical direction and assess business requirements
    • Detail oriented, independent and work with a sense of urgency
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload in order to meet strict deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • A team player and can collaborate with other departments in the organization to effectively interact with co-workers, department supervisors and managers, field management, consultants and/or vendors
    • Ability to work flexible hours depending on various Operations Department project deadlines
    • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
    • Working knowledge of SQL databases/programming is a plus




    • College Degree Required – 4 year Bachelor’s Degree with concentration in Finance or Accounting preferred
    • Relevant years of work experience and advanced Finance/Accounting certification may substitute for the degree requirement.


    Core Competencies:

    • General office and telephone skills are required
    • Basic Computer Skills are required
    • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite –Excel, Word, and Outlook
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Good organizational skills
    • Proactive, self-starter, goal oriented and ability to work independently
    • Collaborative Team Player
    • Uphold Company’s Vision, Mission Statement and Core Values



    Physical Demands

    • Stationary Position: frequently remains stationary up to 90% of the time and sitting up to 8 hours in a day
    • Move/Traverse: infrequently bend, stand, stoop and/or walk
    • Carry Weight: infrequently carry weight and/or lift objects (light to heavy) weighing up to 10 pounds
    • Hearing and Speech: frequently communicates with the ability to hear and talk on a regular basis with employees, coworkers, and all personnel matters; must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations
    • Sight: frequent use of sight to detect images on computer, office documents, and office objects near and far


    Work Environment

    • Regular professional, office business setting
    • Noise level ranges from low to moderate (if in office setting)
    • Noise level ranges from moderate to high (if on construction worksite)



    Benefits for Full-Time Employees


    • Paid Vacation Time
    • Paid Sick Time
    • Paid Holidays
    • 401(k) Eligibility
    • Health Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision
    • Life Insurance Benefits
    • Supplemental (Flexible Spending Accounts, Disability, Cancer/Critical Care, Hospitalization, Accident)
    • Recognition of Hard Work and Exemplary Performance
    • Clean, Air Conditioned, Friendly Working Environment 
    • Discretionary Bonus Based on Several Factors


    About Us 

    Westport Properties, Inc. is a parent company of US Storage Centers (USSC) which provides at-will, equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability or genetics. Furthermore, Westport Properties, Inc. expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment and discrimination based on age, disability, color, genetics, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in compliance with federal, state and applicable local laws governing employment and labor law in every location in which the company conducts business. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.



    All Employees must pass a post-offer, pre-hire background screening which includes a multi-state criminal check and DMV Records in accordance with federal protected FCRA/FACTA Requirements for Investigative Consumer Reports, CA ICRA and other state mandated requirements for employment purposes. Furthermore, this job description is subject to change at any time. Nothing in this job description is meant to guarantee employment status and/or position. This job description neither restricts nor prevents management’s right to assign and/or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time of the essential functions. It does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be subsequently assigned.


    Essential Job Function for Reasonable Work Accommodation

    According to the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), employees must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without a reasonable accommodation. The Company will provide reasonable work accommodations to allow the employee to perform their essential job functions and duties as detailed above.




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