Job Description

At Extra Space Storage, if it matters to you, it matters to us!

It is a really exciting time to be at Extra Space Storage! We got our start in 1977. Today, we are a New York Stock Exchange-traded company leading the self-storage industry in more ways than one. But in order to maintain this lead, we need exceptionally motivated, capable, and driven people like you. We offer a fast-paced, collaborative environment where each of us directly contributes to the company’s success. Come join us, and find out why so many of our employees recommend Extra Space Storage as a great place to work.

Extra Space Storage is currently hiring for a Sr. Internal Auditor for our corporate offices in Salt Lake City, UT.  Reporting to the Director of Internal Audit, the Sr. Internal Auditor contributes to audit and business advisory engagements including Sarbanes-Oxley 404 Compliance (SOX) and operational audits.  Routine tasks in this role include documenting and evaluating internal controls and preparing internal-audit reports.   Successful candidates will be effective communicators with a strong understanding of financial accounting and data analysis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of internal-control documentation including flowcharts, narratives, and walkthroughs for SOX Compliance
  • Test SOX and other relevant internal controls
  • Collaborate with other internal audit team members to support company and team goals
  • Assist in operational and compliance audits

Education and/or Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university and 3-5 years of relevant Accounting or Auditing experience OR a Master’s Degree and 2-4 years of relevant Accounting or Auditing experience
  • Solid Excel skills including experience with vlookups, filters, and data mining formulae
  • Ability to work effectively and prioritize projects in a matrix environment
  • Customer-service experience with a proven track record of anticipating customer needs and resolving customer complaints
  • Intermediate to Advanced Accounting knowledge, including a working knowledge of consolidation accounting
  • Able to research and comprehend emerging accounting issues
  • Understanding of internal-control concepts relevant to SOX
  • Strong verbal- and written-communication skills, to effectively present to peers and management
  • Strong desire and ability to learn quickly and develop new skills in a dynamic environment
  • Experience with SQL, ACL, or other data mining tools is helpful

We pride ourselves on hiring top talent and provide you the following benefits and more:

  • Well defined career paths
  • Qualify for Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits on Day 1
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending (FSA)
  • Company paid Life, AD&D, and Short & Long Term Disability
  • 401K with company match after 90 days of service
  • Holiday pay and paid time off
  • Extensive Wellness Program and various Employee Discount Programs
  • Personal Health Advocate
  • Free soda, coffee, and drinks all day every day and much, much more!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

If you are a current Extra Space employee, please apply through the "Find Internal Career Openings" in Workday


Extra Space Storage is the second largest operator of self-storage facilities in the U.S. Since we were founded in 1977, we’ve taken the storage industry by storm. In  2015 alone we added 1.6 Billion dollars in new acquisitions to our already large property portfolio.

The cornerstone of Extra Space Storage is successful partnerships with our stakeholders, partners, investors and customers. Our goals are driven by an impassioned, dedicated workforce that thrives in the innovation driven corporate environment. We are the best, at getting better!

Our Team Makes Us EXTRAordinary

Knowledge is power and experience is valuable. This is why we strive to attract the best candidates for every position at Extra Space Storage. Every position is valuable to our success from our executive management team, corporate employees, on-site managers and call center team.

Offering a Career Path Paved with Innovation and Satisfaction

Attracting the best candidates in any field requires a commitment to job satisfaction. At Extra Space Storage, job satisfaction is high, this is why we have one of the best retention rates in the business. We know that our success depends on our team loving their jobs! 

An Extra Space employee is number one valued and knows they are invaluable to the team, customer and company. Second they are passionate enjoying a challenging and rewarding career path armed with the tools they need to succeed. Add a fun work culture and spectacular offices makes Extra Space a pretty amazing place to work.



Posted 10 Days Ago

Full time

R-04472

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