Global Lease Administrator

02 Dec 2021
15 Dec 2021
This role will report to the Senior Real Estate manager and collaborate closely with the Workplace Operations team, internal clients, and external partners; the ideal candidate will run the day to day operations associated with our lease holds and sublease administration as we build out Shopify's next chapter as a Digital by Design company.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Manage a global portfolio of properties ranging from office space, conference centers, retail spaces, and warehouses as both the master tenant and or sublandlord.
  • Manage all financial transactions associated with lease administration including internal and external billing, and rent payment
  • Support the facilities team as a landlord liaison in day-to-day operational matters.
  • Prepare presentation and reports of investment recommendations for senior managers, directors, and executives
  • Maintain digital records and manage access to information for internal and external stakeholders
  • Support other real estate and alternative asset portfolio related duties as assigned


You'll need to have:
  • Post-secondary education in a relevant discipline such as business administration, accounting, finance, or real estate
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of relevant experience in real estate administration, finance, project management, or other highly analytical/quantitative roles
  • Strong knowledge of, and experience with, lease and sublease administration
  • Highly motivated, self-directed with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and responsibilities while maintaining meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to produce effective reports
  • Excellent communications skills with an ability to explain complex ideas concisely
  • Strong interpersonal skills used within a team environment with emphasis on relationship building
  • Thrive on change as the duties of this position may change from time to time.
  • Occasional travel required

It would be nice if you had:
  • Experience within the commercial real estate industry would be an asset
  • Demonstrated project management skills considered an asset.
  • This is a remote position based in North America

In order to be considered,In 250 words or less, tell us why you are the best candidate for this role and describe the unique skill set you bring to the table.

You can attach your answer as a pdf, along with your resume.Alternatively, feel free to make this a 1 min video pitch instead if that's feasible on your end.

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This posting will close on December 14, 2021

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