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Senior Technical Accountant

| Austin

About GoDaddy


GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With nearly 18 million customers worldwide and over 77 million domain names under management, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work. Our mission is to give our customers the tools, insights and the people to transform their ideas and personal initiative into success. To learn more about the company visit www.GoDaddy.com.




The Senior Technical Accountant will support our technical accounting team in researching, resolving and documenting complex accounting issues and transactions such as revenue recognition, leases, M&A-related, and other non-recurring transactions. The ideal candidate should have a strong foundation in general accounting, revenue recognition and a strong analytical and problem solving ability. This role can be based in Scottsdale, AZ or Sunnyvale CA.



Role, Responsibilities & Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform technical research on non-recurring or complex accounting issues and support accounting consultation advice to business partners under US GAAP
  • Assess the financial and operational impact of new accounting pronouncements and support ensuring compliance with relevant financial reporting standards
  • Review contractual arrangements to determine proper accounting treatment and document conclusion reached
  • Draft and maintain accounting policies and memos as well as support develop and deliver relevant training to a wide range of audiences and stakeholders
  • Assist with mergers and acquisitions (M&A) including due diligence, purchase accounting, and integration
  • Support maintenance of Corporate Accounting policy database
  • Assist in special projects as needed



Job Specifications:  



  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Accounting
  • CPA designation required


Work related experience

  • 3-5 years of relevant accounting experience in public accounting or a mix of public accounting and publicly-traded multinational companies
  • Big 4 public accounting experience required
  • Experience in SaaS or technology industry preferred


Specialized knowledge/Qualifications

  • Experience working in technical accounting, accounting policies, accounting advisory, or a similar role
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and related experience with accounting research and application;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail, organized and thorough with the desire for continuous improvement;
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines, with excellent verbal and written communication and analytical skills;
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving, and results;
  • Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish assigned tasks;
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, constantly changing environment





GoDaddy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status or civil partnership/union status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. GoDaddy will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with local and federal requirements.

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600 Congress Ave. Suite 1200, Austin, TX 78701

What are GoDaddy Perks + Benefits

GoDaddy Benefits Overview

Austin employees enjoy not one but two sweet office spaces situated downtown. Both locations are on Congress just a few blocks apart, close enough for teams in each building to join forces. Commuter benefits and easy access to public transportation make getting to work a breeze.

Our Sales Office features 360 degree views of downtown Austin and Town Lake, and has nearly 50,000 square feet of space designed with our customers and our culture in mind. The Austin corporate offices clock in at 33,000 square feet of space just a few blocks from the Capitol.

Austin is known for food and coffee, and GoDaddy’s offices are no exception. Employees enjoy kitchens stocked with snacks and drinks, and both offices are equipped with full service Houndstooth Coffee espresso bar.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
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