GoDaddy is hiring a

Staff Accountant

Scottsdale, United States

GoDaddy’s (NYSE: GDDY) mission is to radically shift the global economy toward small businesses by empowering people to easily start, confidently grow and successfully run their own ventures. With over 13 million customers worldwide and more than 61 million domain names under management, GoDaddy gives small business owners the tools to name their idea, build a beautiful online presence, attract customers and manage their business.

The staff accountant is responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures. This role will be based in Scottsdale, AZ.


  • Responsible for preparation of General Ledger entries and assigned reconciliations for month-end to close the books in a timely manner
  • Analyze financial statements on a monthly basis and report on variances
  • Act as lead accountant for all accounts receivable credit card processor entries and reconciliations
  • Assist with the accounting of marketing spend
  • Perform research on accounting issues
  • Assist in quarterly review and annual audit preparation
  • Ad hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

Job Specifications: (essential knowledge, skills and abilities) distinguish between preferred and required.

  1. Education/Certifications
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Accounting
  • CPA designation or candidate preferred
  1. Work related experience
  • 2+ years of accounting experience
  • Experience in the industry preferred 
  1. Specialized knowledge/Qualifications
    • Understanding of accounting theory
    • Knowledge of US GAAP and related experience with accounting research and application;
    • Auditing skills, with the ability to research and reconcile difficult accounts;
    • Strong analytical skills;
    • Intermediate Microsoft Excel experience
    • MS Dynamics Great Plains experience preferred;
    • Highly detail oriented and organized in work;
    • Ability to meet assigned deadlines;
    • Proactive and independent;
    • 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 a proud equal opportunity employer.