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Vice President - Tax
Job#: 3981
Positions: 1
Posted: 04/11/2013
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Department: Finance
Category: Accounting/Finance
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As a VP of Tax at Go Daddy, you will have oversight for full management and administration of the global tax function and tax affairs of the Company.  You will manage the 4-person tax department and report directly to the CFO. 

Relocation package available for strong candidates.

In this role, you will:

  • Proactively advise senior management regarding tax matters affecting the company
  • Design, implement and direct the company’s tax strategy and tax planning including business operations and legal entity structuring
  • Provide recommendations to optimize tax structures consistent with both current and future business needs, the Company’s domestic and growing international expansion opportunities while balancing the business/tax considerations of the joint venture partners
  • Review tax implications of new transactions including new products/services, contracts, new business ventures, M&A tax due diligence, evaluation, planning, implementation, and integration
  • Oversee the Company’s quarterly and annual income tax accounting reporting process
  • Oversee the Company’s quarterly tax projections/cash tax distributions to the joint venture partners for cash projection purposes
  • Review and manage the income tax compliance functions for federal, state and local, and international tax filings
  • Manage audits and examinations by various taxing authorities and jurisdictions, including required internal and external coordination
  • Review the Company’s transfer pricing policies and allocations to ensure they are aligned with countries and local requirements/legislation
  • Develop planning and strategy for evolving ecommerce state tax laws and economic nexus issues in regards to business taxes and sales/use taxes
  • Responsible for tax research requests and tax questions including but not limited to sales and use tax, VAT and GST tax, international tax matters, property taxes, 1099s, and non-resident reporting and withholding
  • Enhance tax organization’s reporting systems and processes and the related internal controls, partnering with the Company’s financial function to streamline processes and drive best practices
  • Coordinate with outside service providers on various tax projects

Do you have what it takes?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Masters in Tax preferred, CPA or licensed attorney designation required
  • 15 years of experience in public accounting and corporate tax accounting with Big 4 experience and specific responsibilities in international tax - Specific experience with Canada, Netherlands, Singapore, Australia, India, and/or United Kingdom is desired but not required
  • Experience analyzing tax implications of mergers and acquisitions
  • Strong management experience with demonstrated leadership in developing an effective tax team, including hiring and mentoring
  • Advanced problem solving skills (critical thinking, creativity, innovation) with the ability to work cross-functionally at all levels
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with both internal and external constituents
  • Excellent project management skills and experience managing multiple projects with competing priorities
  • Must be comfortable introducing and managing change and have the ability to drive process improvements
  • Demonstrates a confident demeanor and is able to work in a fast-paced, high growth global environment
  • Prior experience with internet industry and cloud-based ecommerce is desired but not required

Go Daddy's corporate teams achieve the business results that allow us to transform the cloud, the internet and the world. From Marketing to Finance, PR to HR, our professional staff acts as strategic partners to all sides of the business. We support and execute a successful business model that never loses sight of putting our customers first.

Are you ready to GO with us?

When you GO with Go Daddy, you have the opportunity to be part of something special by making a meaningful difference in the lives of our customers. Their success is our success.

Here’s what you need:

  • Passion to contribute to a truly exceptional customer experience, no matter your job title
  • Understanding that innovation and creativity is a part of what we do every day
  • Agility and action orientation – we move at the speed of tech
  • Understanding of the privilege and obligation of being part of a team

Here’s what we’ll provide:

  • A fun, dynamic and challenging work environment
  • Formal and informal opportunities and support for ongoing learning, growth and development
  • Team building activities and recognition
  • Competitive base plus bonus incentive
  • 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and insurance coverage for all benefit-eligible Go Daddy employees
  • Three weeks paid vacation your first year of employment

Go Daddy has been recognized because of its outstanding benefits, compensation, unique perks, diversity and company camaraderie. Go Daddy was awarded the 2011 and 2012 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility Honoree - Arizona, Iowa & Denver. Go Daddy is the #1 IT Company on Inc. Magazine's inaugural Hire Power list of job creators.

Go Daddy’s philanthropic work supports a wide variety of charitable and community organizations dedicated to causes including women and children, domestic violence, child abuse, teenage homelessness, animal shelters and more. Visit www.GoDaddyCares.com for more information.

Go Daddy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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