Staff or Senior Accountant

Remote or San Francisco Finance & BizOps

Company Overview

Over one million businesses and developers are on Netlify, and our pace of growth is accelerating! We’re helping enterprises across the globe develop more effectively, run better web sites, and realize significant savings over traditional web architectures.

Netlify is a diverse group of incredible talent from all over the world. We’re ~44% woman or non-binary, and are composed of more than a fourth as many nationalities as we are team members.

We recently raised $63M in Series C funding to bring forward the next generation of tooling for a more accessible web. Among our investors are Andreessen Horowitz, Kleiner Perkins, EQT Ventures as well as the founders of GitHub, Slack, Figma and Yelp. This latest round brings Netlify’s funding raised in total to $107M to date.

About the role

Netlify is looking to hire a Staff or Senior Accountant to help build a world-class finance & accounting team! This will be a foundational role that will help the company scale efficiently and set the company's accounting department for success in the future.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ownership of the accounting function (including month-end close, financial statement preparation, AP/AR, tax filings and other activities).
  • Review payroll reconciliations, expense accruals, deferred rent, and other accounts as part of month-end close
  • Work closely with the Accounting Manager and Head of Finance in managing month-end, quarter-end and annual close processes
  • Partner cross-functionally in order to make improvements across all accounting process (automating reconciliations, report preparation, and reviewing accounting transactions)
  • Assist in the administration of financial operations software (Airbase, TripActions, Expensify, QuickBooks, Braintree, etc.)
  • Draft and propose accounting policies and procedures to help scale company

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking for a role that is both operational, but also strategic as we are constantly thinking about how to shape and set goals for the accounting / finance functions. 

Our Accounting and Finance team is based in San Francisco, for this position we are open to remote candidates within the pacific and mountain time zone for scheduled working hours. 

What are we looking for

  • B.A. or B.S. in Accounting or in Finance
  • CPA certification preferred
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience, preferably some experience within a Big 4 accounting firm background
  • Mix of both operational and technical accounting knowledge with emphasis on operational day to day accounting.
  • Ability to understand systems and be able to streamline processes
  • Proficiency with systems such as QBO, Expensify,, and Excel (intermediate to advanced). Zuora system experience is strongly preferred.
  • Positive attitude and ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative startup environment
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to research discrepancies and solve problems.
  • Would like this person to be familiar with some of the systems we use (strong preference for candidates who are familiar with Zuora).
  • Thrives in a less structured environment and is able to work well with multiple departments. Startup experience is preferred.

About Netlify

Of everything we've ever built at Netlify, we are most proud of our team.

We believe that empowered, engaged colleagues do their best work. We’ll be giving you the tools you need to succeed and looking to you for suggestions to improve not just in your daily job, but every aspect of building a company. Whether you work from our main office in San Francisco or you are a remote employee, we’ll be working together a lot—paring, collaborating, debating, and learning. We want you to succeed! About 60% of the company are remote across the globe, the rest are in our HQ in San Francisco.

To learn a bit more about our team and who we are, make sure to visit our about page.


Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? Please apply anyway!

When applying please include: A resume or short listing of your job history & skills. (A link to a LinkedIn profile would be fine), as well as, a cover letter explaining why you would enjoy working in this role and why you’d like to work at Netlify. When we receive your application we’ll get back to you about the next steps.

Netlify is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are devoted to building a team of people with diverse backgrounds and lifestyles. We believe that the unique contributions of all Netlifolks is the driver of our success. We are all responsible for bringing on people from all walks of life. Driving equality empowers our team, enables us to innovate, and helps us maintain a more inclusive environment. We don’t discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, race, military/veteran status, citizenship, pregnancy status, or any other differences. If we can do anything to provide a better interview, i.e. accommodate a disability, then please let us know.


Netlify is a San Francisco-based cloud computing company that offers hosting and serverless backend services for static websites.

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