To support our Finance Division, FIFA is looking to recruit a flexible and responsible person as a Senior Accountant, 100%


Your duties


– Monitoring high volume Ticketing Sales and enabling accurate revenue reflection in the accounting and ticketing finance system

– Monitoring control processes and reconciling Ticketing Sales between FIFA Ticketing systems and the external payment service provider (PSP)

– Maintaining the interface between the Ticketing Sales system and the Accounting system and its individual tournament configurations

– Coordinating month-end and year-end closing tasks and its associated reporting of the FIFA Ticketing subsidiaries

– Reviewing general ledger accounts and making necessary journal entries including posting monthly, quarterly and yearly accruals

– Ensuring that Ticketing Finance acts as a business partner to the commercial Ticketing team and providing support for Finance-related matters

– Managing customer enquiries and processing ticketing refunds to customers

– Analysing market and legal conditions in countries hosting a FIFA tournament in the project-planning phase

– Dealing with potential international GST/VAT tax returns

– Following industry trends and anticipating changes which affects FIFA Finance.


Our requirements


– Degree in Accounting or Controlling

– Proven experience (3-5 years or more) as accounting supervisor and/or senior accountant

– Accounting experience in an international environment

– Experience using financial ERP/SAP FI/CO

– Experience in Event/Ticketing Finance and PSP provider solutions

– Basic knowledge in Swiss and IFRS Accounting principles an advantage

– Affinity with IT systems, strong MS Excel skills

– Fluent English, knowledge of German is an asset

– Accurate way of working

– Ability to work well under pressure

– Team player

– Flexible working hours during sales phases

– Available to start work in June 2021


You can expect a highly motivated and helpful team working in a dynamic multicultural environment. If you have the necessary qualifications and are keen to work for an international organisation, please click “apply” and submit your application in English (motivation letter, CV, diplomas and reference letters).

Fédération Internationale de Football Association, FIFA-Strasse 20, 8044 Zurich