Ticketing Senior Accountant

Federations & Major Events
Zurich , Switzerland
Full Time
7 / 04

As the organiser of some of the biggest and most iconic sport events in the world we lead the way in the sport and event industry.

We are now looking for a Ticketing Senior Accountant that is part of FIFA and supports us on our mission.

Full description

The Position
These are your key tasks:

  • Ticketing Finance is looking for a dynamic and organised person on a 100% fixed-term contract as a senior accountant.
  • Ticketing Finance is supporting the Ticketing division in all Finance-related matters and ensures the integrity of ticketing accounting, enables the correct handling of ticket sales and all related services, and prepares accurate and timely financial statements and documents, in line with local GAAP and IFRS.
  • Responsible for month end close activities; responsible for performing balance sheet, ticketing revenue, expense account reconciliations, as well as executing accounts receivable and accounts payable processes.
  • Assists with external audit, budgets and special projects as needed.

These tasks are a good start. Time will change. Take it and shape it.

Your Profile
We work hard at FIFA.
We are dedicated, ambitious and innovative.

And we respect our values. Always.

For all roles, we seek talented people with an entrepreneurial spirit and a global mindset.

The specific competencies we require for this position are:

  • To monitor high volume Ticketing Sales and enable accurate revenue reflection in the accounting and ticketing finance system.
  • To monitor control processes and reconcile Ticketing Sales.
  • To maintain the interface between the Ticketing Sales system and the Accounting system and its individual tournament configurations.
  • To coordinate month-end and year-end closing tasks and its associated reporting of the FIFA Ticketing subsidiaries.
  • To review general ledger accounts and make necessary journal entries including posting monthly, quarterly and yearly accruals.
  • To ensure that Ticketing Finance acts as a business partner to the Ticketing team and provide support for Finance-related matters.
  • To manage customer enquiries and process ticketing refunds to customers.
  • To analyse market and legal conditions in countries hosting a FIFA tournament in the project-planning phase.
  • To deal with potential international GST/VAT tax returns.
  • To follow industry trends and anticipate changes which affects FIFA Finance.

We are FIFA

We are FIFA, the global governing body for football.

Our vision is to make football truly global, diverse and inclusive, for the benefit of the entire world.

We are a modern organisation with over 850 passionate employees who are Living Football every day. Our headquarters are based in Zurich, Switzerland, and we have an office in Paris, plus eleven regional offices from New Zealand to India, Congo, Panama and Paraguay.


Good Match?

Building the new FIFA is stimulating and demanding.

We seek people who can help take us to the next level. People who constantly challenge us to innovate and find better ways. Are you the right kind of player for our team?

Equal. Diverse. Inclusive.

Come as you are.

Perks & Benefits

The biggest benefit of a career at FIFA is the privilege to work for the beautiful game and create something that matters.

Alongside that privilege, we also offer some extra perks and benefits:

  • Health and fitness
  • Home office
  • Language courses
  • Continuous learning
  • Pension
  • Relocation allowance
  • Sustainability
  • Vacation
  • Volunteering


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