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Accountant Ticketing Finance


Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland (On-site)



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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 Accountant Ticketing Finance that is part of FIFA and supports us on our mission.

These are your key tasks:

  • Monitoring a high volume of 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 associated reporting of the FIFA ticketing subsidiaries
  • 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
  • Dealing with potential international GST/VAT tax returns
  • Following industry trends and anticipating changes that affect FIFA Finance

The specific competencies we require for this position are:

  • Very good understanding and knowledge of accounting and controlling principles
  • Proven experience (one to three years) as an accountant
  • Experience using SAP FI is an asset
  • Strong MS Excel skills
  • Fluent English, knowledge of German is an asset
  • Very accurate way of working
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Positive and dynamic Team Player
  • Willingness to cope with flexible working hours during sales phases
  • Available to start work as early as possible

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