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25 Feb 2024

Accountant, Finance & Accounting

🇺🇸 Miami, FL, USA
Full Time
3+ years exp.

Reporting organizationally to the Head of Accounting, the Accountant will be a key member of the FIFA26 Finance & Accounting team, and work in close collaboration with the Finance team at the FIFA headquarter in Zurich, Switzerland and other key individuals responsible for delivering timely, accurate accounting services to FIFA26’s internal and external stakeholders


The main responsibilities and oversights of the Accountant for the FIFA World Cup 26™ include:

  • Managing tasks related to accounts payable as well as specific accounting tasks of FIFA26 Inc.
  • Managing payment runs, single payment orders and creditor invoices
  • Processing and checking creditor invoices in the online workflow system
  • Maintenance of supplier masterdata
  • Financial management of expense reports during football events
  • Providing support with tasks related to accounts payable and the general ledger
  • Execution of general bookings in SAP
  • Preparing and support on monthly and annual financial statements
  • Account reconciliations for monthly and annual financial statements
  • Dealing with telephone and written enquiries
  • Assist in new processes and system implementation when required
  • Onboarding of new employees
  • Coordinate and liaise with internal parties to support intercompany activities


DECISION MAKING: Ability to identify and swiftly make decisions in critical situations, take initiative and calculated risks, explore alternative solutions, and respond promptly to unforeseen circumstances.

INCLUSIVITY: Achieve shared organizational objectives by sharing information with colleagues across all levels and divisions, tangibly influencing others, and maintaining a network of support contacts.

INITIATIVE: Capacity to break new ground, look for unconventional solutions, and produce fresh ideas.

INNOVATION: Capacity to break new ground, look for unconventional solutions, and produce fresh ideas.

LEADERSHIP: Ability to lead one’s contacts/colleagues/partners, encourage teamwork, and delegate authority / decision-making power, as needed, to produce the expected results and make efficient use of the team’s skills and talents.

VISION: Ability to perceive the organization's global environmental impact, anticipate decision consequences, grasp organizational missions, and formulate strategic plans


  • Higher education in Accounting, Auditing and Controlling (college degree or equivalent)
  • Additional certification (CPA / ACCA) is a plus.

Work Experience:

  • At least three years professional experience in financial accounting in similar positions within international environments
  • A self-starter who is able to plan, organize and take initiative to meet job objectives and deadlines independently
  • Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills

About FWC2026

The FIFA World Cup 26™ will mark the first time that the tournament features 48 teams and will be hosted by three countries: Canada, Mexico, and the United States.

This new format redefines excellence, generating unique opportunities for greater participation and engagement from fans and players in North America and all over the world. Now is your time to be a game changer and join the workforce that is planning and delivering this unique and unforgettable experience.

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