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25 Mar 2024

Accountant Payables and General Ledger / Sachbearbeiter/-in Kreditoren und Hauptbuch

🇹🇭 ZĂŒrich, Switzerland
Full Time
3+ years exp.

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.

Join the team and support us on our mission.


These are your key tasks:

  • Processing and checking creditor invoices in the electronic workflow system
  • Managing payment orders
  • Assisting with processing and checking employee credit cards and expenses claims
  • Working on monthly and annual financial statements, including balance sheet reconciliation
  • Regularly checking outstanding receivables
  • Providing support with other tasks related to accounts payable and the general ledger
  • Dealing with telephone and written enquiries

Ihre Aufgaben

  • Verarbeitung und Kontrolle der Kreditorenrechnung im elektronischen Workflow
  • Administration von ZahlungsauftrĂ€gen
  • Mithilfe bei der Verarbeitung und Kontrolle der Mitarbeiterkreditkarten und Spesenabrechnungen
  • Monats- und Jahresabschlussarbeiten inklusive Abstimmung der Bilanzkonten
  • RegelmĂ€ssige Kontrolle der Liste „offenen Posten“
  • UnterstĂŒtzung bei anderen Arbeiten im Bereich der Kreditorenbuchhaltung und des Hauptbuches
  • Behandlung von telefonischen und schriftlichen Anfragen


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:

  • Completed commercial, business or equivalent training
  • At least 3-4 years’ professional experience in accounting (financial accounting an advantage)
  • Good oral and written skills in English and German (both at least level B1), other languages an advantage
  • Good SAP knowledge an advantage. Good Microsoft Office skills
  • Attention to detail, ability to learn quickly and to act with discretion when handling confidential information
  • Keen sense of responsibility, ability to work under pressure and a high degree of initiative
  • Confident demeanour and good manners
  • Team player

Send us your application documents in German or English (CV and employment references), please be prepared to send additional documents, like diplomas, on request.

Unsere Anforderungen

  • Abgeschlossene kaufmĂ€nnische Ausbildung, Handelsschule oder gleichwertige Ausbildung
  • Mindestens 3-4 Jahre Berufserfahrung in der Buchhaltung, von Vorteil in der Finanzbuchhaltung
  • Gute Englisch- und Deutschkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift (beide mindestens Niveau B1). Weitere Sprachkenntnisse von Vorteil
  • Gute SAP Kenntnisse von Vorteil. Gute MS-Office-Anwenderkenntnisse
  • Exakte Arbeitsweise und rasche Auffassungsgabe sowie Diskretion im Umgang mit vertraulichen Daten wird vorausgesetzt
  • Verantwortungsbewusste und belastbare Persönlichkeit mit hoher Eigeninitiative
  • Selbstsicheres Auftreten und gute Umgangsformen
  • Teamplayer

Stellen Sie uns Ihre Bewerbungsunterlagen in Deutsch oder Englisch (Lebenslauf und Arbeitszeugnisse). Bitte seien Sie vorbereitet auf Nachfrage zusÀtzliche Dokumente, wie Diplome, einzureichen.


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: Regular football sessions for all abilities, plus on-site gym.
  • Home office: Up to two days of home office per week if work permits and home office allowance for all.
  • Language courses: Offered to all staff to aid personal and professional growth.
  • Continuous learning: We care about your development and encourage internal mobility, offering a variety of training and education to help achieve it.
  • Pension: Flexible pension benefits with generous employer contributions.
  • Relocation assistance: A dedicated team will be on hand to support your relocation.
  • Sustainability: We support all employees using public transport.
  • Vacation: Maintain a healthy work/life balance with a generous vacation allowance.
  • Volunteering: Make an impact beyond your regular role and bond with colleagues by volunteering with one of our partners.

About 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. The last FIFA World Cup in Qatar in 2022 attracted more than 5 billion viewers and the last FIFA Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand in 2023 was the greatest-ever FIFA Women's World Cup that inspired millions of girls and women around the globe. The opportunities for growth are exciting.

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 offices in Miami and Paris, plus eleven regional offices from New Zealand to India, Congo, Panama and Paraguay.

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