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Reporting organisationally to the Chief Finance Officer, the Head of Financial Reporting will help serve
financial reporting efforts for the FIFA World Cup 2026 that for the first time ever, is hosting 48
teams and 1,200+ players across 3 countries and 16 venues. This role will be responsible for
ensuring the integrity of accounting by preparing accurate and timely financial statements
and documents in line with local GAAP and IFRS. The candidate will perform month end close
activities, balance sheet, revenue, expense, ad payroll account reconciliations, as well as
execute accounts payable and accounts receivable processes. Further, this role will oversee a
small team of accountants and provide effective guidance and leadership.

The main responsibilities of the Head of Financial Reporting for the FIFA World Cup 2026 include:

  • Lead accounting function in month end and year end closing activities
  • Verify and perform payments to suppliers & manage cash flow, and ensure all payments are properly approved prior to payment
  • Review transactions to assure accounting treatment is in accordance with IFRS and with internal accounting regulations
  • Review general ledger accounts and makes necessary journal entries including posting monthly, quarterly and yearly accruals.
  • Prepare and record Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable & Fixed Assets entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  • Post payroll entries, to reconcile of social charges, bonus accrual and pay out
  • Analyze and review company expenditures
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
  • Assist with tax audits and tax returns
  • Lead, plan, assign and review staff’s work
  • Ensure compliance with local, IFRS and FIFA Accounting principles
  • Provide necessary support for internal customers and external auditors
  • Seek ways to improve upon accounting processes and procedures
  • Assist the Chief Finance Officer and the management on special requests
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