Specialist, Payroll & Benefits, FIFA World Cup 2026

  • FIFA
  • Miami, FL, USA
  • 17 Apr, 2024
Full time Finance

Job Description

At FIFA26, our vision is to unite the world through the greatest sporting event of all time. The FIFA World Cup 26™ will mark the first time that the tournament will feature 48 teams and be hosted by three countries: Canada, Mexico and the USA. This new format will redefine excellence, generating unique opportunities for greater participation and engagement among fans and players across North America and all over the world. Now is your time to become a game changer and join the workforce that will plan and deliver this extraordinary and unforgettable experience.

Reporting organizationally to the Senior Manager, Payroll & Benefits, the Payroll & Benefits Specialist will be a key member of the FIFA26 Workforce & Recruitment team and will act as the first point of contact for payroll & benefit queries from employees and external partners.

THE POSITION

The main responsibilities and oversights of the Payroll & Benefits Specialist for the FIFA World Cup 26™ include: 

Supporting employees and vendors in providing accurate payroll while maintaining benefits for the life-cycle of employees within their assigned divisions.
 
Onboarding employees:
  • Adding employees into HRIS system
  • Coordinating any relocations that need to be paid out 
  • Working closely with HR and Recruitment for accurate information 
  • Assisting with organizing and providing welcome sessions for all new employees as needed
Daily administration:
  •  First level support of HRIS
  • Organizing and maintaining payroll records
  • Updating and maintaining the HR database and internal HR systems
  • Creating regular reports on payroll and benefits
  • Address employee queries about payroll and benefit issues
  • Gather and confirm time cards, bonuses, etc.  
Payroll & Benefits:
  • Process Bi-Weekly payroll accurately
  • Work with external vendors for benefit accuracy
  • Work to make sure all payroll taxes are set up correctly
  • Assisting with enrolling staff on to the various insurances
  • Working closely with HR Coordinator for accurate record keeping

YOUR PROFILE

  • Degree in Human Resources, Business, Accounting or relevant field preferred. 
  • At least three years of experience in payroll processing
  • Proven work experience as a payroll specialist, payroll admin or a relevant role
  • Experience with HRIS software
  • Fluent in English. Spanish and/or French proficiency is a plus
  •  Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio & Project) and planning software and online collaboration tools
  •  Knowledge of a personal data information system (SAP) preferred not required


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.