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Budget Analyst

Date: Mar 20, 2023

Location: Irvine, California, US

Company: Kia America, Inc.

At Kia, we’re creating award-winning products and redefining what value means in the automotive industry. It takes a special group of individuals to do what we do, and we do it together. Our culture is fast-paced, collaborative, and innovative. Our people thrive on thinking differently and challenging the status quo. We are creating something special here, a culture of learning and opportunity, where you can help Kia achieve big things and most importantly, feel passionate and connected to your work every day.

Kia provides team members with competitive benefits including premium paid medical, dental and vision coverage for you and your dependents, 401(k) plan matching of 100% up to 6% of the salary deferral, and time off starting at 14 days per year. Kia also offers company lease and purchase programs, company-wide holiday shutdown, paid volunteer hours, and premium lifestyle amenities at our corporate campus in Irvine, California.




Support Finance management by completing required daily and monthly reporting.  Complete ad-hoc data and analysis requests as required and summarize data as needed.  Distribute and consolidate monthly accrual submissions, quarterly forecast templates and annual budget templates. Support assigned departments with budget assistance and program guidance.

Major Responsibilities


Major Responsibility



Purchase Requisition (PR) Review – Update PA log and generate Daily PA report for distribution to managers.  Verify that PA's have proper supporting documentation attached and PA information is correct. 



Reporting - Update and maintain monthly cost and income tracking reports.  Update variance report and highlight significant variances to budget.  Distribute to Finance management.



Data Analysis - Complete ad-hoc data and analysis requests.  Pull data from SAP and other sources as requested for reports.  Analyze results and summarize findings upon distribution to Finance management.



Budget - Provide budget support to the assigned departments. Provide financial support to help department's forecast costs. Review budgets to ensure compliance with company goals. Prepare budgets for upload into system.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent work experience required.

Overall Experience

  • 2+ years of accounting and budgeting experience

Directly Related Experience

  • Experience in data management and reporting is preferred


Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience with budget preparation and reconciliation, including tracking expenses.
Experience with budget/financial systems (SAP, etc.)
Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage and prioritize projects.
Ability to multi-task, juggle competing demands, prioritize and work with other team members at all levels within the company.
Excellent attention to detail


CHALLENGE - Solving Complex Problems
COLLABORATION - Building and Supporting Teams
CUSTOMER - Serving Customers
GLOBALITY - Showing Community and Social Responsibility
PEOPLE - Interacting with People at Different Levels

Pay Range

$55,800.00 - $72,600.00 


Equal Employment Opportunities

KUS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, including pregnancy and childbirth and related medical conditions, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, legally protected physical disability or mental disability, legally protected medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  KUS complies with applicable law governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which KUS has offices.  The KUS EEO policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.


Disclaimer:  The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification and for this position.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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