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Business Development Specialist - Fleet & Remarketing

Date: Aug 2, 2021

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.

Status

Exempt

Summary

This position is responsible for the department analytics and business support for all transactional components of the business (i.e. remarketing sales results, fleet “buys”, etc.).  The competency of this position is analytics and requires both systems and business acumen.  The role will be called upon to contribute to the development of the analysis, participate in the interpretation of the results, and responsible for maintaining and/or updating when warranted.  It will be expected that this role supports all projects such as Big Data, AutoIMS, VinCentric, or other projects.

Major Responsibilities

Priority Major Responsibility %
1st Work closely with members of the business and support organization on analytics with emphasis on assisting with action and/or recovery plans 30%
2nd Suggest and maintain measurement plans for key performance indicators (KPIs) and execute control plans to monitor, track and improve using KPIs as directed by management 25%
3rd Leverage operating systems and third party software, to assist in the management of digital sales platforms, administrative platforms, dashboards,  and other tools to support the business.  Assist in special projects.   25%
4th Develop and distribute reporting and databases on key areas of the business.  Be able to present in management setting. 10%
5th Assist management in development and preparation of financial tools for transactional components of the business – fleet incentives, remarketing pricing, TCO.   10%

 

Education/Certification

  • Bachelor's Degree or math degree or equivalent in job experience in related field preferred.
  • Masters desirable

Overall Experience

  • 5+ years of automotive OEM, captive finance, financial institution, or automotive related company preferred 
  • Finance, statistical, and/or equivalent background
  • Fleet and/or remarketing experience preferred
  • Experience with working with databases, statistical models, and financial analysis
  • Experience with Power BI or equivalent preferred

Directly Related Experience

N/A

Skills

Proficient in MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Excellent analytical & organizational skills
Outstanding interpersonal and analytical skills
Strong verbal and interpersonal skills communication skills.
Ability to multi-task, juggle competing demands, prioritize and work with other team members at all levels within the company.
Ability to take initiative and responsibility
Understanding of finance and statistics

Competencies

Adapting to Change
CHALLENGE - Solving Complex Problems
Championing Customer Needs
COLLABORATION - Building and Supporting Teams
Communicating Effectively
CUSTOMER - Serving Customers
Delivering High Quality Work
Driving Continuous Improvement
Entrepreneurial Thinking
GLOBALITY - Showing Community and Social Responsibility
PEOPLE - Interacting with People at Different Levels

 

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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