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Company Vehicles Budget Administrator

Date: Jul 15, 2022

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

  • Administer the daily operation of specific functions related to company vehicles in KUS sales in the most efficient and cost-effective manner.  Develop analytical tools to monitor and track the budget of the Company Vehicle department; make recommendations to reduce overall operating costs; and recommend corrective actions in order to achieve greater levels efficiency.  Facilitate the 3rd party lease program in a timely and cost effective manner.  Review incentives program each month for KCC vehicle pricing.  Facilitate the MOFA sale program working closely with Kia HQ and international customers who qualify.  Review invoices and prepare payments for all payment methods, securing all required substantiating documents. Distribute and consolidate monthly accrual submissions, quarterly forecast templates and annual budget templates.

Major Responsibilities

1st Priority - 15%

 Process the monthly billings for the KUS Lease Program including Coordinator, KUS Employee leasing, and 3rd Party.


2nd Priority - 35%

Administer the 3rd party/ Executive Coordinator lease program from notification of lease term, new and replacement ordering, MVR checks, registration, contract receipt, billing, and thru disposal.

 

3rd Priority - 20%

Review and process all reimbursement/invoice requests thru the PR/PO system or dealer statement. Verify that PR's have proper supporting documentation attached and PR information is correct Monitor and track all reimbursements and maintain department budget in good standing by working with the Finance team. Update and maintain monthly cost and income tracking reports.  Update variance report and highlight significant variances to budget.  Distribute to management. Audit and process accident billing.


4th Priority - 5%

Working with the distribution team to process all Class IV request prior to month end.

 

5th Priority - 15%

Administrate the MOFA sales program, working with all interested parties and the region to facilitate the sales and disposal of all sold under MOFA.


6th Priority - 10%

On a monthly basis program KCC incentives by reviewing bulletins and average auction reports as provided by Finance and the Incentives team.
 

Education/Certification

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience is preferred

Overall Experience

  • Minimum of three to five (3-5) years of budgetary administration experience preferably within automotive relating to corporate fleet vehicle activities including vehicle allocation, inventory control, vehicle repair/maintenance, vehicle record keeping.
  • Knowledge of overall vehicle distribution operations is highly desired.
  • Automobile insurance claim experience and multi-state DMV administration preferred.

Directly Related Experience

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work with others, across departmental lines, to organize, maintain and control the various tasks assigned.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Detail oriented and highly organized.

Skills

Advanced organizational and planning skills
Advanced quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
PC skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point
Experience with AS400 or mainframe database management

Competencies

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

 

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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