Finance Manager

Date: Jul 12, 2024

Location: Irvine, California, US, 92606

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.




Position will oversee financial impact of various Departments on the corporate budget and financial statements.  Responsibilities will also include pre and post program analysis to monitor effectiveness of program as well as proper financial reporting.  Position will lead group reviews of budgeted expenses and participate in the financial support of operations.

Major Responsibilities

1st Priority - 30%

Program Review and Expense Reconciliation

2nd Priority - 25%

Financial Reporting and Analysis

3rd Priority - 25%

Month-End and Year-End Close

4th Priority - 10%


5th Priority - 10%

Department Support


  • BS in Finance/Accounting, or equivalent experience
  • MBA preferred

Overall Experience

  • 5+ years in Management role overseeing corporate budgets.
  • Automotive Industry experience preferred.

Directly Related Experience

  • Experience managing one or more direct reports.
  • Experience with SAP strongly preferred.
  • Experience communicating and coordinating with multiple departments.
  • Experience working with Marketing/Advertising spend preferred but not required.


Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion, especially with regards to sensitive or confidential personnel or organizational matters.
Ability to work with multiple data sets to identify financial trends and behaviors
Advanced Excel skills - experience with v-lookup functions and pivot tables
Demonstrated analytical skills that allow for interpretation of Finance related matters.
Excellent communication skills required (written and oral)


Care for People
Chase Excellence, Every Day
Dare to Push Boundaries
Empower People to Act
Move Further, Together

Pay Range

$84,364.00 - $117,304

Pay will be based on several variables that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to, job-related skills, experience, relevant education or training, etc.


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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Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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