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Manager, Treasury

Date: Jan 19, 2023

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.




The position will manage the Treasury department with responsibilities for cash and treasury operations, short-term borrowing, and short-term investments and payments.  Monitors compliance with Treasury department goals.  Assesses the products, services, technologies and systems that are available and appropriate for treasury departments.  Oversees implementation of cash management services.  Evaluates and recommends cash management initiatives, changes to bank relationships and day-to-day treasury operations.  Creates, maintains and updates enterprise treasury operational policies and evaluation of such activities throughout the organization. 

The position will also provide analytical preparation of forecasts.  Provide an overall financial forecast. 

Major Responsibilities

1st Priority - 35%

Oversee daily management of cash and debt.  Establish fixed income investment positions.  Manage financial risk as it relates to treasury operations.  Manage and negotiate brokerage relationships.  Manage investment of excess funds.  Coordinate electronic booking functions.  Manage D/A liabilities.

2nd Priority - 25%

Manage cash flow forecasting.  Prepare cash flow projections. Develops and implements cash management operational strategies.  Oversee interest rate risk management.  Assist in the development of bank relationships.  Identify cost-saving and profit maximizing opportunities.   

3rd Priority - 20%

Manage the reconciliation of payment programs.  Work closely with business units supporting requests and resolving issues.

4th Priority - 20%

Reconciles general ledger reports.  Analyze detailed sub-ledger reports.  Work directly with general accounting, accounts payable and business units to process, pay and report expenses.  Provide account classification and reconciliation of general ledger accounts.  Oversee financial controls ensuring policy compliance.  Support business units with understanding KUS Finance processes. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or business

  • M.B.A. preferred

  • CTP preferred

Overall Experience

  •  Minimum 10 years experience in corporate treasury, finance management, and/or investment management.

  • Management experience

Directly Related Experience

  •  Auto industry exposure a plus

  • Investment/Banking experience required

  • SAP exposure a plus


Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships across functional area. 
Highly detail oriented.
Advanced PC skills: MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint) and SAP


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

$129,900.00 - $188,300.00 


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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