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Sales Planning & Analysis Administrator

Date: Sep 17, 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

 Under the direction of the Sr. Sales Planning & Analysis Manager, the Sales Planning Administrator will coordinate the development and distribution of timely and relevant sales reports and analytical tools to provide understanding of KUS sales performance by model, series and market. This includes effective use of business intelligence resources and consolidating inputs from Sales Operations, Distribution and Regional Offices.

The position manages the development and improvement of Sales Dashboards and SAP reporting with AutoEver and other departments, and also provides ad hoc reports and supports executive and KHQ presentations as needed.

To be successful, the Sales Planning Administrator must be familiar with automotive industry data, including vehicle sales and inventory data, and must be highly capable of collect, screen, organize, and analyze the data effectively and efficiently. This is a key support position that will ensure a timely and accurate sales reporting for KMA executive management.

Major Responsibilities

1st Priority - 25%   

Coordinate development and distribution to Regions and KUS Management of monthly sales reports and analysis tools for understanding sales performance by model at the National, Regional, Market and Dealer level.  Maintain all KUS sales history.


2nd Priority - 25%

Develop and distribute the daily sales reports. Consolidate sales, shipping and inventory input from Distribution and Regions.  Distribute weekly reports and forecasts. Distributes Applications Tracking Reports.


3rd Priority - 20%

Manage the development and improvement of Sales Dashboards and SAP reporting with AutoEver and other departments.


4th Priority - 15%

Support the development and distribution of Dealer sales objectives, which determine dealer cash earnings.


5th Priority - 15%

Provide support for ad hoc reports, analyses and management presentations as required.

Education/Certification

  •  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Overall Experience

  •  5-8 professional years’ experience in a corporate environment.

 

Directly Related Experience

  •  Experience in the automotive industry preferred.

Skills

MS Office proficiency (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Sharepoint is a plus
Strong analytical skills and ability to create various reports and prepare presentations
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Proficiency with SAP, MicroStrategy and other industry data query tools (such as JDPA PIN and IHS Polk) is preferred

Competencies

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

 

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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