Senior Corporate Auditor

Date: Mar 29, 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.




Kia North America (Kia NA) is seeking a motivated candidate for a Senior Corporate Auditor on the Internal Audit team. This is an individual contributor role on a team of six, reporting to the Senior Internal Audit Manager. The Internal Audit team works in a collaborative manner and the ideal candidate will have strong knowledge of financial and operational risk management and a willingness to share ideas and identify solutions to maintain efficient business processes in a reliable control environment, which is critical to the success of the team.

Major Responsibilities

1st Priority - 70%

Assist in executing the annual audit plan which includes internal department and external vendor reviews:

  • Assist in planning audit engagements to ensure that an effective and efficient audit is performed.
  • Perform testing procedures according to the audit plan.
  • Maintain audit workpaper documents.
  • Assist in creating consolidated written documentation (draft audit report) of all audit issues for closing meeting.
  • Follow up on reported audit concerns to assess the adequacy of corrective action taken on the identified concerns.

2nd Priority - 20%

Assist in performing special reviews and internal audit procedures as requested by the management.

3rd Priority - 10%

Perform research and administrative duties as requested by the management.


  • B.S. in Finance or Accounting, or related field (i.e., Business Administration) is required.    
  • Related certifications commensurate with the internal audit function such as CPA, CIA, CISA, CMA, CFA, CFE, or CFF are preferred.

Overall Experience

  • 6-8 years of finance and accounting experience required.

Directly Related Experience

  • 3-5 years financial auditing or internal auditing experience required.
  • Previous experience in automotive industry at the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) level preferred.


Ability to create a positive working environment through the building of solid relationships with team members.
Ability to execute multiple tasks concurrently in an efficient and effective manner with minimal supervision.
Ability to manage time, responsibilities, and priorities effectively with emphasis on contribution.
Ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization and communicate ideas in a clear, concise manner.
Ability to write and communicate clearly and appropriately.
Proficient in Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, Power BI, Outlook, and Teams.


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

Pay Range

$76,535 - $102,446

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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