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Sr. Finance Administrator

Date: Jul 31, 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.




Position will oversee program and budget administration of several Divisions, with emphasis on Sales and Marketing operations.   Responsibilities will also include month-end accounting close activities, month-end reporting and ongoing support for operating departments.  

Major Responsibilities

1st- Program Review, Expense Reconciliation and Audit (40%)

2nd- Department Support (20%)

3rd- Financial Reporting and Analysis (20%)

4th- Department Support Month-End and Year-End Close (20%)


  • BS in Finance/Accounting
  • Preferred MBA

Overall Experience

  • 4+ years in analyst or administrator role with progressing responsibilities
  • Automotive Industry or Marketing (Financial) experience preferred

Directly Related Experience

  • Strong problem solving and demonstrated analytical skills that allow for interpretation of Finance related matters.
  • General understanding of accounting with working knowledge of accruals and G/L posting
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities at once
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion, especially with regards to sensitive or confidential personnel or organizational matters.


Advanced Excel skills - experience with v-lookup functions and pivot tables
Database skills preferred but not required
Excellent communication skills - oral and written
Experience with 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
Adapting to Change
Championing Customer Needs
Communicating Effectively
Delivering High Quality Work
Entrepreneurial Thinking
Managing Resources


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.


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