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Sr. Financial Analysis Administrator (FP&A)

Date: Feb 5, 2021

Location: Irvine, California, US

Company: KIA Motors America

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.




Utilizing solid financial management skills and business acumen, aggregate and analyze P&L of North America business entities (KMA, KMM, KMMG & KCI). Deliver monthly/yearly finance close; analyze P&L variance, provide condensed gap analyses, and prepare financial reporting package. Monitors and analyze the product’s profitability and support to generate the product profitability report. Use specialized knowledge of accounting and treasury, prepare monthly cash balance and cash projection report together with a comprehensive cash flow analysis in accordance with P&L, W/C, and other accounting treatments. Support to generate annual & long-range business plans.  

Major Responsibilities

Priority Major Responsibilities %
  • Aggregate and analyze P&L of North America business entities (KMA, KMM, KMMG & KCI).
  • Monthly/yearly finance close; analyze P&L, provide gap analyses, and support to generate financial reporting package   
  • Monitors and analyze the product’s profitability 
  • Maintain product incentive spending data and review annual & quarterly incentive plan
  • Support for the product profitability forecast report 
  • Prepare monthly cash balance and cash projection report 
  • Prepare a cash flow analysis in accordance with P&L, W/C, and other accounting treatments.
  • Support to generate annual & long-range business plans.
  • Prepare KMNA operating budget plan and track/monitor actual expenditure 
  • Provides ad-hoc reports requested from HQ



  • 4-year degree in Accounting/Finance or combination of education and equivalent experience 
  • MBA, MS in Finance or Accounting preferred

Overall Experience

  • Minimum of 4-6 years of experience in financial planning and analysis

Directly Related Experience

  • 4+ years working within Finance
  • 3 years in the automotive industry/ OEM environment preferred.


Good understanding of financial accounting and planning
Excellent analytical & organizational skills
Advanced PC skills: MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint) and SAP
Work well independently as well as collaboratively.
Excellent communication skills required (written and oral)


Adapting to Change
CHALLENGE - Solving Complex Problems
Championing Customer Needs
COLLABORATION - Building and Supporting Teams
Communicating Effectively
CUSTOMER - Serving Customers
Delivering High Quality Work
Entrepreneurial Thinking
GLOBALITY - Showing Community and Social Responsibility
PEOPLE - Interacting with People at Different Levels


Equal Employment Opportunities

KMA 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.  KMA complies with applicable law governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which KMA has offices.  The KMA 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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