Accounting Administrator - General Accounting

Date: Sep 14, 2023

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.




Accounting Administrator is responsible for accurate and timely accounting management of Cash/AR/Liability/Investment accounts and assisting the management team with accounting decisions and analysis.

Major Responsibilities

1st Priority - 25%   

Timely and accurate monthly closing of SG&A accounts.

2nd Priority - 25%

Monitor completeness and accuracy the SG&A related B/S accounts and dealer accounts.

3rd Priority - 20%

Manage operations of Cash, AR Reconciliation and aging, including dealer transactions.


4th Priority - 20%

Develop, implement, and improve new accounting processes as necessary, including vendor account setup.


5th Priority - 10%

Establish and reinforce written policies, procedures and internal control points.


Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance

Overall Experience

  • 3-5 years warranty and accounting experience at corporate level.

Directly Related Experience

  • 3-5 years accounting experience at corporate level.


Proficient knowledge and experience of monthly closing, bank reconciliation, and liability forecasting
Excellent analytical & communication skills.
Well-organized, with ability to complete projects as assigned with limited supervison.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word required for creating workpapers, schedules, and reports from original source documents.
Extensively experienced with accounting ERP system such as SAP and JDE
Accounting data mining and analysis knowledge and experience with AS400 query language and ODBC


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

$57,428 - $76,919

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.


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