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Manager, General Accounting in Irvine, CA at Kia Motors America

Date Posted: 4/23/2018

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    Irvine, CA
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Job Description


This position oversees the day-to-day operations of the general accounting, account payable and account receivable functions under the guidance of the Controller. This position is to ensure company accounting procedures conforming to generally accepted accounting principles and IFRS requirements and responsible for managing month-end close of the accounts in charge, consolidation and intercompany accounting.


  • Accurate, on-time financial reporting of consolidated financials (including equity income realization and full consolidation of affiliates) to the Controller, Senior Management Team and Kia Motors Corporation (KMC). 
  • Review account reconciliations prepared by accounting personnel and provide timely feedback
  • Analyze financial results and report on variances with recommendation to improve
  • Oversee reconciliation and test adequacy of journal entries on related party transactions among Parent Company, Subsidiary, and Affiliates.
  • Supervise and manage Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable processes, making process improvements where needed. 
  • Research accounting literature and apply technical standards and analysis to complex or non-recurring business issues and transactions.
  • Recommend disposal and investment decisions in subsidiary & affiliates to senior management group including KMC through financial impact analysis.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance/Business Administration, or equivalent experience
  • CPA, MBA Preferred

Overall Related Experience:

  • 10+ years of financial reporting experience (internal & external) in a corporate environment

Directly Related Experience:

  • Must have experiences of managing SG&A Accounting, AR/AP processes, financial consolidation of manufacturing company
  • 5+ years of experience in the automotive industry or similar environment 


  • In-depth understanding of financial accounting (GAAP & IFRS) and consolidation
  • Excellent analytical & organization skills
  • 5+ experience with SAP or similar accounting software
  • 5+ experience with AS400
  • Microsoft Excel, Access
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Kia Motors America offers an environment where we place a strong focus on our customer, embrace challenges and work collaboratively.  If you’re looking for this type of a dynamic company, then Kia Motors America should be in your consideration for employment opportunities. Based in one of the nation's most desirable communities in Southern California. Our outstanding benefits package includes 100% paid health insurance, 401(k) plan, plus much more. EOE M/F/D/V. For more information about Kia, please visit our website at or


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