Cost Accounting Specialist (Revenue Analysis)

Date: Apr 22, 2024

Location: Westpoint, GA, US, 31833

Company: Kia Georgia, Inc.

General Summary:

The primary responsibilities are the implementation of new product costing, ongoing standard cost updates and cost variance analysis. Duties include working with cost team to build sustainable standard cost models to facilitate
efficient standard cost updates in enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.

ESSENTIAL PRIMARY DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES (including but not limited to accountabilities below):

  • Report weekly inventory report including sales and production quantity
  • Develop sales mix for monthly P&L estimation and report revenue analysis of plan vs. estimation
  • Prepare revenue analysis, including monthly trends, variance analysis of plan vs. actual, estimation vs. actual by market, model, engine, and trim. FOB price verification with sales team also required.
  • Compile monthly P&L estimate and monthly P&L actual reports.
  • Participate the annual business plan including KMAT selection, sales price verification with SD, AS part sales plan. Upload the annual business plan into SAP.
  • Compile monthly PI (Profit Improvement) analysis. This includes coordinating KCI (key cost indicator) tracking in SAP/GBI, coordinating the PI reporting process, collecting the PI data, and reporting the PI results to FI management.
  • Create ad hoc reports as needed for Kia Georgia and Kia Corporation management.

QUALIFICATIONS and JOB REQUIREMENTS (Education, Experience, Competencies):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field along with two (2) to five (5) years of progressive experience in the Accounting field in a manufacturing environment preferably within the automotive industry, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to comprehend and comply with general divisional policies and procedures in conducting day-to-day accounting and administrative responsibilities.
  • General knowledge of Accounting and Finance principles and methods.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion in both exercising company decisions and carrying out essential job duties that affect efficient business operations and its objectives, policies, practices, and conditions.


  • Experience using Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Prior ERP experience preferred (SAP, Oracle, etc.).
  • Must be able to work overtime

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