General Accounting, Tax Analyst

Date: May 17, 2024

Location: Westpoint, GA, US, 31833

Company: Kia Georgia, Inc.

General Summary:

To support and assists in all areas related to the Tax Section of Finance, including tax preparations, account reconciliations, journal entries, budget preparation, account code reviews, and account analyses.

Essential Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparation of Personal Property Tax (PPT) tax returns and supporting work papers.
  • W8BENE foreign vendor verification and tracking; preparation and filing of unclaimed property reports, fuel tax refund forms, & sales/use exemption forms.
  • Preparation of forms 1099 reports (150-200 vendors), review of current year forms 1099 instructions for current year law/rule changes and Form 1099 system administration (verification of payee information for consistency and completeness.
  • Work with tax manager to resolve Federal, State, and Local tax audits (focus on PPT, Payroll and sales/use).
  • Preparation of Federal/GA payroll returns (Qtrly) and supporting work papers.
  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly GA sales & use tax returns.
  • Preparation of sales & use tax returns and supporting work papers.
  • Preparation and analysis of bond for title reports and tax credit documents related to capital investment and jobs creation.  Assistance with fixed asset reporting and monthly analysis; duties to include AUC settlements and fixed asset projects.
  • Preparation of Form 1042 entries and the withholding calculation (payment to foreign taxpayers) and work in conjunction with the Treasury group to document and support of Form 1042 payments.
  • Assistance with Fed and State income tax provisions and returns.
  • General tax administration; Includes mailing returns, requesting payments, follow-up on internal information requests monitoring requests and saving tax documents, Autoway/Fiori tracking.
  • Internal and external tax projects; information gathering and review, research of tax issues, communication and follow-up with stakeholders etc, Monthly reconciliation of fixed asset roll forward for PPT reporting purposes, Preparation of annual property tax budget & monthly property tax accrual, Responsible for chargeback of PPT to vendors.

Qualifications and Job Requirements

•    Bachelor degree in Accounting or related field along with two (2) to five (5) years of progressive experience in the Accounting/Tax field in a manufacturing environment preferably within the automotive industry, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
•    Ability to understand written documentation of technical tax laws and regulations. 

Specialized Skills and Knowledge Required

•    Experience using Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Access.
•    Experience with SAP system preferred.

Competencies Required

  • Compliance
  • Forecasting
  • Profit Orientation
  • Prompt Judgement & Action

Nearest Major Market: Lagrange