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We have an exciting opportunity as:

Tax and Accounting Expert (all genders welcome)

at the Kia Europe Headquarters in Frankfurt/Main, Germany.

Job mission:
The Tax and Accounting Expert is an integral member of the Kia EU tax and accounting working group and will manage certain Financial Accounting and Tax topics for the organization; develop and drive a wide range of Accounting & Tax financial analysis focused on business trends and evaluation of performance, projections and reports to support in driving business results; ensure compliance with applicable standards (i.e. HGB, IFRS), income tax and VAT regulations, withholding tax and systems of internal control; review operations and procedures to ensure compliance with local statutes, tax law and regulations.

Your responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with applicable standards, tax regulations, and internal controls.

  • Review operations and procedures to ensure compliance with local statutes and regulations.

  • Support senior management in tax-related matters, including transfer pricing documentation and tax declarations.

  • Stay updated on changes in tax and accounting laws, providing detailed analysis and business reviews.

  • Prepare monthly tax provisions, calculate deferred taxes, and assist with transfer pricing adjustments.

  • Manage asset accounting and inter-company reconciliation.

  • Process invoices and bank statements, utilizing SAP where applicable.

  • Prepare financial statements, provisions, statistics, and VAT returns in accordance with IFRS and HGB.

  • Identify areas for process improvement and implement enhancements.

  • Communicate effectively with departments, customers, and suppliers.

  • Support internal and external audits, including tax audits.

  • Prepare ad hoc reports as needed.

Your talents:


  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in accounting, finance, or related field.

  • Proven track record as a tax specialist and/or accountant.

  • Preferably tax advisor exam.


  • Minimum 5 years professional experience in business consulting firms or automotive industry or other international environment.


  • Extensive knowledge of accounting methods, German tax laws.

  • Flexibility and openness to take over other but related tasks.

  • Ability to think strategically while understanding issues in detail.

  • Communicative and responsive.

  • Professional computer skills (MS-Office).

  • Experience with ERP System (SAP) preferred.

  • Fluent in German and English.

Who are we?

Kia is a global mobility brand with a vision to create sustainable mobility solutions for consumers, communities, and societies around the world. Founded in 1944, Kia has been building motorcycles, cars and trucks for more than 75 years.

Kia is now spearheading the popularization of electrified and battery electric vehicles, developing a growing range of mobility services while encouraging millions of people to explore the best ways of getting around. Our brand slogan – ‘Movement that inspires’ – reflects our commitment to inspire consumers through our products and services.

Kia Europe is the European sales and manufacturing arm of Kia Corporation. From our headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, we lead 39 markets across Europe and the Caucasus, employing more than 5,500 persons, including about 3,500 blue collar workers in our state of the art car plant in Zilina, Slovakia.

Our headquarter is home to 37 different nationalities and this diversity is truly inspiring! This means that every day at Kia is an opportunity to learn something new and to grow personally and professionally. The mix of ambitious and dynamic employees from all over the world is the fuel to our success. Do you have what it takes to join our team? We are looking forward to getting to know you!

You will enjoy working with us if you like these things:

  • A pulsating international environment. Our workforce is composed of people from 37 nations

  • Playing an active and important part in the development of Kia in Europe.

  • Developing new frameworks and solutions

  • Demanding challenges to which you can creatively contribute

  • A competitive compensation package; private leasing offer; systematic off and on-the-job training, free staff restaurant, support as concerns Health Management and more

If you’re interested to become part of our Kia team, please apply via our online portal. We are looking forward to getting to know you.

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