Analyst 2-3, Tax 

LOCATION: Avon / Ohio (US-OH), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 5756 | JOB GRADE: 15  



Want to help shape tomorrow?  At Bendix we’ve been doing it for 90 years…setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety.  We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today!



Position Summary:


Position is responsible for preparing and filing all indirect taxes, handling indirect tax audits, tax notices, and analysis of new indirect tax legislation. This position services multiple North American subsidiaries from the headquarters.  


Essential Functions:


  • Manage KBHC in all matters relating to non-income taxes, including cross border import duties, property taxes, and sales taxes (Sales & Use, VAT, and GST/HST). Includes:
    • Form 1042
    • FBAR
    • Form 8802
    • W9
  • Prepare monthly account analysis and journal entries for indirect taxes.
  • Optimize Tax positions through available means and identify opportunities for process improvements.
  • When necessary, assist in selecting and implementing software to meet indirect compliance needs.
  • Analyze historical information and respond to inquiries from various taxing jurisdictions, German parent holding company, and react to all indirect tax audits.
  • Review internal controls to ensure company policies and practices meet regulatory requirements.
  • Assist the direct tax department when necessary
  • Engage external consultants when necessary




  • 7+ years of experience in public accounting or manufacturing environment, preparing S&U tax returns  
  • IFRS knowledge preferred    
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Demonstrated success maintaining and enhancing compliance and process controls.  




  • Extensive knowledge of U.S. state indirect tax compliance
  • Strong knowledge of Canadian GST / HST and VAT jurisdictions
  • Possesses knowledge of accounting principles and audit procedures (IFRS)      




  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office – excel heavy.
  • Tax research
  • Effective verbal and written communication.
  • Excellent level of analytical and problem solving with a focus on error prevention.                                                          
  • Pursues training and or experiences for self-development.                                                       
  • A self-starter who is action oriented and has a strong sense of urgency.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.


Position Requirements:    The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



What does Bendix have to offer you? 
- Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off 
- 401k Plan with Company matching 
- Retirement Savings Plan
- Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
- Wellness Program and incentives
- Hybrid Work policy
- On-Site Fitness Center
- On-Site Cafeteria with Healthy menu options
- Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:

Company-Paid Benefits:
- Basic Life Insurance
- Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
- Short Term Disability
- Business Travel Accident Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:
- Medical and Prescription insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
- Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family
- Long Term Disability
- Accident Plan
- Critical Illness Plan
- Hospital Indemnity Plan
- Legal
- Identity Theft and Fraud Protection 

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron