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Analyst 3, Tax 

LOCATION: Avon / Ohio (US-OH), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 1041 | JOB GRADE: 17 


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:


This position is responsible for assisting the Tax Manager with U.S. Federal, state, local, and international tax compliance, year-end provision, income tax audits, tax notices, and analysis of new tax legislation.


Essential Functions:


  • Lead the preparation of tax returns support work papers, corporate proformas and consolidation.
  • Create, maintain and update financial reports and analysis as needed for tax consolidation.
  • Lead the gathering and reconciliation of data required for international compliance (Mexico & Canada) and transfer pricing reports.
  • Reconcile multiple accounts under IFRS compliance methods for interim and year -end provisions.
  • Analyze historical information and respond to inquiries from various taxing jurisdictions, German parent holding company, and provide support for tax audits.
  • Reviews corporate taxes, tax guidelines and internal controls to ensure company policies meet regulatory requirements, fiscal rules and history practices.
  • Perform reconciliations of tax general ledger accounts.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements.
  • Assist in M&A analysis, PE assessments, and other as-needed projects.
  • Examine the work of the Tax Accountant and support in the professional development and knowledge growth.
  • Prepare tax journal entries for monthly closing and perform quarterly and annual tax account reconciliations.
  • Assist and ensure compliance with company internal control policies and procedures and identify areas for improvement/consistency in the application across division.
  • Investigate and document federal tax return filing decisions and law changes




  • 5-10 years of experience in public accounting or manufacturing environment.  
  • IFRS knowledge preferred    
  • SAP experience a plus     
  • Big Four experience a plus.                                               




  • Extensive knowledge of U.S. Federal and state tax compliance
  • Strong working knowledge with tax systems and research tools  
  • International tax calculation knowledge (FTC, GILTI, FDII) a plus 
  • Possesses extensive knowledge of accounting principles and audit procedures (IFRS)      




  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office – excel heavy.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated success maintaining and enhancing compliance and process controls.
  • Must have fiscal skills, business acumen and financial knowledge to compile and synthesize the companies operating information.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • Advanced degree, Specialization in Tax, and/or Certified Public Accountant preferred.                                                       


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
- Telework 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

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron