Share this Job

Location: Morristown, NJ, New Jersey, United States 
Requisition ID: 58332 

Schindler stands for mobility. Mobility needs experts.
Join our team in Morristown, NJ.

Founded in Switzerland in 1874, the Schindler Group is a leading global provider of elevators, escalators, and related services. Schindler mobility solutions move one billion people every day all over the world. Behind the company's success are over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries.

With U.S. Headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey, Schindler Elevator Corporation is the North American operating entity of the Switzerland-based Schindler Group. Schindler is one of the leading global manufacturers of elevators, escalators and moving walks. Schindler employs over 5,000 people in more than 230 locations in North America. The company specializes in latest-technology engineering as well as mechanical and micro-technology products designed and rigorously tested for comfort, efficiency and reliability. Schindler products can be found in many well-known buildings throughout the US, including 4 World Trade Center, the Bank of America Tower and the Marriott Marquis in New York, Cowboys Stadium in Dallas and the Cleveland Clinic in Las Vegas.

Manager Sales & Use Tax

Mobility is the goal

  • Responsible for overall administration and coordination of the Sales and Use Tax function reporting to Tax Director
  • Provide advice, guidance and support to business units
  • Structure Transactions / review contracts
  • Monitor and track sales and use tax developments.  Interpret and implement state and local tax laws and their application to the elevator industry
  • Communicate with the appropriate Schindler personnel on application of tax laws to various projects
  • Coordinate preparation and filing of sales/use tax returns and estimated prepayments with third-party vendor.  Responsible for and oversight of the business units’ sales, use and miscellaneous tax functions in accordance with corporate policy and in compliance with all state and local tax laws and regulation.
  • Reconciliation of Sales/Use accounts
  • Audit defense of Sales/Use returns
  • Special projects
  • Keep Tax Director informed of all tax issues, potential liabilities and trends which may affect the profitability of business

Mobility needs you

  • Candidate must have the ability to research, interpret and apply sales and use tax laws, regulations, interpretations, court cases, etc. to various fact patterns
  • Candidate must be able to work independently and take initiative on special projects
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting.  Advanced degree a plus.
  • 5+ years of sales and use tax experience in Elevator and/or Construction Industry required, Big 4 experience a plus.
  • The candidate must have strong accounting skills.  Also required are strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with internal managers and peers as well as State auditors and tax consultants. The candidate must be able a self-starter and have the ability to work independently
  • Strong PC skills, SAP/ERP, Tax Research software

Do you want to move the future with us?

If so, please click the Apply now button.



Equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability or protected veteran status.

Schindler is committed to ensuring that our Career Center is accessible to all jobseekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you are having difficulty with the application or the accessibility of this website, please contact Recruiting_Support.US@schindler.com


We Elevate

Schindler Logo

Apply now »