Tax Accountant


Melville, NY, USA Remote

Full time

Finance / Accounting / Audit

Nov 15


Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a respected leader in the Imaging and Office Equipment industry. Located in Melville, N.Y., the Income Tax Accountant (Accountant, Tax) will maintain tax records, prepare federal, state and local income tax returns, related schedules, and related reports. At Canon, we develop new talent and reward strong performers with increased levels of responsibility. If you seek a new opportunity in Corporate Income Tax compliance we want to hear from you!


This position is full time and offers a hybrid work schedule requiring you to be in the office Monday and Wednesday and an option to work from home the remainder of the week (unless a specific business need arises requiring in office attendance on other days). Note that work schedules and office reporting requirements may change from time to time based on business needs.


- Collect, compile and anlyze corporate financial information to ensure the preparation of accurate and timely federal and state income tax returns and related reports.

- Review and discuss new and complex tax issues and legislation with management and make decisions which ensure propriety of tax returns and maximization of tax advantages.

- Attend training sessions to keep abreast of tax issues relevant to the company and provide proper tax guidance to top management.

- Conduct detailed tax research to respond to specific tax related questions, advise management of legal interpretations which are in the best interest of the company.

- Clarify supporting tax documentation for federal and state tax auditors in order to ensure favorable audit results.


Please note: We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, orders and mandates, including those we may be required to follow as a federal government contractor/subcontractor.Minimum of a


- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting with 1 - 3 years of income tax related experience is required, preferably with a big 4 accounting firm.

- C-Corporation (federal and state) tax experience is required.

- Master's Degree in Taxation and/or CPA is helpful.

- Due to the complexity and continually changing nature of tax legislation, candidate should possess continued professional education and training in the tax area to demonstrate current knowledge.

- Requires thorough knowledge of tax codes and principles with strong research skills. Knowledge of OneSource and Sage desired. 

- Must have strong MS Excel and Word skills.

- Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.


The Company will not pursue or support visa sponsorship for this position.

Company Overview

About our Company - Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $30.4 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2020† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2020. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA.

†Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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Canon U.S.A., Inc. offers a competitive compensation package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) Savings Plan, discretionary profit sharing, discretionary success sharing, educational assistance, recognition programs, vacation, and much more. A more comprehensive list of what we have to offer is available at

We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, orders and mandates, including those we may be required to follow as a federal government contractor/subcontractor.

We are an EEO/AA employer. Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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