Sales Tax Accountant (Accountant, Tax)
Melville, NY 
Posted 27 days ago
Job Description
Sales Tax Accountant (Accountant, Tax)
Location US-NY-Melville
Company Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Requisition ID 31367 Category Accounting/Finance Position Type Full-Time
About the Role
Canon U.S.A., Inc., in Melville, NY is a respected leader in the Imaging and Office Equipment industry. We are seeking a Sales Tax Accountant (Accountant, Tax) who will be responsible for ensuring compliance obligations are efficient, on time and accurate, while minimizing the company's sales tax liabilities. Other tax projects include sales and use tax reviews and audit defense.

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.
Your Impact
- Prepare and review sales and use tax returns for multi-states, to comply with state and local regulations
- Prepare and review journal entries and perform account reconciliations, identify account variances and determine corrective courses of action
- Review purchase invoices to determine taxability and review use tax accruals for accuracy
- Review customers' sales tax exemption certificate, based on the state requirements, and update systems
- Maintain setups in Vertex O series for sales and purchase transactions
- Prepare support documents for requests from external auditors
- Research tax rules and regulations for various sales and purchase transactions and stay current with changes in tax law
About You: The Skills & Expertise You Bring

- Bachelor's degree required (Accounting preferred), CPA helpful
- 3-5 years of multi-state sales tax accounting experience
- Experience researching tax rules and regulations for products and services.
- Requires general accounting work experience and knowledge of GAAP
- Oracle and Tableau experience a plus
- Strong Excel skills are required
- Proficiency with Vertex Indirect Tax O Series and Vertex Returns, or similar tax management system required
- Ability to work independently and interact well with others

In accordance with applicable law, we are providing the anticipated salary range for this role: $69,300 - $103,770.

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 $29.4 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. as of 2023 has ranked in the top-five overall in U.S. patents granted for 38 consecutive years*. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To learn more about Canon, visit us at and connect with us on LinkedIn at

Who We Are

Where Talent Fosters Innovation.

Do you want your next professional experience to be filled with purpose and opportunity, world-class team members, and impactful work? Driven by our mission of exceeding customer expectations with our technologies and enriching the lives of our local communities and staff, we are a phenomenal team working collaboratively toward common goals. Our employees have a strong work ethic, creativity, and a cooperative spirit. We believe in integrity, respect, empowerment, and making a difference in the communities we serve. There is a strong sense of pride in what we do individually and together as a team. Join us and discover what it means to work for a global digital imaging leader with an unparalleled reputation for quality and innovation.

What We Offer

You'll be joining a leader in digital imaging and innovation with an immense opportunity to make an impact and create your own rewarding career. We demonstrate commitment to our employees by offering a full range of rewards, including competitive compensation and benefits.

And Even More Perks!

-Employee referral bonus
-Employee discounts
-Free morning coffee
-"Dress for Your Day" attire program
-Casual dress (including jeans!) is welcome
-Volunteer opportunities to give back to our local community
-Swag! A Canon welcome kit and official merch you can't get anywhere else

*Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.
All referenced product names, and other marks, are trademarks of their respective owners.

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.

All applicants must reside in the United States.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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