• Staff Accountant

    Job Locations US-NY-Melville
    Job ID
    8102
    Experience (Years)
    0
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Company Overview

    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 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2016† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2016. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact pr@cusa.canon.com.

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

    Position Overview

    At Canon USA we are looking for a Staff Accountant (Accountant, Assoc) who will handle the following:
    - Maintain accounting records and journal entries, related schedules, and related reports
    - Perform account analysis, and supports Divisions and other Canon companies
    - Maintain strong internal controls
    #LI-AV1 #CUSA

    Responsibilities

    - Prepare Journal entries, account analysis, support projects, handle fixed assets
    - Reviews balance sheets and expense accounts to ensure that regional offices process transactions in a manner which is consistent with corporate accounting procedures
    - Completes monthly close tasks as assigned to assist the team in meeting deadlines
    - Reviews, verifies, and reconciles inter-company activity, to ensure accuracy of various account balances, and follows-up with appropriate  personnel in order to resolve clerical or procedural errors
    - Advises clerical accounting personnel in the regional office in order to resolve problems regarding certain procedures such as general ledger and inventory in order to ensure accurate processing of accounting data
    - Reviews cost accounting transactions and reports, in order to accurately track inventory costs
    - Researches variances between actual and standard costs with Canon, Inc. and product control management and summarizes major issues in monthly reports to management
    - Assists management with various special projects or analyses by gathering accounting data and/or financial information, in order to provide accurate information on which policy or other accounting decisions can be based

    Qualifications

    - Bachelor's degree in Accounting required
    - 1+ Years of Accounting experience preferred
    - Familiar with computerized accounting systems, and possess good verbal/written communication and computer skills
    - Team player, able to pitch in, patient, analytical thinker
    - Proficient in MS Excel - Vlookup, Pivot Tables
    - Proficient in MS PowerPoint a plus
    - Oracle experience a plus
    - Up to 10% annual travel required
    - Bilingual in Spanish a plus
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