Sr. Tax Analyst

Yazaki is a global leader in the research, development and delivery of vehicle power and data solutions.


Yazaki works with virtually every major auto manufacturer in the world, and we've strived to maintain strategic and stable growth throughout our 83-year history. Today, we're on the lookout for energetic people with the potential to perform, as well as the ability to strengthen - and thrive in - the positive work environment we pride ourselves on.

Location: Canton, MI, USA  



What we are looking for:


Yazaki is looking for a Senior Tax Analyst to join our Finance team in Canton, MI.  The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a collaborative and action-driven environment making lasting impacts on the organization.  This position is hybrid.


What you will be doing:


  • Prepare federal, state, international, and local income, sales & use, gross receipts, VAT, and property tax returns including e-filings as required.
  • Prepare book-to-tax differences by gathering and analyzing data, drawing accurate conclusions, and creating detailed supporting work papers.
  • Prepare quarterly estimated payments and extensions and support the taxable income forecast process, semi-annual and year-end income tax provisions.
  • Prepare tax account reconciliations, comparisons of return-to-provision, deferred tax validations, and non-income tax filings such as 1042, FBAR, W-8BENE/W-9, unclaimed property, and all other filings.
  • Support federal, state, international, and local audits as needed.
  • Maintain tax compliance and reporting calendar to ensure all deadlines are met.
  • Contribute to company-wide and departmental process improvement initiatives especially as it relates to the use of technology.
  • Collaborate with both internal stakeholders and external consultants.


What you will bring to the table:


  • Bachelor’s in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA (preferred)
  • 3-5 years of corporate tax preparation and research experience with a CPA firm or within a corporate environment
  • Ability to resolve complex issues by applying creative thinking and root-cause problem solving
  • Ability to think and act logically under pressure
  • Ability to resolve issues or propose resolutions to responsible parties
  • Must work independently and collaboratively
  • Key Competencies: business savvy, active learning, analytical thinking and problem solving, customer orientation, results orientation and execution, initiative and teamwork


What we can provide you:


  • A safe collaborative learning work environment that stimulates creativity and exploration
  • Diverse teams of experts
  • Resources from around the globe
  • Supportive leadership and team members to help you do your best work
  • Opportunities for professional growth
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package including incentive compensation, 401K match, tuition assistance and a generous holiday schedule
  • A hybrid work schedule




Yazaki North America is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, handicap, veteran status, or other legally protected status or characteristic. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship. Yazaki North America complies with federal and state equal employment opportunity laws and strives to keep the workplace free from all forms of harassment.