The Bradford Hammacher Group

Staff Accountant II

Job Locations US-IL-Niles
Full-time Position
FLSA Status


Do you want to be part of a dynamic team and add

value to an amazing organization?

The Bradford Exchange is a global direct to consumer

product marketing organization.

We are hiring a Staff Accountant II. 


What you get to do each day includes:

  • Responsible for service area of accounting (ie cash management control, advertising system, MSA).
  • Prepare inventory roll and record appropriate Financial transactions relating to cost of goods for a business unit.  Analyzes bad debt and sales return trends offering assumptions to predict the future financial impact on operations (business unit assigned is appropriate to grade level based upon complexity and risk).
  • Financial Reporting for a business unit. This would include following a standard monthly checklist.  In addition to recording any necessary G/L transactions, the individual prepares the financial statement and any necessary analysis.  The total reporting package includes Controller’s Report including any appropriate comments on the operational results and the analysis performed.  Financial Reporting responsibility also includes addressing any management questions/concerns on operational results.  All management responses should be reviewed with a senior/supervisor before being issued. 
  • Internal and external contact occurs on a daily basis.  Internal would be within the Accounting department, as well as between the Marketing and Production areas on a daily basis.  May also be the primary contact for management in addressing operational questions/concerns.  External contact varies from daily to weekly to monthly depending upon the individual’s responsibilities.


  • BS in Accounting or equivalent plus a minimum of 2-4 years of related experience.
  • Knows and uses well the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of accounting. 
  • Some evaluation originality, or ingenuity is required.
  • Relies on judgment and limited experience to plan and accomplish goals. 
  • Must be PC proficient. Daily use of PC approximately 5 hours/day. 
  • Software applications include Excel, Word. Spreadsheet proficiency should include ability to build models and performed advanced analysis functions. May also utilize database functions.
  • Mainframe access is also required daily to weekly frequency. 10 key proficiency is also needed. 

What you can expect:

  • A competitive compensation plan and great benefits.
  • Our company is wholly owned by our employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) that allows you to not only derive the benefits of working as an employee at The Bradford Exchange, but also gain the benefits of being an owner. 
  • We also offer: A Business Casual Work Environment, Comprehensive Health Benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), Employee Referral Bonus, 401(k), Profit Sharing, Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Development Programs, Subsidized Cafeteria, On-site Fitness Center, Product Discounts and more!

The Bradford Exchange is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


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