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Accountant (12-Month Contract)

Date: Jun 17, 2022

Location: Peterborough, ON, CA

Company: BWX Technologies

At BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. we are committed to excellence in every business initiative. BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada (BWXT NEC) has achieved an enviable international reputation for excellence in the supply of nuclear fuel and fuel handling systems and service for CANDU reactors in both domestic and international markets. Our success is the result of our commitment to our employees, customers, quality & EHS initiatives.


We are currently recruiting for an Accountant (12-Month Contract) for our Peterborough, Ontario location.




Tasks cover a broad spectrum relating to general accounting, supporting year-end audit, planning and analysis, controllership, and various projects depending on workload and timing. Specific task examples include variance analysis, month end reporting, job cost administration, transactional support of Accounts Payable & Receiving, transactional support for time entry, and improvement/digitization projects.




Reporting to the Manager, Project Accounting FHES & Fuel, the Accountant will be a key member of BWXT NEC’s Finance Team.




  • Receiving for service invoices: Receiving kept up to date, current and accurate.

  • Liaise with Accounts Payable, Purchasing and various staff members to ensure receiving for service invoices, and open P.O. invoices are complete and timely.

  • Time entry for contract and other employees – up to date and accurate.

  • Month end reporting – completed on time, accurate.

  • Month end journal entries – accurately prepared, correctly booked.

  • Ensure Approved Capital Expenditures capitalized appropriately by working with ACE originators.

  • General Accounting and Support – help to maintain accurate ledgers.

  • Support with reconciliation process.

  • Support with general accounting inquiries.

  • Responsible for ensuring all capital projects follow company project.

  • Support with job cost functions.

  • Support various other projects – adhoc, as needed.




• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration and/or financial work experience, or working toward the CPA designation.

• Strong computer skills including in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

• Knowledge of JD Edwards is a benefit.

• Detail-oriented with excellent analytical skills.

• Proven problem solving abilities.

• Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines with the flexibility to work overtime.

• Excellent organizational and time management skills.

• Strong English communication skills, both verbal and written.

• Team player - able to work across different teams and contribute to a positive environment.


BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. embraces diversity of thought, values individuality, encourages new perspectives and provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, a conviction for which a pardon has been granted or a record suspended or any other category protected by federal law.

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