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Director-Tax (BHE GT&S)

Date: Apr 6, 2021

Location: Richmond, VA, US, 23230

Company: Dominion Energy

Berkshire Hathaway’s commitment to building a stronger energy future is matched by our commitment to our employees who will make it a reality. Our employees are integral to our success and work hard to exceed customer expectations. We provide fulfilling employment opportunities, are committed to attracting and retaining the best employees, and support an environment that reflects the diversity of our communities.


On November 1, 2020, Dominion Energy sold its gas transmission and storage business to Berkshire Hathaway Energy. In light of this transaction, the application process and benefits package are temporarily shared by Dominion Energy and BHE Pipeline Group while the full integration of the gas transmission and storage business into BHE Pipeline Group is ongoing. Please note: when applying to a BHE GT&S position, some correspondence and documentation throughout the application and selection process will come from, or reference, Dominion Energy.  If you have any questions or concerns through the BHE GT&S application process, please reach out to


At this time, BHE GT&S cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position. 

Job Summary

  • This role oversees, directs and provides leadership and technical expertise in one or more following principal functional areas: tax research, preparation of federal, state, and local income and franchise tax returns (or the preparation) of non-income tax returns, including federal excise tax, property tax, state excise tax, gross receipt tax, sales tax and consumer tax to ensure compliance with all federal, state and local tax laws.
  • Develops and evaluates the effectiveness of tax strategies to ensure that they meet legal requirements and support business objectives.
  • May coordinate the quarterly review of tax accruals.
  • Meets with federal, state and local government officials regarding appeals and tax settlements and coordinates those efforts with internal legislative affairs and public policy personnel to ensure that those efforts do not conflict with other corporate goals.
  • Prepares annual budget and three-year plan including forecasting current and deferred tax liabilities.
  • Provides technical support in preparing responses to federal, foreign, state and local tax officials, and regulatory authorities.
  • Participates in industry organizations to assist in the development of policy and lobbying efforts for legislative initiatives.
  • Assists in assessing impact of proposed legislation and developing and implementing lobbying efforts.
  • Manages, staffs, and coordinates assigned work projects, utilizes external consultants, appraisers and legal counsel as needed.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Basic Qualifications:

  • 12+ years of relevant experience in the field. 
  • Note: A partial year of related experience of 6 months or greater will count towards one full year.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Extensive experience in a specialized area of the tax law including, research, income and franchise taxes, property tax, gross receipts tax, sales tax, and federal and state excise tax.
  • Proven expertise in federal and state corporate tax compliance, tax research and risk analysis, with industry knowledge and related experience in either electric generation, energy or interstate natural gas transmission and natural gas distribution businesses.
  • Previous management experience directing and overseeing diverse groups of tax professionals, with excellent organizational and leadership skills required.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work effectively with various levels of staff.
  • Strong negotiation skills, with the ability to influence others to achieve desired results.
  • Demonstrated ability to delegate responsibilities and allocate resources to deal with significant workloads and deadlines.
  • Ability to analyze and develop short and long term tax strategies and recommendations which contribute positively to the companys bottom-line.
  • Expert knowledge of company operations and accounting systems.
  • Prior computer systems experience working with tax related software.


The company is actively seeking United States miitary veterans and service members who meet the qualifications above.

Education Requirements

Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Master , Required: Bachelor , Disciplines: Required: Accounting , Bachelor , Bachelor , Other Education: Law or Tax

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

CPA  preferred. Six Sigma experience/certification preferred.

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

No Testing Required

Export Control

Certain positions at BHE GT&S may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in BHE GT&S limiting its consideration of certain applicants.


Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.   To learn more about our benefits, click here


BHE GT&S is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace.  We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran, or disability status.  Our values guide us in accordance with all local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities.


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