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Lead Accountant (BHE GT&S)

Date: Jun 1, 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. 


This position does not offer relocation assistance.

Job Summary

BHE GT&S  has an exciting Lead Accountant position available that can be located at any of the following locations:  BHE GT&S Headquarters office located in Richmond, VA., Clarksburg/Bridgeport WV, Leesburg VA or Columbia SC.  Must be willing to travel to Richmond,VA on a regular basis.


BHE GT&S is an interstate natural gas transmission and storage company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, that became a standalone subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy in November 2020. We operate more than 5,560 miles of gas transmission line and 756 Bcf of underground storage in the eastern U.S., along with gathering, processing and field services businesses. We operate in 12 states. BHE GT&S is an industry leader in liquefied natural gas solutions, through initiatives such as Pivotal LNG and our 25% operating stake in the Cove Point LNG facility in Lusby, Maryland.  The energy we deliver supports major distribution utilities, power plants and manufacturing. Our premier storage operations provide dependable, flexible support for direct customers and neighboring pipelines. At our multiple interconnects – especially the liquid South Point hub – BHE GT&S services support both producers and consumers, ensuring competitive access to abundant energy.


Job Responsibilities:


  • This role is responsible for comprehensive activities associated with preparing, reviewing and analyzing accounting records, financial statements and other financial reports (with a focus on FERC reporting and accounting) to assess accuracy, completeness and conformity to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Conduct complex assignments and analysis involving accounting projects.
  • Develop company position on complex transactions/new accounting guidance and communicate to senior management, standard-setting and/or regulatory organizations Identify inconsistencies and problems and works to resolve them.
  • Ensure appropriate accounting controls.
  • Lead project teams on specific accounting and internal control issues relevant to new products, major business and organizational events, system conversions, upgrades and enhancements.
  • Provide leadership including functional advice and training to less experienced accountants.
  • Routinely interact with internal and external customers.



Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • 7+ years of general accounting experience or 5+ years of experience working in public accounting
  • Comprehensive knowledge of U.S. General Accounting Principles (GAAP), practices and procedures
  • FERC accounting and reporting preferred
  • Excellent computer skills including Excel
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrated leadership and decision making skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

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: Bachelor , Master , Disciplines: Preferred: Accounting,Business,Finance , Other Education: Accounting

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Preferred:Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Travel Up to 25%

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.


Nearest Major Market: Richmond

Job Segment: Pipeline, Transmission Line, Energy