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Lead Tax Accountant BHE GT&S a Berkshire Hathaway Company (BHE GT&S)

Date: Aug 3, 2022

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. 

Relocation assistance for this position is available dependent upon eligibility requirement.

Job Summary

BHE GT&S  has an exciting Lead Tax Accountant position available in our BHE GT&S Headquarters office! Flexible work arrangements including hybrid or compressed schedule may be available.

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.

  • This role may be responsible for the coordination, preparation and/or review of assigned federal, state and/or local tax returns, tax payments, and tax accruals, in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and established policies and procedures.
  • Prepares information for financial statements and regulatory filings.
  • May coordinate preparation of annual tax budgets and maintain actual to budget variances, as assigned.
  • Coordinates responses for internal and external audits of financial statements, regulatory filings, internal controls, and tax returns.
  • Researches tax, accounting, or business issues related to assigned entities or projects, formulates, and provides recommendations to management.
  • May allocate and plan various work assignments and/or projects, providing guidance where necessary.
  • Problem solve, and ensure that the department meets its operational deadlines.
  • May provide leadership on projects, including analyzing tax issues in connection with acquisitions, divestures, or new business opportunities, identifying potential tax opportunities, and analyzing the impact of new or proposed tax laws and/or interpretations.
  • May coordinate with management in training of co-workers and dissemination of new or emerging issues or information.
  • Reviews current processes and recommends and implements changes to procedures and processes.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Minimum Requirements (Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications):

  • 7 years experience in tax accounting, tax laws and general accounting practices and procedures and/or related experience OR 6 years public accounting experience.
  • A combination of knowledge developed through formal education and practical experience that demonstrates an advanced understanding of concepts regarding tax laws and tax accounting practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of tax research methods with ability to interpret tax laws, prepare general tax research memorandums, and formulate recommendations for management.
  • Ability to research complex issues, formulate and develop recommendations to management.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and experience with ERP software. Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to coordinate the completion of multiple work assignments and/or projects, provide guidance where necessary, problem solve, and ensure that the project team meets it operational deadlines.
  • Ability to provide technical assistance and training to others. Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to motivate team members towards completion of work assignments.
  • Ability to provide critical feedback and peer reviews for assigned work tasks.

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,Economics,Finance , Other Education: Accounting, Business, Finance, Tax

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

CPA, CMI or other appropriate certification preferred.

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Other Working Conditions

Flexible work arrangements including hybrid or compressed schedule may be available.

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

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