Accountant,Sr Accountant or Lead Accountant (Internal Controls)

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs.  That’s right.  Love.  Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate.  These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever.  We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent?  Do you think differently?  Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!


We offer a hybrid 3-2 work schedule (three days in the office, two days of teleworking) to accommodate the need for flexibility.


Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined below will be considered for this opportunity. 

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 


Job Summary

This posting will be filling two positions.  The positions will be filled commensurate with the successful candidates' qualifications.

This role is responsible for supporting management’s assertions that appropriate internal controls over financial reporting are identified and documented to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 404. Role includes all aspects of SOX 404 including performing risk assessment and scoping, development and maintenance of process flows and control narratives, internal controls integration, advising on the design and implementation of new and existing controls, interpretation of new/revised standards, mitigation of risk, and remediation of control deficiencies or design gaps for the Company’s entities subject to SOX reporting.  The role involves collaboration with various internal and external groups including the information technology group, internal auditors, external auditors and process owners.  

The role also includes the administration of the Company’s SOX software, developing and providing control related education sessions to control performers, process owners and various levels of management.  Additionally this position will assist with other accounting and reporting-related items at the company on an ad hoc basis.

This is a highly visible position with excellent future growth potential.

Position Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Assist with SOX risk assessments and scoping.
  • Support various Dominion Energy and external groups including segment accounting groups, internal auditors, information technology and external auditors.
  • Work with process owners to identify gaps in the current processes and internal controls.
  • Provide interpretation and guidance to process owners regarding risks, key controls, and documentation requirements.
  • Evaluate findings from internal or external auditors including identifying potential mitigating controls.
  • Support employee benefit plan reporting as requested.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Accountant:   2+ years general accounting or related experience or 1+ years of public accounting experience (Note:  A Master's degree will count as one year of experience.  A partial year of six months or more will be rounded up to one year.

Senior Accountant:   5+ years general accounting or related experience or 4+ years of public accounting experience (Note:  A Master's degree will count as one year of experience.  A partial year of six months or more will be rounded up to one year.

Lead Accountant:  7 years general accounting or related experience or 5+ years of public accounting experience (Note:  A Master's degree will count as one year of experience.  A partial year of six months or more will be rounded up to one year.


Other required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience includes:

  • Energy industry experience or Big 4 Public Accounting experience strongly preferred
  • SOX experience strongly preferred.
  • CPA or CPA candidate strongly preferred
  • Ability to manage projects/tasks independently, including confidence in one’s own capacity to develop interpretive conclusions and to make decisions and recommendations.
  • Effective communication skills, including ability to convey complex concepts to various audiences.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced and demanding business environment.

Education Requirements

Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education:  Bachelor

Preferred Disciplines:  Accounting

Other disciplines may be substituted for the preferred discipline(s) listed above

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 Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy 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

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.  

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Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

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1. Safety Centric Work Environment
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3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture 

About Dominion Energy

I am your warm cup of coffee in the morning and I light your home at night. I am the cool breeze from your A/C on the hottest day in summer, and the red coil that heats your soup pot on a frigid winter’s day. I am sustainable, reliable and affordable.
I am not just any energy… I am Dominion Energy.
We're transforming the way we do business to build a more sustainable future for the planet, our customers, our team and our industry.  We're shaping the future of energy in America.
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·17,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·16 states in the US
·$100 billion of assets
·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions
·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

Our Commitment to NetZero by 2050

We’ve cut carbon emissions from our electric generation business by approximately 46% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 38% (since 2010) — and we're just getting started. By growing wind, solar, and renewable natural gas and pursuing innovative technologies, we expect to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. We’ve also committed to reducing the emissions of our suppliers and customers — so we can all move forward together.

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