Accounting Project Manager-Accounting Research

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 is eligible for corporate relocation benefits based on relocation program eligibility requirements. 


Job Summary

This highly visible role will lead technical accounting research and support for significant Dominion Energy projects and business transactions as well as corporate functions. Duties include the following:   

  • Serve as a key point of contact and provide leadership through functional advice, guidance, and expertise for various departments throughout the company, including Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Business Development, Corporate and Segment Accounting, SEC Reporting, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Corporate Finance, and others. 
  • Lead special project teams and provide technical accounting support as a subject matter expert to cross-functional teams on various business transactions and complex accounting matters involving revenue recognition, leases, business combinations, long-lived assets, financing transactions, and regulatory accounting, among other topics. 
  • Research technical accounting matters and document the Company’s analysis, judgments and conclusions on complex transactions. 
  • Communicate complex accounting concepts to senior management in both accounting and non-accounting functions, as well as external auditors and standard-setting and/or regulatory organizations. 
  • Research, document, and coordinate implementation of new accounting standards. 
  • Assist in preparing and reviewing disclosures in SEC Filings (e.g., Forms 10-K, 10-Q, etc.). 
  • Independently and effectively interact with internal customers, as well as work with external auditors, on various accounting matters and projects. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

6+ years of accounting 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 of experience.

  • Excellent and effective communication (written and verbal) around complex accounting concepts to all levels within the organization and outside the organization, including peers, senior management, auditors, and standard-setting and/or regulatory organizations. 
  • Must be a self-starter who can problem-solve independently, provide solutions, and manage competing priorities in a dynamic environment. 
  • CPA or CPA candidate strongly preferred; comprehensive knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) is a requirement. 
  • Ability to manage projects and tasks independently, including confidence in one’s own ability to develop interpretive conclusions, make recommendations, and assist/provide guidance to less experienced accountants. 
  • Customer-service focused with ability to contribute innovative ideas and process improvement suggestions and see those changes through to implementation. 
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced and dynamic business environment.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree or higher level degree

Preferred Disciplines: Accounting

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

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Preferred:  CPA

Working Conditions

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

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
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
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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