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HR Specialist/Sr. HR Specialist (location Cayce, Richmond)-Financial Benefits

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!

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

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

There is one position which will be filled at the level commensurate with the successful candidates education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

This role is to provide financial analysis, reporting and budgeting expertise related to Employee Benefits.  This position is within the Human Resources Benefits - Retirement Income and Compliance Team and with a focus on administration and analysis.

The position will be responsible to:


  • Assist in plan audits by functioning as the liaison between the auditors, accountants and plan specialist.  This role requires research of audit questions in order to provide explanation to outside auditors.
  • Coordinate corporate benefits budget and prepare monthly variance reports and analysis of budget variances.
  • Prepare information for rate cases, and other requests such as information for lead/lag studies and posses the ability to provide timely responses to interrogatories
  • Prepare various governmental filings such as PBGC filings, annual funding notice and Form 8955-SSA.
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements related to benefits.
  • Coordinate data collection process for actuarial valuation.
  • Review of actuarial report assumptions to plan document provisions.
  • Provide information to other areas for preparation of external reports (Annual Report, 10-K, 10-Q).

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Human Resources Specialist:  3+ years directly related experience to administration of benefits, specifically pension and 401k plans and/or accounting and financial analysis knowledge and 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 Human Resources Specialist:  5+ years directly related experience to administration of benefits, specifically pension and 401k plans and/or accounting and financial analysis knowledge and 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 specific knowledge, skills, abilities and experience include:

  • Experience with SAP or another similar ERP system is high preferred but not required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal and persuasion skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with all levels of employees and to influence impact others.
  • Excellent personal computer skills and in depth knowledge of Microsoft applications.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills including the ability to analyze data and utilize analysis to present options and recommendations.
  • Strong ability to present concepts or programs in a group environment.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and direct work activities of team members when necessary.
  • Excellent decision making skills.
  • CPA preferred but not required

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

  • 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 are encouraged to apply.

Education Requirements

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

Preferred disciplines: Human Resources,  Accounting

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Preferred:  Professional in Human Resources (PHR),Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), CPA

Working Conditions

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.  

You can experience the excitement of our company – it's the difference between taking a job and starting a career.

Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

There are many reasons to work at Dominion Energy, but below are the top three employees have shared with us. Click on each of the links to learn more!

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.
Join us!

·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 43% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 32% (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.

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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