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Information Systems & Special Project Accountant (Lead Accountant or Accounting Specialist) (2)

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 are two positions available that will be filled at either the Lead Accountant or Accounting Specialist level, commensurate with the selected candidates' skills and abilities.

We are looking for a multi-faceted accounting information systems and special projects role serving to support Accounting initiatives across the segments, integration of new business activities into SAP or other financial accounting systems, business process innovation, and other special projects.

Special Projects may include:

  • Lead others in the ideation of business process improvements and implement optimal solutions that create efficiencies
  • Assess and automate controls over critical financial master data, as well as key systems/accounting controls using technology or other innovative measures
  • Support acquisition and divestiture activities, as well as be involved in system integrations
  • Support changes and enhancements to SAP and other financial accounting systems, including documenting business requirements, performing testing (integration and UAT), and support for production go-live
  • Conduct complex analysis of Accounting projects (financial accounting, systems impacts, etc.)
  • Prepare training materials and conduct training


Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Lead Accountant

7+ years of general accounting experience or 5+ years of experience working in public accounting (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)

Accounting Specialist

8+ years of general accounting experience or 6+ years of experience working in public accounting (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)

Must have the following:


  • Superior computer systems experience, knowledge and understanding
  • Innovative and creative mindset for solving issues and improving processes
  • Communicates and collaborates effectively with all levels across the organization; challenges status quo in an inclusive manner that considers all viewpoints
  • Possesses comprehensive knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), practices and procedures
  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrated experience leading projects
  • Attention to detail and able to work through ambiguity independently
  • Strong technology and computer skills, including Microsoft Excel
  • Bachelor's in Accounting and/or related field


  • CPA License
  • Bachelor's in Accounting Information Systems
  • FERC Uniform Systems of Accounts
  • SAP
  • Alteryx, Power Pivot/Power Query, etc.


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 higher  

Preferred Disciplines : Accounting

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Preferred:Certified Public Accountant (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

1. Great Work Life Balance
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

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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