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Lead Accountant

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

As Lead Accountant in the Fixed Assets department, you will be responsible for comprehensive activities associated with preparing, reviewing and analyzing accounting records, financial statements and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness and conformity to reporting and procedural standards.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Conduct complex assignments and analysis involving accounting projects.
  • Responsibilities will include both GAAP and FERC reporting, accounting for asset retirement obligations (ARO) and rate case support which will require the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines independently with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Develop company position on complex transactions/new accounting guidance and communicate to senior management, standard-setting and/or regulatory organizations Identify inconsistencies and problems and works to resolve them.
  • Ensure appropriate accounting controls.
  • Lead project teams on specific accounting and internal control issues relevant to new products, major business and organizational events, system conversions, upgrades and enhancements.
  • Provide leadership including functional advice and training to less experienced accountants.
  • Routinely interact with internal and external customers. 


Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

7+ years of general accounting experience or 5+ years of experience working in public accounting (A Master's degree will be counted as one year toward experience.  A partial year of experience of six months or more will be rounded up to one year).

Other required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience include:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of U.S. General Accounting Principles (GAAP), practices and procedures
  • Accounting controls experience preferred
  • Experience working with asset retirement obligations (ARO) is a plus
  • Experience working with Power Plan software is a plus
  • Excellent computer skills including Excel and SQL (Note:  SQL skills are a preferred skillset)
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrated leadership and decision making skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

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

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 or Master

Preferred Disciplines:  Accounting, Business, Finance 

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.  

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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!

·21,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·18 states in the US
·$100 billion of assets
·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions
·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community