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Tax Specialist (Planning & Controversy)

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.


Job Summary

Dominion's CFO Tax department is looking for a Tax Specialist. This role will assist with tax due diligence, including research federal, state, and local tax implications related to mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and new business opportunities; research and analyze applicable tax, accounting, and/or business issues related to assigned projects; help formulate and provide recommendations to management on assigned issues; draft memoranda to document analysis and conclusions. 

Analyze the impact of new or proposed tax laws and/or interpretations and help to identify potential tax-saving opportunities. May utilize specialized skills to research tax issues at an advanced level, formulating and providing recommendations to management to minimize tax consequences. 

May advise management on tax implications of special tax issues related to the energy industry, assist in drafting responses to IRS information requests, state auditor requests, and/or other regulatory authority requests, and assist in training co-workers with respect to new or emerging issues or information. Reviews current processes and recommends and implements changes to procedures and processes.

Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Please Note:  Corporate relocation benefits are available to candidates who meet program eligibility requirements.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

8+ years general tax accounting exp. or 7+ years public tax accounting experience or related experience. (Please note: A Master's degree can count towards one year of experience).

Additional knowledge, skills, abilities and experience include: 

• A combination of knowledge developed through formal education and practical experience that demonstrates an advanced to expert understanding of concepts regarding tax laws and tax accounting practices and procedures.

• Ability to coordinate the completion of multiple work assignments and/or projects, providing guidance where necessary and ensuring that the project team meets its operational deadlines.

• Advanced knowledge of tax research methods with ability to interpret tax laws, prepare specialized tax research memorandums, and formulate recommendations for management.

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and experience with ERP software.

• Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills.

• Ability to provide technical assistance and training to others.

• Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to motivate team members towards completion of work assignments.

• Ability to provide critical feedback and peer reviews for assigned work tasks.

CPA, JD or other appropriate professional certification preferred.

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

• 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 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:  Tax, Accounting, Economics, Finance

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description
CPA, JD or other appropriate professional certification preferred.
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
·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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