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Dominion Energy Lead Accountant (Gas Distribution) in RICHMOND, Virginia

Lead Accountant (Gas Distribution)

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

This posting is a lead accounting role for Dominion Energy's Gas Distribution entities.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Oversight of month end close, analytical review, and responding to ad hoc requests.

  • Calculating, analyzing and recording monthly activity based on a solid understanding of the business and performance.

  • Preparation and review of financial reports (FERC and GAAP) to assess accuracy, completeness and conformity to reporting and procedural standards.

  • Leadership opportunities encompass providing functional advice, training and oversight to team members.

Note : Currently, this position will be working through a hybrid arrangement (some days reporting to the office location, some days working remotely). This arrangement is subject to change.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

7+ years of general accounting experience and/or related experience or 5+ years of experience working in public accounting. (Note: A Master's degree will count as one year of experience. A partial year of experience of six months or more will be rounded up to one full year)

Specific knowledge, skills, abilities and experience include:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of U.S. General Accounting Principles (GAAP), practices and procedures

  • Experience with ASC 980 and or FERC is desired but not required

  • Excellent computer skills including Excel

  • Experience with using SAP or another ERP is desired but not required

  • Excellent problem-solving, communication, interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Attention to detail

  • 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.

  • 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

Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Bachelor

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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