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Dominion Energy Senior Accountant/Accounting Project Manager-SEC Reporting in RICHMOND, Virginia

Senior Accountant/Accounting Project Manager-SEC Reporting

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!

We offer a hybrid 3-2 work schedule (three days in the office, two days of teleworking) to accommodate the need for flexibility.

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 below will be considered for this opportunity.

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

Job Summary

This role can be filled at either the Senior Accountant level or the Accounting Project Manager level, commensurate with the successful candidate's qualifications.

This highly visible role is primarily responsible for assisting with the preparation of quarterly and annual footnote disclosures for all of Dominion Energy’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) registrants and subsidiaries with financial statement requirements; with a focus on unique events and/or complex transactions as well as the evaluation of compliance with existing Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and/or SEC disclosure guidance and the application of new or updated GAAP and/or SEC guidance. In addition, the position supports other transactions carried out by Dominion Energy, including capital market transactions (debt and equity offerings) and acquisitions and dispositions. The ability to critically analyze and effectively summarize information into an SEC disclosure and/or management-level summary is paramount.

Additionally, this position will require the initiative to manage projects both within the SEC Reporting team and across various groups inside and outside of accounting as it relates to financial reporting needs. This position requires a self-starter who can problem solve independently, communicate effectively (in all directions) and manage competing priorities in a dynamic environment.

Specific Job Summary Details

Accounting Project Manager

Other primary duties include:

  • Prepare and/or review SEC disclosures for inclusion within Forms 10-K/Q for major transactions/events, including those related to acquisitions/dispositions;

  • Evaluate SEC disclosure requirements of major events/transactions;

  • Prepare disclosure options for a given situation and be able to provide recommendations to management;

  • Conduct complex assignments and analysis supporting external financial reporting and/or financial reporting controls;

  • Advise project teams on specific accounting and internal control issues relevant to business and organizational events;

  • Coordinate with various Dominion Energy groups, including segment accounting groups, legal, environmental, investor relations, human resources and asset management;

  • Support filings made with the SEC, including investor relations and capital markets, as applicable, coordinate with internal and external auditors;

  • Assist in reviewing XBRL associated with certain SEC filings,

  • Prepare executive summaries of key financial reporting information;

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Senior Accountant

Other primary duties include:

  • Preparation of financial statements and disclosures, as assigned, for potential inclusion in Form 10-K/Q, other filings with the SEC, financial reporting requirements for debt covenant compliance and/or and for the preparation of GAAP financial statements for other applicable reporting entities;

  • Create and maintain appropriate supporting documentation to ensure compliance with applicable internal control requirements;

  • Review information prepared and/or provided by others to be included in various filings.

  • Analyze compliance with disclosure requirements;

  • Evaluate disclosure requirements related to Dominion Energy’s business events;

  • Assist in reviewing XBRL associated with certain SEC filings;

  • Routinely coordinate with various teams within Dominion Energy as it pertains to financial reporting needs;

  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors; and

  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

This role has excellent visibility and growth potential within Dominion Energy.

Please note: Corporate relocation benefits will be available to the successful candidate based on relocation eligibility requirements.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Accounting Project Manager : 6+ years of general accounting experience; or 5+ years of public accounting 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 Accountant : 5+ years of general accounting experience or 4+ years of public accounting 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 required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience include:

  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles is a requirement.

  • Big 4 Public Accounting experience strongly preferred.

  • CPA or CPA candidate strongly preferred;

  • SOX experience strongly preferred.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting preferred.

  • Energy industry or experience with financial reporting preferred.

  • Ability to manage projects/tasks independently, including confidence in one’s own ability to develop interpretive conclusions, make recommendations and assist/provide guidance to less experienced accountants.

  • Ability to contribute innovative ideas and process improvement suggestions and see those changes through to implementation.

  • Effective communication skills, including ability to convey complex concepts to various audiences.

  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced and dynamic business environment.

Education Requirements

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

Preferred Discipline: Accounting

Other disciplines may be substituted for the preferred discipline(s) listed above

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Preferred: 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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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.

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·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 46% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 38% (since 2010) — 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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