DTE Energy Senior Rates Analyst in Detroit, Michigan

Job Description

Senior Rates Analyst-09844

The future is bright at DTE Energy! We are the largest electric and gas utility in Michigan with an aspiration to be the best-operated energy company in North America. We are a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Detroit, Michigan with businesses in 26 different states.

DTE Energy’s utility and non-utility businesses are poised for significant growth. We look forward to working with highly motivated and team-oriented individuals to energize our efforts of growing economically and environmentally.

We care for our employees and prioritize their health and safety first. Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following accolades:

· Gallup Great Workplace Award for 3 consecutive Years! (2013, 2014 and 2015)

· Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work For

· J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award

· Professional Women’s Magazine/Black EOE Journal “Best of the Best”

· Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT

· Best Employers for a Healthy Lifestyle Gold Award

· Detroit Free Press Green Leaders Award

DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.


Job Summary:

Perform rate, tariff, regulatory compliance, and case management activities to support corporate regulatory policy and goals to be in alignment with overall corporate goals and objectives; assist in supporting the development of strategies to enable the achievement of those objectives; and provide

support to leaders in developing the presentation of those positions before the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and their Staffs.

Key Accountabilities:

-Prepare report, reconciliation and compliance filings, data responses and other similar non-rate case related filings.

-Assist in preparation of regulatory filings including testimony, schedules, work papers, information from audit and discovery requests on a timely basis and ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements.

-Gather and analyze financial information and operation statistics and their impacts for the development of regulatory strategies.

  • Work closely with industry associations to coordinate industry responses to key rate and regulatory issues.

-Research industry trends in policy matters that may impact DTE Energy’s regulated operations.

-Attend workshops and conferences to monitor the regulatory environment to identify trends, issues, or decisions which might affect Company’s regulatory objectives and policies.

  • Monitor and communicate to senior management key developments in rate and regulatory matters that directly or indirectly impact DTE Energy or its regulatory environment.

-Maintain a close liaison with the Regulatory Accounting Department, the Business Unit Controller Department and the Business Unit for the compilation and analysis of data, preparation of required compliance filings and completion of supporting documentation for various types of rate case filings.

-Assist in the planning and development of regulatory strategies that support DTE Energy’s regulatory strategy, policy and objectives.

-Support the continuous improvement of regulatory processes by identifying problems and developing and implementing countermeasures.


Required: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Engineering, Economics or related field, and the knowledge/capabilities typically acquired through 5-plus years of job-relevant experience.

Preferred: Experience in utility accounting, or utility ratemaking.

-Ability to collect, analyze, compile, and present financial data in a persuasive manner.

-Ability to work well with internal and external personnel who are involved in regulatory activity.

-Ability to adapt to changing circumstances.

-Superior problem solving skills.

-Ability to meet tight internal and external deadlines.

-Ability to organize work independently and to work in teams. Ability to coordinate cross functional teams and projects.

-PC Proficiency, including experience with MS Office Suite including SharePoint.

-Demonstrated ability to communicate well with others. Proficient verbal, non-verbal, written, and presentation skills.

Job: Finance & Treasury

Title: Senior Rates Analyst

Primary Location: Michigan-Detroit

Requisition ID: 09844