DTE Energy Financial Analyst - APR in Detroit, Michigan

Job Description

Financial Analyst - APR-10429

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:

Coordinates and manages complex financial accounting and analysis relating to General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Regulatory Accounting Principles (RAP) issues. The responsibility also includes researching and providing accounting guidance based on accounting authoritative literature and pronouncements. Provides technical accounting and finance expertise on a wide range of accounting and business issues.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provides accounting guidance on all accounting related matters.

  • Researches current and emerging accounting issues and implements related accounting policies and procedures.

  • Ensures compliance with GAAP and regulatory accounting.

  • Prepares accounting analysis and whitepapers.

  • Analyzes complex business transactions and determines accounting requirements.

  • Acts as liaison with external auditors on emerging accounting issues.

  • Facilitates and supports identification of process improvements.

  • Creates and fosters a positive working environment within and across functional areas by supporting DTE Energy and Controller’s Organization initiatives including training and development, diversity, work and personal life balance, and enterprise core values.

  • In addition to normal job responsibilities, employees must be willing to perform an emergency or storm assignment as needed.


  • Required: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent.

  • Required: CPA or equivalent experience.

  • Required: Minimum of three years’ experience including auditing, financial accounting and reporting.

  • Required: Flexibility in working hours.

  • Preferred: Experience in the energy industry.

  • Preferred: Computer skills include the MS suite, additionally SAP experience.

  • Experience in application of a broad range of technical accounting and reporting requirements.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to organize work independently and to work in teams.

  • Highly developed oral/written communication skills.

  • Ability to present and communicate financial information to large and/or small audiences

  • Ability to respond quickly to changing customer requirements and changes in the business

Job: Accounting, Auditing & Tax

Title: Financial Analyst - APR

Primary Location: Michigan-Detroit

Requisition ID: 10429