DTE Energy Operational Auditor in Detroit, Michigan

Job Description

Operational Auditor-11180

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 5 consecutive years

· 7th on Indeed’s annual “50 Best Places to Work” award

· 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:

Performs independent financial and operational audits to ensure that controls are in place and working as intended and that business objectives are being met.


-Plan, develop, conduct, and occasionally lead non-complex financial and operational audits and assesses associated risks of those company systems, operations, processes, functions and activities.

-Partner with clients to assess client business risks on non-complex subjects.

-Accumulate pertinent data, organize material, use sampling techniques and software analysis tools, performs detailed analysis of existing conditions and prepares appropriate recommendations on non-complex audits. Assist the Auditor-In-Charge on more complex audits or in providing consulting expertise.

-Write and present audit reports describing scope, objectives, conclusions, findings and recommendations to both internal and external stakeholders. Conduct supervised draft review meetings. Ensure workpapers fully support conclusions and conform to departmental and professional standards.

-Perform non-complex special investigations as well as functions requiring the application of specialized auditing principles and practices with limited supervision.

-Provide input to audit management in developing the Annual Risk Assessment and Audit Plan.

-Protect confidential client information.


-Required: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Computer Science, Finance, Business Administration, or Engineering from an accredited college or university preferred OR Bachelors Degree in another discipline acceptable with additional relevant professional experience.

-Required: CIA, CPA, CMA or CISA certification within two years. If not certified, must be currently seeking certification or have plan to obtain within the first 2 years on the job.

-Required: Professional experience normally acquired in two years of internal and external auditing.

-Preferred: Experience in data analysis and basic knowledge of data analytical tools.

-Analytical and problem solving skills to improve processes, minimize risk and add value to a wide variety of non-complex operations.

-Communication Skills. Negotiates and settles conflicts with clients and others under supervisory direction when necessary.

-Working knowledge of the company's regulated and unregulated operational processes, such as Finance, Accounting, Customer Billing, Payroll, etc. A working knowledge of similar processes from other companies is acceptable.

-PC Profiency, including experience with MS Office Products.

-Demonstrated ability with Project Management techniques and use of Project Management tools.

-Possesses a valid driver's license, meet company driving standards and provide own transportation within the service area.

-Availability to travel outside the service area.

Job: Accounting, Auditing & Tax

Title: Operational Auditor

Primary Location: Michigan-Detroit

Requisition ID: 11180