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DTE Energy Principal Supervisor in Detroit, Michigan

Principal Supervisor


Detroit, MI, US

Company: DTE Eng Corp Svcs LLC

Job ID: 1964

The future is bright at DTE Energy! We are one of the largest Fortune 500 diversified utilities in the United States with an aspiration to be the best-operated energy company in North America and a force for good in the communities we live and serve. We have businesses in 26 different states and are comprised of regulated utility and non-utility businesses. Our utility business provides electric and gas service to approximately 3 million customers. Our non-utility businesses include a diversified portfolio of energy related companies, ranging from gas storage and pipelines to renewable power development.

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.

Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following accolades:

  • Gallup Great Workplace Award for consecutive years

  • Civic 50 Award for corporate citizenship excellence

  • Indeed’s annual “50 Best Places to Work” award for two years running

  • 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.

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Job Summary

  • Supervises a team of professionals responsible for all or some combination of the accountabilities identified below and utilize varying combinations of the competencies cited in this description, depending on the organization & role to which they're assigned.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provides supervision and oversight for all aspects of the assigned process

  • Solves business and operating problems related to their area using recognized financial analysis techniques

  • Responsibilities may include monthly accruals, accurate and timely payments in accordance with contract terms, account reconciliations, etc.

  • Conducts benchmarking studies and reports monthly performance metrics

  • Monitors work practices and utilizes continuous improvement and lean systems methodology

  • Creates a positive working environment, supports training and development, diversity, work and personal life balance and enterprise core values

  • Performs or ensures the accomplishment of the following core supervisory/management functions for a given group: planning, organizing, directing the performance of ongoing activities and special assignments, staffing (employee selection, training/coaching and performance management), time entry, coordinating, reporting and budgeting

  • Conducts other related management duties as assigned

  • This position may require gas FERC training

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or technical discipline and the knowledge/capabilities typically acquired through 7 years of experience in a finance related area; functional expertise in financial analysis or accounting

Other Qualifications


  • MBA or Master's degree

Other Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to compile and analyze complex financial data

  • Demonstrated ability with project management techniques and tools

  • PC Proficiency, including experience with MS Office products

  • Balances multiple demands from superiors, and/or subordinates & peers in a positive and evenhanded fashion; displays a calm demeanor under pressure

  • Motivates through 'leading by example,' coaching/mentoring and providing ongoing constructive feedback to subordinate staff; competent in systematically eliciting the best efforts and results from subordinate staff

  • Communicates effectively, verbally and in writing with individuals at all levels, inside and outside the corporation

Additional Information

Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities, and utilize a variety of the competencies cited in this description depending upon the organization and role to which they are assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents in this job. It is not intended as an all-inclusive list of accountabilities or responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit the rights of supervisors or management representatives to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Nearest Major Market:Detroit

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