DTE Energy Senior Business Financial Analyst - External Reporting in Detroit, Michigan

Job Description

Senior Business Financial Analyst - External Reporting-11328

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:

The Financial Analyst - External Reporting is part of the Technical Accounting group in the Controller’s Organization of DTE Energy. The External Reporting group’s responsibilities include the preparation and filing of the DTE Energy Form 10-Ks, Form 10-Qs, and Form 11-Ks with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). External Reporting also prepares and submits the annual and quarterly regulatory filings to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Michigan Public Service Commission.


-Primary responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following:

-Coordinates the preparation of external financial reports in compliance with SEC and other regulatory reporting requirements.

-Prepares drafts of financial statements, footnotes and management’s discussion and analysis.

-Assist in the implementation of new accounting pronouncements or in accounting research related to financial statement presentation and disclosures.

-Serves as effective liaison with external auditors on reporting matters.

-Creates and fosters a positive working environment within and across functional areas.

-Facilitates and supports identification of process improvements.


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

-Required: CPA or equivalent experience required.

-Required: At least five years previous experience in financial accounting and/or financial audit/reporting.

-Preferred: MBA

-Preferred: Demonstrated continuous improvement and process improvement experience

-Possess comprehensive understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and SEC reporting requirements to ensure the Company’s compliance in external reports.

-Experience in and the ability to concisely analyze, summarize and present information to various management levels (including senior & executive) of review.

-Must have the ability to work overtime during peak reporting periods.

Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities, and utilize varying combinations of the competencies cited in this description, depending on the organization and role to which they’re assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being 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 right of any supervisory or management representative to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Job: Accounting, Auditing & Tax

Title: Senior Business Financial Analyst - External Reporting

Primary Location: Michigan-Detroit

Requisition ID: 11328