Associate, DTE Vantage


Detroit, MI, US

Company:  DTE Energy Resources, LLC
Job ID:  12739

Job Summary

Location: Detroit, MI (hybrid)

Job Summary    
DTE Vantage, a subsidiary of DTE Energy Company, is seeking ambitious, energetic, quantitatively adept individuals with an interest in high visibility roles in finance and strategy for its Associate Program, a rotational development program.
A strong candidate possesses a broad range of financial and commercial skills, can manage the details of complex transactions, and enjoys working in a team-oriented environment in rapidly evolving markets.

The Program
Associates rotate through two assignments within the DTE Vantage Business Development group, each lasting approximately twelve months. In their assignments, Associates work within multi-disciplinary teams to identify, evaluate, and execute energy-related transactions and strategies. Associates receive training in valuation, problem solving, communication, and industry-specific topics. Following the program, participants will transition into new positions based on their interests and company needs. Typical positions after the program include roles within Finance, Strategy, Business Development and Asset Management.


Key Accountabilities

•    Develop detailed financial models and analysis for energy related transactions.  Analysis will include cash flow, net present value, income statement and balance sheet analyses
•    Provide commercial support on transactions including working with lawyers and bankers
•    Develop presentations and present to management on analyses results 
•    Provide initial analyses of potential projects to determine if it is possible to meet our investment criteria
•    Conducts strategic analysis on key business issues and potential market opportunities
•    Perform all other related duties as assigned


Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

    Must be currently pursuing or possess an MBA or other advanced degree in a related field, from a top-tier school 

Other Qualifications

•    3-4 years of progressive work experience

Other Requirements:  
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to analyze and communicate complex transactions
•    The eagerness to understand and analyze complex business and commercial issues
•    A high level of integrity, confidence, intellectual curiosity, and initiative taking 
•    Combination of analytical aptitude and understanding of strategic business issues
•    Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced team environment
•    Ability to travel as necessary


Physical Demands & Working Conditions

The physical demands characterized here epitomize those that must be met by an employee to properly perform the integral functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In order to properly perform the integral functions of this job, the employee is required to:

•    Occasionally stand or walk and stoop or kneel. Frequently, the employee is required to sit 
•    Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use wrists, hands and/or fingers in a repetitive motion; and reach with hands and arms extensively
•    Occasionally lift objects of up to 10 pounds in weight
•    Use computers with exposure to video display terminals; and some repetitive motion associated with data entry, the use of a computer mouse, and while using other office equipment
•    Vision requirements for this position include close vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus

Perfroms job duties primarily in a work from home capacity and periodically from a climate-controlled office environment, with a moderate noise level.

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