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Financial Analyst - Technical Acct


Detroit, MI, US

Company:  DTE Eng Corp Svcs LLC
Job ID:  7163

DTE is one of the nation’s largest diversified energy companies. Our electric and gas companies have fueled our customer’s homes and Michigan’s progress for more than a century. And as Michigan’s largest source of renewable energy, we’re creating a cleaner, healthier environment to power our future. We’re also serving communities beyond Michigan, where our affiliated businesses offer renewable energy, emission control technologies, and energy services to industries in 19 states.

But we’re more than a leading energy company... and working at DTE is more than just a job. At DTE, we take great care of each other and our customers, and we use our energy to be a force for growth and prosperity in our communities.  When you join us, you’ll be part of a team that welcomes, recognizes, and celebrates differences and values everyone’s health, safety, and wellbeing.  Are you ready to make that kind of difference? Bring your energy to DTE. Together, we can achieve great things.

Testing Required: Not Applicable


Job Summary


Performs analytical work and research for the Accounting Policy & Research group, which coordinates and manages complex financial accounting and analysis relating to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Regulatory Accounting Principles (RAP) issues. Responsible for researching and assisting with accounting guidance based on accounting authoritative literature and pronouncements. Provides technical accounting and finance expertise on a wide range of accounting and business issues with supervision under the guidance of senior members of the team.


The External Reporting group’s responsibilities include the preparation and filing of the DTE Energy Form 10-K’s, Form 10-Q’s, and Form 11-K’s with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  Also handles preparation and submission of annual and quarterly regulatory filings to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC).

Key Accountabilities

  • Provides information to assist with the implementation of new accounting pronouncements and accounting research related to financial statement presentation and disclosures
  • Assists with providing information to external auditors on emerging accounting issues and reporting matters
  • Supports identification of process improvements and assists with implementation


Accounting Policy and Research

  • Provides accounting guidance on accounting related matters with supervision
  • Researches current and emerging accounting issues and implements related accounting policies and procedures
  • Assists with compliance with GAAP and regulatory accounting
  • Prepares accounting analysis and whitepapers with supervision
  • Assists with analysis of business transactions and proposal of accounting treatment


External Reporting

  • Compiles information to assist with the preparation of external financial reports in compliance with SEC and other regulatory reporting requirements
  • Prepares drafts of financial statements and footnotes with supervision

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or business related field and three years of experience in auditing, financial accounting and/or financial reporting

Other Qualifications



  • CPA or two years of experience in public accounting
  • Experience with SAP (Systems, Applications, and Products)
  • Experience in the energy industry



Other Requirements:


  • Strong understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and SEC reporting requirements
  • Experience in application of a broad range of technical accounting and reporting requirements
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to organize work independently and work in teams
  • Engages in a positive working environment within and across functional areas
  • Computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to concisely analyze, summarize and present financial information to large and/or small audiences
  • Ability to respond quickly to changing customer requirements and changes in the business
  • Ability to work overtime during peak reporting periods; flexibility in working hours required
  • Willing to perform an emergency or storm assignment as needed

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.

At DTE Energy, we are committed to providing an inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcome and a sense of belonging. We seek individuals with a heart for service, a passion to help our communities prosper, and ideas to help shape the future of energy. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that 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.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit