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Financial Auditor


Detroit, MI, US

Company:  DTE Eng Corp Svcs LLC
Job ID:  6137

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.

Testing Required: Not Applicable


Job Summary

Performs independent financial controls audits to ensure that controls are in place and working as intended and that business objectives are being met. Also performs independent substantive audits to ensure that financial statements are fairly stated and consistent with GAAP.

Key Accountabilities

  • Assists in planning, developing, conducting, and occasionally leads non-complex financial and control audits and assesses associated risks of those company systems, operations, processes, functions and activities.
  • Partners with clients to assess client business, and financial risks on non-complex subjects.
  • Accumulates pertinent data, organizes material, uses sampling techniques and software analysis tools, makes detailed analysis of existing conditions and appropriate recommendations on non- complex audits. Assists the AIC on more complex audits or in providing consulting expertise.
  • Writes and presents audit reports describing scope, objectives, conclusions, findings and recommendations to both internal and external stakeholders. Identifiers and quantifies adjustments to financial statements. Conducts supervised draft review meetings. Ensures workpapers fully support conclusions and conform to departmental and professional standards and meet standards of external auditors.
  • Performs non-complex special investigations as well as functions requiring the application of specialized auditing principles and practices with limited supervision.
  • Provides input to audit management in developing the Annual Audit Plan.
  • Protects confidential client information.
  • Ensures compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirement.
  • Keeps up to date with relevant professional literature regarding technical accounting and financial reporting standards.
  • May ocasionally perform non-complex operational audits.
  • Performs all duties in accordance with DTE's safety rules, operating regulations and practices, reports unsafe conditions and practices, and promotes a clean, safe workplace.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Computer Science, Finance, Business Administration, or Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Bachelor's Degree in another discipline acceptable with additional relevant professional experience.
  • Certifications/Licenses: CPA or meet education and experience requirements for CPA, and complete CPA certification in Michigan within two years.
  • Must have relevant professional experience normally acquired in two years.

Other Qualifications

  • Must possess a valid driver's license, meet company driving standards and provide own transportation within the service area.
  • Must have availability to travel outside the service area.
  • Must demonstrate a working knowledge of Finance, Accounting, Customer Billing, Payroll, etc; a working knowledge of similar processes from other companies is acceptable.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of relevant software.

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