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Principal Supervisor - Energy Optimization/ Fuel Supply


Detroit, MI, US

Company:  DTE Eng Corp Svcs LLC
Job ID:  2279

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.


How do I apply for positions?

Mail resume to:

Ref. No. 22767-227

Attn: Patience Hall

DTE Energy Corporate Services, LLC

One Energy Plaza

Detroit, MI 48226


External Pre-Hire Assessment Required: Leader Pre-Hire Assessment
Testing Required:
Not Applicable



Key Accountabilities

  • Serve as a lead expert witness for accounting for Energy Waste Reduction filings before hte Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC), ensuring that all filings match general ledger postings and all positions of cases are well supported; prepare, complete, and accurate exhibits;
  • Build processes to account and pay for the fuel- or natural gas-fired electricity generation;
  • Provide supervision and oversight for all aspects of the assigned process;
  • Solve business and operating problems using recognized financial analysis techniques;
  • Prepare monthly accruals and ensure accurate and timely payments in accordance with contract terms and account reconciliations;
  • Conduct benchmarking studies and report monthly performance metrics;
  • Monitor work practices, utilizing continuous improvement and lean systems methodology

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field
  • Five years post-baccalaureate, progrssive experience in accounting, finance, or related area which must include testifying before MPSC as an expert witness; functional expertise in financial analysis or accounting; demonstrated ability to compile and analyze complex financial data; expertise in accounting for the procurement, transportation, storage, and balancing of natural gas; regulatory accounting experience

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