Senior Business Financial Analyst

Join DTE Energy as a Senior Business Financial Analyst in Detroit, MI. Contribute to financial processes, budgeting, forecasting, and performance reporting in a leading energy company.

DTE Energy
DTE Energy
Detroit, United States  UTC-05:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   11 days ago

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.

Job Summary

Performs business financial processes including project evaluation, activity based management, budgeting, forecasting, and business performance reporting. Establishes long-term and short-term financial plans; budgets and forecasts; consolidating detailed financial budgets and quarterly forecasts for cost centers, business units and/or strategic business units; reporting and analyzing business performance; performing system maintenance for the business performance reporting systems; performing and/or supporting cost center, business unit and/or strategic business unit project evaluation, performing and/or supporting cost center and/or business unit activity based management. Scope and number of processes may vary depending on team. Coordinates projects, teams and initiates continuous improvement initiatives.

Key Accountabilities

  • Analyze complex cost center, business unit or strategic business unit financial information in order to prepare budgets and forecasts. Identify opportunities to improve performance.
  • Report and analyze business performance including producing variance reports for cost center, business unit or strategic business unit, Analyze results, Compare actual results to budget and to most current forecast, Prepare inputs to the monthly board reports.
  • Analyze capital projects and new business opportunities using corporate standards and develops alternatives and recommendations.
  • Utilize Activity Based Cost models to analyze costs and identify opportunities for cost savings. Work with Business Unit leaders to effectively use cost data.
  • Monitor cost center, business unit and/or strategic business unit performance in relation to balanced scorecard measures.
  • Monitor work practices and utilizes continuous improvement and lean systems methodology to drive out costs.
  • Create a positive working environment by supporting DTE Energy and Controller's Organization initiatives including training and development, diversity, work and personal life balance and enterprise core values.
  • Coordinate continuous improvement initiatives, cross functional teams and projects.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Five years of financial experience in business, public accounting or financial systems

Other Qualifications


  • Concentration/major in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA, CMA or MBA
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel
  • Experienced SAP user

Other Requirements

  • Ability to organize work independently and to work in teams.
  • Ability to coordinate cross functional teams and projects.
  • PC Proficiency, including experience with MS Office Products.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate well with others.
  • Proficient verbal, nonverbal, written, and presentation skills.

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.

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About the role

Jun 03, 2024

Full Time


Nov 28, 2024


Detroit, United States

Five years of financial experience


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