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DTE Energy Principal Supervisor in Detroit, Michigan

Principal Supervisor


Detroit, MI, US

Company: DTE Eng Corp Svcs LLC

Job ID: 7063

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.

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Job Summary

  • Supervises a team of professionals responsible for all or some combination of the accountabilities identified below and utilize varying combinations of the competencies cited in this description, depending on the organization & role to which they're assigned.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provides supervision and oversight for all aspects of the assigned process

  • Solves business and operating problems related to their area using recognized financial analysis techniques

  • Responsibilities may include monthly accruals, accurate and timely payments in accordance with contract terms, account reconciliations, etc.

  • Conducts benchmarking studies and reports monthly performance metrics

  • Monitors work practices and utilizes continuous improvement and lean systems methodology

  • Creates a positive working environment, supports training and development, diversity, work and personal life balance and enterprise core values

  • Performs or ensures the accomplishment of the following core supervisory/management functions for a given group: planning, organizing, directing the performance of ongoing activities and special assignments, staffing (employee selection, training/coaching and performance management), time entry, coordinating, reporting and budgeting

  • Conducts other related management duties as assigned

  • This position may require gas FERC training

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or technical discipline and the knowledge/capabilities typically acquired through 7 years of experience in a finance related area; functional expertise in financial analysis or accounting

Other Qualifications


  • MBA or Master's degree

Other Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to compile and analyze complex financial data

  • Demonstrated ability with project management techniques and tools

  • PC Proficiency, including experience with MS Office products

  • Balances multiple demands from superiors, and/or subordinates & peers in a positive and evenhanded fashion; displays a calm demeanor under pressure

  • Motivates through 'leading by example,' coaching/mentoring and providing ongoing constructive feedback to subordinate staff; competent in systematically eliciting the best efforts and results from subordinate staff

  • Communicates effectively, verbally and in writing with individuals at all levels, inside and outside the corporation

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.