DTE Energy Senior Business Financial Analyst in Detroit, Michigan

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. -Required: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Technical Discipline -Required: Five years of financial experience in business, public accounting or financial systems. -Preferred: CPA, CMA or MBA -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, non-verbal, written, and presentation skills.

Job: Accounting, Auditing %26 Tax

Title: Senior Business Financial Analyst

Primary Location: Michigan-Detroit

Requisition ID: 09383