Senior Auditor - Operations
DTE Energy - Detroit, MI

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Job Summary: §

Applies advanced internal auditing standards, procedures, and techniques to evaluate and provide assurance regarding the adequacy of internal controls related to the accomplishment of business objectives and compliance with laws and regulations. §

Performs business process audits to ensure that business objectives are being achieved efficiently and effectively. §

Frequently leads audit teams, provides consulting to business clients and may take action on certain matters without referring to superiors for advice and guidance. §

May also perform financial statement audits.

Key Accountabilities: §

Plans, develops, conducts and frequently leads operational audits of new and/or complex company systems, operations, processes, functions and activities. §

Audits may also include financial control and substantive audits, and special investigations requiring the application of specialized auditing principles and practices. §

Auditor In-Charge supervisory responsibility for planning and directing audits, reviewing teams' work-papers and draft audit reports, and managing client relationships . §

Partners with clients to assess their business risks on new and/or complex subjects. Uses this knowledge to provide input to audit management in developing the Annual Audit Plan, and to perform risk assessment for a given audit. §

Accumulates pertinent data, organizes material, uses sampling techniques and software analysis tools, prepares audit programs for fieldwork testing, and makes detailed analysis of existing conditions. §

Writes and presents comprehensive audit reports, and develops presentations that clearly describe objectives, scope, conclusions, findings and provides value added recommendations describing scope, objectives, conclusions, findings and recommendations to both internal and external stakeholders. Conducts draft review meetings. §

Researches and prepares position statements on proposed and existing professional audit standards, management concerns, and regulatory decisions. §

Recommends new auditing techniques to analyze the adequacy of controls and the effectiveness of operational procedures and processes. §

Must be able to work effectively with personnel at all levels internally and externally such as outside accountants, MPSC, FERC, IRS, management consulting firms, etc. §

Provides mentoring, training, and direction to employees. §

Provides input to audit management in developing the Annual Audit Plan. §

Protects confidential client information. §

Participates on varied task forces, teams, or committees as an Audit representative or lead projects within Internal Auditing. §

Performs all duties in accordance with DTE safety rules, operating regulations and practices, reports unsafe conditions and practices, and promotes a clean, safe workplace.

Minimum: §

Masters Degree, preferred; Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Computer Science, Finance or Business Administration from an accredited college or university required. §

Must have 5 years of relevant, professional experience, four of which must have been in auditing. §

CPA or CIA required. §

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 have professional experience normally acquired in five years, four of which must have been in auditing.

DTE Energy is a Fortune 500 company based in Detroit, MI. We are a diversified energy company, involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Our operating units include DTE Electric, an electric utility serving 2.2 million customers in Southeastern Michigan, DTE Gas, a natural gas utility serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan and other non-utility, energy businesses focused on coal and gas mid-stream services, power and industrial projects, unconventional gas production and energy trading. Information about DTE Energy is available at

DTE Energy is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Job Function Accounting, Auditing & Tax
Primary Location Michigan-Southeast Michigan-Detroit Downtown HQ: WCB (Walker Cisler Building)
One Energy Plaza
Detroit 48226

Job Type Regular
Is this position covered under a Collective Bargaining Agreement? No
Skills Testing Required No
This position is a Department of Transportation (DOT) covered position and must pass DOT drug screen and is subject to random drug testing. No
NERC-CIP Authorization: This position will require authorized unescorted access (cyber and/or physical) to NERC-CIP (North American Electric Reliability Corp. — Critical Infrastructure Protection Cyber Security Standards) controlled assets or documents? No
CFATS Authorization: This position will require authorized unescorted access to restricted areas and/or access to critical assets of a CFATS (Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards) designated High Risk Chemical Facility? No

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