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Carrier FP&A Supervisor- Finance Operations in Saint Paul, Minnesota


United States of America


CADMN: FS Kidde Detector 6901 West 110th Street, Minneapolis, MN, 55438 USA

Det-Tronics is a $200M+ technologically innovative, project-based global business protecting customers in many challenging environments with high end flame and gas detection products and systems. Det-Tronics has a global footprint with manufacturing sites in the U.S. and sales presence in all key geographies and has been in business for over 50 years. Det-Tronics is part of the Industrial Fire Products and Systems (IFPS) group of companies.

We are seeking an FP&A Supervisor in Bloomington, MN. Det-Tronics has been providing proven flame detection, gas detection, and hazard mitigation systems for high-risk processes and critical industrial operations worldwide since 1973. The company designs, manufacture, and commissions certified SIL 2-capable flame and gas detection solutions. Det-Tronics products carry performance and safety certifications from globally recognized third-party testing agencies and approval bodies.

About This Role

The FP&A Supervisor will provide strategic guidance and financial reporting with focus on the Operations team. With a team of several business partners, this role will provide key reporting and analytics to management on operational performance/factory reporting, cost reduction initiatives, footprint optimization and asset management.

This position reports to the FP&A manager of Det-Tronics collaborating with Det-Tronics leaders, WHQ FP&A departments, Operations Leadership, business unit, and factory finance members.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner closely with Plant Manager and provide financial guidance to business leadership

  • Consolidate and analyze monthly operational results

  • Coordinate and consolidate monthly financial forecast and annual plans, specifically as it relates to factory performance and spend

  • Provide direct labor productivity reporting and analyses

  • Provide guidance with operations on aligning productivity and capacity planning

  • Consolidate and track footprint project costs and associated savings

  • Coordinate and prepare Excess & Obsolete Inventory financial reserve

  • Provide support in capital investments

  • Support and participate in shop Gemba walks

  • Provide ad-hoc analysis as needed on various projects

  • Support accounting and controllership on an as-needed basis (inventory / controls / etc.)

  • Support in the development, preparation, and consolidation of monthly financial forecast and annual plans, specifically as it relates to factory performance and spend.

  • Support the development of periodic management presentations and supporting schedules, including business reviews, strategic plans, and other leadership presentations and annual plans as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Economics

  • 3+ years of experience in FP&A roles in the manufacturing environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Lean six sigma certified

  • Strong ability to analyze and interpret operational metrics and investment models.

  • Must possess strong leadership, analytical skills, and sound business judgment, and be comfortable working with senior management.

  • Advanced knowledge of HFM, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Strong financial/cost analysis and budgeting/forecasting skills.

  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills, proven ability to work across all levels and functions.

  • Detail-oriented with attention to quality/accuracy.

  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines, concurrently handling multiple projects.

  • Self-direction and organization skills critical to achieving month-end reporting deadlines.

  • Strong financial analysis techniques, budgeting/forecasting processes.


Carrier is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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