Public Consulting Group

Business Analyst/Apprentice Business Analyst

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/11/2021 11:14 AM)
Job ID
2021-6509
# of Openings
1
Category
Consulting
Type
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Health Services

Overview

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector  solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has over 2,500 professionals in more than 60 offices worldwide. PCG’s Health practice offers in-depth programmatic knowledge and regulatory expertise to help state and municipal health agencies respond to regulatory change, improve access to health care, maximize program revenue, improve business processes, and achieve regulatory compliance. Using industry best practices, PCG’s Health team helps organizations deliver quality services with constrained resources to promote improved client outcomes. To learn more, visit http://www.publicconsultinggroup.com/health/.

Responsibilities

Apprentice Business Analysts and Business Analysts are the entry-level position in PCG’s consulting career ladder. Travel (25% - 50%) and work over 40 hours per week is required.  This role will focus on supporting Medicaid cost reporting for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and School-based Services (SBS) product lines.

 

Work Assignments:

 

Business Analysts/Associate Business Analysts are expected to play a staff role in a wide range of work assignments that may include the following:

    • Supporting project managers across multiple projects and clients and working with various project teams.
    • Providing daily client and project support either onsite or via phone/email (as project experience and knowledge is gained).
    • Supporting financial analysis and funding assessments for various clients including cost allocation plans, cost reports, and setting rates for public services.
    • Learning PCG’s web-based technologies and supporting the project team through the customization process, implementation, training, and ongoing operational efforts.
    • Supporting proposal development teams, including writing sections, coordinating efforts and preparing proposal submissions.
    • Developing presentations for and attending conferences/seminars.
    • Preparing and presenting written status reports. Supporting the team completing assessment documentation and recommendation reports for clients.
    • Conducting policy and other research to support the project team and assist in preparing information briefs for both internal and client-facing use.
    • Defining, documenting, and improving business processes.
    • Gathering and analyzing a variety of data, including both financial and written policy/procedure information.
    • Learning and performing tasks related to sales and marketing.

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • Excellent organizational skills and an attention to detail.
  • Ability to work both in a team situation and autonomously.
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to analyze and data
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, in particular Excel.
  • Commitment to lifelong learning.
  • Ability to adapt to changing project demands
  • Understanding  of professional business atmosphere, including professional communication skills

Differentiating Skills:

  • Software development and/or implementation experience
  • Public Speaking and/or previous experience training/presenting to large groups
  • Prior travel experience (domestic or abroad).
  • Interest in health and human services programs and/or Medicaid knowledge.
  • Cost or government accounting.

Education/Experience: 

 

At least a Bachelor’s Degree is required. 1-2 plus years of relevant work experience in the fields of health care, government, or the consulting field. 

 

 

 

EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.

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