Public Consulting Group

Business Analyst

Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix | US-Home or Remote Position
Posted Date 4 days ago(7/29/2021 9:15 AM)
Job ID
2021-6825
# of Openings
1
Category
Consulting
Type
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Health Services

Overview

About Public Consulting Group

 

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

 

Business Analysts is an entry-level position on 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.

 

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 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

 

Education/Experience: 

 

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1 -2 years of relevant work experience in the fields of Healthcare, Government, or the Consulting field

 

Required Skills:

 

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, research, presentation, time management, problem-solving, and written communication skills
  • A detail-oriented problem solving approach to business and technical issues
  • Flexibility and willingness to embrace change
  • Self-starter possessing intellectual curiosity
  • Enthusiasm for life-long learning and staying well-informed about current industry issues
  • A commitment to deliver exceptional client service
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to learn new software systems and analyze policy and legislation 
  • Ability to work both in a team situation and autonomously
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, in particular PowerPoint and Excel

 

Differentiating Skills:

 

  • 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

 

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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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