Public Consulting Group

Sr Workday Financial Analyst

Job Locations US | US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/1/2021 5:08 PM)
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Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a $600 million, fast-growing for-profit company providing management consulting and technology services to help public sector education, health, human services, and other government clients achieve their performance goals and better serve populations in need. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has more than 2500 professionals in 45 offices throughout the U.S, in Montreal, Canada, London, England and Poland. The firm draws on more than three decades of consulting to public sector clients in all 50 states, Canada and the EU to deliver best-practice solutions and measurable results to state and local public agencies, and private providers that do business with government agencies. PCG is committed to a diverse workforce which is a reflection of our clients and the people they serve. Our organizational culture attracts and rewards people who are results-oriented and interested in making an immediate impact on their community, as well as their own career. PCG has been consistently profitable and grown by double digit amounts over its 35 years of existence. As a member of PCG’s Corporate Finance group you will be one of over thirty professionals.


Overall Responsibilities:

The Sr. Financial Analyst will be responsible for annual financial planning, quarterly forecasting, and financial analytics. The Sr. Financial Analyst will have frequent interaction with the VP of Finance, Associate Director and Supervisors of FP&A, as well as interaction with the CFO, Corporate Controller, Accounting Manager, and the heads of major business units. The candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. The successful candidate will be able to work independently, is a person that enjoys new challenges, and possesses the ability and desire to grow and assume additional responsibilities as the company grows. PCG is currently implementing Workday FMS, as well as Workday Adaptive Planning; experience in one or both of these systems is required. This position’s primary responsibilities are to assist with the implementation of Workday/Adaptive Planning and support the systems after “go live,” and analysis of financial performance of the company to support management in achieving business objectives. Success in this position will require the ability to independently develop expertise in new areas (often the result of business growth) and then implement processes and/or procedures to satisfy those business needs. Financial Analyst positions at PCG are designed to provide a wide range of experience for each individual. PCG Finance strives for a collaborative work environment where each individual brings different experiences which can help the entire team learn and grow.


Specific Responsibilities: Sr. Financial Analyst

  • Provide guidance and support during the Workday/Adaptive implementation and after “go live”
  • Contribute to the completion of the annual plan, quarterly forecasting, and monthly financial analytics
  • Analyze current and historical financial trends/impact in all areas of revenue, expenses, capital expenditures and potential tactical acquisitions
  • Monitor and develop key performance indicators
  • Assist with integration of newly acquired entities
  • Support business unit and corporate employees through analysis of financial data
  • Support business units and corporate departments during budgeting and forecasting periods
  • Support training and development of finance department staff
  • Act as part of implementation team for Financial System upgrades and enhancements
  • Learn selected other roles in PCG finance to provide backup support when necessary
  • Assist with accounting system upgrades, design of accounting system interfaces with other corporate software (actual upgrades performed by IT Enterprise Support Team)
  • Ensure compliance with accounting policies and procedures and recommend accounting process improvements
  • Special projects as assigned

Other Possible Responsibilities: Financial Analyst

  • Preparation of annual fringe and/or overhead rate ratios
  • Coordinate occasional project and/or governmental audits between project teams, outside auditors and/or government agencies and clients to ensure timely completion
  • Assist RFP teams with financial information and guidance on responding to audit language in RFPs




      Required Skills:

  • Strong desire and ability to learn new systems, ultimately using this knowledge to support and further financial analysis
  • Effective Ability to prioritize and manage multiple activity streams
  • Ability to work effectively, and communicate, with all levels of management
  • Excellent organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, especially Excel
  • Possess discretion to work with confidential information


Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA preferred
  • 5 - 7 years of advanced financial analysis in a complicated business environment
  • Experience working with Workday FMS and/or Adaptive Planning (Insight)
  • Knowledge of planning and forecasting
  • Accounting experience
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word





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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