Public Consulting Group

Claims Analyst

Job Locations US | US-MA-Boston | US-CA-San Diego
Posted Date 4 days ago(1/13/2022 1:54 PM)
Job ID
2022-7578
# of Openings
1
Category
Operation Support
Type
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Human 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 Human Services practice helps state, county, and municipal human services agencies to achieve their performance goals in order to better serve populations in need. PCG’s seasoned professionals offer proven solutions to help agencies design programs, services, and systems; increase program revenue; cut costs; and improve regulatory compliance with state and federal regulations. To learn more, visit http://www.publicconsultinggroup.com/humanservices/.

 

 

Responsibilities

Are you interested in helping human service and non-profit agencies secure funding to further their missions? Are you curious, good with details, and understand federal accounting principles? Do you want to be part of a team that has doubled the amount of federal money coming back to our human service and non-profit partners in the past year? If yes, Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) has a job for you!

PCG is looking for a highly qualified Claims Analyst to help human service and non-profit agencies verify eligible spending and participation in various federal programs. You person will work on a mix of projects, each with the goal of helping identify eligible spending that qualifies for federal reimbursement or federal maintenance of effort spending.

 

In this role, you will be responsible for a variety of tasks, including collecting data, reviewing documents, analyzing and verifying data, calculating eligible spending, conducting monitoring and quality assurance reviews, and performing quality checks of your own work and the work of others. Expenditures are for workforce development programs that are federally funded to health and human services agencies, particularly the SNAP Employment and Training program.  Other programs may include the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program or programs operated by American Job Centers. 

You will work in a deadline-oriented, fast-paced environment, often navigating between multiple programs within the same day. They must be detail-oriented and analytical, with excellent quantitative abilities and organizational skills. They must be able to work independently as well as with a larger team.  

 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Work with non-profit and state agencies to collect documentation needed to verify spending and participant enrollment.
  • Review documentation to make sure it is complete and accurate.
  • Use Microsoft Excel and Access to analyze financial and programmatic data and calculate eligible spending.
  • Developing and executing methodologies for calculating allowable costs, including creating intermediate/advanced formulas and queries in Microsoft Excel and Access.
  • Assist non-profit and state agencies in completing required forms
  • Train partner agencies on policies and procedures
  • Perform quality assurance to make sure that costs are eligible and calculated correctly.
  • Build and maintain familiarity with federal and state laws, regulations, related to applicable programs
  • Apply federal and state laws and regulations to ensure compliance across regulations and programs
  • Communicate and present trends, findings, and recommendations
  • Maintain positive working relationship with the client, colleagues, and partners.
  • Foster an attitude of information sharing and open discussion among colleagues.

Qualifications

Required Skills and Characteristics:

  • Strong grasp of fundamental mathematical skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Organized with the ability to keep track of multiple projects/initiatives, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Self-starter who can take initiative with enthusiasm
  • Problem-solver with a willingness to embrace change
  • Proficient with use of Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Word, and Outlook.  Strong proficiency with Microsoft Access, SQL, and/or Visual Basic language preferred.
  • Critical thinker who enjoys solving challenging problems
  • Ability to understand and interpret federal and state laws and regulations
  • Committed to delivering exceptional client service and superior work products
  • Excellent communication and client-facing skills, including presentations and facilitating meetings
  • Ability to work independently and within a team, including delegation of tasks to others

Preferred Skills and Characteristics

  • Basic knowledge of cost principles for federal awards
  • Experience finance or accounting of government agencies and non-profit organizations
  • Passion for Microsoft Excel and working with numbers

Required Experience:

 

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required
  • Experience: 1-3 years of relevant work experience in accounting, data analysis, government, human services delivery or other relevant field. Direct experience with human services programs, either through employment or as a participant, is preferred.
  • Demonstrated commitment and passion for working with underserved populations.

 

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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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