Public Consulting Group

Fiscal Policy Specialist

Job Locations US-PA-Harrisburg
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/8/2023 10:47 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Operation Support
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Human Services


About Public Consulting Group

Public Consulting Group LLC (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, PCG employs approximately 2,000 professionals throughout the U.S.—all committed to delivering solutions that change lives for the better. The firm is a member of a family of companies with experience in all 50 states, clients in six Canadian provinces and Europe. PCG offers clients a multidisciplinary approach to meet challenges, pursue opportunities, and serve constituents across the public sector. To learn more, visit



The position of Fiscal Policy Specialist will primarily be located remotely within the state of Pennsylvania and be required to travel frequently to meetings in Harrisburg located at the PA Office of Children Youth and families, and occasionally to county sites and training sites.  The Fiscal Policy Specialist, is responsible for assisting OCYF with developing policies, planning for training and implementation of new fiscal policies. This individual works under supervision of the PCG Operations Manager and at the direction of the Office of Children, Youth and Families.  This individual is required to develop productive relationships with OCYF that require transparency, direct and frequent communication, and an orientation towards collaboration. 


Supervisory responsibilities include:


  • Provide direct supervision to subcontracted staff, including a policy analyst.
  • Actively participate in interview process of employees assigned to the OCYF office under the Title IV-E Compliance Contract.
  • Plan, organize, and direct the activities of assigned staff and distribute workflow accordingly.
  • Supervise the activities of staff assigned to help with the documentation and implementation of policy.


Project Responsibilities include:

  • Support the development of documentation of OCYF fiscal policy, such as drafting or editing policy bulletins and advisories.
  • Provide analysis on the impact of state and federal law, regulation and policy on existing state policies, laws, regulations and state and local processes and procedures.
  • Assist OCYF in responding to inquiries from federal, state, county, and community stakeholders.
  • Assist OCYF in updating federal state plans and complying with federal requirements, within deadlines prescribed by OCYF and by federal oversight agencies.
  • Support the inclusion of people with lived experience of OCYF systems and services in the development of new policy.
  • Develop and implement special projects as assigned by OCYF.
  • Respond to requests from OCYF in a timely and professional manner. Act at the direction of OCYF fiscal management supervisor, OCYF contract manager and OCYF Fiscal Bureau Director.



Communication and reporting responsibilities include:

  • In general, this individual must consistently communicate to both the PCG Operations Manager and OCYF leadership regarding daily work and performance.
  • Participate in regular check ins with OCYF leadership and monthly status reports with OCYF contract manager.
  • Participate in weekly one on one supervision meetings with PCG Operations Manager.
  • Participate via phone in PCG internal meetings and in person in the PCG Harrisburg office when required.
  • Participate in OCYF meetings as required by Fiscal Management Supervisor or Contract Manager.
  • Maintain open communication with OCYF and PCG teams as it relates to Title IV-E Compliance Contract.




A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, preferably in business, accounting, social work, public policy or closely related field.


A minimum of three years relevant work experience in the fields of child welfare, Title IV-E eligibility, policy, financial management and/or invoicing for federal and state funds.


 Compensation for roles at Public Consulting Group varies depending on a wide array of factors including, but not limited to, the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by applicable law, PCG provides the following reasonable range of compensation for this role: $40,000 - 60,000 . In addition, PCG provides a range of benefits for this role.

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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