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Business Analyst/Apprentice Business Analyst

Public Consulting Group, Inc. Raleigh Full-Time
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Overview

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) provides 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 2,200 professionals in 55 offices around the U.S. and in Montreal, UK and Poland. The firm draws on more than three decades of consulting to public sector clients to deliver best-practice solutions and measurable results to state and local public agencies, state-operated facilities, 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.

Responsibilities

Overall Responsibilities:

 

Business Analysts are the entry-level position in PCG’s consulting career ladder. This position involves direct client communication and project execution responsibilities and candidates with a personable and professional demeanor are highly desired. Business Analysts play a 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.

Travel (25% - 50%) and work over 40 hours per week is required. This is a salaried position. This position will be located in Raleigh, NC

 

     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 life long learning.
  • Abiliity 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.

 

    Business Analyst:

 

  • 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. 

A    Apprentice Business Analyst:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required. Master’s Degree candidates with no previous work experience will also be considered.
  • No prior work experience, but at least one internship during school.

 

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Skills required

Perform Statistical Analysis
Business Process Improvement
Financial Analysis
Finance
Data Analysis
Provide Analytic Consultation
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Our commitment to our clients flows from our commitment to
our staff. We focus our business endeavors on the public sector because we
value the missions and constituents which government agencies serve, and core
to our business is the fundamental tenet that all people matter. At PCG,
diversity is valued and inclusion is an expectation. We want our teams to
reflect the communities we serve and are committed to hiring, retaining, and
promoting a diverse staff. This ensures a variety of viewpoints are included in
our project work, enhancing not only the culture in our offices around the
world, but also improving the level of service we provide to our clients.

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