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Public Consulting Group Child Welfare Fiscal Analyst in Des Moines, Iowa


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 .

PCG is committed to a diverse workforce; 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.


Public Consulting Group LLC is currently seeking a Child Welfare Fiscal Analyst in our Child Welfare business line to work on projects focused on federal funding and associated claiming. This position will be responsible for data analysis, cost allocation methodology and quality assurance related to federal funding available to child welfare agencies, particularly the Title IV-E and Medicaid programs.

The Child Welfare Fiscal Analyst will work in a deadline-oriented, fast-paced environment, and will need to be able to work effectively both in teams and independently. The Child Welfare Fiscal Analyst will be required to pay close attention to detail in their daily work while maintaining adherence to internal and external deadlines.

An ideal candidate will be a team player with excellent quantitative abilities, attention to detail, and organizational skills who is interested in supporting the work of state government and/or human service organizations.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Conduct financial and data analysis using Microsoft Excel and Access, including reviews of revenue and statistical reports and eligibility data.

  • Develop and review cost allocation methodologies for child welfare agency administrative claiming

  • Develop cost impact analysis based on federal and state policy changes

  • Support and process quarterly federal claim reports related to the Title IV-E and Medicaid programs.

  • Lead additional federal revenue claiming activities, including responding to ad hoc data requests and helping with state and federal audits.

  • Assure data integrity, including data extraction, storage, manipulation, processing, and analysis.

  • Build and maintain familiarity with federal and state laws, regulations, related to federal revenue for child welfare.

  • Apply federal and state laws to ensure compliance

  • Communicate and present trends, findings and recommendations to clients

  • Maintain positive working relationship with the client, colleagues, and federal partners.

  • Foster an attitude of information sharing and open discussion among colleagues.


Required Skills:

  • Self-starter who can take initiative with enthusiasm

  • Organized, accurate and detail-oriented with self-initiated problem-solving skills

  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities.

  • Strong proficiency with use of Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Word, and Outlook. Strong proficiency with Microsoft Access, SQL, and/or Visual Basic language preferred.

  • Detail orientation.

  • Critical thinking for problem solving and data analysis.

  • Ability to understand and interpret federal and state laws and regulations.

  • 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 Experience:

  • Master’s degree, preferably in quantitative field.

  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience.

Remote Work Statement

This position is a remote, work from home position. PCG is a remote-friendly organization and is committed to creating a culture where remote work remains a vital part of the company’s success. To be successful in a remote work role at PCG, you must:

  • be available during your set working hours.

  • have a safe, private, and distraction-free environment in which to complete your work, and

  • be able to give your full attention to the completion of your PCG job duties.

Some travel to the office or elsewhere may be required for team meetings, client meetings, etc.

We are accepting applications on an ongoing basis until filled.




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: $65,000 - 80,000 and a potential discretionary bonus of up to 10 %. In addition, PCG provides a range of benefits for this role, including medical and dental care benefits, 401k, PTO, parental leave, bereavement leave.

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 employmentregarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programsare 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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Posted Date 1 month ago (3/14/2024 12:04 PM)

Job ID 2024-10270

# of Openings 1

Category Operation Support

Type Regular Full-Time

Practice Area Human Services

Public Consulting Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.