Public Consulting Group Accounting Specialist in Topeka, Kansas
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 www.publicconsultinggroup.com .
Social Security Advocacy Management Services Overview:
Within the organization PCG has a project team dedicated to providing Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation and advocacy work for low-income Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and child welfare agencies throughout the country. This project team is referred to as our Social Security Advocacy Management Service SSAMS™ team. The SSAMS™ team’s projects include Social Security disability advocacy and representative payee benefits management services.
PCG is seeking a Part Time (20 hrs per week) Accounting Specialist to work with our Social Security benefits management team. The Accounting Specialist will be responsible for completing tasks and managing a workload to support the management of funds for children in foster care. This role will require the ability to trouble shoot, field questions from case planners and work with a team to ensure proper accounting, notifications, and reconciliation of monthly benefits.
Monitor and reconcile ledgers
Provide regular notification and statements to designated parties
Conduct analysis reports when youth leaves foster care to determine funds to be returned to the Social Security Administration (SSA)
Assist with transfer of payee responsibilities to new payee
Complete SSA change of payee applications
Field communications from case planners about children’s benefits as requested
Sort, scan and save SSA notices
Provide monthly reporting statistics to Supervisor
Intermediate skills with Word, Excel, and other Outlook Microsoft products
Professional writing and verbal communication skills
Ability to trouble shoot and problem solve
Knowledge and understanding of basic accounting principles
Attention to detail
Familiarity with SSA benefits or representative payee responsibilities a plus
Ability to work in a team environment that is continuously evolving
Ability to recognize and maintain confidentiality of all materials in the work setting
An associate degree or 2 years relevant experience.
Human Service or public sector background preferred.
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: $20.00-22.00 hourly . In addition, PCG provides a range of benefits for this role.
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 2 weeks ago (9/18/2023 4:52 PM)
Job ID 2023-9804
# of Openings 1
Category Customer Service/Support
Type Regular Part-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.