Public Consulting Group Apprentice Business Analyst - Accounting/Finance degree in Topeka, Kansas
Overview 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 Technology Consulting practice offers a full spectrum of quality Information Technology (IT) services to help state and local government agencies at every stage of the IT life cycle. Through its specialized IT services, PCG’s Technology Consulting team finds cost-effective ways to help agency partners deliver successful IT systems that enhance the lives of the user base. To learn more, visit https://www.publicconsultinggroup.com/technology-consulting/ Responsibilities PCG looks for highly talented, motivated and results-oriented recent college graduates with drive, determination and the ability to thrive in a team-oriented environment to enter into its Apprentice Business Analyst (ABA) Program. The Apprentice Program is the foundation for learning how to be a consultant at PCG. Throughout the one year program, you build your skills by working alongside talented senior consulting staff. You work on a variety of challenging assignments in our different practice areas to assist public sector clients achieve their performance goals and better serve populations in need. Your growth is supported by a Practice Area Manager who provides guidance and monitors your involvement with project assignments. You also select a mentor who guides you on "how to be a successful PCG consultant". Our team is dedicated to ensuring ABAs build a solid foundation for success through serving a diverse client base, playing an integral role on our project teams, and partaking in performance development activities. Our Apprentice Program will push you to fulfill your potential. + Learning web-based technologies and leading clients through implementation and training processes. + Assisting with the preparation of materials for training seminars. + Participating on proposal development teams, including writing sections, coordinating efforts and preparing proposal submissions. + Managing budgets and fund allocations. + Developing presentations for and attending conferences/seminars. + Managing financial transactions related to client budgets. + Coordinating project requirements and client expectations. + Preparing and presenting written status reports for clients. + Conducting policy and other research. + Defining, documenting and improving business processes. + Gathering and analyzing data. + Providing project management support to Consultants and Managers. Qualifications + Bachelor’s Degree is required as of May 2021. + Strong analytical, interpersonal, organizational, research, presentation, time management, problem-solving, and oral and written communication skills. + A detail oriented problem solving approach to business issues. + Flexibility and willingness to embrace change. + Self-starter possessing intellectual curiosity. + Enthusiasm for life-long learning and staying well-informed about current business issues. + Proven ability to take initiative and move daily work forward. + Good judgment in completing tasks and in seeking guidance when needed. + A commitment to deliver exceptional client service and contribute in a team environment. + Workload and travel flexibility based on client and team needs. + Proficiency in Microsoft applications, in particular Access, PowerPoint, Excel and Word. Additional experience using SQL or other Databases, Financial and/or Accounting Systems is beneficial. + Attitude of taking initiative, enthusiasm, and eagerness to learn. + Core interest in finance, education, health care, government, or public consulting 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. Connect With Public Consulting Group! Connect with Public Consulting Group > Job LocationsUS-FL-Tallahassee | US Posted Date1 week ago(10/13/2021 5:44 PM) Job ID 2021-7235 # of Openings 1 Category Consulting Type Regular Full-Time Practice Area Technology Consulting
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.