Financial Analyst 2

5 - 7 years experience  •  Consulting

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/01/17
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/01/17

Job ID 2017-2939


PPL Overview:
At Public Partnerships, LLC (PPL), a subsidiary of Public Consulting Group, we are passionate about our mission to be the provider of choice of comprehensive financial management for participant-directed services in the public sector. Our vision is people exercising choice and control of publicly-funded long term services and supports. Established in 1999, PPL partners with state and local agencies in 24 states to provide financial management services for participant-directed programs. Our organizational culture attracts and rewards people who are results-oriented and strive to exceed client expectations. We desire motivated candidates who are excited to join our fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, and who want to make a difference by supporting an innovative service model (learn more at



  • Responsible for completing the annual plan, quarterly forecasting, monthly financial analytics and promoting a cost conscious mindset across the organization and business partners
  • Completion of various models including cost models to predict pricing and profitability of new business and existing operations
  • Support the Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis in achieving business objectives and development of executive communications and presentations as required
  • Participate and/or lead team-wide projects supporting the CFO and/or businesses in analyses relevant to making strategic decisions on the future of the company

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Other duties may be assigned as appropriate and necessary). The requirements listed below are ranked in order of importance and are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required to do the job successfully. Include appropriate references to quantitative abilities, computer skills, writing skills, research skills and general attributes. (Note: It may be helpful to use the PCG performance evaluation tool as a reference point.)

  • Support Senior Management Team and Departments heads with in-depth financial and strategic analysis
  • Analyze current and historical financial trends/impact in all areas of revenue, expenses, capital expenditures and potential tactical acquisitions
  • Provide clear, thorough, and consistent analysis on market trends, program performance, competitive context, market opportunities, potential risks, and communicate findings to the executive team
  • Monitor & develop key performance indicators including internal IRR calculations, Net Present Value (NPV), yield and margin analysis
  • Partner with department heads in reviewing and delivering monthly financial results in line with their agreed budgets, identifying areas needing corrective action and providing recommendations for action and other cost savings initiatives
  • Extensive involvement in the development of the annual financial plan and quarterly forecasting process including template development, input and presentation/recommendations to the Executive team
  • Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies and understand ROI
  • Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives


EDUCATION and/or PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED (include any required certificates, licenses and registrations): 

Education:     Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics or Statistics. MBA preferred

Experience:   5+ years’ experience in financial planning & analysis, revenue, mergers & acquisitions or strategy. Typically experienced in more than one finance function


  • Ability to form and develop relationships with a wide variety of functional roles and organizational levels
  • Ability to package information to clear decision points
  • Detailed and process improvement oriented
  • Ability to work well in an evolving environment
  • Very strong analysis skills to process voluminous data and establish the key business implications
  • Motivated go-getter with the ability to manage time effectively in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to compose and present reports, findings and presentations
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and ensuring timely delivery to senior management
  • Confidence and ability to influence decision making and implement project deliverables
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Experience with Solomon, ERP and Database Systems are a plus
  • SQL skills are highly desireable
  • Knowledge of planning and forecasting through spreadsheet modeling
  • Negotiation experience a plus



PCG 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 am qualified individual with a disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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