Public Financial Management (PFM) is the nation’s leading provider of independent financial advisory services to state and local governments, with more than 600 employees working in 41 locations throughout the United States.
PFM’s Management and Budget Consulting practice (PFM Group Consulting) helps state and local governments across the nation tackle some of their toughest fiscal and operational challenges. In just the last few years, PFM Group Consulting has led the following high-profile projects at the cutting edge of state and local government:
PFM seeks a mid- to senior-level project manager with strong communication, quantitative, analytical, and writing skills, as well as a professional interest in public sector budget and management consulting.
The project manager will work on or lead a small team on projects that provide a comprehensive suite of workforce analysis and consulting solutions to public sector employers including (but not limited to) compensation, benefits, staffing and operational consulting services.
The project manager’s diverse slate of projects may include:
Project managers will work alongside national experts in this field. PFM offers opportunities for advancement to project managers: most partners (Managing Directors) previously worked as project managers (senior managing consultants or directors). With the experience that PFM provides, experienced project managers may also apply the knowledge and skills they gain here to positions of leadership in the federal, state and local governments.
The ideal candidate would have:
To be successful in this position, you will need to have an interest in how governments operate as well as a willingness to work in a fast-paced and often unpredictable environment.
AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply for employment with PFM.
Compensation will depend on level of experience and includes salary, incentive bonus opportunity, and a comprehensive benefits package including profit-sharing, tuition reimbursement, wellness options, and a 401k program with company match.
PFM is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE, M/F/D/V) and maintains a drug-free work environment.