Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Fiscal Projections Analyst

Employment type
2 months ago
Los Angeles

Substance Abuse Prevention and Control

Fully Paid Medical/Dental Insurance

Grant funded project through June 30, 2020 (possible extension)

The following provides a general description of duties and a more specific description of requirements for the Fiscal Projections Analyst. Please note that the summary of responsibilities and required abilities identified below are not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

The Fiscal Projections Analyst will assist SAPC in conducting fiscal projections for related County, State, and Federal funding, operationalizing the funding hierarchy, and drafting all finance related policies and procedures (including EHR-Sage), to assist in the transition to a managed care entity, implementing new DMC-ODS regulations, and ensuring standardized approaches to reviewing/ approving contractor budgets/expenditures.

The duties of the Fiscal Projections Analyst include, but are not limited to:

  • Design and implement strategies to project utilization of various funding sources, and proactively adjust to increases or decreases in expenditures in a timely manner;

  • Develop and implement policies and procedures, in collaboration with DPH Finance and SAPC, to streamline and/or develop fiscal workflows;

  • Operationalize the new finance hierarchy including payment of claims only when meeting programmatic or clinical standards and recoupment of funds where indicated;

  • Ensure fiscal-related changes to the EHR-Sage (e.g., new service minimums/maximums, rate changes) are implemented effectively and documents (e.g., Rates and Standards Matrix) are updated accordingly;

  • Design efforts to determine whether provider expenditure plans meet fiscal standards and if there are warning signs that a provider may not be fiscally viable before annual cost reporting, and create standardized technical assistance and/or require regular reports as preventative measures;

  • Lead efforts to standardize approaches to reviewing/approving contractor budgets/expenditures; and determine and implement strategies to project expenditures and revenue (including draw-down of match before state claims adjudication) for program planning and development purposes;

  • Conduct analysis of unit process and workflows used to achieve goals and responsibilities to identify areas of improvements and success;


Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of accounting courses equivalent to 21 semester units or 32 quarter units in an accredited college including courses in cost accounting and auditing; and

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a discipline related to the core business function of the department such as Finance, Accounting, and Economics -AND- one (1) year of professional auditing, accounting experience, or experience working in a managed care health plan conducting related work.


Desirable Qualifications

  • Ability to analyze current and past financial data and performance;

  • Fiscal work in a Managed Care setting;

  • Knowledge and experience of conducting fiscal projections;

  • Experience preparing reports and modeling financial projections based on quantitative analysis;

  • Computer proficient in the use of MS Windows-based programs, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); and

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.


To apply

Qualified candidates should email their cover letter and resume to [email protected]  or call the office at (626) 793-0020