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  • 1.  CA - FISCAL ANALYST JO#5399

    Posted 25 days ago
    Edited by Brukie Gashaw 25 days ago

    JOB TITLE:                FISCAL ANALYST   




    JOB OPENING #:      5399




    The Judicial Council of California is accepting applications for the position of Fiscal Analyst in our Budget Services office.

    The Fiscal Analyst will perform journey-level budgetary, technical, and analytical responsibilities related to the fiscal administration of the statewide Ability to Pay program (ATP). This position is responsible to track, monitor, analyze, and forecast revenues received and revenue losses, will audit fiscal information provided by the ATP software of collection entities, will develop a methodology and appropriate backup information for backup funding related to Judicial Council funds and, will provide fiscal consultation and reporting support to the ATP program. The Fiscal Analyst will be responsible for providing regularly calendared reports to management, Department of Finance, and legislative staff about the estimated loss of revenue and proposed backfill need by fund. In addition this position will assist management with special projects related to fiscal management responsibilities.

    The Judicial Council strives for work life balance and includes substantial vacation and holiday time. In addition, we offer an excellent benefits package including pension, medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending, $130 monthly stipend towards public transit commuting costs, and retirement savings plans. In San Francisco, the office is only a 7-minute walk from the Civic Center BART station in downtown San Francisco.  In Sacramento, the office is located minutes from downtown, just north of Discovery Park.


    The successful candidate will be expected to work in the San Francisco or Sacramento office.



    • Monitor, review, and prepare revenue projections and tracking related to the Ability to Pay program expansion:
    • Create and update templates to distribute revenue losses by fund. Assist courts with the implementation of special or one-time programs; provide training and guidelines.
    • Review/audit revenue loss distribution to ensure accuracy.
    • Analyze and report on data to management and executive for status reports on revenue loss by fund.
    • Propose revenue projections methodologies based on analysis to supervisor and adjust as needed based on actual revenues collected or other analyses.
    • Ensure regular tracking of revenues and projections of revenue to available authority.
    • Work with Senior level staff to determine how forecasting for ATP, based on current information and future court onboarding, will impact cash flow needs for all funds.
    • Prepare, maintain, review, analyze, and reconcile the financial data as submitted by MyCitations tool to calculate the proposed backfill for Ability to Pay:
    • Collect and review data in the reports from MyCitations and determine revenue backfill loss by fund per month. Conduct follow up questions with appropriate Judicial Council or court staff.
    • Review and audit financial system revenue loss data to determine accurate postings have occurred per fund.
    • Perform year-end forecasts for ATP impacts by fund and revenue accruals to provide to senior analyst in preparation reporting to accounting for year-end financial statement.
    • Prepare request package to be sent to Department of Finance and the Legislature regarding backfill requests.
    • Perform research and analyses, and provide custom reports, analyses, and information to various stakeholders such as the Department of Finance, the Legislative Analyst’s Office, and the State Controller’s Office:
    • Prepare analyses and reports for program staff to support regular fiscal reporting.
    • Ensure data received from various sources are consistent.
    • Prepare weekly reports to immediate supervisor of program activities. Respond to inquiries from stakeholders.
    • Perform research and analyses of financial and other issues, including a fiscal impact analysis of proposed legislation.


    Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, finance accounting, or a directly related field, and three (3) years of professional experience in accounting, finance, budgetary, or contract administration. An additional four years of professional experience in the assigned function as noted above may substitute for the bachelor’s degree. Or, additional directly related experience and/or education may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.




    Juris doctor, Master of Business Administration, or master’s degree in a directly related field for the assigned discipline such as finance or accountancy.




    Two years as an Associate Fiscal Analyst, in the assigned field, with the Judicial Council of California or two years of experience performing the duties of a class comparable in the level of responsibility to that of an Associate Fiscal Analyst in a California Superior Court or California state-level government entity.



    Please note: if you are selected for hire, verification of employment eligibility or authorization to work in the United States will be required.



    To ensure consideration of your application for the earliest round of interviews, please apply by 5:00 P.M. on September 30, 2021. This position requires the submission of our official application, a resume and a response to the supplemental questions.

    To complete an online application go to job opening #5399 at https://www.courts.ca.gov/careers.htm

    The Judicial Council provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities who request such accommodation.  Reasonable accommodation needs should be requested through Human Resources at (415) 865-4260. Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (415) 865-4272.


    $6,708 - $10,062 per month


    Some highlights of our benefits package include:

    • Health/Dental/Vision benefits program
    • 13 paid holidays per calendar year
    • Choice of Annual Leave or Sick/Vacation Leave
    • 1 personal holiday per year
    • $130 transit pass subsidy per month
    • CalPERS Retirement Plan
    • 401(k) and 457 deferred compensation plans
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
    • FlexElect Program
    • Pretax Parking
    • Long Term Disability Program (employee paid/optional)
    • Group Legal Plan (employee paid/optional)







    The Judicial Council of California Is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



    Supplemental Questions



    To better assess the qualifications of each applicant, we will review your responses to the following questions.  Please indicate for which employer you performed these functions. 


    1. Please explain your experience related to interpretation of legislation, including fiscal analysis of the proposed legislation.




    [Judicial Council of California
    San Francisco CA