JOB TITLE: SENIOR BUDGET ANALYST (SENIOR FISCAL ANALYST)
LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO OR SACRAMENTO
JOB OPENING #: 5442
The Judicial Council of California (JCC) is accepting applications for the position of Senior Budget Analyst (Senior Fiscal Analyst) in the Program Budget Unit of the Budget Services office.
The Program Budget Unit is primarily responsible for managing the personal services (PS) and operating expenses and equipment (OE&E) budget of the Judicial Council's approximately $234 million budget, under the direction of the budget supervisor. The Senior Budget Analyst provides advanced, complex, and specialized analytical and technical budget support to Tier III JCC offices such as Branch Accounting and Procurement; Criminal Justice Services; Center for Families, Children & the Courts; and Information Technology. JCC offices are assigned to one of three tiers based upon budget complexity, including multiple programs and fund sources, with Tier III being the most complex. The Senior Budget Analyst supports assigned offices in budget development and management, expenditure forecasting, technical assistance in accordance with state budget processes, and in developing cost benefit analyses as required.
This position is responsible for developing and implementing expenditure forecasting methods, workload assessment measures, and trend analyses. This position completes fiscal analyses for legislation and bill monitoring, position control review and updates for the annual Schedule 8 process, and technical assistance and review of budget proposals for JCC offices from concept to implementation. The Senior Budget Analyst conducts specialized research and analyses to assist Budget Services management, JCC offices, and executive leadership as needed.
The JCC 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. Budget Services is currently working in a telework environment, with in-office hybrid models under consideration beginning in January 2022.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree, preferably in business, finance, accounting or a directly related field, and four (4)
years of professional experience in accounting, financial analysis, budgetary, or contract administration/procurement.
Possession of a bachelor's degree in a directly related field such as accounting, finance, business,
etc., may be substituted for one of the years of required experience. 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's of business administration, or master's degree in a directly related field for the
assigned discipline such as finance, contract administration or accountancy, and one (1) year of
experience as identified above.
One year as a Fiscal Analyst, in the assigned field, with the Judicial Council of California or one
year of experience performing the duties of a class comparable in the level of responsibility to that of
a Fiscal Analyst in a California Superior Court or California state-level government entity.
HOW TO APPLY
To ensure consideration of your application for the earliest round of interviews, please apply by 5:00 P.M. on Friday, November 12, 2021. This position requires the submission of our official application, a resume, and a response to the supplemental questions.
To complete the online application, please visit https://www.courts.ca.gov/careers.htm and search for JO# 5442.
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.
PAYMENT & BENEFITS
Salary Range: $7,090 to $10,635 per month
(Starting Salary: $7,090 per month)
Some highlights of our benefits package include:
The Judicial Council of California Is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Senior Budget Analyst (Senior Fiscal Analyst) (JO# 5442)
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