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    Posted 08-22-2019 03:34 PM
    Edited by Leah Wavrunek 08-22-2019 03:33 PM





    JOB OPENING #:   5056




    The Judicial Council of California is accepting applications for the position of Associate HR Analyst for the Branch Accounting and Procurement office in the Payroll Services unit. 


    This position works in support of those trial courts utilizing the Phoenix HR/Payroll system for the timely and accurate payment of wages.  Duties require entry-level knowledge and experience related to the laws and rules governing human resources and payroll administration.  Incumbents are directly supervised by the Human Resources Supervisor and are expected to make regular contact with internal and external customers, perform HR, payroll, and benefit related transactions, complete research assignments, and facilitate system changes.


    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 Sacramento, the office is located minutes from downtown, just north of Discovery Park.


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



    • Act as a main point of contact and support for trial court customers utilizing the Phoenix HR/Payroll system.
    • Enters, processes, and maintains HR master data, benefits, payroll, and time and attendance requests from full and self-service courts utilizing SAP for HR, payroll, and benefit administration.
    • Provides ongoing support in accordance with service level agreements that include roles and responsibilities and expected response timeframes for inquiries, programs, and services.
    • Reconcile and distribute vendor reports, files, and payment data.
    • Initiates and utilizes payroll reconciliation and wage type reports to extract, download, review, balance, and save employer and employee records of earnings, payments, and deductions.
    • Review support requests, initiate tickets, and support the implementation of system improvements, support packs, and new or changing court requirements.
    • Tests configuration of the system by reviewing the test scenarios and results, validating rules and regulations against new or changing configuration, creating test scripts and performing additional testing when applicable.
    • Uses Solution Manager (ticket tracking system) to monitor and enter status updates throughout the ticket lifecycle until making the final recommendation to close.
    • Represent the HR Shared Services team as a Subject Matter Expert at various team meetings.






    Bachelor's degree, preferably in human resources, business administration, psychology, or a directly

    related field that would provide the knowledge and skills necessary for the assigned area. Additional

    directly related experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.


    Desired Qualifications

    • Experience processing payroll transactions.
    • Experience with SAP or other similar ERP solutions.



    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, 2019. This position requires the submission of our official application, a resume and a response to the supplemental questions.



    To complete the online application, please go to https://www.courts.ca.gov/careers.htm and search for JO#5056.


    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.



    $5,875 - $8,224 per month

    (Starting Salary: $5,875 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


    For Associate HR Analyst JO# 5056


    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.  Your answers should not exceed a total of three pages.


    1. Please explain why you are interested in this position and what skills you would bring to it.


    1. Please describe your experience with an SAP ERP HCM System, or other ERP/HR/Payroll automated systems.


    1. Describe your experience and role in processing payroll transactions.  



    Judicial Council of California
    San Francisco CA