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CA - Budget Supervisor (Fiscal Supervisor) JO#5742

  • 1.  CA - Budget Supervisor (Fiscal Supervisor) JO#5742

    Posted 10-14-2022 08:45 AM
    Edited by Brukie Gashaw 10-14-2022 08:45 AM

    JOB TITLE: Budget Supervisor (Fiscal Supervisor)

    LOCATION:  San Francisco

    JOB OPENING #:  5742



    The Judicial Council of California is accepting applications for the position of Budget Supervisor (Fiscal Supervisor) in the Budget Services office.  

    The Fiscal Supervisor over the Court Budget unit (CBU) plans, organizes, supervises, reviews, and evaluates the work of assigned staff responsible for base and court program allocations and reimbursements of approximately $3 billion annually for the 58 trial courts. The supervisor oversees the compilation of trial court financial documents and required reporting; reviews requests for funds held on behalf (FHOB) of the trial courts, cash advance loans, emergency trial court funding requests, and funding requests and budget change proposals from trial courts and Judicial Council programs; oversees the preparation of Court Interpreters Program and Judges Compensation expenditure projections; and directs workload related to new funding methodologies and allocation recommendations to the Trial Court Budget Advisory Committee (TCBAC) and the development of fiscal analyses for legislative bills.

    The position also oversees the lead staff to TCBAC subcommittees and ad hoc subcommittees, preparation of annual reports to the Legislature, and other various special assignments for Budget Services management and the Executive Office.

    This position works independently with limited supervision and works directly with court leadership including presiding judges, court executive officers, local fiscal court officers, advisory committee and subcommittee members, leadership and management from other Judicial Council offices, and all units within the Budget Services office.

    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, up to $130 per month reimbursement for qualifying commuting costs, and retirement savings plans.


    The successful candidate will be expected to work in the San Francisco or Sacramento office. However, hybrid schedules may be available from a California residence for the duration of the agency's Hybrid Work Pilot Program through 2022.



    • Supervise trial court allocations, distributions, and reimbursements.
    • Facilitate and supervise trial court financial schedules in various databases including Quarterly Financial Statements, Schedule 7A (position budget information), and Schedule 1 (baseline budget).
    • Support lead staff of the TCBAC and act as lead staff for relevant subcommittees and working groups. Oversee technical assistance on the ongoing review and development of various trial court allocation methodologies including the Workload Formula.
    • Oversee the trial court retirement and health benefits cost templates and process for annual state budget development. Supervise trial court emergency funding, FHOB of the trial courts, and cash advance/loan requests.
    • Supervise the indirect cost rate proposal process, funding requests and annual budget change proposals (BCPs) for assigned areas, and legislative bill analyses and ensure timeliness and accuracy of information.
    • Oversee the development of various reports to the Judicial Council and required reports to the Legislature to ensure accuracy, timeliness, and compliance with statute.



    Bachelor's degree, preferably in business, finance, accounting or directly related field, and five (5) years of professional experience in accounting, finance, budgetary analysis, or contract administration, which includes at least one (1) year of supervisory 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 of Business Administration, or a master's degree in a directly related field for the assigned discipline such as finance, contract administration or accountancy, and two (2) years of experience as identified above, including one (1) year of previous supervisory experience.




    One (1) year as a Senior Fiscal Analyst or other level (C43) class or three (3) years as a Fiscal Analyst or other level (C42) class with the Judicial Council of California or one (1) year of experience performing the duties of a class comparable in the level of responsibility to that of an exempt-level Senior Fiscal Analyst, or three (3) years as an exempt-level Fiscal Analyst, in a California Superior Court or California state-level government entity and a) completion of training courses on topics related to effective supervision within 6 months of promotion; or b) one year of previous supervisory experience.


    Desirable Qualifications:

    • Ability to effectively delegate and manage workload, coordinate deadlines, and prioritize competing demands.
    • Excellent critical thinking, problem solving capabilities, and judgment.
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal, public speaking, and writing skills.
    • Ability to present issues and advocate positions clearly, concisely, and logically.
    • Ability to lead, develop, and motivate staff in support of agency goals.



    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 Monday, October 24, 2022. 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 https://www.courts.ca.gov/careers.htm and search for Job ID# 5742.

    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.


    $7,789 - $11,683 per month

    [This position is expected to be filled at or near the beginning of the salary range]


    Some highlights of our benefits package include:

    • Health/Dental/Vision benefits program
    • 14 paid holidays per calendar year
    • Choice of Annual Leave or Sick/Vacation Leave
    • 1 personal holiday per year
    • Up to $130 per month reimbursement for qualifying commuting costs
    • CalPERS Retirement Plan
    • 401(k) and 457 deferred compensation plans
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Flex Elect 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, please provide a response to the following questions:



    1. Describe your experience overseeing the daily operations of a unit or department and managing conflicting priorities in a highly demanding work environment.


    1. Please describe your experience as it relates to preparation, review, and presentation of financial reports to different audiences.


    1. Do you have any other employment by the State of California that is not already provided on your application? If yes, please list the specific departments or agencies for which you worked. If you have no prior state service, please state "none".


    Judicial Council of California
    (201) 602-6536