LOCATION: San Francisco or Sacramento
The Judicial Council of California is accepting applications for the position of Budget (Fiscal) Supervisor for the Budget Services Office.
The Budget (Fiscal) Supervisor plans, organizes, develops, reviews, and assigns work to the employees responsible to provide advanced and specialized analytical and technical budget support to the Supreme Court, California Judicial Center Library, Courts of Appeal, Habeas Corpus Resource Center, and Judicial Council of California (JCC) in budget development and management, development of cost analyses, appropriation control, and technical assistance in accordance with state laws and budget processes. The position also provides oversight and direction on expenditure forecasting and reporting, developing fiscal analyses of proposed legislation, reviewing budget change proposals for the branch, and reporting of budget and expenditure information to the Judicial Council Executive Office and office leadership.
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 Judicial Council's San Francisco or Sacramento office; hybrid work options for employees who live in areas surrounding these locations may be considered.
· Supervise and review the work of budget staff assigned responsibility for budget development, allocation of budgeted funds within appropriate values, preparing financial forecasts to ensure budgets are not exceeded, forecasting of personal services expenditures, reporting of expenditure and forecast information to the Judicial Council Executive Office and office leadership, and specialized fiscal analysis for the Judicial Council office, the Supreme Court, Courts of Appeal, California Judicial Center Library, and the Habeas Corpus Resource Center.
· Oversee Judicial Branch annual additional funds request (AFR) process by coordinating the annual AFR preparation schedule for dissemination to all offices, ensuring adequate and timely review of AFRs by Budget Services analysts, and reviewing recommendations on AFRs to ensure consistency with Judicial Council policies and priorities.
· Supervise and review the work of budget staff assigned to prepare and review fiscal analysis of legislative bills and state ballot initiatives impacting the judicial branch.
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) year 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.
· Knowledge of the State of California's budget process and governmental budgeting.
· Knowledge of the Financial Information System for California (FI$CAL).
· Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
· Demonstrated experience in supervisory and leadership competencies.
Please note, if you are selected for hire, verification of employment authorization to work in the United States will be required.
HOW TO APPLY
To ensure consideration of your application for the earliest round of interviews, please apply by 5:00 P.M. on August 30, 2023, this position will remain Open Until Filled. 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 #5994 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.
PAYMENT & BENEFITS
$7,789.00 - $11,683.00 per month
(Starting Salary: $7,789.00 per month)
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.
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. Describe your experience, if any, with the budget practices and procedures of the State of California or other public sector environments. Please include any experience with preparing baseline budgets, collecting data and drafting budget requests, designing and conducting formal budget training, and implementing program budgeting.
2. Please describe the extent of your knowledge and experience in communicating via written and oral presentations your review and analysis of financial reports and other information.