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CA - Fiscal Supervisor

  • 1.  CA - Fiscal Supervisor

    Posted 07-28-2022 03:13 PM
    Edited by NASBO Staff 07-28-2022 03:12 PM
    Judicial Council of California



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

    The Fiscal Supervisor plans, organizes, and assigns workload, and supervises the staff who are responsible for coordination, preparation, and tracking of all information necessary for building the annual Governor's Budget and Budget Act for the judicial branch in accordance with statutory requirements and State Department of Finance (DOF) directives. The supervisor also oversees the staff responsible for budget development and management of the Facilities Program support and capital outlay budgets, the coordination and development of fiscal analyses of legislative bills and ballot initiatives and is responsible for oversight of the judicial branch Budget Change Proposal (BCP) process.

    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. 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. Hybrid (in-house/remote) work schedule for 2022.



    • Supervise and review the work of budget staff assigned responsibility for preparation of technical budget documents to develop the annual Governor's Budget and Budget Act in accordance with statutory requirements and DOF directives.
    • Supervise and review the work of budget staff assigned responsibility for Capital Outlay/Facilities fiscal and analytical budget assignments.
    • Supervise and review the work of budget staff assigned responsibility for budget development and analysis of allocations, financial forecasts, personal services forecasting, and specialized fiscal analysis for the Facilities Services support budget.
    • Oversee judicial branch BCP process and provide secondary level of review for BCP's.
    • Supervise and review the work of budget staff assigned to prepare fiscal analyses of legislative bills and state ballot initiatives impacting the judicial branch.
    • Coordinate tracking, submission, and dissemination of legislative bill or state ballot initiative fiscal analyses requests from the Office of Governmental Affairs to ensure timelines are met.



    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.



    As a condition of employment, employees must provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or undergo weekly COVID-19 testing. Proof of vaccination, if submitted, must be received before the start date. If you have questions about these requirements, you may confidentially submit them to Human Resources at IDM@jud.ca.gov.


    Additionally, 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 Friday, August 12, 2022. 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# 5654.

    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


    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
    • 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 for Fiscal Supervisor (JO# 5654) 

    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 two pages.

    1. Describe your budget development experience and role in a budget process. Include the size and complexity of the organizations you have worked for, your specific role in the budget process, and your primary areas of responsibility. Additionally, please include experience you have with briefing management verbally and in writing regarding the budgets or budget processes you were responsible for.


    1. 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.


    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".


    455 Golden Gate Avenue
    San Francisco, California 94102
    415-865-4272 Telecommunications Device for the Deaf
    Web site: http://www.courts.ca.gov/careers