FINANCE BUDGET ANALYST DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE IS LOOKING FOR PERSONS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN THE POSITION OF FINANCE BUDGET ANALYST (VARIOUS
LEVELS). ALL POSITIONS EXIST IN SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA. CURRENT EMPLOYMENT WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA IS
Finance Budget Analysts perform analytical and consultative duties necessary to POSITION
carry out the budget management functions of the Department of Finance, the DESCRIPTION
Governor’s chief fiscal policy advisor. Analysts are responsible for (1) developing
the annual Governor’s Budget including analysis of departmental budget requests, budget presentation, expenditure and revenue forecasts, and budget defense during legislative hearings, (2) developing written analyses of the fiscal and programmatic
impacts of proposed legislation, (3) providing information and instruction to officers and employees of State agencies concerning budget and financial procedures, (4) administering and controlling appropriations and approved expenditure plans, (5) analyzing unmet public needs and developing alternatives and recommendations for meeting those needs, and (6) preparing reports and correspondence.
Junior Staff Analyst Range A, $3426.00; Range B, $3708.00 MONTHLY SALARY
Assistant Finance Budget Analyst $4672.00 RANGES
Associate Finance Budget Analyst $4621.00 – 5618.00
Staff Finance Budget Analyst $5332.00 – 6433.00
Principal Program Budget Analyst I $6781.00 – 7474.00
Note: These positions are excluded from collective bargaining. Applicants are encouraged to inquire as to possible impact movement to an excluded position might have on current salary and benefit levels.
; Excellent analytical, writing, and math skills DESIRABLE
; Experience in making oral presentations QUALIFICATIONS
; Good judgment
; Ability to easily adapt to change and to act effectively under pressure
; Ability to gain and maintain cooperative working relationships at all levels
; Patience, poise, flexibility, tact, reliability, dependability
; Ability to work overtime on short notice
This is a two-phased process whereby interested individuals are given an HIRING PROCESS
opportunity to demonstrate skills, abilities, and potential to perform Finance Budget Analyst duties.
Phase I (Writing/Math):
The first phase of the process assesses writing and math competencies.
Successful individuals proceed to the second phase of the hiring process.
Phase II (Interview):
The second phase of the hiring process consists of interviews with multiple budget
units where vacancies exist. This interview is pass/fail with successful candidates
being placed in a pool for a period of one year. Placement in the pool does not
guarantee appointment to a Finance Budget Analyst position.
Current state employees who are within transfer range of the identified classes may WHO MAY APPLY
submit a standard State application and resume. Training and Development
Assignments may also be considered.
Applications are accepted on a continuous basis. Only the most qualified WHEN TO APPLY
individuals will be scheduled to participate in the hiring process. All appointments
are subject to applicable personnel rules.
To be considered, applicants must submit a State of California application (Std. 678) HOW TO APPLY
and resume to the Department of Finance, Human Resources Office. Current civil
service classification titles must be indicated on all applications. Resumes should
describe education and/or experience relevant to the classification for which
application is made.
You may obtain an official State application form at the State Personnel Board, 801
Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 94244-2010, at any local California Employment
Development Department field office, or by accessing the application on the State
Personnel Board Internet website at http://exams.spb.ca.gov/capprd.htm.
Department of Finance CONTACT
Human Resources Office th Floor 915 L Street, 6
Sacramento, CA 95814
TDD*: (916) 324-6547
For general information about the Department of Finance, visit our website at
California relay (telephone) service for the deaf or hearing impaired
From TDD* phones: 1-800-735-2929 From voice phones: 1-800-735-2922 *TDD is telecommunications device for the deaf and is accessible only from phones equipped with a TDD Device.
Issue Date: June 2009