Budget Analyst

Budget Analyst
Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino
 San Bernardino, California
Job Description

About the Position

Under general supervision, performs routine to complex financial, budgetary, statistical and other management analyses in support of court financial operations and other court-wide projects and programs; and performs related duties as assigned.

Distinguishing Characteristics

A Budget Analyst performs routine to difficult and complex professional duties in the preparation, implementation and maintenance of the court's budgetary, financial, accounting, and statistical records and reports to ensure the timely and accurate reporting of operations in accordance with sound financial management principles and practices. Work requires the knowledgeable application of accounting and financial analyses, as well as substantial familiarity with court financial management practices and procedures.

  • Employees in this class typically report to a Supervising Budget Analyst and provide work direction and guidance to budget support and administrative staff.
  • Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a major in business administration, finance, accounting, or a closely related field; and
  • at least two (2) years of experience in performing routine to complex financial, statistical, and budgetary analyses, preferably in a governmental agency or public court environment; or
  • the equivalent to five (5) years of full-time experience in the class of Budget Specialist, Accounting Technician, or equivalent position within the Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino; or
  • an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Knowledge of:

  • Theory, principles, practices and techniques of public agency financing and budget development and implementation, including Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) principles applicable to public courts;
  • Financial, statistical, investment and comparative analysis techniques and formulae;
  • Cash flow and present value analysis techniques;
  • Internal control and audit principles and practices;
  • Laws and regulations relating to the financial administration of the court, including auditing principles and practices;
  • Principles and practices of sound business communication;
  • Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar and punctuation;
  • Basic principles and practices of employee supervision;
  • Court human resources policies and labor contract provisions.