Job Posting: Budget Analyst

“Love the California coast and the environment and working with numbers/budgets?  This might be the job for you!”

The position is located in Oakland, CA.


Applications received without ALL the required items, will NOT receive further consideration for this position. (state application).  Resumes will NOT be reviewed.

The State Coastal Conservancy is hiring an Associate Budget Analyst. Under the general direction of the Staff Services Manager II, the incumbent assists with the preparation and administration of the annual budget for the State Coastal Conservancy, and the preparation, implementation, and maintenance of the budgets of assigned programs. This person will play an important role and is responsible for the Conservancy’s budget functions. The position works as part of the Budgets Unit, and in coordination with other administrative units, project staff, and Federal/State/local entities.

Job duties include:

  • Lead development of local assistance budget, including writing Budget Change Proposals, acting as liaison with Budget Analyst at Department of Finance for Budget Change Proposals, technical adjustments, Spring Finance Letters, and other budget matters. –
  • Enter local assistance budget information into Hyperion, including Budget Change Proposals, Spring Finance Letters, and other adjustments.
  • Review Governor’s Budget and Budget Act.
  • Prepare a table of appropriations by fund with encumbrance and liquidation dates and agency use codes, if applicable, for accounting to set up internal fund tracking.
  • As part of the Budget Team, provide backup for development and tracking of the Conservancy’s support budget. Prepare various Budget Schedules, budget calculations, budget documents, reports, and supporting spread sheets.
  • Prepare Budget Requests, Budget Revisions, Baseline Budget Adjustments (BBAs) and Section 28.00 applications as needed.
  • Conduct retirement rate contribution adjustment & health and dental contribution adjustments.
  • Review and negotiate Pro Rata & SWCAP (Statewide Cost Allocation Plan) assessments.
  • Review Governor’s Budget Galley including reporting of past year expenditures, current year adjustments and budget year appropriation and allocation of expenditure changes.
  • Generate and share Fi$CAL (Financial Software of California) reports on actual support budget expenditures and track support expenditures.
  • Lead expenditure reporting required by California Natural Resources Agency and others. This reporting includes data entry into ABCRS (Agency Bond Consolidated Reporting System), Airtable, and other formats. Reporting typically requires querying information from the Coastal Conservancy’s project database and combining that information with budget information and reconciling accounting reports.
  • Functions as ABCRS bond database administrator for cash projections, entering new projects and other bond related work which may include, but not limited to, bond cash estimates, bond accountability reporting, tracking regional allocation, tracking bond balances with long term budget planning.
  • Other budget duties as assigned.


You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

To learn more and apply, visit the CalCareers posting here.

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