• San Bernardino, California
  • Apr 13, 2024
Full Time Accounting and Finance Administrative Analysis and Research
  • Salary: $83,563.48 - $106,756.26 Annually USD

Job Description


The Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino, is seeking a qualified Fiscal Analyst. Fiscal analysts are pivotal in ensuring financial stability and strategic decision-making within organizations. Join our team as a fiscal analyst and dive into the intricate world of financial data analysis and forecasting, where your expertise will drive fiscal responsibility and organizational growth.

Please note that this position may close without notice once a suitable candidate is selected. The first round of interviews is scheduled for the week of June 3. We encourage interested applicants to submit their applications promptly.


Effective the first full pay period on October 2024, the salary range will increase by 3% ; approximate salary range $86,070 - $109,958 annually.

Benefits Highlights

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This position is eligible for a combination of telework and on-site work assignments OR an alternative (9/80) schedule after successful completion of the probationary period. Telework must be completed from a pre-designated home-based location within the State of California and employees may be required to report on-site to address business needs.

Telework is at the sole discretion of the Court and may be rescinded immediately, without prior notice, based on the needs of the San Bernardino County Superior Court.


The Fiscal Analyst plans, organizes, supervises, and participates in the work of staff providing a variety of professional and advanced level research and analytical activities in support of the Court’s F inancial Services Department. This includes forecasting, financial reporting, and analysis of financial data to support decision-making processes which includes creating dashboards and data visualization tools to facilitate decision making and collaborates with other analysts within the organization to improve data analysis; may provide training or support for implementation of new Financial Services programs, policies, and legislation. The role requires a strong understanding of accounting principles, financial modeling, and local government financial operations.

The official classification is Management Analyst II and is currently under review. For full position details, please view the job description .

Essential Functions

The duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.
Performs difficult or complex analytical work and project management responsibilities that may involve sensitive issues requiring resolution and court-wide impact; work is often assigned on a project basis, and usually culminates in recommendations communicated to judicial leaders and executive management. Some projects may be assigned on a long-term or on-going basis.Provides technical assistance to Court Management by conducting research and drafting documents and materials for review; develops data collection tools, including surveys and questionnaires; analyzes program and operational data and develops recommendations to improve productivity and effectiveness.Work with or serve as a subject-matter expert for a variety of projects and provides project support to committees and project chairs, including support for the case management systems and JBSIS; gathers and compiles data from various sources; analyzes data, including budget, statistical and operational needs; explains processes and techniques, monitors information, evaluates possible courses of actions and outcomes, and develops workflow and productivity plans.Track, monitor and advise management of the status of and changes in current and/or pending legislation; researches and makes policy recommendations; drafts legislative proposals.Undertakes a variety of administrative and operational studies including cost/benefit analysis, equip ment usage, staffing patterns, work flow optimization and space utilization; prepares special management reports by compiling, evaluating, interpreting and reporting on current and projected results of operational, financial and administrative activities.Represents the court in designated meetings; participates in committees and/or task forces involving court administration, management, and fiscal/budgetary and personnel matters; coordinates with county and state management staff.Prepares and reviews grant proposals; prepares claims for reimbursement for grant and state pro grams; interfaces with governmental agencies regarding requirements for obtaining funds.May function as a project lead or manage small programs involving management and operational issues; develops project prior ities, plans and schedules; monitors project progress and provides status reports; develops, recom mends and implements project changes; research new innovative trends and introduces programs to meet the Court's needs; evaluates program effectiveness and recommends that program improvements, expansion, or termination as needed.Plans, organizes and facilitates training events and conferences; develops training matrix, manages budgets; meets and makes arrangements with vendors; creates and monitors registration processes, answers inquiries from potential attendees and purchases necessary supplies following established procedures.Drafts a wide variety of materials on assigned issues, including reports, procedures, manuals, handouts, publications, brochures, press releases, newsletters, flyers, communications memoranda, graphs and charts for presentations, proposed policy changes and other materials.Prepare statistical reports and conduct analysis and validate data to comply with state reporting and funding requirements and perform some trend analysis.Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a major in public or business admin istration, criminal justice, court administration or a closely related field, and at least three (3) years of professional experience performing statistical analysis, special studies or complex program/project management responsibilities. Experience in a trial court is preferred.

A master's degree in one of the above fields will be accepted for one (1) year of experience.

Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:
A valid California Class C driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the Court's vehicle insurance program.

In addition to the knowledge and abilities for Management Analyst I:
Knowledge of:
  • Principles of public administration and management;
  • Principles, practices, and applications of statistical methods, systems, economic, and procedural analysis and research methods;
  • Functions and operations of the Superior Court;
  • Court policy issues, such as legislative proposals, statewide budget and governance policy;
  • Principles, tools and techniques of project planning and management;
  • Principles of cost/benefit and statistical analysis, accounting, budget preparation, purchasing, planning and personnel administration;
  • Court ordinances, codes, procedures and practices regarding computer hardware, software and data security;
  • Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar and punctuation;
  • Court and/or departmental business processes commonly supported by applications;
  • Safety policies and safe work practices applicable to the work.

Ability to :
  • Analyze procedural, operational, financial or budgetary problems, evaluate alternatives and reach sound, logical, fact-based conclusions and recommendations;
  • Collect, evaluate and interpret data, either in statistical or narrative form;
  • Conduct and facilitate meetings; create and deliver presentations;
  • Gain the cooperation of associates, officials and the public;
  • Work with minimal direction and under strict time constraints and competing priorities;
  • Solve problems and make effective decisions;
  • Manage and coordinate work groups and court-wide projects;
  • Deal with sensitive, complex and confidential issues with tact and diplomacy;
  • Organize, set priorities and exercise sound, independent judgment within areas of responsibility;
  • Prepare clear, concise and comprehensive reports, correspondence and other documents appropriate to the audience;
  • Operate a computer and use standard business and operations support software;
  • Understand, interpret, explain and apply applicable laws, ordinances and technology policies;
  • Read and interpret legislation and regulations;
  • Represent the court effectively in dealings with vendors and contractors;
  • Present proposals and recommendations clearly, logically and persuasively before the policy and decision-making bodies;
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers such as judges, the Judicial Council, CJER and justice partners.


Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required application and supplemental questions.

Human Resources will review applications to identify candidates who meet the minimum qualifications; therefore, it is to your benefit to include all pertinent work experience. When listing court experience, please include the dates and classification of each position held if there is more than one.

Selection Process
Applications will be reviewed to identify candidates with minimum qualifications and/or desirables. Only those who meet the minimum qualifications and desirables (if applicable) will proceed to the next step in the recruitment process.Candidates' supplemental question responses may be evaluated and ranked. Depending on the number of applications, assessments and/or screening interviews may be conducted. Candidates who are successful in step 2 will be placed on the eligible list and may be considered for interview. Placement on the eligible list does not guarantee an interview or employment.
All candidates will be notified of their status via email at each process step. Additional steps in the selection process will include a background check and a reference check.


The Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino, is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process may contact the Human Resources Office at (909) 521-3700 or via email at careers . Individuals with hearing and/or speech impairments may also contact the recruiter for this position through the use of the California Relay Service by dialing 711.

Physical Characteristics

The physical and mental demands described in the job description are representative of those that employees must meet to perform the essential functions of this class successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

The Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino is an Equal Opportunity Employer- M/F/D/V.


The San Bernardino Superior Court offers a range of benefit programs for employees and their eligible dependents. These include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, as well as a variety of voluntary benefits. Programs and benefit amounts vary and are based on bargaining unit, family size, hire date, plan selection, and number of hours worked.A summary of benefits is provided below.

Health and Welfare Benefits
MEDICAL: The Court offers a variety of comprehensive health plan options to fit individual employee needs. The Court contributes up to $200.00 in benefit plan dollars each pay period to help full-time employees pay for health premiums. In addition, the health plan subsidy the court contributes toward the employee cost is 58% of lowest cost HMO plan based on level of coverage.

DENTAL: The dental subsidy is equivalent to 100% of the employee only DPPO plan (but not less than twenty dollars {$20.00} per pay period).

VISION: Court-paid plan for employees and eligible dependents. No co-pay/deductible for eye exams; frames and standard lenses or contact lenses (in lieu of standard lenses) every twelve (12) months.

SHORT-TERM DISABILITY: Court-paid benefit that provides partial income replacement in the event that an employee is unable to work due to a non-work related disability.

LONG-TERM DISABILITY: Court-paid benefit that provides partial income replacement in the event that an employee is unable to work due to a non-work related disability.

LIFE INSURANCE: Court-paid basic life insurance benefit of $60,000. Additional supplemental life and AD&D insurance benefits may be purchased voluntarily.

MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: Flexible Spending Account (FSA) that helps participating employees lower their taxable income. Under this plan, employees elect to set aside pre-tax money each pay period to pay for eligible out-of-pocket medical expenses for themselves and their eligible dependents that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan. The Court contributes a dollar for dollar match up to $20.00 per pay period up to a maximum of five-hundred dollars ($500.00) per plan year.

DEPENDENT CARE ASSISTANCE PLAN: This is a type of Flexible Spending Account (FSA) that helps participating eligible employees lower their taxable income. Under this plan, employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working.

Leave Allowances
VACATION: After completion of the requisite hours of continuous service (based on the bargaining unit), employees are eligible to use accrued vacation allowance. Depending on length of service, employees may accrue from 80 to 200 hours annually.

ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE: Eighty (80) hours of additional leave to be used during the calendar year, prorated depending on start date.

HOLIDAY: Fourteen (14) paid recognized holidays and the accrual of two (2) floating holidays annually.

SICK LEAVE: Employees in regular positions accrue approximately 3.69 hours of sick leave per pay period to use during instances of authorized absence due to illness, injury, or medically related appointments.

BEREAVEMENT LEAVE: ALL employees are eligible to receive a maximum of thirty-two (32) hours of paid leave per occurrence for bereavement leave due to the death of a person in the immediate family.

Retirement and Deferred Compensation Plans
RETIREMENT: The Court is a 1937 Act employer. More detailed information may be found by contacting SBCERA at (909) 885-7980 or toll-free at 1-877-722-3721 or by visiting the website at San Bernardino County Retirement Association. The Court does not pay into the Social Security system; however, it does contribute to Medicare.

Retirement benefits subject to change.

DEFERRED COMPENSATION: Employees are eligible to participate in the Court's 457 and/or the 401(k) Deferred Compensation Plans. These are supplemental retirement plans that permit employees to defer a certain portion of their pre or post tax salary, within certain Internal Revenue Service (IRS) limits, to an account maintained by an investment service provider. Participating employees in the pre-tax option postpone paying taxes on the deferred portion of their income.

401(k): The Court matches a percentage of the employee's earnable compensation based on the employee contributions.

457: Employees may elect to have a percentage of their salary or a flat amount deferred for a pre or post tax investment.

RETIREMENT MEDICAL TRUST: This plan helps with the high cost of health care expenses after retirement. Participation is for those with ten (10) or more years of participation in SBCERA or where the individual contributed to a public sector retirement system or system(s) over a ten (10) year period and did not withdraw the contribution form the retirement system(s). Under this plan, eligible retired participants pay for qualified expenses on a non-tax basis. All contributions, earnings, and reimbursements are tax free. The trust is funded by the eligible cash value of the participant's sick leave upon separation of service and Court contributions. The Court contributes a percentage of the employee's salary to the trust per pay period.

Additional Benefits
TUITION BENEFIT: The Court shall provide $1,000.00 per fiscal year to be used for job related education or career development, book fees or to reimburse membership dues in professional organizations.

CAR ALLOWANCE: Use of Court Vehicle.

CELL PHONE: The Court shall provide reimbursement of $20.00 for voice and $20.00 for data services per month upon submission of proper forms and documentation.

FLEXIBLE WORK SCHEDULE: The Court recognizes the importance of work/life balance. Employees may request alternative work scheduling or flexible work schedules when classifications meet the requirements.

COMMUTER SERVICES: This program assists with providing information on carpools, rideshare matching, and public transportation options. The Court offers incentives for employees eligible to participating in Ridesharing activities.

The Human Resources Department reserves the right to modify the benefit programs in accordance with the Personnel Rules and Regulations.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Base Pay


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