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Accounting & Budgets

Accounting classifications perform professional accounting duties such as reviewing and analyzing all types of accounts and records of financial transactions; and maintaining accounting records and handling accounts receivables and accounts owed for the Department.

Budget classifications work to ensure the Department’s expenditures stay within the funds allotted by the annual Governor’s Budget.  Duties in the budget office can include: reviewing, analyzing, evaluating and processing budget change proposals; make recommendations on budget matters to higher level department management; reconcile appropriation by source of funding and review purchase estimates, printing requisitions, personnel transactions documents and contracts.

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Associate Budget Analyst

The Associate Budget Analyst performs a variety of responsible and complex technical budget tasks such as preparing baseline budgets, evaluating and processing budget change proposals, processing transfer of budget allotments and may review purchase estimates.  The Associate Budget Analyst may coordinate and assist in the development, preparation, administration, maintenance, review and control of a department’s budget by providing consultative budget service to the department management and does other budget related work.


Step 1: Create or Login to Your CalCareer Account

With a CalCareer account, you can take state civil service examinations, store different versions of your application, apply for vacancies, track your application status and save your resume all in one place.

Step 2: Take Examination/Assessment

Before you can work for the State, you need to take and pass an examination for the job type (classification) that you wish to be considered for employment. The assessment process can take many forms (i.e. self-assessments or written exams) and maybe required to be completed in-person or online. Examination Bulletins list the minimum qualifications and the steps required to apply and/or complete the examination/assessment. If you have current or past state experience, you may have Transfer Eligibility or Reinstatement Rights.

Senior Accounting Officer (Specialist)$5,149.00-$6,446.00Multiple4PB3901Continuous
Accounting Officer (Specialist)$4,496.00-$5,629.00Multiple4PB4101 Continuous
Associate Accounting Analyst$5,406.00-$6,771.00MultipleEX478Continuous
Associate Budget Analyst$5,149.00-$6,446.00Multiple5PB04Continuous
Accounting Technician$3,087.00-$3,868.00Sacramento3PB04Continuous
Accounting Administrator I (Supervisor)$6,124.00-$7,608.006PB02Continuous
Business Service Assistant (Specialist)$2,921.00-$4,603.00Multiple0PBEZContinuous

​Step 3: Search and Apply for Jobs

Once you have taken the examination or established eligibility for the job type that you wish to be considered for employment, you may be considered for open positions in that job type by applying for job vacancies. Login to your CalCareer account, locate the job posting you wish to apply for and click on “Apply for This Job” and follow the prompts.

Accounting Administrator II - Central Accounting Services Unit Chief$7,082.00-$8,732.00Permanent Full TimeAdministration DivisionFinancial Management BranchSacramentoJC# 2680459/23/2021
Associate Governmental Program Analyst - Disability Analyst$5,383.00-$6,739.00Permanent Full TimeAdministration DivisionHuman Resources BranchSacramentoJC# 2680159/30/20219PB04Continuous
Accounting Administrator I (Supervisor) - Payables Supervisor$6,403.00-$7,954.00Permanent Full TimeAdministration DivisionFinancial Management BranchSacramentoJC# 2683579/27/20216PB02Continuous
Associate Governmental Program Analyst - Program and Budget Analyst$5,383.00-$6,739.00Permanent Full TimeAdministration DivisionFinancial Management BranchSacramentoJC# 2682999/26/20219PB04Continuous
C.E.A. - Branch Chief, Financial Management Branch$7,781.00-$11,183.00Permanent Full TimeAdministration DivisionFinancial Management BranchSacramentoJC# 2649429/22/2021
Associate Governmental Program Analyst - Budget Analyst$5,383.00-$6,739.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Healthy CommunitiesCA Childhood Lead Poison Prevention Branch - RichmondContra CostaJC# 2691259/30/20219PB04Continuous
- Asst Budget Officer & Infectious Disease, Emergency Response, & Environmental Health Prog Unit Chief$0.00-$0.00Permanent Full TimeSacramentoJC# 2651409/30/2021Continuous
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