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Salary: $4,833.00 - $5,874.00
Posted: 02/12/2013

Job Description:
**IMPORTANT NOTICE** As required by the department's rules of conduct, all employees of the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) must be in compliance with the California revenue and taxation code. During the background investigation portion of the hiring process, FTB will review return information to verify California state income tax compliance. Any failure to comply with the California revenue and taxation code may prevent you from being hired at FTB. You must verify your filing status by calling 1-800-852-5711 to resolve any potential tax compliance issues, prior to submitting your application and seeking employment with FTB. All applicants not currently employed with the Franchise Tax Board will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation. The investigation will consist of completion of a pre-employment questionnaire, fingerprinting, and an inquiry to the Department of Justice to disclose criminal records. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Persons with hearing or speech impairments, call TTY/TDD (800) 735-2929.

Under the general direction of the Administrator I of the Financial Performance Unit (FPU), the incumbent works independently and in a team environment. FPU was established to implement Activity Based Costing (ABC) methods and practices while providing the tools and information to assist the enterprise in its decision making processes. The incumbent will provide fiscal advisory services and perform financial data analysis for the department on a range of subjects including program and activity based costing, performance measures, and budget and expenditure analysis. As part of our team, you will be assisting and coaching others on financial best practices.


  • Work independently or in a team environment on projects or assignment.
  • Flexible in adapting to changes in priorities, assignments and other interruptions that may impact pre-established timelines and planned actions.
  • Effectively manage multiple assignments; ability to adjust to changing priorities.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Familiarity with FTB’s organization, operations and programs.
  • Good interpersonal skills, work well in a team environment and maintain positive relationships.
  • Ability and willingness to learn ABC, ABR and performance measure analysis.
  • Successfully participate in various enterprise projects and teams.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite applications with an emphasis on Excel.
  • Experience designing, preparing, and analyzing reports containing complex data.
  • Knowledge of FTB’s budget process, accounting principles and practices, and TimePortal.
  • Desire to improve the level of services and products provided to the Department.

Current state employees with status in the above classification or lateral transfers from an equivalent class, former state employees who can reinstate into this class or persons who are reachable on a current employment list for this classification. Applicants who recently completed the new Staff Operations Specialist exam are encouraged to apply. A training and development assignment (T & D) will also be considered. All appointments are subject to SROA/Surplus hiring provisions. Surplus candidates must submit an application packet as outlined in this bulletin with a copy of their surplus status letter in order to be considered.

If interested, please submit a completed Standard State Application (STD 678) and resume. APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE THE POSITION NUMBER AND CONTACT PERSON’S NAME IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. Candidates who submit incomplete packages will be eliminated from the selection process. All submitted information will be screened and the most qualified candidates will be invited to an interview. FTB EMPLOYEES MUST HAND DELIVER OR ROUTE TO: Pauline Ong at M/S A-363. Candidates not currently employed by the Franchise Tax Board must send their application package to the address shown below.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Business and Financial Analyst 564 - 552 - 5335 - 001
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Location County
Financial Performance Unit SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Exam Unit
P.O. Box 550
Sacramento, CA 95812-0550
Pauline Ong
(916) 845-4829

Special Requirements:
Background Check Required

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