Job Posting: Associate Accounting Analyst

Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)

Associate Accounting Analyst

$5,793.00 - $7,256.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 11/29/2023

Job Description and Duties

Under the general direction of the Fiscal Unit Manager, the Associate Accounting Analyst performs independently at the full journey level and is responsible for maintaining complex and difficult accounting records for all of the California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank’s funds, as well as other related accounting duties. IBank undergoes an external annual audit and issues a comprehensive annual financial report. The Associate Accounting Analyst will serve as a lead person in preparing and reviewing financial statements in conformance with both a legal basis and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), resolving accounting and auditing issues related to state and federal funding, and performing professional accounting duties to establish and maintain records of highly complex funds for IBank.

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

Working Conditions

Remote: this position is eligible for a full-time telework schedule under Government Code 14200 for eligible applicants residing in California but requires reporting in-person at headquarters in Sacramento twice a month and/or upon request. #li-remote 

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Associate Accounting Analyst
$5,793.00 - $7,256.00 A
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) serves as the State of California's leader for job growth and economic development efforts.  GO-Biz offers a range of services to business owners including: attraction, retention and expansion services, site selection, permit streamlining, clearing of regulatory hurdles, small business assistance, international trade development, assistance with state government, and much more.
Department Website:

Special Requirements

Employment Application:
Interested applicants must fill out the "Employment History" section of the State Application (STD 678) with all relevant experience to be considered for this position. GO-Biz will not review attached resumes in lieu of the Employment History section of the State Application (STD 678). Failure to fill out the Employment History section of the State Application (STD 678) will result in disqualification.

Educational Requirements: 
f you are using education as your basis of meeting the minimum qualifications, you must provide school transcripts. Diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts. Please review the minimum qualifications by clicking the link under the "Minimum Requirements" section above.

    Application Instructions

    Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

    Final Filing Date: 11/29/2023

    Who May Apply

    Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

    Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
    Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

    How To Apply

    Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

    Address for Mailing Application Packages

    You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

    Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)
    Attn: Recruitment RPA 23-45
    1325 J St.
    Suite 1800
    Sacramento, CA 95814

    Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

    You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

    Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)
    Recruitment RPA 23-45
    1325 J St.
    Suite 1800
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Required Application Package Documents

    The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

    • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
    • Resume is required and must be included.
    • Statement of Qualifications - Interested individuals must submit a SOQ. The SOQ must be in 12 point font, single-spaced, and no more than 1 page in length. The SOQ must address the following:

      1. Please describe your experience in performing analytical and advisory duties, planning, organizing, and completing special projects or complex assignments as a lead.
    Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.


    There are many benefits to joining our team!  The State of California offers a generous benefits package, including but not limited to: 

    Medical Benefits (health, dental, and vision) 

    Work life balance (most positions qualify for flexible work hours and schedules, and a minimum of 10 days of paid leave annually – specific accrual rates can be found here). 

    Paid Holidays and leave (family medical leave, military leave, etc)  

    Defined benefit retirement program with CalPERS  

    Savings Plus Program (401(k), 457)  

    School loan forgiveness under federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness  

    Commute Program  

    Employee Wellness Program (discounts to health clubs)  

    Employee Assistance Program  

    Medical/Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts  

    ScholarShare (college savings account) 

    On-the-job training and professional development 

    Most positions qualify for annual raises until you reach the maximum salary for that position, subject to meeting performance standards 

    Click here to view all the benefits available to state employees! 


    Contact Information

    The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

    Department Website:
    Human Resources Contact:
    (916) 970-1938

    Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

    EEO Contact:
    EEO Office
    (916) 319-9367
    California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.



    Exam and Education Documentation

    Unless you have transfer or reinstatement eligibility, please take the Associate Accounting Analyst exam:

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

    It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

    Application Methods:
    Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
    By Mail