May 24, 2023

Research Data Specialist I

  • State of California Office of the Controller
  • Hybrid (Administration and Disbursements Division 300 Capitol Mall Suite 1500 Sacramento CA 95814)
  • $6,061 - $7,587 monthly
Full time Accounting Business Development Consultant Government

Job Description

*Telework opportunities available!*

Become a part of the California State Controller's Office Administration & Disbursements Division as it Produces the warrants (checks) and electronic fund transfers from the State Treasury, annually issuing about 49 million payments including state payroll, retirement rolls, Medi-Cal, personal income tax refunds, and payments to vendors.

Your Opportunity:

Under general direction provided by the Administration and Disbursements, Administration (Admin) Staff Services Manager III, the incumbent will act in a lead capacity and perform activities associated with the development of new and evaluation of existing reimbursable rate methodologies and techniques, process analysis, and preparation of reports to further support the mission of the SCO. In addition, the incumbent will work independently and cooperatively with others to perform complex wide range of research and analytical duties, data analyses, and program evaluation as it relates to SCO’s business operations and statewide decision making.

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Final Filing Date: 6/1/23

Qualifications we are looking for:

  • Strong analytical and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in FI$Cal (or other accounting/ fiscal system).
  • Professional level Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel.
  • Must possess a customer service attitude and an excellent attendance record.

Minimum Requirements:

Employee Benefits:

The California State Controller's Office offers top tier benefits for our employees, including comprehensive healthcare, retirement and savings plans, flexible work schedules including telework options, paid/unpaid time off, potential tuition loan forgiveness, and much more! To learn more, please visit


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