Employment Overview

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with the California Department of Finance (Finance). Finance serves as the Governor’s chief fiscal policy advisor and promotes long-term economic sustainability and responsible resource allocation.

Because we function as the Governor's chief fiscal policy advisor, our employees work on issues and programs that are of concern to the Governor, the Legislature, and the people of California. Working at the Department of Finance provides unique opportunities for learning the operations of State government and shaping public policy and processes in one of the largest economies in the world. We offer a broad range of professional career paths in such areas as budgeting, accounting and auditing, information technology, economic and population research, and general administration.

Finance employees have prime opportunities for personal and professional development and enjoy an excellent benefit package. State employee benefits include vacation and sick leave, holiday time off, health, dental, and vision care, retirement, and a variety of deferred compensation and savings plans.

Additionally, Finance is located across the street from the State Capitol building in Sacramento, California. Sacramento is situated mid-way between the Pacific Ocean and the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, offers affordable living and a wide variety of recreational and cultural activities.

For additional information about employment opportunities within Finance Units, please visit Why Choose Finance.

State Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy

It is the policy of the State of California to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified job applicants and employees based on merit, and to prohibit illegal discrimination in every aspect of personnel policies and employment practices, including recruitment, examining, hiring, promotion, training, work assignments, work environment, and other benefits and privileges of employment. Agencies and departments shall ensure that this policy is fully implemented and that no harassing or retaliatory actions are taken against applicants or employees for exercising their civil rights under this policy.