Lafayette, LA

Business Support Specialist, Lafayette, LA ID# 5671

Business Support Specialist VI, Lafayette, LA

Cherokee Nation System Solutions (CNSS) provides a complete line
of innovative services, consulting and products to government
agencies, including application modernization, data utilization and
advanced analytics, geospatial, GIS and remote sensing, information
technology infrastructure, program professional services and
scientific and research capabilities.

CNSS offers an extensive selection of quality services and
products at competitive prices. Additionally, CNSS collaborates
with partners nationwide to provide even the most complex services
to clients.

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some excitement about CNB and the job! Be sure to verify on
requisition request if the federal entity supported can be
mentioned in the posting! The hiring manager may need assistance or
coaching from us as recruiting professionals

The Business Support Specialist VI will provide administrative
support services for governmental functions to ensure continued
operation to meet the mission’s requirements by providing
personnel, budget, purchasing / acquisition and travel arrangement
services, which support more than 100 scientists and management

Job Requirements :

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Prepare purchase requests, co-operative agreements, and
    preparation of funding / de-obligation documents for contract
  • Assist with domestic travel authorization / voucher
    preparation, and forms routing. Including use of applicable Federal
    Government travel rules, regulations, and software;
  • Support administrative staff with office logistics, meetings,
    and receptionist duties;
  • Help timekeeper with bi-weekly time and attendance
    documentation, forms, reports and approval routing and filing;
  • Special account documentation : assist Center Administrative
    staff with special account filing, reporting, and all aspects of
  • Assist with credit card review and adjustment / bank statements
  • Use specific computer software for credit card adjustment,
    budget management, reconciling credit card statements, maintaining
    credit card purchasing logs;
  • Assist with the review of bankcard statements, assure receipts
    are attached monthly and logs are current. Assist with data entry
    expenditure adjustments.
  • Supervisory / Management Authority :

  • This position does not have management authority or supervisory
  • Education and / or Experience :

  • A two-year degree in Business, Finance or Accounting
  • A minimum of three (3) years of previous job experience which
    include administrative, acquisition, financial, accounting, or
    budget analysis focus;
  • preferably in a federal setting

  • A bachelors’ degree in Business Finance or Accounting is
  • Experience with some accounting, financial and administrative
    duties as well as in the acquisition field is required
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :

  • Have working knowledge of electronic email and basic PC
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite, Internet Explorer and web
  • Ability to work well under pressure, prioritize and meet
  • The ability to stand at long periods of time and lift up to 30
  • Excellent critical thinking and communication skills; both oral
    and written
  • The ability to successfully pass a drug screen and background
    check is required
  • Work Environment :

  • This position is performed in a federal office environment with
    telecommute currently permitted due to COVID-19 pandemic
  • About Cherokee-Federal

    Cherokee Federal a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses is a
    team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on
    building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the
    nation’s mission around the globe for more than 60 federal

    Our team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes
    across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing,
    health, and technology portfolios.

    Since 2012, the Cherokee Federal team of companies has won more
    than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work
    in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.

    Why choose Cherokee Federal? Visit our website and learn about
    the great reasons to join our team.


    Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government
    security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for
    access to classified information.

    We are an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. All
    qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
    without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
    disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual

  • If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an
    applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the
    following two sites : EEO Statement EEO Poster ;
  • https : / / / ofccp / regs / compliance /
    posters / pdf / eeopost.pdf and https : / / / ofccp /
    regs / compliance / posters / pdf / ofccp eeo supplement final jrf
    qa 508c.pdf

    If you are an individual with a disability and require a
    reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application
    process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use
    this online application process and need an alternative method for
    applying, you may e-mail CNB.

    Compliance for assistance. This email address is for
    accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the
    application process or status.

  • For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, please copy
    and paste the following link : Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination
    Provision ;
  • https : / / / ofccp / pdf / pay-transp
    %20English formattedESQA508c.pdf

    We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for proactively seeking
    employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and
    individuals with disabilities.

    Upon request, we will schedule time to make our Affirmative
    Action Plan accessible. If you are interested, please submit a
    written request with the email subject line : 2021 Request to View
    Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at CNB.

    Compliance This email box is not for resumes or
    follow up on job applications.