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Administrative Office Assistant – Vienna, VA (ID # 14135)

Cherokee Nation Management & Consulting (CNMC) is a versatile small business that provides advisory & assistance services in research, experimental development, technology implementation, and program management. CNMC has expertise in a wide-range of technical disciplines including engineering, environmental, information and asset management, along with a variety of physical and life sciences. The company is an integral part of the Technology Division’s portfolio of companies. Wholly owned by the Cherokee Nation, CNMC is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.

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The mission of our client, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is to safeguard the financial system from illicit use and combat money laundering and promote national security through the collection, analysis, and dissemination of financial intelligence, and strategic use of financial authorities.


Job Description:

  1. Nation Management & Consulting (CNMC) is seeking an Administrative Office Assistant to provide a variety of administrative services to include assisting HR professionals in conduction most of the HR functions to include preparing and compiling new employee orientation paperwork; filing benefits elections; personnel actions; and performance and payroll documents.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Deliverables):

Includes the following (Other duties may be assigned):

  • Ensures that official personnel folders are developed and maintained according to regulatory guidance and that access is appropriately controlled. Obtains records from other actions and the national records center and appropriately disposes of records on employees who separate.
  • Researches HR subject matters via the Internet, reference to Title 5 of the US Code and the Code of Federal Regulations and liaison with experts at the Office of Personnel Management or other organizations.
  • Prepares procedural materials, guidelines, notifications, and reports concerning assigned functional areas.
  • Oversees, receives, reviews and processes incoming materials.

Supervisory/Management Authority:


This position will not have supervisory authority.

Education and/or Experience:

  • An active Secret Clearance is mandatory.
  • A High School Diploma is required, Bachelor’s Degree is preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of Office experience including knowledge and experience in a wide variety of administrative support tasks – see KSAs below.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  (example: specific software, soft skills, etc. – This gets deleted)

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral & written
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • Experience inputting, editing and updating databases.
  • Expert knowledge of the automated processes to intake information, generate reports.
  • Experience in ensuring that the data on office documents are completed correctly.
  • Familiarity of an array of Federal employee benefits, including insurances, leave, retirement, Worker’s Compensation, overtime pay, etc. and the ability to research and resolve complex issues concerning benefits.
  • Familiarity ensuring that personnel folders are maintained correctly, including required forms and information and excluding information that should not be maintained in the folders.
  • Ability to conduct research on HR matters via the Internet, US Code or Code of Federal Regulations, or liaison with other experts.
  • Ability to prepare procedures, guidelines, notifications and correspondence concerning HR matters within functional responsibilities.


The duties of this position are primarily performed in a climate controlled office environment.  No travel is anticipated.

With $400 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year, approximately 950+ active contracts serving 60+ government agencies in 25 countries, 47 states, 2 territories and 2000+ employees, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) group of Federal Contracting Section 8(a) companies is well positioned to deliver expertise needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level departments and agencies – from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense.

Why consider Cherokee Nation and our Federal Solutions business? Here are some great resources highlighting what we do and compelling reasons for joining 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 orientation. 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

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 email “” 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

We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for the purpose of 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: 2018 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at “” This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.