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Business Support Specialist V

Gainsville, FL


Cherokee Nation Technologies (CNT) supports federal agency clients in their leadership role in conducting a wide range of scientific investigations including efforts to provide the scientific understanding and technologies needed to support the sound management and conservation of our Nation’s biological resources.


CNT requires administrative support services for governmental functions to ensure continued operation to meet mission requirements. The administrative support will provide personnel, budget, purchasing, and travel arrangement services which support more than 100 scientists and management staff.

None of the required technical services to be performed is inherently governmental in nature and do not involve policy and planning decisions. The work is in an office setting during a traditional work-week and based in Gainesville, FL


This is a great opportunity and a resume/career builder. The selected candidate will work with a highly skilled and professional group of Administrative, Budget Analysis and Business Management Staff. This is also a highly cooperative environment where teamwork, as well as individual excellence are encouraged and appreciated.




CNT is searching for a Business Support Specialist (Administrative Support) to join our team and assists in the following:


1. Task Objectives and Purpose

  1. Travel functions

    1. Assist with domestic travel authorization / voucher preparation, and forms routing. Including use of applicable Federal Government travel rules, regulations, and software;


  1. Office logistics and meetings

    1. Assist Center Administrative staff with office logistics, meetings, and receptionist duties;

  2. Time and Attendance

    1. Assist timekeeper with bi-weekly time and attendance documentation, forms, reports and approval routing and filing;

  3. Special account documentation

    1. Assist Center Administrative staff with special account filing, reporting, all aspects of documentation.

  4. Credit card review and adjustment/bank statements:

    1. Use specific computer software for credit card adjustment, budget management, reconciling credit card statements, maintaining credit card purchasing logs;

    2. Assist with the review of bankcard statements, assure receipts are attached monthly and logs are current. Assist with data entry expenditure adjustments.



    Schedule and Deliverables

    Deliverables shall be provided to the CNT Program Manager, CNT Site Lead and client technical representative and / or Contracting Officer Representative Government sponsor within the applicable timeline and are in form of administrative reports, shared spreadsheets, and may include oral, written, or electronic documentation of work performed




    Will report to CNT Program Manager and may coordinate daily work with CNT Site Lead and interact with client representative (Task Order Manager).




    High school diploma and at least 1 year of previous job experience which include administrative, financial, accounting, or budget analysis focus

    A two-year degree in Business Finance or Accounting is preferred.



  6. Previous job experience must include administrative, financial, accounting, or budget analysis focus

  7. Have good typing skills;

  8. Be familiar with PC computer based systems and electronic mail programs;

  9. Have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite;

  10. Be able to use Internet Explorer or other similar web browsers;

  11. Be able to work as part of a group with changing priorities and deadlines

  12. Have good communication and inter-personal skills

  13. Applicable training on specific government systems and software will be provided



Typical work conditions will be indoors in an office setting. Some walking, climbing stairs and limited lifting up to 30 lbs may be required.


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

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