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Finance Analyst, New Orleans, LA, US ID#16693

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.


The mission of our client, the Marine Forces Reserve (MARFORRES), is to augment and reinforce active Marine forces in time of war, national emergency or contingency operations, provide personnel and operational tempo relief for the active forces in peacetime, and provide service to the community. As citizen-Marines, the men and women of Marine Forces Reserve will be community beacons by living the Marine Corps' story of daily service to family, community, and nation.  MARFORRES HQ oversees 275 Reserve units located in 48 states around country.  

We are seeking a Finance Analyst to provide financial and administrative services in order to ensure effective, efficient and accurate business operations. The Finance Analyst must comply with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and MARFORRES financial and personnel policies and procedures.  The Finance Analyst reports to the Finance Officer and provides the following services:  processing and monitoring payments and expenditures, processing and monitoring receipts and revenues, and other administrative functions as required. Providing these services in an effective and efficient manner will ensure that agency finances are accurate and up to date and that vendors and suppliers are paid within established time limits.   


  • Perform the day to day processing of financial transactions to ensure that agency finances are maintained in an effective, up to date and accurate manner. 
  • Receive and verify funding documents and requisitions for goods and services
  • Verify that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures
  • Prepare, verify, and process funding documents and coding payment documents
  • Prepare batches of funding documents for data entry
  • Data enter funding documents for payment
  • Process backup reports after data entry
  • Maintain listing of accounts receivable and payable
  • Maintain the general ledger
  • Maintain updated vendor files and file numbers
  • Maintain updated Revenue Source files and file numbers
  • Print and distribute monthly financial reports
  • Provide administrative support in order to ensure effective and efficient office operations
  • Monitor and order office supplies
  • Prepare purchase orders for signature by authorized signatories
  • Maintain a filing system for all financial documents
  • Ensure the confidentiality and security of all financial and employee files
  • Completion of monthly and quarterly Activity Reports


This position will not have supervisory authority.


  • A High School Diploma is required, Bachelor’s Degree is preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • Proficiency in the use of MARFORRES financial software – MFS – not required but a strong plus 
  • Must have at least two (2) years of recent and successful employment experience within an office administration environment with exposure to financial processes and procedures


  • Knowledge of office administration and accounting procedures
  • Knowledge of accounts payable, accounts receivable and maintaining general ledgers
  • Confidentiality concerning financial and employee files
  • Awareness of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Excellent interpersonal, team building, bookkeeping, analytical, time management and problem solving skills
  • Effective verbal and listening communications, organizational, and computer skills including the ability to operate computerized accounting, spreadsheet and word processing programs, and email at a highly proficient level
  • Superior financial calculation understanding, knowledge and skills
  • Ability to work well with other managers from a wide range of department areas
  • Ability to work flexible hours as required

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


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!

With $400 million in annual revenue, more than 3000 employees and nearly 1,000 federal projects for more than 60 government agencies in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 territories, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) team of companies are well positioned to deliver the expertise needed to solve the world’s most pressing issues. Together, CNB’s companies provide an array of services — from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense — for 12 of the 15 Cabinet departments.

Why consider Cherokee Nation Businesses? The following links can help you learn more about what we do and the many 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 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;