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Business Support Specialist II

Company: Akima
Location: Reston
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Akima Systems Engineering (ASE) supports the Intelligence, DoD, and Science and Research communities with tools, domain knowledge, analyst teams and essential mission staffing services. We continually seek people with the skills, experience and passion to successfully leverage the complete intelligence lifecycle across America's most critical initiatives. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company's profits go back to our more than 14,000 I--upiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

Job Summary

The Natu r al Haz a r d s Mi s sion Ar e a ( N HMA) o f t h e U . S . Geological Surv e y d e velops a nd applies haza r d s c ience to h e lp pro t ect the s afety, s ecurity, a nd economic w e l l -being of the Nat i on. They m ain t ain a n e xpert w orkforce of sc i entists a nd technici a ns i n the e arth s c iences, h y d r olog y , bio l o g y, geogra p hy, social and behavioral s c iences, and oth e r fi e l d s, and en g age c ooperat i vely with n u m e r ous agencies, research i n stitutions, a n d organizat i o n s in the publ i c and pri v ate sector s , acro s s the N a ti o n and a ro un d the world. They have a need for a Business Support Specialist II to assi s t the N H MA adm i nist r ative staff with fisc a l operati o ns, a ccounti n g, and administ r at i ve o p erati on s suppor t . The position will be on site at the NHMA Area in Reston, VA.


  • Use cor r ect legib l e p enmanship, langu a g e , an d punctuati o n on all f o rms o f cor r espondence with intern a l and exter n al custom e r s .
  • Assist M is s ion Area a dmini s trati v e with go v ernment pur ch ase card reconci l iati o n for Mis s ion Area e mpl o ye e s, a n n ot a te d i s c repa n cies and c ommunica t e findings. Ent e r e xpenditu r e adju s tments into The F e deral B usiness Mana ge m e nt Syst e m .
  • Adju s t e mploy e e la b or hours and operatio na l expenditures in The F e deral Bus i ness Manage m e nt Syst e m as d ir ected.
  • C o mpile fi n anc i al d a ta i nto an Ex c el spreads h e e t.
  • Contractor wi l l provi d e sup p ort to Mis s ion Ar e a e mploy e es with tra v el voucher pro c essing i n a ccord a nce with t h e F e deral T rav e l Regulat i ons.
  • Assi s t S e nior M anag e m e nt O f f i c er with a d min i st r ative t as k s.
  • Assi s t S e nior Bu d g e t Analyst with compi l ing a variety o f fi n ancial d ata into a p r ede t ermined f o r m a t on a w e ekly b asis. I d enti f y signific a nt anomalies and conduct analysis of changes.
    • High School Diploma.
    • 1 plus years of experience needed.
    • Understand the basics of correspondence and be able to produce documents with accurate. spelling, grammar, and format.
    • Experience with Microsoft office to include Word, Excel and Power Point.
    • Experience with travel related activities is helpful.
    • Willing to travel to support program needs.
    • Prefers experience with government clients.
    • You must be able to meet all health requirements, including but not limited to, current and future vaccination requirements for infectious diseases such as COVID-19.
      The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessar y. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

      We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

      We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at or 571-353-7053. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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      Please do not use the dedicated email or phone number above to inquire on the status of your job application.

      In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.


      Day Job

      Primary Location





      Office & Administrative Support



      Yes, 25 % of the Time

      Clearance Level

      Not Applicable

Keywords: Akima, Reston , Business Support Specialist II, Other , Reston, Virginia

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