Administrative Assistant

Career Area: Security Domestic
City: Sacramento
State: California
Country: United States
Job Description



Performs administrative and office support activities in a busy office environment. Duties will include answering telephone calls, receiving, and directing visitors, data processing, creating detailed spreadsheets and presentations, tracking certification dates for 140+ employees, and filing. Extensive software skills are required along with strong communication skills and problem-solving ability.



  • Perform detail-oriented tasks, within strict time constraints, to maintain accurate payroll and personnel records.
  • Conduct quality control checks of all payroll entries weekly and initiate personnel related employee changes including, but not limited to, pay and tax status, life event, benefit, direct deposit, etc.
  • Enter purchase requisitions and work to ensure requested equipment or services are delivered in a timely manner.
  • Complete monthly invoices exceeding $1 million and provide data backups for submission to the federal government.  
  • Create highly accurate, detailed spreadsheets and word documents to meet deliverable requirements.
  • Provide Administrative support to the Contract Manager and Training Manager.


  • This position will require the selected applicant to obtain a public trust suitability adjudication.
  • Minimum three years of direct experience in administrative and or payroll functions within the past ten years.
  • Highly proficient in Word, Excel, and Outlook applications.
  • Must be a self-starter and work well with little direct supervision.  
  • Must be organized and be highly detail oriented.
  • Ability to type a minimum of 55 words per minute.
  • Ability to interact and communicate, both oral and written, with individuals at all levels.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Ability to multitask and remain focused on the overall mission under stressful situations.
  • Ability to produce clear and concise reports and invoices.
  • Preferred Experience: Valiant scheduling, Deltek, Costpoint, and SAP Concur experience.



Triple Canopy offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. 


  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance 
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan 
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life 
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability 
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities 
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications 
  • Employee Referral Program 



Infrequent travel as needed, less than 10 days per year.



May be required to lift and carry awkward items weighing up to 25 lbs. Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching, and bending throughout the workday.