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Are you an experienced bookkeeper or account administrator and want to work with a team working together for climate, social and economic justice? Greens MPs Abigail Boyd, Cate Faehrmann, Jenny Leong and Sue Higginson are looking for a part-time bookkeeper to support the lodging, reconciliation and reporting of expenses and allowances.

This is the perfect role for a retiree or student, or somebody who’s looking for a part-time role because of caring responsibilities or to complement what they’re already doing. You strive for perfection in your work and thrive working with a high degree of autonomy. Experience or qualifications in accounting/bookkeeping are desirable but not essential for the right person. 


NSW Greens MPs (Abigail Boyd, Cate Faehrmann, Jenny Leong, Sue Higginson)


Position title:

Bookkeeper / Finance Assistant

Primary location:



Permanent part-time


$60 - $75k + super (pro rata)

Primary hours:

0.4 FTE per week (4 days per fortnight, flexible)


A three-month probationary period applies

Position begins:

As soon as possible

Applications close:

26 September 2022

Core responsibilities

  • Processing income and expenses in Xero 
  • Managing and reconciling accounts payable
  • Processing member and employee reimbursements 
  • Preparing staff payroll inc. processing Super payments and Single Touch Payroll to ATO 
  • Submitting entitlements claims for reimbursement and/or payment via Zeno
  • Reconciling bank transactions
  • Preparing expense reports for the NSW Greens State Delegates Council
  • Liaising with Department of Parliamentary Services Members’ Entitlements team

Selection criteria

  • Experience in or knowledge in the end to end bookkeeping process including accounts payable, payroll, reconciliations and reporting
  • Software proficiency - you have experience using Xero (or knowledge of and ability to learn) and Excel
  • Attention to detail - you are detail oriented and never let things slip through your fingers
  • Communication  - you have excellent written and verbal communication skills and possess the ability to work with a range of people
  • Flexibility - you can balance competing priorities while working to deadlines
  • Familiarity with Parliamentary entitlements would be looked upon favourably but is not a requirement
  • Commitment to the Greens four pillars of Ecological Sustainability, Peace, Disarmament and Non-violence, Social Justice and Grassroots Democracy

How to apply

For all enquiries, please contact Ben Cronly on 0487 247 960 or at [email protected]

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience and responses to the selection criteria to [email protected] with the subject line: Application: Bookkeeper, [your name]. 

We will read every application and should you be successful in your application, we will contact you to arrange an interview. Please be honest and thoughtful in your answers, and detail why you would be particularly well suited to the role, addressing each of the selection criteria with examples and successes from your experience. Please limit your cover letter to 2 pages or less. 

All applications will be read and considered. We won’t discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender or disability. First Nations people, people with disability, women and gender diverse people are strongly encouraged to apply. If there is anything we can do to make an interview more accessible to you please let us know in your application.