Regional Events and Finance Officer

NSW Nationals

About the job

The NSW Nationals is looking for a self-starter to assist our Finance and Admin team in an events administration role.

For the last 100 years, our organisation has looked after the interests of rural, regional and remote NSW, ensuring no stone is left unturned in the pursuit of regional representation.

As an employee with the NSW Nationals, you will have access to the following benefits:

· A flexible and fast-paced work environment

· The ability to use your initiative to undertake important projects

· The ability to assist State and Federal Members of Parliament in events and compliance

· Immersion and training in political campaigns

· Opportunities to travel for work, including training interstate and overseas (when appropriate)

Key Responsibilities

  • Understand the compliance framework around political donations and the relevant State and Federal laws.
  • Regularly performing prohibited donor checks
  • Ensuring political donations caps are monitored and below the regulatory limit
  • Effectively deliver the NSW Nationals regional fundraising program of events to support State and Federal election campaigns and by-elections.
  • Excellent communication skills with key stakeholders including Members of Parliament, Electorate Offices, members.
  • Responsible for administration of each event
  • Experience with databases and events platform (Eventbrite) for ticketing and mass communications for all regional events.
  • Ability to enter in to accounting software, high level reconciliation skills.
  • Monthly reporting to the State Director and Corporate Relationship Manager on outcomes of event progress; the status of the event budget and provide advice/recommendations for continuous improvement.


  • A minimum of two years relevant experience in an administration role with a finance focus.
  • Previous experience in community fundraising events requiring engagement with community groups and volunteers is highly regarded.
  • A working knowledge of financial practices,
  • Experience in the use of Finance systems and software including experience with data entry, data checking and database maintenance, queries and running a range of reports
  • Demonstrated high-level of computer literacy in operating Microsoft Excel, Word, presentation and database computer programs
  • Excellent attention to detail and communication skills
  • Ability to work within specific deadlines.

Standard work hours are full-time 38 per week. Extra hours may be required during election periods. Position is Sydney-based.

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