Payroll Coordinator

City on a Hill Central

Applications closed Friday 1st April 2022


City on a Hill began with a small team and a big vision to make a difference in our world for the glory of God.

Since our inception in Melbourne in 2007, we have witnessed a special work of God's grace as he has united hundreds of men and women around the mission of 'knowing Jesus and making Jesus known'. City on a Hill now meets across five locations in three cities.

While our story is characterised by constant change and growth, we have maintained an enduring commitment to Christ and his call on our lives in this generation. We are committed to raising up gospel hearted leaders, to build healthy churches, which will reach and serve cities with the gospel of Jesus.


The Payroll Coordinator supports the health of all City on a Hill churches and ministries by assisting with the payroll administration. The Payroll Coordinator is a paid role of 1.5 days per week, with flexible working arrangements. The role may be based in any one of our City on a Hill locations and will report directly to the Financial Controller based in Melbourne. 


  1. Ensuring all payroll transactions are processed efficiently
  2. Liaising with the Melbourne Anglican Diocese to assist in preparation and payment of payroll
  3. Determining payroll liabilities including, but not limited to, superannuation, PAYG tax, fringe benefits and state-based work cover
  4. Resolving payroll discrepancies
  5. Maintaining payroll operations by following policies and procedures
  6. Assist with salary packaging for eligible employees
  7. Assist the finance team in ad-hoc financial duties and procedures to ensure the integrity and accuracy of City on a Hill’s financial data.


  1. A demonstrated love for Jesus and his people;
  2. Willingness to commit to the vision and mission of the church as a member of City on a Hill;
  3. Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team;
  4. Strong numerical, analytical, logic and systems thinking skills;
  5. Ability to cope well with organisational change and contribute to the ongoing development of accounting systems and processes;
  6. Ability to effectively and efficiently communicate, manage time, and prioritize duties and responsibilities; and
  7. Able to maintain trust and confidentiality when handling sensitive information.
  8. Advanced excel skills
  9. Experience with Xero payroll functionality (beneficial but not required)
  10. A degree in finance or commerce is beneficial but not required
  11. Prior experience in a similar payroll position is highly beneficial.


All City on a Hill staff must hold a current Victorian Working with Children Check, a National Police History Check that returns no disclosed outcomes that would exclude you from the role, and uphold the standards outlined in the Anglican Church of Australia Faithfulness in Service code of personal behaviour for church workers.

Applications closed Friday 1st April 2022