CHC staff are committed to the exploration of the ways in which Christians answer life’s questions in the context of a Christ-centre, biblically based worldview. The College brings to its mission and to the practice of Christian scholarship, staff who are diverse in terms of the breadth of theological background and denominational experience but united in seeking ways to seamlessly integrate faith and learning across all fields of human learning and endeavour.


CHC is a fully accredited private higher education provider located at Carindale, Brisbane, that aspires to model a Christian higher education alternative. CHC exists to re-imagine how we think about human flourishing, vocation, calling and the integration of faith and learning across all fields of human endeavour.



We are looking for an Accountant to provide support our Operations team. If you would like to work for Christian not-for-profit Higher Educator in a part-time role with flexible work hours and find work/life balance this may be a great opportunity for you!

This is a permanent full time Accountant position within the Business Office of CHC, located in Carindale.

The key objectives of the role are to:

  • Handle daily accounting functions.
  • Ensure all tasks are completed and managed in accordance with CHC’s policies and procedures, industry best practice and relevant Government Standards.
  • Support the organisation with the successful and efficient financial operations.

Duties include but are not limited to, the following:


  • End to end processing of fortnightly payroll for permanent and casual employees as well as sessional academic staff.
  • Prepare and manage contracts for sessional lecturers and other ad-hoc academic staff from information provided by each School.
  • Maintain single-touch payroll reporting to the ATO.

Cash Management

  • Perform daily reconciliations for bank and credit card accounts.

Student Invoicing

  • Generate Tuition Fee invoices to students .
  • Reconcile Tuition Fees with the Student Management System each Semester following Census.
  • Reconcile HELP payments, CANs and student payments with Registry each Semester.

Accounts Receivable

  • Liaise with students regarding payment of student fees and respond to queries as required.

Accounts Payable

  • Entering of supplier invoices as received.
  • Liaising with suppliers regarding invoices and payments.
  • Process payments to suppliers on a weekly and ad-hoc basis.

Management & Financial Reporting

  • Prepare monthly financial reports.
  • Analyse Actual vs Budget.

Other Duties

  • Liaise with staff from related entities and respond to queries as required;
  • Assist with the annual financial statements and external audit.
  • Participate in spiritual life at the College, this includes praying for students and staff

Any application for this position should take into consideration the selection criteria listed below.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Relevant qualifications in Accounting desirable but not essential.
  • Previous experience in payroll up to 100 staff.
  • Previous experience working in a small/medium sized business..
  • Previous experience using Xero accounting, and CloudPayroll software preferred.

Personal Qualities

  • A committed Christian with a deep desire to serve Jesus Christ as Lord
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Highly ethical, consultative and team-oriented approach.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills.
  • Eager to learn and seeking development opportunities.
  • A self-motivated, empowering personality and character with definitive analytical skills.

The closing date for applications will be COB Wednesday 29th June 2022.

To be considered for this position, please forward an application via email to and include the following items:

  • Cover letter evidencing your suitability and experience for fulfilment of the criteria specified in the position description;
  • Full CV including qualifications and work experience,  and:
  • Names and contact details of three referees (including a Christian pastor/minister).


If you require more information about CHC and opportunities to work for an organisation that looks to transform people to transform their world, please complete this contact form.

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