Payroll/Benefits Coordinator

Region 3 Behavioral Health Services is seeking qualified applicants to join our accounting team in Kearney. 


Qualified applicants will have:

  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Proficiency in accounting software (QuickBooks preferred)
  • Exceptional verbal, written, interpersonal and organizational communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills

Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in Accounting/Business Administration preferred
  • 3+ years accounting experience
  • Payroll processing experience


  • Prepare and process bi-weekly payroll
  • Update payroll records by entering payroll deductions
  • Post payroll journal entries
  • Prepare payroll tax returns
  • Serve as the Plan Administrator for Region 3 insurance plans
  • Assist in processing accounts payable transactions
  • Contact and collaborate with insurance agents on Region 3 accounts
  • Track employee leave time
  • Manage agency vehicles
  • Prepare W-2 Forms and E-File.
  • Maintain I-9 and W-4 Forms
  • Manage agency cell phone plan

Region 3 Behavioral Health Services is a family friendly organization, offering competitive salary and generous benefits package including paid employee health and dental insurance with partial paid family insurance coverage, retirement plan with six percent company contribution, four personal days per year, eight paid vacation days per year, eight paid holidays per year, twelve paid sick days per year, flexible scheduling, casual dress code, and partial remote work option. Persons of all colors, creeds, and ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, resume, and names of three professional references to:  Tammy Burgeson, Region 3 Behavioral Health Services, PO Box 2555, Kearney NE, 68848. Application deadline is July 7, 2022.  EOE/AA


Regular Business Hours:
M-F from 8:00am to 5:00pm

Contact Us

4009 6th Avenue, Suite #65
Kearney, NE 68845
308-236-7669 fax

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