Job Location:
Omaha, Nebraska

This is a hybrid role with part time in the office and part time work from home job flexibility.  The HR and Employee Services Payroll Specialist II will provide gross-to-net payroll process information and guidance to employees, former employees, managers, and human resources partners. Additionally, responsible for processing payroll transactions, auditing HR transactions that impact pay, working with a team, and answering phone call and email questions from employees and HR partners. Employees will process transactions in Workday and process payroll and transactions for US and Canadian employees.

Position Responsibilities

  • Answer employee and HR payroll and transaction questions by phone and case management system
  • Coach employees and HR partners on transactions in Workday.
  • Administer and provide expertise in resolving payroll errors and discrepancies before finalization of the payroll process.
  • Process US and Canadian payroll
  • Provide guidance to co-workers and support the integrity of employee records and Workday data by running audit and processing reports and modify data
  • Work within a team that supports HR transactions and assists employees with HR and payroll services.
  • Understand downstream impacts of HR transactions and independently identify issues and propose solutions and process improvements
  • Able to prioritize competing priorities such as processing payroll transactions and data management with frequent interruptions from employee and HR phone calls.  
  • Assist with implementation of process improvements and technology updates
  • Identify, suggest, document, and implement ongoing process improvements.
  • Assess inquiries or reported issues to determine best method of resolution
  • Work collaboratively within a team to share ideas for driving improvements and consistency of execution for HR processes
  • Participate in scheduled and ad hoc training to improve policy and process knowledge
  • Collect information to understand and assess employee and HR needs
  • Document and update procedures and training guides in Microsoft Word
  • Manipulate reports in Microsoft Excel.  Advanced capabilities such as pivot tables and VLookups to assist with report manipulation desired.

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable field and 1 or more years’ experience in related field; payroll, office manager/administrative assistant, or accounting role. OR High school diploma and 3 years+ experience in payroll, office manager/administrative assistant, or accounting role.
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Demonstrate broad HR and Payroll knowledge, as pertains to the company, providing customers with relevant information, policy explanation and navigation support.
  • Experience in a centralized HR Shared Services environment
  • Experience with Workday or other HRIS systems
  • Experience with Kronos or other timekeeping system
  • Maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information


Our Benefits:

We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:

  • Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insurance
  • Wealth: great salaries, matching 401(k) and stock purchase plan
  • Growth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiences
  • Balance: paid-time off , flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)

Our Company:

Conagra Brands is one of North America’s leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that’s passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye®, Marie Callender’s®, Banquet®, Healthy Choice®, Slim Jim®, Reddi-wip®, and Vlasic®, and emerging brands, including Angie’s® BOOMCHICKAPOP®, Duke’s®, Earth Balance®, Gardein®, and Frontera®.

We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit www.conagrabrands.com.

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.