Job Title:  Senior Payroll Administrator

Req ID:  44231
Job Category:  Finance

Des Plaines, IL, US, 60018


Please Note: HuFriedyGroup was divested from STERIS on May 31, 2024.  We are currently in a transition period, working to re-establish our own HuFriedyGroup Careers site and job posting pages. Until the new site and pages are ready, career opportunities that are specific to jobs at HuFriedyGroup will continue to be published on the STERIS site. Our Talent Acquisition team will be working diligently to ensure a positive and seamless experience for our candidates.

HuFriedyGroup is a leading manufacturer of dental instruments and infection prevention products. Our 10,000-plus products, hand-crafted by highly skilled artisans, are known for their precision, performance, longevity, reliability, and quality. To help dental professionals be The Best in Practice, HuFriedyGroup provides a unique combination of world class products, value-added services, clinical education, and dental community platforms that result in superior clinician performance  and enhanced safety for dental professionals and their patients. Working at HuFriedyGroup is so much more than a job, as every employee has a part in driving and supporting the organization’s inspirational vision to be a global force in advancing dental performance through Best-In-Practice dentistry that improves lives around the world.

Position Summary

The Senior Payroll Administrator is crucial to ensuring the smooth operation of our U.S. payroll processes and maintaining the financial stability of our company.  The Senior Payroll Administrator will oversee and manage all aspects of the payroll function, including time sheets, payroll changes, and other related tasks. This committed individual will ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates. Additionally, the Senior Payroll Administrator will prepare and maintain accurate records and reports of payroll transactions and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.


• Oversee and manage all aspects of the payroll function, ensuring that all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely.
• Review and verify timesheets and payroll changes, making necessary adjustments to ensure correct payment.
• Ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates.
• Prepare and maintain accurate records and reports of payroll transactions, providing these to management and auditors as required.
• Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices, staying updated on current rules and regulations.
• Facilitate audits by providing records and documentation to auditors, ensuring all payroll transactions are transparent and accountable.
• Manage coordination with Payroll processing and Timekeeping vendors as required.
• Identify and recommend updates to payroll processing software, systems, and procedures, driving continuous improvement in the payroll function.
• Handle payroll related queries from employees, providing timely and accurate responses.
• Collaborate with HR and Finance departments to ensure seamless integration of payroll function with other business operations.
• Perform other duties as assigned, demonstrating flexibility and commitment to the role.

Required Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, or related field or 10 years recent related work experience in lieu of degree will be accepted.
• 3-5 years of experience in a payroll role.
• Strong knowledge of federal and state regulations.
• Strong computer skills with proficiency in payroll software.
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Strong numerical aptitude and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion.

What we offer:

The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. HuFriedyGroup couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with HuFriedyGroup is our ultimate goal.  Join us and help write our next chapter.



Pay range for this opportunity is $73,250.00 - $102,375.00. This position is eligible for company bonus.


Minimum pay rates offered will comply with county/city minimums, if higher than range listed.  Pay rates are based on a number of factors, including but not limited to local labor market costs, years of relevant experience, education, professional certifications, foreign language fluency, etc.

Employees (and their families) may enroll in our company-sponsored medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, health savings account, voluntary benefits, supplemental life/AD&D plans and the company’s 401k plan. Employees are covered by an employee assistance program (also available to household members) and long-term disability. Full-time Employees are also eligible for short-term disability.  Full-time Employees will also receive Paid Time Off (PTO) based on years of service and paid holidays.  Part-time Employees working 20 or more hours receive a pro-ration of the full-time PTO allocation and paid holidays based on their standard hourly work week. Full-time Employees are eligible for four weeks of paid parental leave.  Part-time Employees also receive paid parental leave, pro-rated based on their standard hourly work week.

HuFriedyGroup is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

Req ID:  44231
Job Category:  Finance

Des Plaines, IL, US, 60018

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Payroll, Recruiting, Infection Control, Finance, Human Resources, Healthcare