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Job Title:  Payroll Manager

Req ID:  15917
Job Category:  Finance
Country:  US
State:  OH
City:  Mentor
Zip:  44060

At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

This position is responsible for managing the overall operation of the Payroll Department, specifically, payroll processing, tax withholding/reporting, funding, and external payments.  In addition, this position is responsible for the management of project work as needed; specifically, system implementations, business acquisition integrations and payroll processing improvements. Requires the ability to plan, assess, and organize multiple tasks and projects to deliver successful results.


  1. Manage the work flow within the corporate payroll department to facilitate timely and accurate calculations and the preparation and distribution of compensation for multiple entities throughout the corporation.
  2. Ensure that ongoing training is provided to employees relative to improved job performance, and executing new responsibilities and company policies. 
  3. Conduct annual performance reviews of various staff members.
  4. Manage external resources utilized for projects on an as needed basis.
  5. Oversee the maintenance of SOX documentation relative to all payroll processes and practices, including but not limited to payroll processing.
  6. Prepare annual operating budget and ensure expenses are maintained within approved budget limits; and work to reduce processing costs both internal and external.
  7. Review various income statements, Form W-2, and other appropriate reporting forms for wage and tax reporting to ensure  completion is accurate and timely.
  8. Mange the reporting of all payroll information as required to support management’s informational needs relative to individual employees, departments, divisions and groups.  This includes the preparation of information required for internal and external audits, including information required for Workmen's Compensation coverage renewals.
  9. Manage the process of maintaining confidential employee information required to keeping an accurate Payroll/Personnel data base and Payroll Master File.
  10. Ensure the proper storage and retention of all payroll related records, according to appropriate law and company policy.
  11. Participate in integration of acquisitions/divestitures to ensure timely and appropriate payroll processing, as applicable.
  12. Identify, develop and execute plans to enhance efficiency and accuracy of processes in the Payroll area, according to best practices.
  13. Remain up to date on federal and state tax laws and other regulatory changes that impact Payroll operations. Ensure that the filing requirements and deadlines are being met and are in compliance with regulatory guidelines.
  14. Special projects and other duties as assigned.

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting

Required Experience

  1. Minimum of  Ten (10) plus years of payroll experience, demonstrating increased responsibility with a minimum seven (7) years supervisory experience.
  2. Ability to manage and prioritize multiple and competing tasks must be shown.
  3. Ability to develop plans and manage special projects.
  4. Ability to analyze accounting and financial information.




STERIS is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS 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.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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