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Payroll & HR Administrator


Birmingham, BIR, GB

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.

Birmingham Business Park (Hybrid Working Scheme)



The Role:

Goodyear UK have a fantastic opportunity within our Human Resources’ team for a Payroll & HR Administrator.


50% of this role will be to provide administration support to enable accurate and timely processing of monthly payroll (circa 450 multi-site employees) split across two separate monthly pay runs. Within this role you will be one of the main points of contact for all payroll related queries ensuring pay is correct for starters, leavers and any employee pay changes made during each month.


The other 50% of this role will be working alongside the HR team to support general HR administration including onboarding and offboarding, employee benefits, contractual changes, processing invoices and supporting HRBP’s with employee administration.  


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Support the Payroll Manager in processing UK and Ireland payroll.
  • Will be responsible for accurately executing the monthly payroll interface 'mappers', which includes working closely with the Shared Service Centre to ensure payroll data changes are processed in line with strict deadlines. 
  • Provide benefits information for payroll and produce overpayment letters.
  • Producing various reports for senior management and provide support to line managers and staff in relation to payroll and benefit queries.



  • Maintaining and producing all documents and templates regarding HR administration. For example, changes to employee terms and conditions, contracts, probationary periods, promotions, exits, sickness, holidays etc.
  • Providing benefits administration by processing changes and updating records and databases.
  • Extracting and manipulating data from HR & Payroll system to provide HR Analytics data, including absence reporting, annual leave, headcount, sickness.
  • Promotion of benefit information and advice to employees and managers.
  • Raise purchase orders and process/approve invoices for payments weekly.
  • Support with on-boarding new starters including carrying out right to work checks.
  • Working with Fleet Manager to carry out licence checks, maintaining the insurance data base and coordinating seasonal tyre changes. 


Education, Experience and Skills:

  • GCSE Grade C (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics.
  • Highly competent in Microsoft Office Applications (For example: Word/Powerpoint).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (For example: VLOOKUP’s, Pivot Tables etc).
  • Comfortable using various systems relating to HR and Payroll (For example: SAP/Cloud Based Systems).
  • A payroll qualification is highly desirable (For example, CIPP).
  • Payroll experience, including executing monthly interface is essential.
  • Experience of HR/Benefits administration or general administration in a busy environment is essential.
  • Are highly organised, have attention to detail, able to multi-task and work towards targets and deadlines and prioritise workload.
  • Experience analysing data via excel and internal systems.
  • Confident using own initiative. Can work independently and part of a team and can manage changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills, a flexible approach to work and a professional attitude.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Is self-motivated and driven with the ability to develop their skills and knowledge quickly.  



  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme.
  • Hybrid working and flexible working options available.
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays) + Option to buy and sell 5 days holiday.
  • Enhanced defined contribution pension scheme and life assurance scheme.
  • Up to 4 free tyres annually after 12 months service.
  • Discounted MOT and Service Scheme.
  • Private medical cover after qualifying period.
  • Enhanced family friendly polices after qualifying period.
  • Staff discount scheme on High Street and leisure activities.
  • Free car parking at head office which is congestion charge free.
  • Free eye test and flu vouchers.
  • Dell Discount Scheme.


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tyre companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 55 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

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