Payroll and Leave AssociatePayroll and Leave Associate, Dallas, Texas, United States (Job Has Expired)

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We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Southwest Airlines. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.



  • Processes daily payroll for CS&S Employees utilizing software tools.
  • Performs general tasks such as filing, distribution of miscellaneous documentation and answer phones.
  • Communicates information to CS&S Leadership via e-mail and telephone.
  • Audits and records all payroll exceptions and records for several Employee groups.
  • Audits and maintains attendance records for all CS&S workgroups.
  • Prepares and provides various payroll reports to Leadership.
  • Operates current standard office equipment and communication tools.
  • Interacts with Employees and Leadership to assist in researching Employee payroll and attendance, and communicates information via e-mail, telephone, and in meetings.
  • Provides administrative support to Employees who have sustained an occupational injury.
  • Takes phone calls, listens, and communicates with Employees in a compassionate manner.
  • Serves as a general resource for Occupational Leaves of Absence questions with regard to worker's compensation, salary continuation, transitional duty, FMLA, ADA, company policy issues, and Employee Contract issues.
  • Processes administrative paperwork, maintains excellent filing, recordkeeping, and note-taking systems on all injuries to ensure compliance with Employee Contract, workers' compensation and all related Federal and State regulations.
  • Interacts with external and internal groups concerning Employee issues as they relate to on-the-job injuries and interpretation of Employee Contract and government rules and regulations.
  • Assists in preparing and auditing payroll reports, provide daily support for CS&S payroll processing, and determines pay relating to all LOA's, OJI's, FMLA, and Transitional Duty activity.

Must be able to meet any physical ability requirements listed on this description.

May perform other job duties as directed by Employees Leaders.



High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Some college coursework beneficial.


  • Experience with payroll administration or working knowledge of payroll and attendance systems preferred.
  • IAM Contract knowledge preferred.
  • Experience in Customer Service is desired.
  • Previous experience processing Leaves of Absence including FMLA and occupational injuries is desired.


  • Ability to lift, bend, stand, or sit for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to type and/or use a computer keyboard with sufficient speed and accuracy to meet the demands of the job.


  • Must have computer skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Must work under tight time constraints to meet specific deadlines.
  • Must be able to work in a limited space with constant interruptions.
  • Must possess strong organizational and attention to detail skills.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task.
  • Must possess strong communication skills.

Must be able to comply with Company attendance standards as described in established guidelines.


  • Must be able to work flexible schedule to include nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.
  • Work extended hours as directed by Leader.
  • Some travel to include overnight stays.
  • Performs special projects/tasks assigned by Leadership.

Must maintain a well-groomed appearance per Company appearance standards as described in established guidelines.

Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, qualified disabled, and covered veterans. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

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