Payroll Associate

Job Locations US-Chicago

Who We Are

Revantage is a Corporate Services affiliate of The Blackstone Group, the world’s largest alternative investment firm.  Revantage provides a highly skilled employee base, best-in-class processes, and state-of-the-art technology to multiple Blackstone real estate portfolio companies.  Sectors include Hospitality, Industrial, Multi-Family, Office, Retail, Senior Housing, and Manufactured Homes.


Revantage, headquartered in Chicago, is one of three global offices that includes Revantage Asia and Revantage Europe.


What We Value: Our Culture

Creating a culture that inspires change and momentum require the right team.  We know what it takes to lead an industry, and are looking for leaders who seek constant growth, want to excel, and continuously improve upon themselves and the industry.  The culture at Revantage is built on our shared core values and commitment to be:


  • Achievers – We expect high standards for ourselves and enable the success of our teams.
  • Enthusiasts – We face challenges with optimism and believe anything is possible.
  • Leaders – We commit to continuously improve our performance.
  • Learners – We learn from our challenges and successes.
  • Partners – We deliver value and positive impact to our partners.

Why This Role Is Valuable  

An individual in this role will be responsible for assisting with the weekly payroll processes, ensuring over 1,150 employees are paid correctly. Partner closely with Professional Employer Organization (PEO) provider, Insperity, on payroll and timekeeping processes and procedures.  This individual will also have benefits invoicing and Leave of Absence responsibility.


How You Add Value

  • Administer weekly processing of timekeeping data and payroll
  • Process termination, relocation, and other special payrolls in keeping with company policies and state and local regulations
  • Administer benefits and 401(k), confirming accurate deductions in payroll
  • Provide annual compensation planning support
  • Manage Special Payments Tracker, entering various special payments, auditing for accuracy and completeness
  • Notify Treasury team of wire funding needed for payrolls and provide Treasury team with reports of upcoming payroll amounts for cash flow management
  • Manage Leave of Absence administration, including company and state disability plans Calculate, submit, and review leave of absence pay information for payroll process and communicate with employees and managers throughout leaves
  • Remain up to date on state laws regarding pay and leave administration. Advise of new regulations, recommend changes as needed, and assist with implementing changes to ensure compliance
  • Answer employee questions regarding benefits and 401(k) and escalate as necessary to seek resolution
  • Audit new hire set up and employee changes in Insperity Premier and TimeStar
  • Conduct audits to ensure correct pay codes and Paid Time Off (PTO) plans are accurate by position
  • Prepare cost projections for benefits costs, 401(k) employer contributions, payroll taxes, etc. for budgeting purposes
  • Review MetLife enrollment for accuracy and resolve errors. Process invoicing
  • Develop and produce a variety of reports related to employee data, payroll, benefits, etc. according to reporting schedule
  • Subject Matter Expert and point of contact timekeeping questions, leaves, benefits and time off programs for employees and managers

What You Bring To The Role


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Accounting / Finance, or related field
  • Minimum 4 years payroll and timekeeping system experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Self-motivated with the ability to be flexible in fast-paced, changing environments
  • Collaborative open approach to work and team members
  • Excellent people skills with a focus on solutions to deliver the best service possible


Perks for You

  • Competitive salary, overall compensation and 401(k)
  • Work-life balance offerings include:
    • Remote work policy
    • Productivity Hours – weekly meeting-free work time
    • Bi-weekly Summer Fridays
  • In-house and external learning & development opportunities
  • Generous health insurance and wellness benefits


EEO Statement

Our company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our employment decisions are based on individual qualifications, job requirements and business needs without regard to race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status and or any other legally protected characteristics. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email


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