Senior Associate, Benefits Specialist

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Who We Are

Revantage is a Blackstone Company that 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  

The Senior Associate, Benefits will serve as the lead on the current benefit programs. The senior associate serves as a liaison with benefit service providers and technology partners. They also are responsible for the benefits functionality, reporting and auditing, eligibility and census file interfaces. Ensures compliance with all laws. This position will have one direct report, Benefits Coordinator.

How You Add Value

  • Provide shared responsibility with the Benefits Administrator on benefit administration, including overseeing enrollment and invoice processing
  • Manage annual benefits renewal process, including identifying areas for improvement with benefit administration and implementing changes as needed
  • Implement policies, developing and executing project plans and communications
  • Act as an escalation point between outside benefit vendors and employees
  • Manage US retirement plans, including hardships, loans and weekly contribution reporting
  • Monitor the effectiveness of existing benefits policies, processes, and procedures recommending revisions as needed
  • Drive the development and maintenance of HCM for all benefits functionalities including enrollment, dependents/beneficiaries, EOI, leave of absences, FMLA, etc.
  • Act as technical expert in HCM benefits system and use expertise to drive system performance.
  • Collaborate with IT and payroll to ensure all integrations work properly and that benefits functionality in HCM is accurate.
  • Develop and provide support for benefits report requests and benefits metrics.
  • Perform routine benefits audits on data in the HCM system.
  • Assist with the reporting compliance for ACA reporting, as well as other benefit compliance related reporting
  • Assist with the onboarding of new portfolio companies on the benefits platform
  • Backup for new hire benefits orientation sessions and day to day benefit processing
  • Assist with workers’ comp documentation and submission of claims
  • Ensure compliance with applicable government regulations. Ensure timeliness and accuracy of required reporting and fees.



What You Bring To The Role


  • Minimum of 5 years of benefits experience
  • HRIS experience required, Workday experience preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Self-motivated with the ability to be flexible in fast-paced, changing environments
  • Knowledge of federal and state regulations including ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA, IRS Regulations, FMLA and Workers’ Compensation
  • Collaborative open approach to work and team members
  • Excellent people skills with a focus on solutions to deliver the best service possible
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills


  • Experience working in shared service environment or with outsourced service providers

Perks for You

  • Competitive salary, overall compensation and 401(k)
  • Work-life balance offerings include:
    • Hybrid work policy: In office 3 days/week
    • 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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