BlackLine Systems Ranks No. 7 on LABJ, 4 on SFVBJ Lists of Fastest-Growing Private Companies


Calabasas, Calif. – Nov. 22, 2010 – Financial software provider BlackLine Systems achieved the No. 7 and No. 4 spots respectively on the Los Angeles Business Journal’s (LABJ) and San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s (SFVBJ) annual rankings of the top 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the region. The complete listings are available in the current issues of the LABJ and SFVBJ, due out today.

Under the direction of CEO and founder Therese Tucker, BlackLine revenues were up by more than 50 percent in 2009. The 2009 growth follows two sequential previous years where the company’s revenues doubled under Tucker’s direction.

During the year, many new Fortune 500 companies signed on to implement BlackLine’s OnDemand Financial Close Software Suite in a Software-as-a Service (SaaS) environment across their global organizations. BlackLine also tripled its headcount in the past two years, adding jobs in the local community.

Tucker boasts a client roster that includes such household names as AT&T, Boeing, Costco, Cox Communications, eBay and Northrop Grumman. Leading global accounting and consulting firms Deloitte, Ernst & Young and KPMG are among a growing list of organizations with representatives who have become ‘BlackLine Certified Implementers.’

The LABJ and SFVBJ achievements follow on the heels of BlackLine ranking No. 61 nationally and third in the LA region on Deloitte’s prestigious Tech Fast 500™ list of the fastest-growing technology companies in North America.

About BlackLine

BlackLine is a provider of cloud-based solutions that transform Finance and Accounting (F&A) by automating, centralising and streamlining financial close operations, intercompany accounting processes and other key F&A processes for large and midsize enterprises.  Designed to complement ERP and other financial systems, BlackLine’s cloud platform increases operational efficiency, real-time visibility, control and compliance to ensure end-to-end financial close management and accounting automation.

BlackLine’s mission is to continuously improve the quality, accuracy and efficiency of Finance and Accounting by centralising key functions within a single, unified cloud platform. Enabling customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a Continuous Accounting model, in which real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day activities. BlackLine helps companies modernise accounting operations with intelligent automation, ensuring more accurate and insightful financial statements and a more efficient financial close.  To date more than 2,800 companies with users in over 130 countries around the world trust BlackLine to help ensure balance sheet integrity and confidence in their financial statements.

BlackLine is recognized by Gartner as a Leader in its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Financial Close Solutions.

Based in Los Angeles, BlackLine also has regional headquarters in London, Singapore and Sydney servicing its 14 global locations.For more information, please visit


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