BlackLine Systems Named a ‘Best Place to Work’ in LA

LABJ, Best Companies Group recognize BlackLine’s business success, as well as extraordinary ability in nurturing employees, fostering team environment

LOS ANGELES – Aug. 28, 2013 – Enterprise-class financial close software provider BlackLine Systems was honored last week as one of the ‘Best Places to Work in Los Angeles.’ Recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal and Best Companies Group for being “successful in business and in nurturing its own,” BlackLine took the No. 9 spot on the list of medium-sized companies in the region.

Best Companies Group was responsible for the survey and analysis process for the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles program. The complete list, along with Best Companies’ description outlining the analytical process and criteria utilized to determine the ‘Top 100’, can be found in a special supplement running in the Monday, Aug. 26th, issue of the Los Angeles Business Journal.

At the root of BlackLine’s culture is a simple mission statement: “Think. Create. Serve.” The Best Companies employee survey showed that BlackLine employees across the board are happy in their jobs and proud to fulfill this mission.

Under CEO and Founder Therese Tucker’s direction, BlackLine revenues have increased more than 50 percent annually for the past six years and are on track to grow by at least that pace in 2013, with revenues up more than 55 percent in the first half of 2013 compared to the same period last year. BlackLine also has quadrupled its head count in the last few years, adding many jobs in Los Angeles, as well as in London and Sydney, as the company continues on a fast-growth trajectory.

The seventh annual Best Places to Work in Los Angeles awards celebration was hosted by the Los Angeles Business Journal at the JW Marriott at L.A. Live on Aug. 21st.

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 https://www.blackline.com/.

MEDIA CONTACT:

Ashley Dyer
Sr. Public Relations Manager
P. 818.936.7166
E: ashley.dyer@blackline.com