LOS ANGELES – June 6, 2014 – BlackLine Systems CEO and founder Therese Tucker has been named to the 2014 list of the ‘Top Women of Influence in Los Angeles’, taking the top spot in the highly competitive Technology category. Ms. Tucker was recognized alongside senior executives from other leading high-growth, consulting and investment firms such as Ernst & Young, Deloitte, Google, Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo.
Under Ms. Tucker’s direction, BlackLine revenues have increased more than 50 percent annually on a consistent basis. Ms. Tucker has been honored by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal as a “Woman of the Decade” for her continuous accomplishments growing and building the software company into the leading provider of enterprise-class financial close software applications. In addition, BlackLine recently made the Software 500 list of the “largest and best performing software and service providers in the world” for the third year in a row and also has made the prestigious Inc. 500/5000 for the past six years, joining the ranks of such companies as Jamba Juice, Microsoft and Patagonia.
A recognized leader and inspiration for young entrepreneurs and other women looking to excel in business, Ms. Tucker has been invited to speak to accounting and business students at leading U.S. universities including Harvard Business School, Columbia University/Barnard College and New York University’s Stern School of Management.
In addition to strong revenue growth, BlackLine also quadrupled its headcount in the past few years, adding jobs in the United States, London and Australia.
The ‘Top Women’ were honored at an awards ceremony last night hosted by Broads Circle, a Los-Angeles-based organization dedicated to helping drive revenue growth for local women-owned/led businesses.
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/.