Financial Controls and Automation Software Provider Recognized for Leadership, Culture, Work Environment, Training, Benefits and Overall Employee Engagement

LOS ANGELES – Aug. 19, 2016 BlackLine, a leading provider of financial controls and automation solutions that enable Continuous Accounting, was recognized this week as one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles for the fourth year in a row. The 10th annual ‘Best Places to Work in Los Angeles Awards’ was presented by the Los Angeles Business Journal and honored top local employers that participated in a detailed survey conducted by Best Companies Group. BlackLine took the No. 18spot on the list of large companies (over 250 employees) in the region.

Best Companies Group ranked local companies across eight key management categories: Leadership and Planning, Corporate Culture and Communication, Role Satisfaction, Work Environment, Relationship with Supervisor, Training, Development and Resources, Pay and Benefits and Overall Engagement. BlackLine achieved a nearly 90 percent or higher positive score in each category - with its overall ranking at 92 percent.

At the root of BlackLine’s culture is a simple mission statement: “Think. Create. Serve.” The results of the Best Companies survey validate BlackLine’s open culture and commitment to employee engagement. Some key outcomes from the 2016 survey include:

·97 percent of employees say their supervisor treats them with respect

·97 percent say they like the people they work with at BlackLine

·97 percent like the type of work they do

·96 percent feel BlackLine enables a culture of diversity

·94 percent of employees say the leaders of BlackLine care about employees’ well-being

·94 percent say they have fun at work

·93 percent say they feel valued in this organization

·93 percent of employees say they are proud to work at BlackLine

·92 percent say they are able to maintain balance between their work and personal lives

The 10th annual Best Places to Work in Los Angeles Awards ceremony was held at the JW Marriott at L.A. Live on August 16th. 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. 22, issue of the LABJ.

About BlackLine

BlackLine is a pioneer of the Enhanced Financial Controls and Automation (EFCA) software category and is one of only two EFCA providers that Gartner touts as a Leader (and one of only four total vendors) in its Magic Quadrant for Financial Corporate Performance Management (FCPM) Solutions. Designed to centralize and streamline financial close operations for midsize and large organizations and complement ERP and other financial systems, BlackLine’s EFCA platform increases operational efficiency, real-time visibility, control and compliance to ensure end-to-end financial close management, fueling confidence throughout the entire accounting cycle.

BlackLine’s mission is to continuously improve the quality, accuracy and efficiency of Finance & Accounting by centralizing key accounting 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 accountant activities, BlackLine helps companies achieve Modern Finance status, ensuring more accurate and insightful financial statements and a more efficient financial close. More than 1,500 companies around the world trust BlackLine to ensure balance sheet integrity and confidence in their financial statements.

BlackLine global headquarters are in Los Angeles, with regional headquarters in London, Singapore and Sydney. For more information or to see a complete list of offices, please visit


Ashley Dyer
Sr. Public Relations Manager
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