LOS ANGELES AND LONDON – Feb. 22, 2016 – BlackLine’s Finance Controls and Automation Platform was named ‘Best Accountancy Application’ at the 2016 Global Accountancy Awards presented earlier this month by Acquisition International Magazine (AI), a global news magazine focused on corporate finance news and analysis. Launched five years ago in the United Kingdom, AI has rapidly risen to become the publication of choice for more than 500,000 corporate finance professionals in over 170 countries, regularly featuring insights from some of the biggest players in the global corporate finance landscape including KPMG, Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte.

The Global Accountancy Awards were created to highlight the vital work done throughout all industries and sectors by the behind-the-scenes experts who ensure that every firm, regardless of size, reputation, geographical location or area of expertise, can be confident in the accuracy of the numbers that drive their business. Winners of the 2016 Global Accountancy Awards were nominated by AI’s internal experts, as well as their clients and peers, and selected by AI’s editorial staff and panel of industry research partners.

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 Enabling customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a Continuous Accounting model, in which real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day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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