BLACKLINE WINS SAN FERNANDO VALLEY BUSINESS JOURNAL COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE AWARD
Win Celebrates Employee-Driven Project That Brings Creative Workspace, Employee-Centric Culture to the Valley
LOS ANGELES - March 21, 2016 — BlackLine, Inc., with headquarters in Woodland Hills, was recognized last week at the 2016 Commercial Real Estate Awards hosted by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. The awards highlight the ‘biggest, best and most notable commercial real estate projects of the past 18 months’. BlackLine was acknowledged alongside the broker CBRE, architect DLR Group, and Sierra Pacific Contractors.
BlackLine was awarded ‘Best Tenant Improvement’ for the 65,000 square feet project that transformed the company’s corporate headquarters into a space that celebrates BlackLine’s open culture and commitment to employee engagement. In line with the company’s employee-centric culture, BlackLine began the project by asking employees for input, which resulted in a call for open spaces that foster collaboration, as well as more intimate spaces for one-on-one and group meetings. Employees also asked for areas that foster a
holistic work life, resulting in a space dedicated to Yoga, a game room, music room and state-of -the-art golf simulator. BlackLine grew from one and a quarter floors to three full floors and is now the anchor tenant with the company’s name and logo on the East and West sides of the twelve story building.
Video of BlackLine’s office redesign can be found here.
BlackLine is a leading provider of Enhanced Finance Controls and Automation (EFCA) software and the only one that offers a unified cloud platform supporting the entire close-to-disclose process. BlackLine’s EFCA Platform helps midsize companies and large enterprises improve the accuracy and reliability of their financial reporting, achieve process efficiencies and improve visibility into their Finance & Accounting (F&A) operations. The platform enables customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a ‘Continuous Accounting’ model. With Continuous Accounting, real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day activities, allowing the rigid accounting calendar to more closely mirror the broader business.
Delivered through a scalable and highly secure cloud model and built from a single code base, the BlackLine platform supports many key F&A processes including the financial close, account reconciliations, intercompany accounting and controls assurance, fueling
confidence throughout the entire accounting cycle. Through BlackLine’s cloud analytics software, BlackLine Insights, CFOs access real-time data to benchmark, analyze and improve the efficiency and performance of their F&A organizations. The software utilizes
live, aggregated and anonymized data collected from BlackLine customers.
In an era of ever-increasing business complexity, transaction volumes and stringent regulatory requirements, BlackLine’s platform is purpose-built to transform and modernize mission-critical F&A processes—with enterprise-grade accuracy, automation and transparency. More than 125,000 users across 1,300 companies in approximately 100 countries depend upon BlackLine to increase accountant productivity and elevate controls and compliance functions to Modern Finance status.
BlackLine complements existing enterprise systems for Corporate Performance Management, Governance Risk and Compliance and Enterprise Resource Planning. The BlackLine Financial Close Suite for SAP® Solutions is an SAP-endorsed business solution, joining the ranks of fewer than 40 other software offerings. BlackLine also is an SAP Gold Partner, Oracle Gold Partner, and participates in the partner programs of NetSuite and several other ERP providers.
BlackLine global headquarters are in Los Angeles, with offices in Atlanta, Chicago, London, Melbourne, New York City, Paris, Singapore, Sydney and Vancouver. For more information, please visit www.blackline.com.