Financial Automation Software Provider Recognized for Corporate Culture, Pay and Benefits and Overall Employee Satisfaction by the Los Angeles Business Journal

LOS ANGELES – August 28, 2017  BlackLine, Inc. (Nasdaq: BL) has been named a ‘Best Place to Work in Los Angeles’ for the fifth consecutive year. The financial automation software provider took the No. 25 spot on the list of large companies (over 250 employees) in the Los Angeles region at The 11th annual ‘Best Places to Work in Los Angeles Awards’ presented by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

The awards honored top local employers that participated in a detailed survey conducted by the Best Companies Group, which ranked 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 90 percent or higher positive score in each category - with its overall ranking at 93 percent.

Some key outcomes from the 2017 survey include:

  • 99 percent of employees like the type of work they do
  • 99 percent say they like the people they work with at BlackLine
  • 98 percent feel BlackLine enables a culture of diversity
  • 98 percent of employees are satisfied with the company’s benefits package
  • 98 percent of employees are willing to give extra effort to help BlackLine succeed
  • 96 percent say they are very satisfied to work at BlackLine

The 11th annual ‘Best Places to Work in Los Angeles Awards’ ceremony was held at the Peninsula Beverly Hills Hotel on August 7th. The complete list, along with Best Companies’ description outlining the analytical process and criteria utilized to determine the ‘Top 100’, can be found here.

Earlier this year, BlackLine was named by Fortune Magazine as one of the ‘Best Workplaces in Technology’, taking the No. 15 spot on the 2017 list of ‘Small and Medium-Sized Companies’ (fewer than 1,000 employees) in the United States. For information about working at BlackLine, including a current list of open positions, please visit

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


Ashley Dyer
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