5 Reasons Fast-Growing Companies Choose BlackLine

Optimize end-to-end accounting processes with scalability, leading practices, and expert guidance.


midsize companies trust BlackLine

$2.77 ROI

returned for every dollar invested


reduction in days to close

Enable World-Class Accounting, Now & as Your Company Grows

To effectively adapt and respond to rising expectations and increasing demands, you need technology solutions that will help you solve today’s challenges without limiting future growth. Manual accounting and automation applied to bad processes simply won’t cut it. They cost you time, money, and talent.

BlackLine’s market-leading technology, combined with our experience working with thousands of fast-growing companies, enable modern accounting by helping organizations like yours build a solid foundation for continuous improvement that will deliver wins along every step of your journey. And BlackLine grows with our customer’s needs, so whether you’re a small startup, a fast-growing organization, or a mature enterprise, you’ll be able to scale and adapt to meet changing demands and requirements.

There are five key reasons midsize organizations everywhere choose BlackLine:

Increased Agility

Organizations need technology that solves short-term challenges without impeding their ability to improve additional processes in the future.

BlackLine’s solutions enable a holistic accounting optimization journey. We help you build a strong foundation with rapid implementation that addresses your most pressing challenges while preparing you for future optimization opportunities.

BlackLine customers realize incredible efficiencies immediately and as they grow:

98% of account reconciliations automated

99.9% of transactions automatically matched

97% of journal entries automated

Established Leading Practices

BlackLine has accounting optimization expertise from working with thousands of customers. From our experience, we developed the Modern Accounting Playbook (MAP) which combines leading practices, technology, and guidance from our team of experts and our vast partner network. Our dedicated implementation team identifies the quickest path to success and enables speedy user adoption.

According to Nucleus Research, BlackLine customers can begin realizing payback in as little as seven weeks. That means your organization can quickly:

Modernize key processes

Onboard new users

Realize efficiency and productivity

Redeploy employee bandwidth to more strategic work

Optimized Talent

User experience is critical to technology utilization but learning curves can frustrate users and limit adoption. This affects an organization’s ability to optimize processes and realize related benefits.

BlackLine customers rapidly adopt and organically expand process optimization with an easy-to-use platform that is constructed around the user’s experience. That’s because BlackLine’s technology organization combines the expertise of finance and accounting practitioners with technology experts to create features that make sense from the start.

In fact, BlackLine spends nearly $80 million every year to ensure our platform and Financial Close Management, Accounts Receivable Automation, and Intercompany Financial Management solutions are easy to adopt and pleasing to use. That’s why BlackLine has:

350,000+ users

A 97% retention rate

Trusted Industry Expertise

Many organizations may be quick to settle with grassroots solutions that merely support the old way of working instead of driving process optimization. To truly optimize your finance and accounting processes, you need the guidance of trusted advisors.

BlackLine has an unmatched community of customers, in-house F&A experts and technology leaders, and partners who are committed to guiding your journey and ensuring your success. We support our community with extensive resources that advance your progress:

BlackLine Community: A collaborative hub for customers to interact with peers and experts.

BlackLine U: A comprehensive training portal to effectively onboard new users and provide ongoing education.

Optimization Academy: Foundational training for customers on top accounting use cases for accounting optimization

Global Support Services: 24/7/365 global support that ensures access to world-class technical expertise

Partner Network: Access to the industry’s leading advisors and technology vendors

Proven Value

Business leaders understand that past performance is the most significant predictor of future success, but not every technology demonstrates the same value.

Growing companies trust BlackLine to improve their accounting operations and ready themselves for sustainable growth. With thousands of midsize customers, BlackLine helps companies of all sizes across every industry modernize accounting. Our customers close faster, more productively, and with more accurate results:

50% more productive

10 days shaved off of the close

40% of account reconciliations automated

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Don’t Take Our Word for It. Check Out Our Awards.

G2 Top 50 Accounting and Finance Products

BlackLine is named on the 2023 G2 list of the ‘Best Accounting & Finance Products’ for the fourth year running

2022 Top-Rated Award in the Financial Close Category

BlackLine is the top company recognized in the financial close space, receiving an overall TrustRadius Score of 9 out of 10 with strong acclaim from the BlackLine user community.

G2 Mid-Market Leader

BlackLine is awarded the G2 Financial Close Leader for Mid-Market for Winter 2023

Midsize Companies Everywhere Are Switching to BlackLine