BlackLine Is Honored to Receive 2021 SAP® Pinnacle Award for Partner of the Year


We’re excited to announce that BlackLine has received the 2021 SAP® Pinnacle Partner of the Year Award in the Solution Extensions category, for our outstanding contributions as an SAP partner. We’re being recognized alongside Accenture, Capgemini, Deloitte, EY, and Microsoft as one of only 21 SAP partners selected for awards from more than 20,000 SAP partners globally.

SAP presents these awards annually to partners that have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with SAP while helping customers run better. Winners and finalists in 28 categories were chosen based on recommendations from SAP, customer feedback and performance indicators.

“Our partners are key to turning the Intelligent Enterprise into reality,” says Christian Klein, CEO of SAP SE.  “Despite challenging times, our ecosystem has once again demonstrated its innovation power, dedication and excellence in helping our customers unlock new ways of running their business.  Together, we continue to deliver quality solutions, services and experiences, allowing our customers to thrive and succeed with SAP solutions.”

By honoring BlackLine with the 2021 SAP Pinnacle Partner of the Year Award – Solution Extensions, SAP acknowledges BlackLine as an SAP partner that has created a world-class cloud solution extension that complements SAP technologies and has contributed a significant amount of value to businesses using SAP solutions.  In addition, BlackLine was recognized for having a solid track record of technology innovation, customer and market success with SAP and demonstrating strong commitment with SAP for continued partnership success.

The BlackLine automation platform complements functionality provided by SAP ERP Financials and SAP S/4HANA®.  The integration brings enhanced control, automation and data integrity to audit, finance and accounting departments worldwide, while helping to ensure that data flowing to and from SAP solutions does so through standardized processes.

“This award exemplifies the strength of the partnership we have with SAP, delivering solutions to help solve business and technology challenges for the world’s leading companies,” said BlackLine CEO Marc Huffman.  “SAP and BlackLine help customers understand the value of adopting solution extensions from BlackLine as part of the early stages of their SAP S/4HANA and digital finance transformation journeys.  As a result, we continue to see growth, adding new logos around the globe.  As businesses embark on their transformation journey to the Intelligent Enterprise, BlackLine is ready to partner with SAP to engage and enable the office of the CFO to lead and drive transformation.”

The SAP Pinnacle Awards shine a spotlight on distinguished partners to acknowledge their dedication to teamwork, exceptional innovation and capacity to help customers achieve their goals.

Hundreds of the world’s leading companies currently run BlackLine alongside SAP technology.  However, BlackLine is ERP agnostic and integrates with more than 30 different leading source systems, an added benefit for businesses using SAP solutions with multiple ERPs.  BlackLine’s cloud-based solutions are offered as SAP Solution Extensions under the following names:

  • SAP Account Substantiation and Automation by BlackLine

  • SAP Account Substantiation and Automation by BlackLine, premier edition

  • SAP Intercompany Financial Hub by BlackLine

Learn more about BlackLine’s partnership with SAP.