At BlackLine, 90 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 355 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 2.87. It was published on Jul 11, 2018. 12541 Visitors

What Employees Say

Our facilities contribute to a good working environment.
I'm proud to tell others I work here.
I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
People celebrate special events around here.
I can be myself around here.

What They Do

We asked BlackLine to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

BlackLine is a provider of cloud-based solutions that transform Finance and Accounting (F&A) by automating, centralizing and streamlining financial close operations, intercompany accounting processes and other key F&A processes for large and midsize organizations.

About this Company

Website: Industry: Information Technology
US Headquarters: Los Angeles, CA, California, 91367 US Sites: 4
Major Locations: Los Angeles, CA, California; Atlanta, GA, Georgia; New York, NY, New York; Chicago, IL, Illinois US Employees: 794
US Revenues: $83.6 million Worldwide Revenues: $123 million
Employees Worldwide: 794 Corporate Structure: Public
Stock Symbol: BL Founded: 2001


Perks and Programs

We asked BlackLine to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Food, Food and more food: BlackLiner’s love to share a meal with fellow employees. Our kitchen is stocked with daily breakfast, snacks and drinks. And lunch is brought in several times a month.
  • Work from home Fridays: Employee are allowed to work from home every other Friday,
  • State-of-the-art facilities: BlackLine recently completed a renovation of our office designed to meet the needs of our growing employee base and to provide them with an excellent environment to “Think, Create and Serve." Our state-of-the-art facilities include an open loft space with multiple options for employees to gather for informal meetings or to find a quiet corner for privacy, a music room, yoga room, an awesome Café with Freestyle soda machine and endless snacks, and more.
  • Family atmosphere: At BlackLine, we care deeply about the well-being of our employees and do everything we can to cultivate a fun and rewarding environment. We are more than just a company – we are a family. We know each other on a personal basis; we celebrate when a child wins Little League; we commiserate when a family member is ill. We have been growing at over 50% for the past eight years, and rapid growth can be really chaotic. But it is our family culture that helps keep us on our path.
  • Career development opportunities: All employees are given $3,000 each year that can be spent on career development including seminars, conferences and new skill training.
  • YouEarnedIt: Each month, the company provides employees with points that can be given to others to reward them for their work. The points can be exchanged for gift certificates and more
  • Unlimited PTO: All full-time, salaried employees have unlimited paid-time-off
  • Electric car charging stations: BlackLine has purchased and installed electric car charging stations at our Woodland Hills HQ for employees to use free of charge


$83,087 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Application Support Analist $178,515 Average salary and additional cash compensation for sales exec
100% Match of employee’s 401(k)/403b contribution up to 5% of salary100% Company-paid health coverage for employees
50% Company-paid health coverage for dependents $3,000 Average Tuition Reimbursement


  • 401(k) or 403b Program
  • Stock options
  • Restricted stock units


Unlimited Vacation Paid time off 20 days Paid time off after one year of part-time employment
Unlimited Sick Paid time off Unlimited Paid time off as of first day of full-time employment
20 days Paid time off as of first day of part-time employment


  • Flexible schedule (87% use it)
  • Telecommute option (87% use it)
  • Onsite Amenities (Daily breakfast, daily drinks, weekly lunch, twice a week yoga)


60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)


  • Lactation room(s)
  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative


  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)

Community and Environmental Impact

Director Leads environmental impact team Yes Sustainable commuting program
Yes Recycling program


  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Formal programs (such as resource groups, mentorship, networking, or other affinity groups) support professional development for: Under-represented racial/ethnic minority groups; Women
  • 10 events a year connect employees with peers from different racial/ethnic, religious or country-of-origin identities

Leadership Diversity


Workforce Diversity




How to Get Hired

We asked BlackLine for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

Strategic thinkers with flexible personalities and the ability to work well under pressure. We seek employees who can "see the big picture, and are direct and honest communicators. Potential employees should also have the desire to learn and grow and to be a part of a larger community.

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Send us your resume via our website,  It’s best to learn as much as they can about our company and watch a demo of our product. Search LinkedIn for contacts who can make an introduction! We are a friendly workforce and a personal connection can go a long way.  

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

We are always looking for experienced sales executives with Finance & Accounting experience along with experience working for a Software-as-a-service (SaaS) company. We are also always looking for good software developers and people with experience in Information Security. In addition, we are always interested in Accountants with 4 years minimum experience at a Big 4 accounting firm.

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Visit to learn about our company.  Watch a demo, read client testimonials and send us an email describing their interest and what they would bring to BlackLine.   

hiring Outlook

250 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 42 Average applicants per opening
15,000 Total job applicants 32% New hires by employee referrals
39% Openings filled by current employees 7 Recent graduates hired
7% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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