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Finance Manager


Get to Know Us:

It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing!

At BlackLine, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business of enterprise applications.

Since being founded in 2001, BlackLine has become a leading provider of cloud software that automates and controls the entire financial close process. Our vision is to modernize the finance and accounting function to enable greater operational effectiveness and agility, and we are committed to delivering innovative solutions and services to empower accounting and finance leaders around the world to achieve Modern Finance.

Being a best-in-class SaaS Company, we understand that bringing in new ideas and innovative technology is mission critical. At BlackLine we are always working with new, cutting edge technology that encourages our teams to learn something new and expand their creativity and technical skillset that will accelerate their careers.

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Work, Play and Grow at BlackLine!

Make Your Mark:

The GTM (Go to Market) Finance team supports Sales, Marketing, and Customer Support functions at Blackline. The team is responsible for providing financial insights and analytics to aid decision making, partnering with the business on strategy and execution to accelerate long term growth for Blackline and bringing financial understanding and predictability. The team additionally helps develop and drive the GTM Strategy, lead the long-range planning, and annual budgeting, reporting, and data analytics.

This is a high visibility role working closely with our Chief Marketing Officer and Marketing leadership. Role includes responsibilities for managing marketing financial planning, analysis and management reporting cycle for monthly close, monthly forecast, annual budget process, and understand the ROI of various Marketing channels to guide investment decisions.

This is a contract role for about 4-6 months with the possibility of being hired on as a permanent employee.

You'll Get To:

  • Business Partner with Marketing leadership, operational, and GTM finance for resource and headcount planning, financial modeling, analysis, and reporting
  • Prepare reports for management which will include financials, pipeline, key metrics, leading indicators and business performance analysis
  • Own the monthly forecast updates, close, quarterly business reviews, and other critical inspection and decision mechanisms including presentation to executive management
  • Analyze, forecast, and report on business activity, headcount planning, marketing spend, and incentive compensation
  • Support for reporting on various metrics and KPI within Marketing, Sales, and Customer organization
  • Perform ROI analysis & tracking on marketing program spend
  • Identify areas of financial risks and opportunities
  • Support enhancements to planning processes and systems
  • Become a subject matter expert with our tools including but not limited to Adaptive Insights, NetSuite, and Excel.
  • Assist with ad-hoc financial analysis, modeling, and projects

What You'll Bring:

    • Minimum 5 to 7 years' experience as Financial Analyst, Sales Analyst, Business Analyst or other similar roles
    • Proven analytical capabilities and business acumen with the ability to simplify and distill complex business information in a consumable way
    • Must be comfortable working in a high pace environment, be able to multi-task, and have a hands-on attitude
    • Strong business partnership skills and ability to communicate financials with non-finance personnel
    • Strong knowledge of financial planning and forecasting, financial modeling, financial accounting concepts and business process best practices
    • Advanced Excel and financial modeling skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and proven stakeholder management and influencing skills; comfortable collaborating with teams across the organization
    • Team player with positive and can-do attitude
    • Customer service / success orientation and a desire to help others succeed
    • Ability to quickly gain proficiency in new financial systems
    • SaaS or Subscription business model experience
    • Experience with NetSuite, Salesforce, Tableau, and other SaaS-based tools (preferred)
    • Candidate must be comfortable working in Pacific time zone

We're Even More Excited If You Have:

  • MBA or advanced business degree
  • Experience with Salesforce, NetSuite, Salesforce, Tableau

Thrive at BlackLine Because You Are Joining:

  • A technology-based company with a sense of adventure and a vision for the future. Every door at BlackLine is open. Just bring your brains, your problem-solving skills, and be part of a winning team at the world's most trusted name in Finance Automation!
  • A culture that is kind, open, and accepting. It's a place where people can embrace what makes them unique, and the mix of cultural backgrounds and varying interests cultivates diverse thought and perspectives.
  • A culture where BlackLiner's continued growth and learning is empowered. BlackLine offers a wide variety of professional development seminars and inclusive affinity groups to celebrate and support our diversity.

BlackLine is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, race, age, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, ancestry, color, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, medical condition, genetic information, or any other protected class or category recognized by applicable equal employment opportunity or other similar laws.

BlackLine recognizes that the ways we work and the workplace itself has shifted. We innovate in a workplace that optimizes a combination of virtual and in-person interactions to maximize collaboration and nurture our culture. Candidates who live within a reasonable commute to one of our offices will work in the office at least 2 days a week.


Salary Range:

USD $112,000.00 - USD $149,000.00

Pay Transparency Statement:

Placement within this range depends upon several factors, including the applicant's prior relevant job experience, skill set, and geographic location. In addition to base pay, BlackLine also offers short-term and long-term incentive programs, based on eligibility, along with a robust offering of benefit and wellness plans.

Job ID: blackline-4457-en-us
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Parental Benefits

    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
    • Volunteer Time Off
    • Summer Fridays
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Company Equity
    • Performance Bonus
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Leadership Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Woman founded/led