BlackLine Systems

Finance Controls & Automation


4 / 5
7 reviews

Who Uses This Software?

BlackLines Finance Controls and Automation Platform meets the needs of all types of companies, no matter what size they are or where they operate in the world.


Average Ratings

7 Reviews

  • 4 / 5
    Overall

  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 3.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    Not provided by vendor
  • Free Demo
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
    In Person
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours
    24/7 (Live Rep)

Vendor Details

  • BlackLine Systems
  • www.blackline.com
  • Founded 2001
  • United States

About Finance Controls & Automation

BlackLine Finance Controls and Automation Platform delivers powerful cloud-based technology and real-time automation to give accounting and finance teams power over their processes. BlackLines vision for transforming the finance and accounting function truly modernizes processes and empowers real productivity gains.


Finance Controls & Automation Features

  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • CPA Firms
  • Expense Tracking
  • Fixed Asset Management
  • Fund Accounting
  • Government
  • Nonprofits
  • Payroll Management
  • Project Accounting
  • Purchase Orders
  • Tax Management
  • "What If" Scenarios
  • Audit Trail
  • Balance Sheet
  • Cash Management
  • Consolidation / Roll-Up
  • Forecasting
  • General Ledger
  • Income Statements
  • Multi-Company
  • Multi-Department / Project
  • Profit / Loss Statement

Finance Controls & Automation Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Blackline Integration with Data Management Software such as SAP

Aug 11, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It is a web-based application for performing account balances reconciliation which can be easily integrated with other financial software such as SAP.

Cons: The software is limited to reconciliations and intercompany transactions wherein the vast majority of software are investing on in-memory capacity and cloud for more flexible transactions.

Overall: Since SAP has been integrated with BlackLine, reconciliations every day+5 of the month end processes are a lot easier. Variances and discrepancies are easily dealt with. Blackline has only been limited to its functions as well as the real-time processing of data.

Great tool for balance sheet recs!

Dec 26, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: It provides visibility and consistency to balance sheet recs. Fairly easy to use. Several different templates available pre-built.

Cons: Some of the different screens have the Save button in different places which can be a bit frustrating.

Records for Closing All In One Place

Apr 12, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 8.0/10 Not
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Pros: The audit trail functionality that is system certified and option to allow auditors to review closing activities like monthly bank reconciliation, monthly payroll registers, monthly meeting minutes, etc.

Cons: The useful interface's design isn't as fluid as one would like but you get use to it after a using it as your day to day work.

Overall: Having all the financial and accounting work/evidence kept at one place for auditing

Has some good functionality but implementation is harder than expected

Mar 12, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

2 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 4.0/10 Not
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Pros: Great place to centralize reconciliations and journalling etc as opposed to spreadsheets and google docs

Cons: Connectivity with ERP, in our case Netsuite, is a lot more complicated than how it is sold with a loyt of additional development and expense required

Good Reconciliation software

Jan 05, 2017
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Great way to organize monthly reconciliations

Cons: There is a learning curve, like everything.

Overall: I was an admin that implemented this reconciliation software at a previous company to prepare reconciliations. It really helped organize our closing process. Highly recommend.

Great Product with a lot of features

Jul 25, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Great product overall with a lot of features and available room for customization. Offers great workflow management on top of the automation features.

Cons: No cons to mention. Not sure how many other products are out there that offer the same type of financial solution that Blackline offers, but Blackline is a solid product.

Blackline Inc

Apr 17, 2018
1/5
Overall

1 / 5
Ease of Use

1 / 5
Features & Functionality

2 / 5
Customer Support

1 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: None

Pros: Was attracted to the webinar and the presentation that the sales representative gave to our company.

Cons: Very expensive and large to download. Never used after download. Could not open because server was always buffering.