BlackLine automates and controls financial close processes for midsize and large organizations.
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Human Resources Business Partner

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Employer Provided Salary: 104,000-149,100 Annually
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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.
Work, Play and Grow at BlackLine!
Make Your Mark:
The HR Business Partner provides operational guidance and support to all BlackLiners up to mid-level managers and to the Talent Management team. This role provides operational support to all BlackLiners up to mid-level managers on various HR related programs, projects and employee relations issues. Partners with Strategic Talent Partners to ensure seamless HR support to employees within an assigned Business Unit.
You'll Get To:

  • Provide employee relations guidance to line managers to improve work relationships, build morale and increase productivity and retention.
  • Guide and collaborate with Managers on Performance Improvement Plans and facilitating difficult exit meetings.
  • Mediate and resolve employee relations issues between employees and/or employees and managers.
  • Facilitate and support roll out of the annual performance, compensation and engagement survey cycles in partnership with the Total Rewards team, Talent Development and Talent Management teams.
  • Build relationships with line level managers to build effective relationships, provide guidance and counsel on employee performance, relationships, etc.
  • Advise/coach managers and employees on effective continuous performance practices and value driven conversations. Support annual performance management process including regular communications with client groups to ensure reviews are completed and entered into the system, participation in calibration sessions of performance ratings, and review of written appraisals as needed.
  • Foster employee engagement, oversee and participate in ongoing employee initiatives including manager support with engagement survey action planning.
  • Support or own HR related projects to improve internal process and procedures.
  • Partner with the Compensation team on internal equity analysis, new job creation, and leveling exercises. Conduct ad hoc analysis on internal equity analysis taking DEI initiatives into consideration. Evaluate spot bonus recommendations.
  • Collaborate with managers and department leadership to draft and design job descriptions.
  • Facilitate and evaluate talent acquisition activity including review and approval of requisitions, partnering with Talent Acquisition to frame proposed offers of employment aligned with compensation philosophy and internal equity, and support a seamless candidate and hiring manager experience.
  • Conduct and manage effective, thorough, and objective employee relations investigations. Assist with scheduling and administration of training and other group sessions. May facilitate internal training sessions when required such as training employees and managers on how to use HR self-service tools, new manager training, interview best practice training, other training in support of cyclical programs)
  • Share information about DEI initiatives with the business and advise and coordinate with employee resource groups to support participation
  • Review and approve new hire, promotion, and change requests in the HRIS system.
  • Advise managers and employees on HR policy interpretation and administration.
  • Partner with People Success, Talent Acquisition, and Talent Development to ensure alignment of onboarding processes and initiatives.
  • Work with HR Tech to standardize, compile and generate reports of talent-related metrics (e.g. performance, turnover, etc.). Provide thematic analysis to managers and/or Strategic Talent Partners on a regular cadence with recommendations for action.
  • Regularly audit and ensure HRIS data integrity for the business unit supported (Department, Division, Cost Center, etc).
  • Compile information to respond to audit and other data and reporting requests.
  • Generate standard reports for managers or leadership teams from performance management systems.
  • Assist with other duties and projects as required.

What You'll Bring:
Years of Experience in Related Field: 3-5 years
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business, HR or related field
Technical/Specialized Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Competence in conflict resolution and possess deep talent management acumen
  • Able to comfortably navigate ambiguity and respond to the changing demands of a fast paced, high growth environment
  • Versed in employment law and compliance, performance management and coaching
  • Possesses strong inductive and deductive reasoning skills and is able to develop creative approaches to solving problems
  • Able to synthesize a wide range of information
  • Skilled at and enjoys collaborating with individuals throughout HR and the organization
  • Experienced in managing projects guided by project management fundamentals
  • Effectively builds and maintains professional business relationships with stakeholders at a variety of levels
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel (pivot tables preferred), PowerPoint, Outlook, and Teams


  • Strong customer-oriented focus.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail, a dedicated work ethic and flexibility to meet the business initiatives.
  • Continuous process improvement mindset.
  • Candid, constructive and direct communication is expected and encouraged.
  • Strong empathy and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills.
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Ability to think conceptually, strategically and tactically.
  • Knowledge of HR processes and proficiency in process documentation.
  • Positive team player, cooperative, and self-motivated.

We're Even More Excited If You Have:

  • HR certification
  • Experience with HRIS and ATS systems; (SAP SuccessFactors and iCIMS a plus)
  • Experience working for a mid-sized or large global business.
  • Experience working in a SaaS company and knowledge of Tech industry is also a plus

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 $104,000.00 - USD $140,000.00
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.

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Candidate Location Eligibility:
Albuquerque, NM
Ann Arbor, MI
Atlanta, GA
Austin, TX
Baltimore, MD
Baton Rouge, LA
Birmingham, AL
Boise, ID
Boston, MA
Buffalo, NY
Charleston, SC
Charlotte, NC
Chicago, IL
Cincinnati, OH
Cleveland, OH
Colorado, CO
Columbus, OH
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
Dayton, OH
Des Moines, IA
Detroit, MI
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR
Greensboro, NC
Hampton Roads, VA
Hartford, CT
Houston, TX
Huntsville, AL
Indianapolis, IN
Jacksonville, FL
Kansas City, MO
Las Vegas, NV
Lexington, KY
Lincoln, NE
Little Rock, AR
Los Angeles, CA
Louisville, KY
Madison, WI
Memphis, TN
Miami, FL
Milwaukee, WI
Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN
Nashville, TN
New Orleans, LA
New York City, NY
Ogden, UT
Oklahoma City, OK
Omaha, NE
Orlando, FL
Other US Location
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
Pensacola, FL
Peoria, IL
Philadelphia, PA
Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
Pittsburgh, PA
Portland, ME
Portland, OR
Providence, RI
Provo, UT
Raleigh-Durham, NC
Reno, NV
Richmond, VA
Rochester, NY
Sacramento, CA
Salt Lake City, UT
San Antonio, TX
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
San Luis Obispo, CA
Santa Cruz, CA
Seattle, WA
Spokane, WA
St. Louis, MO
Tallahassee, FL
Tampa Bay, FL
Tucson, AZ
Tulsa, OK
Washington DC
Wichita, KS
Wilmington, NC

What are BlackLine Perks + Benefits

BlackLine Benefits Overview

Healthy employees are happier and more engaged. At BlackLine, medical, dental, and vision coverage is taken care of by the company, along with unlimited paid time off and other perks to help you take care of your mental and physical health and wellness.

Your financial wellness matters too. we offer a 401(k) plan with matching, competitive compensation, and an employee stock purchase plan to ensure you keep current with your value in the marketplace and plan for your future. We also offer extensive career and personal development with a wide range of learning opportunities.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
At BlackLine, we feel that paying 100% of our employees’ health benefits is 100% the right thing to do. Medical, dental, and vision are taken care of by the company.
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
BlackLine has been offering company wide virtual fitness classes such as, Aerobics and Yoga!
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
BlackLine provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan.
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
BlackLine offers and Employee Stock Purchase Plan with the ability to buy stock at a discounted price.
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Floating holidays
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
BlackLine hosts company outings several times per year.
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
We offer employees free on-site garage parking.
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

We’re better together and know that amazing individuals make amazing teams. We also know that we bond through socializing and shared experiences. That’s how teams gel and support each other.

So, we like to play games together: table tennis, poker, and video games. We encourage company sports leagues and fitness groups. We relax with happy hours and team get-togethers, and we never let a holiday season go by without a celebration.

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