BlackLine
BlackLine automates and controls financial close processes for midsize and large organizations.
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Senior Director, People Technology & Operations

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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:
​ ​ You will lead the team responsible for all things related to our HR systems and operations to support BlackLine - from overseeing the development and optimization of people technology solutions, defining data structure to support leaders, reporting and analytics across the company, to simplifying processes that support managers and employees alike. ​
You'll Get To:

  • Lead and inspire a team of leaders and individual contributors who are highly technical, analytical, and operational as well as creating a culture of transparency and communication throughout the organization
  • ​ Develop and implement a broad people technology strategy and roadmap that aligns with the organization's HR and business goals . M anage, plan, and administer all phases of the software development lifecycle for Agile and Waterfall projects
  • ​ Provide overall technical leadership in consulting, designing, and implementing HR solutions
  • ​ Manage overall business expectations, perceptions and support ongoing two-way communication of technology strategies, priorities and governance and partner closely with business stakeholders
  • ​ Lead cross functional People team projects aimed at improving operational efficiencies and enhancing the employee , manager and people team experienc es
  • ​ Ensure compliance with applicable data privacy and protection regulations. Implement and maintain strong data governance practices to ensure the accuracy, integrity, and security of HR data within the HR systems. Lead compliance efforts through SOX, Corporate Audits, internal/external audits, and Privacy
  • ​ Collaborate with stakeholders across the People team, as well as cross functional partners in Finance, Accounting, Operations, IT, and beyond to ensure alignment and optimization of technology and operations efforts ​


What You'll Bring:
Years of Experience in Related Field: 10 + years
Education: Bachelors or equivalent experience
Technical/Specialized Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated strength in stakeholder management, roadmap prioritization, and change management skills in how they communicate
  • Experience designing and communicating clear processes, with a focus on problem solving and process improvement
  • ​ ​ Experience in systems implementation that includes integration across business systems beyond the People & Talent team, such as Finance, Corporate Engineering, and IT along with overseeing a comprehensive data strategy
  • ​ D emonstrates an operational mindset, able to identify root causes for process inefficiencies, and build scalable processes
  • ​ P assion to provide a unified employee experience that models BlackLine ' s culture and core values of Think, Create, Serve and Deliver
  • ​ In-depth knowledge of the application development life cycle with ability to identify innovative application development alternatives
  • ​ P ossess professional level knowledge in project management
  • ​ Strong leadership qualities with proven ability to lead and motivate geographically dispersed technical teams; capability to work effectively with clients, senior management, and other team members ​


We're Even More Excited If You Have:

  • Experience with SAP SuccessFactors and Workday
  • ​ Previous experience implementing core HRIS systems, preferably Workday, and planning for future scalability
  • ​ PMP and/or Six Sigma certifications


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 $179,000.00 - USD $238,000.00
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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What are BlackLine Perks + Benefits

BlackLine Benefits Overview

BlackLine believes in providing the best possible service to its clients, and that starts with offering amazing perks to its employees. These perks include 100% coverage for healthcare, vision, and dental, 401(k) matching, ESPP, food, drinks, games, and so much more!

Culture
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
Diversity
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 Benefits
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)
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 Benefits
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
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 Benefits
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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