ENTERPRISE FINANCIAL SOFTWARE PROVIDER BLACKLINE SYSTEMS TO HOST ANNUAL USER CONFERENCE NOV. 12 – 15 AT THE BELLAGIO, LAS VEGAS

PRESS RELEASESALL-STAR ROSTER OF SPEAKERS FROM DELOITTE CONSULTING, COX COMMUNICATIONS, BLACKLINE TO FOCUS ON FINANCIAL CLOSE OPTIMIZATION FOR LARGE CORPORATIONS

Calabasas, Calif. – Oct. 29, 2008 – BlackLine Systems, pioneer of account reconciliation software and the first company to offer an automated solution for large corporations, is hosting its annual user conference on Wednesday to Saturday, Nov. 12 – 15, 2008, at The Bellagio in Las Vegas. The event, expected to attract representatives from many of BlackLine’s 100+ customers, partners and other interested parties, will focus on best practices for improving the timeliness and accuracy of the financial close process in large corporations.

BlackLine has lined up an all-star roster of speakers including:

  • Lee Dittmar, Deloitte Consulting LLP principal and leader of the firm’s Enterprise Governance Practice, who will deliver the keynote on governance expectations and the impact on the financial close.
  • Therese Tucker, CEO and founder of BlackLine, and who was just nominated as a finalist for a Stevie Award recognizing outstanding Women in Business, will give the State of the Union Address.
  • Tammie Coley, director of accounting, Cox Communications, will discuss the ROI she has seen after using BlackLine software for three years and offer her best practice suggestions for controlling costs.
  • Jeff Adler, CPA & MBA, BlackLine’s vice president and product expert, will highlight the latest trends in accounting including his guidance and thoughts on the impact of new IFRS and AS5 regulations.The complete conference agenda can be found at Conference Information.

About BlackLine Systems
Founded in 2001, BlackLine Systems was the pioneer of Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation software applications. An experienced provider of enterprise software to Fortune 1,000 companies, BlackLine provides quick-to-implement, scalable and easy-to-use applications that, for the first time, automate the entire financial close process and help improve financial controls for companies of all sizes. BlackLine software applications complement and are an integral component of existing Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.

BlackLine offers customers a choice between enterprise or OnDemand delivery. With a proven track record and a commitment to customer success, BlackLine seeks to reduce the effort the financial close places on the CFO. For more information, please visit www.blackline.com

MEDIA CONTACT:

Ashley Dyer
Sr. Public Relations Manager
P. 818.936.7166
E: ashley.dyer@blackline.com

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