eBay, AMR Research To Team with Blackline Systems for Webcast on Transforming the Global Finance Function in Today’s Economy

Calabasas, Calif. - June 17, 2009 - A finance department executive from Internet giant and BlackLine Systems customer eBay and two senior analysts from leading IT/finance industry consulting firm AMR Research are teaming up with the financial software provider to present a webcast on how technology is impacting today’s global finance organizations, with an emphasis on what can be done to help companies operating on a multi-national level in today’s economic environment.

The discussion will focus on outsourcing and off-shoring opportunities, challenges and dynamics for finance and accounting departments, based on new survey findings from AMR.
Webcast attendees will gain strategic insight to help them evaluate outsourcing and off-shoring opportunities and challenges they may be presented with in the future. The AMR analysts will discuss the advantages they see in outsourcing and off-shoring finance and accounting functions and also will highlight the challenges companies should take into consideration. Participants also will learn firsthand how eBay overcame many of these challenges to make outsourcing a success despite the current economic climate.

What:“Transforming the Global Finance Function in Today’s Economy”Who:John Hagerty, AMR Research Phil Fersht, AMR Research Joe Spears, eBay Dominick DiPaolo, BlackLine SystemsWhen:Thursday, June 18, 2009, 2 to 3 p.m. ETRegister:Click Here To Register

Mr. Hagerty and Mr. Fersht have each been covering the financial software industry for many years. eBay has been using BlackLine’s flagship account reconciliation and financial close software suite across multiple offices worldwide for the past two years.