Accounting Today Names BlackLine CEO to Inaugural List of ‘10 Worth Watching’ Women Pioneers

LEADING INDUSTRY PUBLICATION RECOGNIZES THERESE TUCKER FOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN BUILDING FAST-GROWING FINANCIAL CLOSE SOFTWARE COMPANY FROM GROUND UP

Calabasas, Calif. – Oct. 27, 2010 Leading industry publication Accounting Today has named Therese Tucker, CEO and founder of financial software provider BlackLine Systems, to its first-ever ‘10 Worth Watching’ list, out this week to the magazine’s more than 60,000 subscribers. The digital version of the article in the Oct. 25th issue is available at http://digital.accountingtoday.com/accountingtoday/20101025?sub_id=mwDIJqCwVpZ6#pg10.

The inaugural Accounting Today ‘10 Worth Watching’ list focuses on women who are pioneers in a wide range of accounting-related areas, and who are “inspiring for what they offer the profession.” According to the publication, they are women “whose achievements deserve recognition by the accounting profession as a whole.”

With just over 60 employees on staff, Tucker boasts a client roster that includes such household names as AT&T, Boeing, Costco, Cox Communications, eBay and Northrop Grumman. Leading global accounting and consulting firms Deloitte, Ernst & Young and KPMG are among a growing list of organizations with representatives who have become ‘BlackLine Certified Implementers.’

BlackLine revenues were up by more than 50 percent in 2009. The 2009 growth follows two sequential previous years where the company’s revenues doubled under Tucker’s direction.

About BlackLine

Founded in 2001, BlackLine Systems was the first to develop and offer a commercially available Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation solution. An experienced provider of software to companies from the Fortune 100 to beyond the Fortune 1,000, BlackLine provides quick-to-implement, scalable and easy-to-use applications that automate the entire financial close process to help improve financial controls for companies of all sizes. BlackLine software applications complement existing Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.

BlackLine offers clients its enterprise-class software in a simple and secure OnDemand/SaaS platform. With a proven track record and a commitment to customer success, BlackLine seeks to reduce the burden the financial close places on accounting and finance professionals. For more information, please visit www.blackline.com.

Media Contact:
Kimberly Uberti
Director of Corporate Communications
BlackLine Systems
310-721-6850
kimberly.uberti@blackline.com

Customer Contact:
Howard Goldstein
Director of Marketing
BlackLine Systems
818-223-9008
howard.golds

MEDIA CONTACT:

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

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