BlackLine 5.1 Financial Close Software Certified for Integration with SAP® Applications


Calabasas, Calif. – April 19, 2010 – Financial software provider BlackLine Systems’ BlackLine 5.1 Financial Close Software Suite has been certified by SAP® for integration with SAP applications.

The SAP Integration and Certification Center (SAP ICC) has certified that BlackLine 5.1 integrates with the SAP enhancement package 3 for the SAP ERP application to exchange critical data with instances of SAP Business Suite software. BlackLine 5.1 has demonstrated capabilities to extract company code and/or the list of accounts of a company’s code and also to extract details and the balance of a general ledger account.

“While BlackLine already has an extensive list of clients using its solutions together with SAP applications, SAP certification confirms for our prospects and new clients that BlackLine 5.1 properly integrates with SAP applications,” Therese Tucker, CEO, BlackLine Systems, said. “By automating spreadsheet processes normally completed outside of SAP solutions, BlackLine helps companies achieve greater control and visibility over their monthly accounting cycles.”

In addition, BlackLine Systems has joined the SAP PartnerEdge™ program as an SAP software solution partner. Through the program, partners work closely with SAP to develop and certify the technical integration of their solutions with SAP software. Integrated partner applications extend, complement and add value to SAP solutions, thereby helping mutual customers more successfully meet business needs and drive strong results.

The BlackLine Financial Close Software Suite includes modules for Balance Sheet Account Reconciliations, Task Management, Journal Creations, Transaction Matching, Variance Analysis and Consolidation Integrity Manager.

Customers can learn more about BlackLine 5.1 at or by calling 877.777.7750.

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 and are an integral component of existing Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.

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

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