BlackLine Systems To Lead Session at 14th Annual Shared Services Week™ Conference

MGM MIRAGE, PROTIVITI EXECS TO DISCUSS HOW LARGE ORGANIZATIONS CAN USE FINANCIAL CLOSE SOFTWARE TO AUTOMATE PROCESSES, COMMUNICATE BETTER, ACHIEVE ROI IN A SHARED SERVICES ENVIRONMENT

Calabasas, Calif. – March 22, 2010 – Representatives from financial software provider BlackLine Systems will be speaking at the 14th Annual Shared Services Week™ conference, set to take place Tuesday, March 23, to Thursday, March 25, 2010, in Orlando.

BlackLine CEO Therese Tucker will lead a session, entitled “Closing with Confidence: Ensuring an Accurate and Timely Close in a Shared Services Environment,” on Thursday, March 25, 2010, at 11:50 a.m. ET.

Rick Arpin, senior vice president and corporate controller at BlackLine client company MGM Mirage, and Philip Boken, director of finance process optimization and integration at Protiviti, will discuss how companies operating in a shared services environment can communicate better, improve efficiencies, increase productivity and reduce bottom line costs by implementing an automated account reconciliation and financial close system.

Attendees will leave the session with insight into how they can:

  • Automate and maintain control over the entire financial close process
  • Ensure timely, accurate and documented communications between all departments (accounting, finance, compliance, auditing, etc.)
  • Realize exceptional return-on-investment (ROI) in a very short timeframe
  • Improve the accuracy and timeliness of compliance reporting
  • Define responsibility and process ownership
  • Manage compliance while servicing multiple locations

The Shared Services & Outsourcing Network (SSON) is the largest and most established community of shared services and outsourcing professionals in the world. SSON’s Shared Services Week is the industry’s largest event bringing together shared services professionals from around the globe.

To learn more, visit BlackLine at the show in Booth No. 19.

About BlackLine

BlackLine is a provider of cloud-based solutions that transform Finance and Accounting (F&A) by automating, centralising and streamlining financial close operations, intercompany accounting processes and other key F&A processes for large and midsize enterprises.  Designed to complement ERP and other financial systems, BlackLine’s cloud platform increases operational efficiency, real-time visibility, control and compliance to ensure end-to-end financial close management and accounting automation.

BlackLine’s mission is to continuously improve the quality, accuracy and efficiency of Finance and Accounting by centralising key functions within a single, unified cloud platform. Enabling customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a Continuous Accounting model, in which real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day activities. BlackLine helps companies modernise accounting operations with intelligent automation, ensuring more accurate and insightful financial statements and a more efficient financial close.  To date more than 2,800 companies with users in over 130 countries around the world trust BlackLine to help ensure balance sheet integrity and confidence in their financial statements.

BlackLine is recognized by Gartner as a Leader in its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Financial Close Solutions.

Based in Los Angeles, BlackLine also has regional headquarters in London, Singapore and Sydney servicing its 14 global locations.For more information, please visit https://www.blackline.com/.

MEDIA CONTACT:

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

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