BlackLine Systems, UHY Advisors To Host Southeast Client Roundtable on Using Technology To Automate and Improve the Financial Close, Reporting Processes


Calabasas, Calif. – May 11, 2010 – Financial software provider BlackLine Systems will host its first-ever Southeast Client Roundtable with partner UHY Advisors designed to give clients in the region a venue to discuss how technology and automation can improve their financial close and reporting processes.

Roundtable discussion topics will focus on the importance of financial close optimization and accurate reporting in today’s tough economic climate.

Brad Baer and Juergen Myers, principals of BlackLine’s partner UHY Advisors, will open the discussion, leading a session titled “Lean Back Office, Improving the Efficiency and Effectiveness of a Finance Organization.”

Long-time BlackLine customer Tammie Coley, director of accounting at Cox Communications, will share unique ways she uses BlackLine to streamline Cox’s month-end close and ensure proper procedures are in place to gain visibility and control over the entire financial close process.

The BlackLine Southeast Client Roundtable will be a half-day event, from 7:30 a.m. to noon, on Tuesday, May 11, at UHY’s offices in downtown Atlanta. Accounting, finance and compliance executives from local BlackLine client companies, including Cox are registered to attend.

Attendees will be eligible for CPE (continuing professional education) credits through UHY, which is an American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)-certified training provider.

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 burden the financial close places on accounting and finance professionals. For more information, please visit

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