Gartner, Atlas Air to Join BlackLine for Northeast Client Roundtable at Resources Global Professionals Offices in New York City

LEAD ANALYST FROM GARTNER, FINANCE EXECUTIVE FROM LOCAL BLACKLINE CLIENT ATLAS AIR TO PRESENT

Calabasas, Calif. – March 23, 2011 – Financial software provider BlackLine Systems will continue its series of regional ‘Client Roundtables’ this week with the company’s first Northeast Client Roundtable, to be held tomorrow in New York City.

Resources Global Professionals, which is a ‘BlackLine-Certified Implementation Partner’ firm, will host the Roundtable at the firm’s offices in Times Square (mid-town Manhattan). The event will feature a case study from locally headquartered BlackLine client Atlas Air, Inc. (a subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, NASDAQ:AAWW), as well as an industry overview on “Managing Financial Close Risk” from distinguished Gartner analyst John Hagerty.

Stacey Tedeschi, Managing Director, Accounting & Finance,at Resources Global, will open the day with a session on the impact of FASB and IASB convergence projects.

Wendy Shapiro, Senior Director of Corporate Accounting at Atlas Air, will present the client case study in which she will discuss how implementing BlackLine has streamlined the company’s account reconciliation, financial close and compliance reporting processes (and made her life easier in the process).

BlackLine Solutions Consultant Michael Redard, CPA, will lead multiple sessions throughout the day on best practices to optimize the financial close process by using BlackLine.

Accounting, finance, audit and compliance department executives from other regional BlackLine client companies are expected to attend and share their experiences using BlackLine’s account reconciliation and financial close software suite.

The BlackLine Northeast Client Roundtable, one of a series of regional Roundtables that BlackLine plans to conduct this year, will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., on Thursday, March 24, 2011. Attendees will be eligible for CPE (continuing professional education) credits through Resources Global, an American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)-certified training provider.

For more information, contact Howard Goldstein at howard.goldstein@blackline.com.

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/.

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