BlackLine Systems to Join SAP, PwC, Deloitte, E&Y as Sponsors for "CFO Dimensions 2012” Conference in Chicago


LOS ANGELES – June X, 2012 – Leading financial close software provider BlackLine Systems will be sponsoring and speaking at the upcoming “CFO Dimensions 2012”conference – a premier educational and networking event, being held Tuesday, Sept. 18, in Chicago, for U.S. CFOs and other senior corporate finance, accounting and related executives. Other event sponsors include SAP America, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Deloitte LLP, Ernst & Young LLP, and many other world-class companies.

“We are very excited about the CFO Dimensions conference,” said John Kogan, CEO of Proformative. “There is an insatiable need for knowledge among finance and related corporate leaders, and not enough opportunity to feed that demand. We are pleased to team with BlackLine, among many others, to offer finance leaders a high-impact and rewarding educational and networking event specifically designed with their needs in mind.”

The CFO Dimensions conference will focus on the most pressing issues for CFOs in today’s increasingly complex and demanding environment. The core themes of the conference are: the CFO’s new role in driving corporate growth; understanding enterprise risk management (ERM) from all angles and using all available tools; and governance, risk and compliance (GRC) best practices. Speaking to these challenges will be seasoned CFOs and subject matter experts from leading global companies, including BlackLine Systems, SAP, Ernst & Young, PwC, Deloitte, Wyndham Worldwide and many others.

“We are proud to be aligned with so many other industry leading global companies to bring this important event together,” said Howard Goldstein, VP of marketing, BlackLine Systems. “Attendees will learn best practices in strategic finance from thought leaders at some of the most prestigious and experienced companies in the world.”

CFOs and other senior finance and related professionals from public and private companies will benefit from the CFO Dimensions conference. Whether their aim is to learn about what is making today’s top finance leaders tick or simply to network with peers in a professional atmosphere, the conference will be tuned towards helping CFOs get ahead and stay there.

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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

About Proformative

Proformative is the largest and fastest-growing online community and resource for senior level corporate finance, accounting, treasury and related leaders. Proformative ( connects the world’s corporate finance leaders to provide instant advice and insights on the tough financial and strategic challenges they face every day. Proformative is the first online professional network specifically designed to help corporate finance professionals be successful in their jobs and careers. Proformative has more than 400,000 corporate finance and business professionals in its fast growing network. Proformative is headquartered in


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