Deloitte, PwC, Resources Global Professionals, Grant Thornton, Alpern Rosenthal to Host BlackLine Client Roundtables around the Globe

2-WEEK, 7-CITY TOUR PART OF ONGOING PROGRAM TO HELP CLIENTS WORLDWIDE GET THE MOST VALUE FROM THE BLACKLINE FINANCIAL CLOSE SOFTWARE SUITE

LOS ANGELES – June 1, 2012 – Further demonstrating the strength of BlackLine’s relationships with the world’s top accounting industry advisors/consultancies, BlackLine Certified Implementation Professional firms Deloitte, PwC, Resources Global Professionals, Grant Thornton and Alpern Rosenthal will each host BlackLine Client Roundtables in cities around the world, extending the financial software provider’s longstanding regional Roundtable program.

A 2-week, 7-city tour beginning next week will include stops in Zurich and Amsterdam to serve BlackLine’s growing client base in Europe, along with U.S. stops in Pittsburgh, Penn., Philadelphia, Penn., Kansas City, Mo., Columbus, Ohio, and Los Angeles.

In each city, a BlackLine client will present a case study on the benefits and ROI realized using the BlackLine Financial Close Software Suite. Multiple BlackLine Experts and consulting/implementation professionals will be on-hand to lead sessions on best practices for optimizing the account reconciliation and financial close processes. Accounting, finance, audit and compliance department executives from regional BlackLine client companies are expected to attend and share their experiences on new and creative uses of the software.

The BlackLine Client Roundtable program was developed to help clients get the most out of their BlackLine application by providing a forum to network with other users, share creative ideas, tips and best practices and hear from industry influencers and BlackLine Experts – all amongst an intimate group of like-minded professionals. Additional Roundtables will be scheduled on a regular basis with other BlackLine Certified Implementation Professional firms such as Ernst & Young LLP and KPMG LLP.

As at all BlackLine Client Roundtables, attendees will:

  • Learn tips and best practices for optimizing the financial close
  • See how other companies are utilizing BlackLine
  • Have the opportunity to engage in a live Q&A with BlackLine Experts and industry advisors
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the BlackLine application
  • Enjoy networking and sharing ideas with other BlackLine users
  • Receive CPE credits, as applicable

For more information including the complete schedule of events, visit http://www2.blackline.com/l/11272/2012-05-21/4r8l2 or contact Howard Goldstein at howard.goldstein@blackline.com.

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 www.blackline.com.

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