BlackLine Systems Clients Optus, QBE to Present at Financial Software Company’s 4th Annual Australia User Group Meetings

Enterprise-class financial close SaaS provider to hold events in Melbourne, Sydney to serve growing client base in APAC region

LOS ANGELES and SYDNEY – Sept. 5, 2013 – Enterprise-class financial software provider BlackLine Systems will be hosting its fourth Annual Australia User Group Meetings next week to serve the company’s growing base of clients in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.

The financial software company will hold two full-day events in Australia offering clients the ability to select the location that is most convenient for them. The first will be in Melbourne on Tuesday, Sept. 10, featuring a case study from Australia’s leading mobile and broadband communications provider Optus . The second will follow on Thursday, Sept. 12, in Sydney with a client case study from QBE, a global insurance company and one of the leading insurers in Australia.

BlackLine Systems has more than 12,000 users across Asia-Pacific with more than 5,000 in Australia and New Zealand alone, including, Boral, Bunnings, Coles, CSL, Downer EDI, Evolution Mining, Kimberly-Clark, Linfox, Optus, Tabcorp, Qantas, QBE and Wesley Mission.

Representatives from local client companies will participate in discussions on the benefits of BlackLine and will share ideas on how accounting and finance executives can get the most value out of the BlackLine Financial Close Suite.

As at all BlackLine User Group Meetings and Conferences, clients who attend the Australia events will be given an opportunity to:
BlackLine will host clients from around the world at the company’s Annual User Conference in Los Angeles in November. In addition, planning is underway for the fourth Annual BlackLine European User Group Meeting to be held in early 2014.

  • Learn best practices from BlackLine’s team of experts
  • Hear how experienced users from other regional companies creatively use BlackLine
  • Preview upcoming BlackLine financial close and account reconciliation software enhancements
  • Directly influence the product direction going forward

For more information on any of the upcoming BlackLine User events, contact Howard Goldstein at

About BlackLine Systems
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. With more than 75,000 users in over 100 countries, 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.

BlackLine headquarters are in Los Angeles, with offices in Atlanta, Chicago, London, Melbourne, New York City and Sydney to serve the company’s growing global client base. For more information, please visit


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