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:

  • 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

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.

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

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


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