Deloitte, E&Y, KPMG LLP, PwC, Grant Thornton, UHY Advisors, Gibbons Group Attend BlackLine Systems 2013 Partner Summit in Los Angeles

World’s leading advisory firms continue to add ‘BlackLine Certified Implementation Professionals’ to extend global capability implementing flagship financial close SaaS suite

LOS ANGELES – Aug. 1, 2013 –Consultants from the world’s leading accounting advisory firms, including Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG LLP, PwC, Grant Thornton, UHY Advisors and Gibbons Group, attended BlackLine Systems’ 2013 Summer Partner Conference and Implementation Certification Training Program last month in Los Angeles. Professionals came from around the world to attend the annual event and share their expertise, feedback and best practices surrounding the implementation of the BlackLine Financial Close Suite.

The ‘Big 4’ and others continue to add ‘BlackLine Certified Implementation Professionals,’ strengthening their global capability in implementing BlackLine.

The BlackLine Implementation Certification Training program spans an intensive multi-day agenda that equips partners with the skills, tools and knowledge needed to deliver the same level of world-class service that companies have come to expect from BlackLine, as well as give them the knowledge they need to expand their service offerings surrounding BlackLine.

BlackLine offers Implementation Certification throughout the year in locations around the world. For those who are already certified to implement the No. 1 account reconciliation solution on the market, special advanced courses and certification in additional modules are offered.

The company also offers custom scheduling and on-site sessions for partners who want to get certified sooner. For more information or to schedule a custom time, please 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. 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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