BlackLine Systems to Present at ProformaTECH 2014 in Las Vegas

Hospitality industry giant MGM Resorts International to highlight best practices and benefits of automating accounting processes and mitigating compliance risk with BlackLine

LOS ANGELES – Feb. 13, 2014 – Representatives from global hospitality industry giant MGM Resorts International and financial close software leader BlackLine Systems will present together today at ProformaTECH 2014 – an event focusing on technology’s impact on finance, accounting and treasury functions.

BlackLine Systems Solutions Consultant Manager Michael Gilmartin will lead a session entitled “Automating Account Reconciliations to Mitigate Compliance Risk.” A senior finance executive from BlackLine client company MGM Resorts will discuss the benefits of BlackLine and return on investment that can be achieved by using technology to automate traditionally manual accounting functions, such as account reconciliation.

The ProformaTECH 2014 conference will focus on the most pressing issues for CFOs in today’s increasingly complex and demanding environment, with an emphasis on how corporate finance leaders are redefining relationships with their IT colleagues to leverage technology in meeting business challenges. Leading CFOs and renowned subject matter experts will offer practical advice and targeted analysis on opportunities corporate finance technologies present to improve operational efficiency, sustain revenue and propel growth.

In addition to the speaking session, BlackLine also is a Silver Sponsor of the event. Additional sponsors include other leading SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) providers Ariba, NetSuite and Zuora. CFOs and other senior finance, IT and related professionals from public and private companies can benefit from ProformaTECH 2014. To learn more, please visit

About Proformative
Proformative is the largest and fastest-growing online community and resource for senior level corporate finance, accounting, treasury and related professionals, connecting more than 400,000 of 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 headquartered in Silicon Valley, Calif.

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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