Camelot UK Lotteries, Saint-Gobain, Tate & Lyle to Present at BlackLine Systems 2014 EMEA User Conference

4th annual European client gathering supports financial software provider’s commitment to strengthen global presence, deliver superior customer service worldwide

LONDON and LOS ANGELES – June 17, 2014 – Financial close software company BlackLine Systems is hosting its fourth annual EMEA User Conference this week in London, home of the company’s EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) headquarters, to serve the company’s rapidly growing base of clients in the region.

Accountancy and finance team members from Camelot UK Lotteries, Saint-Gobain and Tate & Lyle will present case studies on how each has used the BlackLine Financial Close Suite, delivered in a simple, secure Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)/Cloud model, to increase efficiencies and improve productivity, ultimately accelerating their financial close.

Representatives from additional BlackLine client companies including Mondelēz International, QBE Management Services UK and Schroder Investment Management, to name a few, are registered to attend and join BlackLine’s team of experts in London. As part of its ongoing commitment to strengthen its global presence and provide clients everywhere with superior service, BlackLine has designed the two-day event to give users a venue to share ideas on how their accounting and finance departments can get the most value out of their BlackLine application.

As at all BlackLine Signature Production and User events, those who attend the London sessions 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 software enhancements

• Directly influence the product direction going forward

The BlackLine EMEA User Conference 2014 will be held Wednesday to Thursday, 18-19 June, at the Sofitel London St. James.

For more information, 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 100,000 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.

Though ERP-agnostic, the BlackLine Financial Close Suite for SAP® Solutions is an SAP-endorsed business solution – joining the ranks of fewer than 40 other software offerings globally that are endorsed by the enterprise application software leader. BlackLine also is an SAP Gold Partner.

BlackLine offers clients its enterprise-class financial software in a simple and secure SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) 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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