Companies Embrace ‘Modern Finance’ as BlackLine Delivers Enhanced Control and Automation to Finance

World tour kicks off with 45 U.S., Europe and APAC cities on 2015 roster; clients Adaptive Insights, Eventbrite, Open Text, Saint Gobain, Waste Management amongst the headliners

LOS ANGELES – March 31, 2015 – Roused by the positive reception given its Enhanced Finance Controls and Automation (EFCA) software platform, which helps midsize and larger enterprises strengthen controls, lower compliance risks and gain greater data visibility and operating efficiencies, BlackLine is embarking on a 45-city 2015 world tour.

The BlackLine Modern Finance Tour is designed to demonstrate how finance and accounting professionals can leverage BlackLine’s cloud-based platform for finance controls and automation to elevate their departments to ‘Modern Finance’ status. BlackLine Finance Transformation experts will show how the EFCA platform can vastly reduce the time and resources required to execute month-end close tasks with unparalleled accuracy and efficiency, fueling confidence throughout the entire accounting cycle.

The tour kicked off this month with stops in Seattle, Dallas, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Philadelphia and Paris. Representatives from BlackLine clients, including Adaptive Insights, Eventbrite, Open Text, Saint Gobain and Waste Management, will be on hand in their respective cities to discuss the benefits they’ve realized since implementing BlackLine’s software. Partner firms such as Deloitte, KPMG, Protiviti, Robert Half, UHY Advisors and Vaco also are on tap in select cities.

At each Modern Finance Tour seminar, attendees will learn:
BlackLine has 45 cities on the schedule for 2015 spanning the United States, Europe and the APAC (Asia-Pacific) region. Upcoming events are planned in Toronto, Denver, Boston, Houston, Chicago, Melbourne, Sydney, Singapore and New York City. For more information, to register for an event near you, or to view the latest schedule, go here.

  • Best practices for finance transformation
  • How other successful companies are using cloud tools to accelerate the financial close
  • How they can reduce risk, increase efficiency and enforce controls through automation
  • How to ensure visibility and transparency for key finance and accounting processes
  • How Modern Finance is changing the way Finance & Accounting works

About BlackLine

BlackLine is the leader in Enhanced Finance Controls and Automation (EFCA) software and the only provider that offers a unified cloud platform supporting the entire close-to-disclose process. The BlackLine Finance Controls and Automation Platform is designed to help midsize companies and large enterprises strengthen controls, lower compliance risks and gain greater efficiencies and visibility. Delivered through a scalable and highly secure cloud model and built from a single code base, the platform supports many key accounting and financial processes including the financial close, account reconciliations, intercompany accounting and controls assurance, fueling confidence throughout the entire accounting cycle.

More than 100,000 users across 1,000 global companies in over 100 countries currently leverage BlackLine to increase accountant productivity and elevate controls and compliance functions to ‘Modern Finance’ status, with customers comprising more than 25 of the Fortune 100 and over 100 of the Fortune 500.

BlackLine complements existing enterprise systems for Corporate Performance Management, Governance Risk and Compliance and Enterprise Resource Planning. The BlackLine Financial Close Suite for SAP® Solutions is an SAP-endorsed business solution, joining the ranks of fewer than 40 other software offerings. BlackLine also is an SAP Gold Partner, Oracle Gold Partner, and participates in the partner programs of NetSuite and several other ERP providers.

BlackLine global headquarters are in Los Angeles, with offices in Atlanta, Chicago, London, Melbourne, New York City, Paris and Sydney. For more information, please visit


Ashley Dyer
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