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 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


Ashley Dyer
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