DuPont to Present with BlackLine and SAP at SAPPHIRE® NOW on the Transformation of Finance

Global science and engineering leader DuPont to share transformation of internal processes for account reconciliation using BlackLine Financial Close Suite for SAP® Solutions

LOS ANGELES, May 6, 2015—DuPont (NYSE: DD) will be presenting alongside BlackLine and SAP (NYSE: SAP) on the transformation of finance and accounting in a roundtable session this week at SAPPHIRE® NOW and the ASUG Annual Conference being held May 5-7 in Orlando, Fla. Charles E. Clayton, global process owner for account reconciliations at DuPont Finance Service Center, will share the DuPont journey transforming its internal processes for account reconciliation using the BlackLine Financial Close Suite for SAP® Solutions, an SAP-endorsed business solution.

In his presentation entitled “Account Reconciliation Processes Transformed by BlackLine,” Mr. Clayton will highlight the ease of integration with SAP solutions, as well as the key benefits and ROI that the $35 billion public company has realized since using the BlackLine suite on a global basis to reconcile more than 55,000 accounts across 500 consolidated entities. Attendees of the by-invitation only interactive session will hear first-hand about the selection process, implementation, lessons learned and key successes since implementing the BlackLine suite alongside SAP software.

BlackLine’s Financial Close Suite for SAP® Solutions is a cloud-based software tool and SAP-endorsed business solution. The BlackLine suite complements the functionality inherent in the SAP ERP Financials and SAP Simple Finance solutions, bringing enhanced control and automation to finance and accounting departments worldwide. Alongside SAP Simple Finance, which is powered by the SAP HANA® platform, the BlackLine suite provides strategic value with visibility across the finance organization – all via a personalized and simple user experience.

The BlackLine Financial Close Suite for SAP® Solutions joins the ranks of fewer than 40 other SAP-endorsed business solutions globally. BlackLine is an SAP gold partner in the SAP PartnerEdge® program and a participant in SAP Store, the online destination to discover and buy solutions and services from SAP and partners, including business analytics, mobile apps and cloud solutions.

BlackLine was named an SAP Pinnacle award 2011 finalist in the “Software Solution Newcomer of the Year” category. SAP Pinnacle awards are presented annually to the “best and brightest” of the SAP partner ecosystem, recognizing partners that have excelled in developing and growing their partnerships with SAP and driving customer success.

To learn more, visit BlackLine at SAPPHIRE NOW in booth 1108.

SAPPHIRE NOW and the ASUG Annual Conference are the world’s premier business technology event and largest SAP customer-run conference, offering attendees the opportunity to learn and network with customers, SAP executives, partners and experts across the entire SAP ecosystem.

About BlackLine

BlackLine is a leader in enhanced finance controls and automation (EFCA) software and 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 software 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. BlackLine Financial Close Suite for SAP® Solutions is an SAP-endorsed businesssolution, 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


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