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 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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