Operations manager from leading source of intelligent information to discuss benefits achieved using the BlackLine Financial Close Suite for SAP® Solutions alongside SAP S/4HANA Finance

LONDON and LOS ANGELES – June 20, 2016 – BlackLine, a leading provider of financial controls and automation solutions that enable “Continuous Accounting,” will be presenting with enterprise application software leader SAP (NYSE:SAP) and Thomson Reuters, a leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, at the Financials 2016 show being held this week in Vienna, Austria.

The session, entitled “Extending the Power of SAP® S/4HANA Finance with Cloud Technology,” will provide best practices for using a cloud-based platform such as the BlackLine Financial Close Suite for SAP Solutions alongside SAP S/4HANA Finance to optimise the reconciliation and financial close processes. The presentation with Thomson Reuters is one of two that BlackLine will deliver alongside SAP during the conference. The second, entitled “Best Practices to Streamline the Account Reconciliation Process for a Faster Close,” will dig even deeper into specific best practices and innovative strategies for optimising the reconciliation process for companies operating in an environment running only SAP software, as well as for those using multiple ERP/general ledger systems.

Featured Speakers:

·Josh May, solutions consultant and Finance Transformation expert, BlackLine

·Dr. Christoph Ernst, senior director, Finance Solutions, SAP SE

·Bob Abercrombie, CPA, director of Corporate Infrastructure & Operations,Thomson Reuters

BlackLine’s cloud-based software platform helps organisations remain competitive, reduce risk and transform their existing Finance & Accounting (F&A) departments into Modern Finance organisations by automating key processes such as the financial close, account reconciliations, intercompany accounting and controls assurance. BlackLine’s Financial Close Suite for SAP Solutions is an SAP-endorsed business solution that complements the functionality inherent in the SAP ERP Financials solution and the SAP S/4HANA Finance solution, bringing enhanced control and automation to F&A departments worldwide.

For more information, contact BlackLine Senior Vice President of Marketing Howard Goldstein at