Amsterdam – October 17, 2016 – Runbook today announced all of its solutions (SMART Close, SAFE Controls, TRUE Reconciliation, and JOURNAL Entry) have achieved certified integration with SAP® applications. The solutions have been proven to integrate with SAP solutions, providing greater access to improved data insights and analytics for customers.

The SAP Integration and Certification Center has certified that SMART Close 5.02, SAFE Controls 5.02, TRUE Reconciliation 2.13, and JOURNAL Entry 2.13 integrate with SAP to exchange critical data with instances of SAP Business Suite software.

As a result of the certified integration, SMART Close, SAFE Controls, TRUE Reconciliation, and JOURNAL Entry now provide global access to financial close activities via a mobile friendly, UI5 interface granting insights based on live data inside the SAP system. Runbook apps are intuitive applications that are mobile and user-friendly for people, regardless of their level of understanding of SAP workflows.

About Runbook

Runbook, acquired by BlackLine in September, 2016, extends BlackLine’s Continuous Accounting platform to drive greater automation on behalf of all customers worldwide. Together, BlackLine, and Runbook merge financial quality assurance with financial automation, accelerating BlackLine’s innovative strategy for transforming Finance & Accounting (F&A).

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 Enabling customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a Continuous Accounting model, in which real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day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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