BLACKLINE LIVE BRINGS THE CONTINUOUS ACCOUNTING EXPERIENCE TO ASIA-PACIFIC FINANCE & ACCOUNTING PROFESSIONALS

BlackLine Live APAC Lands in Brisbane, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Melbourne, Singapore and Sydney to Discuss Trends and Challenges for CFOs, F&A Teams

SYDNEY/SINGAPORE and LOS ANGELES May 9, 2017 – Sydney is the first stop for BlackLine Live APAC: The Continuous Accounting Experience, a six-city Asia Pacific (APAC) roadshow beginning next week designed to provide Finance and Accounting (F&A) professionals with a blueprint for Continuous Accounting, a modern approach that empowers F&A teams with real-time financial intelligence and allows them to provide unprecedented value to the broader business.

The complimentary afternoon seminars will feature finance transformation experts from BlackLine, Inc. (Nasdaq: BL) along with regional BlackLine customers and thought leaders from leading advisory firm Deloitte and others discussing trends shaping the future of Finance and Accounting.

Attendees will learn first-hand how to build best practices to provide strategic value across their organisation and see how the ‘Blueprint for Continuous Accounting’ is changing the way F&A teams are performing and creating a paradigm shift across Modern Finance organisations. This blueprint for the forward-thinking, strategic accounting organisation combines a mix of automation technology, process and people to realise continuous improvements and unleash ‘Exceptional Accountants’. Discussion topics will include the impact of robotics and other digital disruptors on the role of CFOs and the Finance function.

Each session will also cover in-depth discussion on:

  • Finance Automation - Discover how F&A can use technology to automate processes and procedures and streamline operations
  • Process Optimisation - Understand how optimized processes benefit the entire F&A function
  • Exceptional Accountants - Learn how to unleash Exceptional Accountants so they can directly impact the bottom line
  • Continuous Accounting - Become equipped to create and customize a Continuous Accounting Blueprint for your organisation

In addition, award-winning business journalist, Beverley Head, will lead a panel discussion on Continuous Accounting and attendees will also have an opportunity to network with their industry peers over both lunch and post-event cocktails. The BlackLine Live APAC tour is part of a global roadshow with more than 50 cities on the itinerary. For more information or to register for an event, visit https://www.blackline.com/events.

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 organizations. 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. More than 1,800 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 recognised by Gartner as a Leader in its 2016 Magic Quadrant for Financial Corporate Performance Management (FCPM) Solutions and as a pioneer of the Enhanced Financial Controls & Automation (EFCA) software category.

Based in Los Angeles, BlackLine also has regional headquarters in London, Singapore and Sydney. For more information, please visit www.blackline.com.

MEDIA CONTACT:

Ashley Dyer
Sr. Public Relations Manager
P. 818.936.7166
E: ashley.dyer@blackline.com

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