CONTINUOUS ACCOUNTING AS THE BLUEPRINT FOR MODERN FINANCE:KEY TOPIC AT INTHEBLACK EMEA 2017
7th Annual BlackLine European User Conference To Feature Speakers from SAP, FSN and The Hackett Group, along with Customers British Gas, Dentsu Aegis, Maersk Line, Tarmac and Telenor
LONDON and LOS ANGELES – May 31, 2017 – Financial controls and automation software company BlackLine, Inc. (Nasdaq: BL) will host InTheBlack (ITB) EMEA 2017, its seventh annual European User Conference, next week in London, home of the company’s EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) headquarters. The conference will feature speakers from BlackLine customers, including British Gas, Dentsu Aegis, Maersk Line, Tarmac and Telenor, with Finance and Accounting (F&A) professionals sharing best practices learned in transforming their organization’s processes using BlackLine’s cloud-based platform. Representatives from SAP, FSN and The Hackett Group also will provide insight on leveraging technology to streamline F&A operations.
A key theme for this year’s conference is Continuous Accounting, an advance over the traditional record-to-report process where real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day activities enabling companies to continually capture, validate and analyze financial data in a timely and precise manner.
F&A team members from other BlackLine customer companies from around the world are registered to attend, joining BlackLine’s team of experts in London. As part of the company’s ongoing commitment to provide its EMEA customers with superior service, BlackLine has designed the two-day event as an interactive forum for attendees to share their ideas on how F&A can get the most value out of the BlackLine platform. Through a dual-track program, both new and experienced users will be given an opportunity to:
·Learn best practices from BlackLine’s team of experts and other customers
·Hear how experienced users from other regional companies creatively use BlackLine
·Preview upcoming software enhancements
·Directly influence the product direction going forward
ITB EMEA 2017 will be held Wednesday to Thursday, 7-8 June, at Bishopsgate London. For more information, go here.
BlackLine is a provider of cloud-based solutions that transform Finance and Accounting (F&A) by automating, centralizing 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 centralizing 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 modernize 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 recognized 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.