BlackLine is the only SAP-Endorsed Business Solution for Financial Close, and the only unified solution built entirely for the cloud specifically for accounting and finance. The BlackLine Finance Controls and Automation Platform complements SAP by automating account balance and transaction reconciliations, strengthening controls, and streamlining core close tasks. More than 1,800 companies around the world trust BlackLine, including over 500 running SAP. Elevate accounting productivity and reduce risk with the most integrated, complementary, and trusted financial close solution for SAP.
BlackLine integrates with your SAP investments throughout the financial close. From transactional accounting to entity and corporate close, we automate transaction matching, account reconciliation, journal entry centralization, task management, and intercompany accounting. SAP companies running BlackLine have achieved dramatic results: 70% faster close cycles, accounting efficiency doubled, and a more satisfied, engaged, finance and accounting organization. And for finance leaders, finally, a real-time picture of the current state of the company’s financials.
BlackLine is proud to be the first and only SAP-Endorsed Business Solution for Financial Close. Companies running SAP can be confident that they’re running the most integrated, most complementary, most usable and trusted financial close solution available for SAP. With a track record of customer success, our cloud finance close and automation platform adds value to SAP where it matters most.
BlackLine Smart Close for SAP provides simplified, standardized, and automated financial close automation that is built right into SAP. Automate task and job scheduling, execution, and monitoring of close tasks, define periodic checklist, pre-close activities, closing tasks, internal controls, and report verifications. It’s robotic close automation designed specifically for SAP that improves accounting productivity and controls.
BlackLine automates the entire SAP Open Items Clearing process by identifying Open Items, intelligently matching them, and then using standard SAP processes to clear and post them — all so you don’t have to. BlackLine Open Items Automation for SAP eliminates time-consuming and manual Open Items Processing, ensures transactions are always cleared, improves application performance by minimizing the volume of Open Items, and reduces the complexity of SAP upgrades.
Our completely packaged integration supports the full range of SAP applications, from SAP R/3 to SAP S/4HANA — and everything in between. From general ledger balances to subledgers, transactional data, and currency rates, our certified integration is validated against rigorous SAP product standards. This enables our cloud finance controls and automation platform to connect to your SAP investments with no customization required.
As a pioneer of the Enhanced Finance Controls & Automation (EFCA) software category, BlackLine also joins SAP as a leader in Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for Financial Corporate Performance Management (FCPM) Solutions. We’re proud to help more than 500 SAP customers of all sizes transform their financial close. As the only SAP-endorsed business solution for Financial Close, we co-innovate with SAP for your success. At BlackLine, we’re ready to help you elevate trust in your close, streamline your finance operations, and empower your team with the only Financial Close cloud platform that seamlessly works with SAP to improve accounting efficiency and engagement. Join SAP and BlackLine for the next wave of finance transformation.
BlackLine’s mission is to continuously improve the quality, accuracy, and efficiency of Finance & Accounting by centralizing key functions within a single, unified cloud platform. By 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.