Product Overview: BlackLine Smart Close for SAP
Define periodic check lists, pre-close activities, closing tasks, internal controls, report verifications, manual processes, milestones, notifications and more. Customizable overviews of the close process and financial data make it simple to see issues and roadblocks in real-time. Get a live overview on the status of each aspect of the close period process with traffic light indicators showing completion levels.
Automate task and job scheduling, execution, and monitoring of close tasks, as well as outcome verification and escalation ― from corporate to subsidiary. Job scheduling even works with your organization’s own internal scheduling tools. Built-in scheduling process templates for tasks like suspense account monitoring, and open item analysis put time-consuming tasks on auto-pilot.
Gain access to all data in SAP, including historical data, with no need to learn a different application. Working with live SAP data makes it easy to create last-minute postings, see accounts with changes, and verify them, in real-time. BlackLine Smart Close for SAP automatically uses SAP user roles and authorizations, works with single sign on, and completely mirrors the SAP user experience, minimizing the need for end user training.
BlackLine is a provider of cloud-based solutions for Finance & Accounting (F&A) that centralizes and streamlines financial close operations and other key F&A processes for midsize and large organizations. Designed to complement SAP and other ERPs and financial systems, the BlackLine Finance Controls & Automation Platform increases operational efficiency, real-time visibility, control and compliance to ensure end-to-end financial close management, fueling confidence throughout the entire accounting cycle.
As the only SAP endorsed business solution for Financial Close, we’re proud to help SAP customers of every size transform their financial close, processes and 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.