BlackLine Systems To Deliver Two Presentations with SAP at Financials 2013 Conference in Las Vegas

  BlackLine Systems To Deliver Two Presentations with SAP at Financials 2013
                           Conference in Las Vegas

Senior finance manager from global aluminum manufacturing giant Novelis to
discuss ease of integration with SAP® solutions, benefits, cost-savings
realized since using BlackLine

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, March 14, 2013

LOS ANGELES, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global aluminum manufacturer
Novelis is teaming up with financial software provider BlackLine Systems and
enterprise application software leader SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) to give a
presentation entitled "See How Aluminum Manufacturing Giant Novelis Closes
with Confidence and Achieves Balance Sheet Integrity with Solutions from
BlackLine and SAP" at the Financials 2013 conference next week in Las Vegas.

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Melissa Rutten, CPA, manager of reporting projects at Novelis, will present a
case study on the ease of integration with SAP® solutions and key benefits and
return on investment (ROI) the $11 billion public company has realized since
using BlackLine on a global basis.

The presentation with Novelis is one of two that BlackLine will deliver
alongside SAP during the conference.

The second, entitled "How to Overcome Weaknesses and Inefficiencies in the
Account Reconciliation Process for a Faster Close," will show how finance,
accounting, audit and compliance executives can further ensure the integrity
of their balance sheets – and ultimately financial reports – by implementing
software to automate the traditionally manual, labor-intensive and
spreadsheet-driven account reconciliation process.

Both presentations are designed to inform customers, whether operating in an
environment of only SAP solutions or applications from multiple vendors, how
account reconciliation process optimization can help them achieve a quicker
and more accurate financial close process.

Featured Speakers:

  oStefan Karl, chief solution expert, Finance Solutions, SAP AG
  oBob Davenport, senior solutions consultant, BlackLine Systems
  oMelissa Rutten, CPA, manager of reporting projects, Novelis Inc.

Attendees will leave each session with insight into how, by automating their
account reconciliations, they can:

  oVirtually eliminate spreadsheets (and the manual errors that often come
    with them) from their account reconciliation process
  oAutomate traditionally manual accounting functions
  oHave a faster, more efficient close cycle - maintaining more control and
    visibility worldwide, while reducing risk
  oRealize exceptional ROI in a very short timeframe
  oImprove the accuracy and timeliness of compliance reporting
  oManage compliance while servicing multiple locations, worldwide

BlackLine is an SAP software solution and technology partner in the SAP
PartnerEdge®program and a participant in the SAP EcoHub solution marketplace –
SAP's premier online destination designed to provide SAP customers with
information on relevant, complementary technology solutions that are certified
by SAP (such as the BlackLine 5.1 solution).

BlackLine was named a 2011 SAP Pinnacle award finalist in the "Software
Solution Newcomer of the Year" category. SAP Pinnacle awards are presented
annually to the "best and brightest" of the SAP partner ecosystem, recognizing
partners that have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with
SAP and driving customer success.

To learn more, visit BlackLine at Financials 2013 in Las Vegas in booth No.
215. BlackLine and SAP will be presenting together again on similar topics at
the upcoming Financials 2013 - Europe show in Amsterdam in June.

About BlackLine Systems
BlackLine Systems was the first to develop and offer a commercially available
Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation solution. An experienced provider of
software to companies from the Fortune 100 to beyond the Fortune 1,000,
BlackLine provides quick-to-implement, scalable and easy-to-use applications
that automate the entire financial close process to help improve financial
controls for companies of all sizes. BlackLine software applications
complement existing Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Governance Risk
and Compliance (GRC) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.

BlackLine offers clients its enterprise-class software in a simple and secure
OnDemand/SaaS platform. With a proven track record and a commitment to
customer success, BlackLine seeks to reduce the burden the financial close
places on accounting and finance professionals.

BlackLine headquarters are in Los Angeles, with offices in Atlanta, Chicago,
London, New York City and Sydney to serve the company's growing global client
base. For more information, please visit www.blackline.com.

SAP, PartnerEdge and all P logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of
SAP AG in Germany and in several other countries.
All other product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of their
respective companies.

Media Contact:
Kimberly Uberti
Director of Corporate Communications
BlackLine Systems
kimberly.uberti@blackline.com

SOURCE BlackLine Systems

Website: http://www.blackline.com
Contact: Kimberly Uberti, +1-310-721-6850
 
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