BlackLine Systems to Deliver Two Presentations with SAP at Financials 2013 Conference in Amsterdam

  BlackLine Systems to Deliver Two Presentations with SAP at Financials 2013
                           Conference in Amsterdam

Case study from Thomson Reuters to highlight ease of integration with SAP®
solutions, best practices and benefits of automating accounting processes with
BlackLine

PR Newswire

LONDON and LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2013

LONDON and LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Financial software
provider BlackLine Systems and enterprise application software leader SAP AG
(NYSE: SAP) will be presenting together this week at the Financials 2013
conference in Amsterdam (Tuesday to Thursday, 11 to 13 June 2013). In the
first of two presentations, BlackLine and SAP will be joined by Thomson
Reuters for a client case study highlighting best practices and benefits of
automating critical accounting processes using BlackLine alongside solutions
from SAP.

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For the first session, entitled "See How Thomson Reuters Closes with
Confidence by Automating Account Reconciliations with Solutions from BlackLine
and SAP," Robert C. Abercrombie, CPA, director of Corporate Infrastructure &
Operations for Thomson Reuters, will share his insight on how companies can
communicate better, improve efficiencies, increase productivity, reduce bottom
line costs and ultimately 'close with confidence' by implementing best
practices such as automating traditionally manual account reconciliation and
financial close processes.

The presentation with Thomson Reuters 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 optimisation can help them achieve a quicker
and more accurate financial close process.

Featured Speakers:

  oStefan Karl, chief solution expert, Finance Solutions, SAP AG
  oMario Spanicciati, executive director of EMEA & EVP of Operations,
    BlackLine Systems
  oRobert C. Abercrombie, CPA, director, Corporate Infrastructure &
    Operations, Thomson Reuters

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
  oRealise 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. The company is also a participant in SAP Store, the
online e-commerce channel or "e-channel" for enterprise solutions and services
from SAP and its partners designed to provide SAP customers with information
on relevant, complementary technology solutions that are certified by SAP
(such as the BlackLine 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, recognising
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 Amsterdam in booth No.
205.

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, Melbourne, 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 SAP 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, Director of Corporate Communications, BlackLine
Systems, 310-721-6850, kimberly.uberti@blackline.com
 
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