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​BlackLine Systems to Present at ProformaTECH 2014 in Las Vegas

Hospitality industry giant MGM Resorts International to highlight best practices and benefits of automating accounting processes and mitigating compliance risk with BlackLine

LOS ANGELES – Feb. 13, 2014 – Representatives from global hospitality industry giant MGM Resorts International and financial close software leader BlackLine Systems will present together today at ProformaTECH 2014 – an event focusing on technology’s impact on finance, accounting and treasury functions. 

BlackLine Systems Solutions Consultant Manager Michael Gilmartin will lead a session entitled “Automating Account Reconciliations to Mitigate Compliance Risk.”  A senior finance executive from BlackLine client company MGM Resorts will discuss the benefits of BlackLine and return on investment that can be achieved by using technology to automate traditionally manual accounting functions, such as account reconciliation.  

The only practitioner-driven conference designed specifically for the CFO and the office of finance, ProformaTECH 2014 combines educational sessions, best practices and expert advice with a showcase of real-world applications across multiple technologies and industries.  The event will feature CFOs and renowned subject matter experts who will share insights and advice on how leading organizations are leveraging technology to re-invent their corporate finance operations and enterprises, drive new growth, shrink operating costs, and discover new sources of competitive advantage.

In addition to the speaking session, BlackLine also is a Silver Sponsor of the event.  Additional sponsors include other leading SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) providers Ariba, NetSuite and Zuora.  CFOs and other senior finance, IT and related professionals from public and private companies can benefit from ProformaTECH 2014.  To learn more, please visit

About Proformative 
The largest and fastest-growing online community and resource for the office of the CFO, Proformative is the pioneer in Enterprise Social Procurement™, a peer-driven community model enabling corporate finance professionals to make smarter, more informed purchasing decisions for complex enterprise products and services. Based in Silicon Valley, CA, Proformative reaches more than a million corporate finance and related executives at companies ranging from start-ups to the Fortune 500 and is comprised of more than 50,000 community members. 

For more information about Proformative, please visit

Enterprise Social ProcurementTM is a trademark of Proformative.

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.  With more than 85,000 users in over 100 countries, BlackLine software applications complement existing Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.

Though ERP-agnostic, the BlackLine Financial Close Suite for SAP® Solutions is an SAP-endorsed business solution – joining the ranks of fewer than 40 other software offerings globally that are endorsed by the enterprise application software leader.  BlackLine also is an SAP Gold Partner.

BlackLine offers clients its enterprise-class financial software in a simple and secure SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) 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  

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Media Contact:
Kimberly Uberti
Director of Corporate Communications
BlackLine Systems
kimberly [dot] ubertiatblackline [dot] com