Optus Joins BlackLine Systems, SAP for Webinar on Automating Account Reconciliations for a Faster Financial Close
Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. WorldNow and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. If you have any questions or comments about this page please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOURCE BlackLine Systems
Sr. finance managers from Australian mobile, broadband leader to discuss ease of integration with SAP® solutions, benefits of BlackLine, cost-savings realised since using solutions from SAP and BlackLine
SYDNEY and LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian mobile and broadband leader Optus is teaming up with financial and accounting software company BlackLine Systems and enterprise application software leader SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) for a webinar entitled "See HowOptus Closes with Confidence Using Solutions from BlackLine and SAP." The webinar will be geared at finance, accounting, audit and compliance managers in mid- to enterprise-size organisations in the APAC (Asia-Pacific) region, an increasingly fast-growing market for BlackLine's flagship account reconciliation software.
The session will focus on how finance directors and compliance officers can further ensure the integrity of their balance sheets – and ultimately financial reports – by implementing enterprise-class financial software packages, such as BlackLine's SaaS-based Financial Close Suite, to automate the traditionally manual, labor-intensive and spreadsheet-driven account reconciliation process. Ben Gray and Peter Zarin of the Financial Operations team at Optus will present a case study on the benefits of BlackLine, ease of integration with SAP® solutions, and return on investment (ROI) the telecom industry leader has realised since using BlackLine alongside SAP software.
The webinar is 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. The session will demonstrate the importance of the account reconciliation process as a critical step on the path to "closing with confidence."
What: "See HowOptus Closes with Confidence by Using Solutions from BlackLine and SAP"
When: Thursday, 17 October 2013, 15.00 AEDT / 06.00 CEST
Stefan Karl, chief solution expert, Finance Solutions, SAP
Ann Furlong, director of operations, APAC, BlackLine Systems
Ben Gray, finance director, Financial Operations, Optus
Peter Zarin, finance manager, Financial Operations, Optus
Attendees will learn how, by automating their account reconciliations, they can:
Virtually eliminate spreadsheets (and the manual errors that often come with them) from their account reconciliation process
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.
BlackLine was named a 2011 SAP Pinnacle awardfinalist 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 partnerships with SAP and driving customer success.
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 75,000 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.
BlackLine offers clients its enterprise-class financial 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.
As it's been doing every year since 1955, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, better known as NORAD, will be tracking Santa's progress on Christmas Eve.More >>
As it's been doing every year since 1955, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, better known as NORAD, will be tracking Santa's progress on Christmas Eve as he makes his way around the world delivering gifts, eating mince pies, and knocking back copious amounts of sherry.More >>
The upcoming holiday is not just about the parades, football games, or all the turkey you can eat. It's about spending time with friends and loved ones and having fun, in real life rather than on the Web.More >>
The upcoming holiday is not just about the parades, football games, or all the turkey you can eat. It's about spending time with friends and loved ones and having fun, in real life rather than on the Web. More >>
Most of us don't like being in front of the camera because the self-conscious side of us says we're not attractive enough to be in photos.More >>
Most of us don't like being in front of the camera because the self-conscious side of us says we're not attractive enough to be in photos. Well, portrait photographer Peter Hurley tells us that we are all beautiful people but the secret to looking really photogenic is through something he dubbed the "Squinch." More >>
Finally, the U.S. landline telephone system is likely to join the 21st century.More >>
Finally, the U.S. landline telephone system is likely to join the 21st century. Tom Wheeler, the Federal Communications Commission's chairman, announced plans to begin transitioning the nation's copper-based landline network to a digital one similar to Internet phone services, like Skype or Vonage. More >>