BlackLine Systems In Strategic Alliance With Deloitte

Los Angeles-based BlackLine Systems, the developer of financial close software headed by Therese Tucker, has formalized a strategic business alliance with auditing firm Deloitte, According to BlackLine, the alliance calls for Deloitte's finance transformation practice to help large organizations automate their account reconciliation and financial close processes using BlackLine's applications. Financial details of the strategic alliance were not disclosed. BlackLine has been working with Deloitte for a number of years, and also has relationships with a number of other major auditing and accounting firms.