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Leap the Pond joins exclusive group of companies reselling Intacct's cloud-based accounting software

Experienced Intacct partner to deliver an accounting solution that addresses the unique requirements of software companies

MILFORD, Conn., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leap the Pond, a strategic consulting and outsourcing provider focused on helping software companies and their customers succeed, today announced it has started reselling Intacct's cloud-based accounting solution to software companies, effective immediately. Leap the Pond has been a trusted partner of Intacct for more than five years and has implemented and supported Intacct's cloud-based accounting software on more than 100 projects at companies like Code 42, Indeed, and Kyriba.

"Leap the Pond was founded seven years ago with the sole purpose of helping software companies drive revenue growth, maintain a loyal customer base, and achieve profit objectives," said Nancy Fliss, Vice President and Co-Founder.  "As software companies grow, they need to have a strong accounting infrastructure in place – one that addresses core requirements like revenue recognition and project accounting. Between our experience in the software industry and Intacct's deep accounting functionality, we are in a unique position to deliver exactly what software companies need to support their growth, manage the business, and deliver results."

Leap the Pond has extensive experience implementing Intacct at companies that have outgrown QuickBooks or other entry-level accounting software products, as well as for more complex, global organizations looking to move from on-premises systems from Microsoft and Sage to a more modern cloud-based financial system. This put Leap the Pond in a unique position to work with software companies of any size. 

For start-ups and smaller companies, Leap the Pond has developed a turnkey solution that leverages standard templates for chart of accounts, revenue recognition models, and software-specific metrics (e.g. CMMR).  For larger companies, Leap the Pond leverages its teams 20+ years of experience working in accounting operations and implementing accounting software to define and configure solutions that meet rigorous demands.

"Leap the Pond has become a go-to partner for Intacct and our customers during the past five years," said Taylor Macdonald, Vice President of Channels at Intacct. "The team at Leap the Pond truly understands the unique demands placed on the accounting function at software companies and we are delighted that in addition to implementing and supporting our leading cloud-based solution that Leap the Pond will now be reselling Intacct directly to its customers."

To learn more about Leap the Pond and its experience with Intacct, visit http://leapthepond.com/intacct-accounting/

About Leap the Pond
Leap the Pond is a boutique management consulting and business process outsourcing firm focusing on the software industry. The company takes an active role in both creating strategic plans and executing tactical solutions, including reselling, implementing, and supporting Intacct's cloud-based accounting software, to help our clients grow their businesses. Since its founding in 2007, Leap the Pond has had the privilege of working with many innovative software companies – from earlier stage start-ups to global, market leaders. 

About Intacct
Intacct is the cloud financial management company. Bringing cloud computing to finance and accounting, Intacct's award-winning applications are the preferred financial applications for AICPA business solutions. Intacct applications, in use by more than 7,300 organizations from startups to public companies, are designed to improve company performance and make finance more productive. Hundreds of leading CPA firms and Value Added Resellers offer Intacct to their clients. The Intacct system includes accounting, contract management, revenue recognition, project accounting, fund accounting, inventory management, purchasing, vendor management, financial consolidation and financial reporting applications, all delivered over the Internet via cloud computing.

Intacct is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, please visit www.intacct.com or call 877-437-7765. Connect with Intacct on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and YouTube.

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