Intuit Awards Atlanta-based Firm as Transformative Leader in Driving Technological Change to Ensure Long-term Success
ATLANTA, GA – November 1, 2015 – Iconis Group LLC was named a top 20 Firm of the Future as part of Intuit Inc.’s (Nasdaq: INTU) nationwide search for accounting firms that use forward-thinking technologies to ensure their long-term success and reshape the way they meet the needs of their small business clients.
The search for the Firm of the Future contest received an overwhelming number of entries, showcasing the depth and progress of future-ready firms across the United States.
“We’re excited to recognize Iconis Group as one of the top 20 Firms of the Future in the United States,” said Jim McGinnis, vice president, Intuit Small Business Group, Accountant Segment. “Iconis Group inspired us with their use of technology, the cloud and future-ready processes that improve practice management and position them as a trusted advisor to clients and prospects.”
The contest criteria, developed in collaboration with Darren Root, CEO of Rootworks, and author of The Intentional Accountant, was designed to celebrate those that have embraced online technologies and new methods that help firms be more efficient and save time in order to live the life they want to live.
Participants submitted videos that expressed why they deserved to be recognized as a Firm of the Future, including highlighting the firm’s vision, leadership style, brand, and how they’ve built a firm to capture ideal workdays.
A panel of qualified judges, including Jim McGinnis, Darren Root and Intuit Accountant Segment senior leaders, selected the top 20 Firms of the Future who best embody the attributes of Firms of the Future. Originality and creativity of a participant’s video was also considered.
A representative from each Firm of the Future received an all-expense paid trip to Intuit’s second annual QuickBooks Connect event in San Jose, Calif., where they were connected to, educated and inspired by a compelling speaker lineup with thousands of business owners, entrepreneurs, accountants and developers in attendance.
“We are honored to be one of the firm’s recognized by Intuit as a Firm of the Future,” said Cathy Iconis, CEO. “Taking advantage of online technologies has helped us evolve as a firm and presented new ways for us to meet the needs of our clients. We are humbled to have made the list alongside so many progressive, next-generation firms.”
About Iconis Group LLC
Iconis Group is an outsourced accounting firm that provides bookkeeping services in a different way. They strive to connect small businesses to their numbers so businesses can better understand their business and help them along their path to success.
Iconis Group specializes in QuickBooks Online and supports clients in a variety of industries using this product.
About Intuit Inc.
Intuit Inc. creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals.
Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®, and TurboTax® and Mint.com, which make it easier to manage small businesses and payroll processing; tax preparation and filing; and personal finance. ProSeries® and Lacerte® are Intuit’s leading tax preparation offerings for professional accountants.
Founded in 1983, Intuit had revenue of $4.2 billion in its fiscal year 2015, with approximately 7,700 employees in major offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, India and other locations. More information can be found at www.intuit.com.