Montreal and Toronto, October 4, 2016 — Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, a market leader in professional services, and Intuit Canada, maker of QuickBooks, Canada’s leading financial management software have joined forces to deliver innovative online services to Canadian businesses.
Under this alliance, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton will use Intuit QuickBooks as a key technology partner for its complete suite of business services allowing clients to seamlessly access and manage their operations online, securely from any location. QuickBooks’ innovative technology will enable Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton to propel its new and unique service offering designed to assist businesses in their daily financial management and general administration.
“The choice of a partner of Intuit’s reputation and track record and their QuickBooks Online solution means that our clients will always benefit from services supported by advanced technology that evolves according to their ongoing needs,” said Pierre Garant, Partner and Director of Assurance and Accounting Services at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton. “Pursuant to a rigorous and diligent selection process, we are glad to have chosen Intuit Canada because it is an organization with recognized technological expertise that offers key solutions to empower businesses to take full advantage of new online technology and advances.
“It’s great to see Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton taking a leadership role in the industry and embracing online technology to become a firm of the future today,” said Jeff Cates, President, Intuit Canada. “We are excited to be working with them to rethink how technology can dramatically improve the role of accountants as a trusted partner to businesses and advance our shared goal of promoting entrepreneurial success in Canada.”
This alliance will enable entrepreneurs to focus their efforts, time and talent on core, value-added business activities while benefiting from comprehensive high-quality administrative support in all aspects of their business with the sole objective to continue their growth and prosperity.
“This new offering is perfectly in line with our fundamental values of leadership, agility and excellence,” said Samuel Havida, Managing Partner, Western Region, at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton. “Today, we take a first, important step towards bringing to fruition the vision of innovation and modernity, an integral part of our overall new service offering.”
The principal goal for Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is to offer the best client experience in the industry and continuously exceed the expectations of business owners, which will swiftly translate into success and the advancement of the profession and the economy as a whole.
“It’s the start of the reinvention rooted in Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton’s promise—to help dynamic organizations realize their full potential for growth by providing useful, forward-thinking advice, while leveraging the advantages afforded by our proximity structure and highly qualified professionals,” concluded Mr. Havida.
About Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton
Founded in 1948, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton has become a Canadian leader in the fields of assurance, tax, consulting services, and business recovery & reorganization. Its strength is based on a team of over 2,300 professionals, including some 200 partners. Together, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton and Grant Thornton LLP, help dynamic Canadian organizations unlock their potential for growth with over 4,100 professionals and some 140 offices across Canada.
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®, which make it easier to manage small businesses and tax preparation and filing. Mint.com provides a fresh, easy and intelligent way for people to manage their money, while Intuit’s ProConnect brand portfolio includes ProSeries® and Lacerte®, the company’s leading tax preparation offerings for professional accountants.
Founded in 1983, Intuit had revenue of $4.7 billion in its fiscal year 2016. The company has approximately 7,900 employees with major offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, India, Australia and other locations. More information can be found at www.intuit.com.
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