A Rapidly Growing International SaaS Visual Effects Company Scales Finance and Accounting

Armanino experts help Threekit see immediate ROI with an implementation that was quick and under budget.


With high demand of Threekit’s services and expanding into numerous international markets, the company’s VP of Finance quickly realized that their financial solutions, which included QuickBooks, were limited and would hinder their goal of expanding in the U.S. and beyond. Threekit’s most evident issues were currency conversion and their deferred revenue schedule.


With Armanino’s extensive experience implementing Sage Intacct, a cloud based ERP software solution, the VP of Finance knew that our firm could provide her with an accurate and in-depth assessment of the platform and how it could help achieve efficiencies Threekit lacked with QuickBooks.

Sage Intacct ended up being the best fit for a host of reasons. The solution automatically converted currencies, simplified their chart of accounts, boosted visibility into financial and operational data, was quick to implement and easily integrated with their other tech solutions to streamline processes. With Armanino’s guidance the implementation dramatically transformed Threekit’s finance capabilities in both speed and robustness of reporting capabilities enhancing decision support.

Armanino also assisted Threekit with their Salesforce integration. The automatic Salesforce integration gave them access to real-time financial data, while the whole company benefitted from Sage Intacct’s ability to accommodate the 36-month contracts, eliminating revenue recognition headaches.

Threekit, a 3-D visual effects company founded in Canada, began their journey in Hollywood back in 2005, when founder and CTO Ben Houston created the CGI software that would be used in blockbuster films. Demand for Threekit’s services surged in 2014, when brands and B2B companies began using interactive visuals online, and by 2018 they had received a first round of funding worth $10 million, opened headquarters in the U.S. and become the go-to software to create, edit, optimize and display product visuals.

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“Before working with Armanino to implement Sage Intacct, our closing processes took around three weeks. Now, we’re down to five days, which just wouldn’t have been possible had we stayed on QuickBooks.” - Nancy Rizkallah, VP of Finance, Threekit