Iris Software Group, a global accountancy services software provider, has acquired AccountantsWorld, a provider of cloud services for accountants.

The deal furthers Iris’ mission of revolutionizing professional accounting across North America. The firm brings together technology, capability and deep sector knowledge to help clients address accounting challenges. AW provides a full suite of cloud-based services for CPA firms including payroll and document management, client portals, practice management and more.

“We are excited to welcome AccountantsWorld into the IRIS family as we continue to expand our North American presence to empower accounting firms to manage and grow their practices more efficiently and become better advisors to their clients,” added Elona Mortimer-Zhika, CEO of IRIS Software Group. “The AccountantsWorld founders pioneered cloud technology for accountants, and the holistic suite of cloud-based solutions they have created are an exceptional addition to our offerings.”

“For the past 30 years, we have made it our mission to deliver innovative ways for accountants to utilize technology that empowers them to become indispensable, trusted partners to their clients, ingrained in critical business functions,” commented Chandra Bhansali, co-founder of AccountantsWorld. “Joining IRIS further advances our mission. CAS services are critically important for accountant firms and joining IRIS allows them to deliver more financial value to their clients and let them focus on their business.”