Finance systems for the Extraordinary Organization. 


Client Profiles:


Powell's Books

Powell’s is a cornerstone attraction for the Portland community and with millions of used and new books, it is the world’s largest independent bookstore. Established in Portland in 1971, Powell’s is a beloved attraction not only for tourists, but Portlanders also. As the company has grown throughout the years, it’s managed to stay grounded and connected to the community through the employees’ love and passion for books. The five Powell’s stores around the Portland metro area host over 500 events a year, including author events, story times, book clubs, and more.


Private Foundation


Powell’s has fostered its growth and popularity into an authentic culture of reading and continues to spread their message of connecting people with great books. Revolution Accounting and Advisory supports Powell’s mission by helping to transform the company’s accounting processes, providing best-in-class cloud accounting and reporting software, and supporting initiatives to get good numbers faster.

The Lemelson foundation

The Lemelson Foundation uses the power of invention to improve lives, by inspiring and enabling the next generation of inventors and invention-based enterprises to promote economic growth in the US, and social and economic progress for the poor in developing countries. Established by prolific US inventor Jerome Lemelson and his wife Dorothy in the early 1990's, and lead by the Lemelson family, to date the Foundation has provided or committed more than $185 million in grants and Program-Related Investments in support of its mission.


Revolution Accounting and Advisory supports the mission of The Lemelson Foundation with back office accounting, Intacct administration and security, and advisory services to support their Salesforce, Nexonia, and Workforce Go! integrations to Intacct financials.


Environmental Not-for-Profit


International Living future institute

Imagine nutrition labels for safe products, energy independent buildings, and happy employees. International Living Future Institute offers transparency platforms to help organizations communicate commitment to a healthier world to their customers and employees. ILFI is using the power of design to make communities socially just, culturally rich, and ecologically restorative.


Revolution helped ILFI transform their accounting processes with Intacct, adding Project Accounting to capture all the activity around conferences, consulting, grants, and strategic initiatives. Role-based dashboards allow owners of each department and program to dial into the operational and budget data that matters to them.

Software as a Service


Everyone’s brain works differently. Humans are visual. Seeing is essential to understanding. Understanding the big picture is essential to success. Cardsmith uses the metaphor of sticky notes to enable individuals and teams to get ideas and processes brainstormed, organized, and shared quickly.


Revolution provides accounting and controller services for Cardsmith in our Intacct cloud accounting platform, enabling role-based dashboards with up to date, worry-free financial reporting for their stakeholders.