A web-based software system designed by Xero for startups and small organizations.
Xero is an online accounting solution for small businesses that is known for its ease of use. See your cashflow in real-time with online billing, banking and accounting. Just login anytime, anywhere.
Xero is the emerging leader of online accounting software that connects small businesses to their advisors. At its core Xero is an easy-to-use but powerful accounting system designed from the ground up. It’s all you need to run your business.
Online Accounting See your cashflow in real-time. Just login anytime, anywhere.
Bank reconciliation Automatically import and code your bank transactions
Invoicing Create and send invoices automatically and get paid online.
Add-ons Pick from a wide range of powerful add-ons including Freshbooks, Salesforce, ADP, Harvest and more.
Mobile Do invoicing, expenses and track cashflow on the go.
Inventory Track stock movements and make invoicing even easier with Inventory Items
Pay Bills Manage your spending and make bill payments in bulk to creditors
Financial Reporting Instant, up-to-date reporting with quick links to all the original transactions
Expense claims Handle personal expenses – just review and approve receipts
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It’s a beautiful accounting software. They keep the language simple which is great for users who don’t know accounting terminology.
I think Xero has a lot of power and flexibility, which gives it a bigger learning curve to get used to the features available. I recommend finding a bookkeeper who is experienced who can show you the ropes.
If you’re a beginning, Xero has a whole set of videos available to help teach you the software. It’s very similar to QuickBooks Online. I recommend using this software probably as much as QBO, Wave, and Kashoo.
Despite some criticism I have about Xero, I feel they are a strong billing and invoicing software. The customization capabilities is probably the best out of all online accounting software. It’s best to judge accounting software based on what you need it to do, rather than what it can be capable of doing.
The support is heavily weighted to “email” and it can be hard to get people on the phone. However, I feel email does give me better answers.
Easy to use program.
It includes lots of options to customize the software.
I found some sections are complicated to get started.