If you haven’t embraced the cloud yet, it is not too late. There are many cloud based accounting packages but we chose Xero right from the beginning. Why?
We have been Xero partners shortly after they hit the Australian market in 2010 and they continue to surprise us with something new and better each year, whether it be new features or amazing customer service. Now for a bunch of accountants that is something very exciting as you can imagine.
If you haven’t had a chance to talk to us about its advantages, these are the main ones that we see as frequent users of the software as well as accountants and business advisors of businesses that use Xero .
Xero receives your bank statement lines automatically. No more manual data entry! These can be reconciled anywhere, whether it be on your PC, tablet or mobile phone. Once your bank rules are set up, it is effortless to keep your accounts accurate and up to date.
Real time numbers that make sense
You can see your bank balances, invoices, bills and business performance at-a-glance. So can we! This helps us work together, spot any issues early on rather than 12 months too late when the tax time comes. No more sending out-dated data files on a USB drive.
Online invoicing – getting paid faster
Improve cashflow and get paid quickly and easily when you send online invoices. You’ll have a better connection with your customers – and know when they’ve opened your invoice. This means no more “lost invoice” excuses. Xero records each time a customer views their outstanding bills online.
Take it one step further and collect online payments from your customers, which is only one click away.
Worry free maintenance
Software updates are automatic and seamless. Every few weeks Xero release innovative new features and enhancements based on ideas from their customers. There is no need to installing new versions every year unlike with some other software providers nor is there need to update the tax tables – Xero does it all for you, limiting chances that you get these things wrong and in trouble with the ATO.
Add-ons!! (If Xero haven’t thought of it, someone else had.)
If you are worried that Xero may be missing some features your business requires, there is an ecosystem of 400+ add-on applications which integrate directly with Xero to make your life easier. You are definitely spoilt for choice.
Ready for the change?
Unfortunately we are not living in a simple world and one does not fit all. Every business is different and therefore it is important to start with the right advice. If you are considering moving to Xero or need help with choosing the right add-ons, we are here to assist.
We can also help you out with the transition from your current software and training on how to use it.
Your Xero certified advisor is only a phone call away…
Watch here how Xero make accounting beautiful – Intro to Xero