A Beginners Guide To Xero Accounting For Small Businesses

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Xero accounting software is a leading cloud-based software. Here at Engage Accountancyour experts specialise in helping you use the platform to develop your business. Find out more about the software, why it’s useful and how to get started, here:

What Is Xero Accounting?

Xero accounting software is an online accounting programme. The software contains a wide range of features. The standard features are there to complete your basic accounting requirements. The more advanced tools will be useful in helping your business grow.

What Are The Benefits Of Using The Software

There are many benefits to using Xero accounting software in your business. One of the main advantages is the speed and automation of the software; streamlining administrative tasks and freeing up vital time for you to focus on other areas of your business. The software has several other advantages including reduction of paperwork, increased productivity and a real-time overview of your organisation’s cash flow.

Using The Xero App

Xero also has the advantage of a mobile accounting app, which works on both iOS and Android devices. The app allows you to use Xero whilst on the move. The mobile app gives you the features of the desktop software including, invoices, expense approval, receipts and reconciliations. Just download from the app store and log in using your XERO account.

How Do I Get Started?

Getting started with Xero is simple. Once you’ve created an account, you can personalise your profile. Your profile setup includes filling in data like your organisation’s details such as display name, trading name, registered address, logo, website and more. You also need to set up your bank account feeds – including PayPal accounts and credit cards. If you’re using Xero for its payroll features, then you’ll need to set this up as well. Make sure to add opening balances if you’re setting up payroll in the middle of a financial year.

Once your account is ready, you can begin using Xero’s features instantly. If you’ve not used cloud-based accounting software before, you can get to grips with many of the tools through Xero’s easy-to-follow video guides. Alternatively, you can get the support of our experienced accountants who offer Xero training internally for your business.

Use Professional Cloud Accountants Today

If you’re looking to use Xero accounting software, then our experts can help! Our accountants are all fully-trained in Xero software. Our experience means that we can carry out our services effectively and work with your team’s software solution with ease. We offer a wide range of additional cloud software services including, training and consultancy, designed to help you integrate Xero efficiently. We are also able to help you switch over from your existing accounting software to ensure a seamless transition. Contact Engage Accountancy today via the online contact form to find out more.

Get Started With XERO Accounting Today

With immediate access and automated processes, XERO is ideal for quick implementation in your business. It provides seamless integration for your financial solutions. Get started now by speaking to our team.

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