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Xero

 2441 ratings Accounting

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 133 ratings Accounting
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About Xero

Xero is an online accounting software suite that utilizes a modern cloud network to fully accommodate the complete range of accounting needs.
The app allows its users to coordinate and manage all financial processes within an easy to use platform, accessible from all internet-enabled devices.
This software is ideal for small business owners managing their accounts independently, as well as in collaboration with their accountants from dispersed locations.

About Zoho Books

Zoho Books allows you to create, manage and edit sales and purchase transactions like invoices, estimates, PO, SO, credit notes, bills and expenses and more. You can connect your bank and credit card account in Zoho Books and categorize transactions instantly. The dashboard and reports section give you the insight to make smart decisions instantly.
Zoho Books streamlines business processes and you can create custom workflows to automate these processes. You can invite your customers to the client portal, so they can make online payments and view all transactions as well.

You can also invite more users and your financial advisor to Zoho Books. Create a custom role and invite these users with restriction to specific modules if you desire.

Features

  • 2-Factor Authentication
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • API
  • Balance Sheet
  • Billing/Invoicing
  • Budgeting
  • Calendar Management
  • Contact Management
  • CRM Integration
  • Customer Management
  • Dashboard
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • Expense Tracking
  • External Integrations
  • Forecasting
  • General Account Ledger
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Multi-Currency
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • P&L
  • Payroll
  • Supplier Management
  • Tax Management
  • BitCoin
  • PayPal
  • Stripe
  • SAP Integration

Features

  • 2-Factor Authentication
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • API
  • Balance Sheet
  • Billing/Invoicing
  • Budgeting
  • Calendar Management
  • Contact Management
  • CRM Integration
  • Customer Management
  • Dashboard
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • Expense Tracking
  • External Integrations
  • Forecasting
  • General Account Ledger
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Multi-Currency
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • P&L
  • Payroll
  • Supplier Management
  • Tax Management
  • BitCoin
  • PayPal
  • Stripe
  • SAP Integration

Summary

  • Easy Invoicing: Improves cashflow and helps its users get paid quickly and easily.

  • Multi-Currency Accounting: Foreign exchange rates are updated hourly, so users instantly know exactly how gains and losses are affecting their cashflow.

  • File Storage: It is possible to attach files to almost anything – from invoices to bills and transactions.

  • Creation of customizable purchase orders: Fully customizable purchase orders, ready to email them to suppliers and then copy to a bill.

  • Expense claims creation from anywhere: Users can create claims at work, home or on the go.

  • Inventory Management: Tracks the value of a user's inventory and improves stock control.

Summary

  • Invoicing: create, manage and send customer invoices and accept online payments.

  • Bills: manage vendors and keep track of the bills to be paid.

  • Expenses: upload expense receipts and track business expenses

  • Banking: connect online bank and credit card feeds.

  • Workflows: trigger email notification and field updates in Zoho Books with custom workflows

  • Reports: access more than 40+ reports in Zoho Books including Balance Sheet, P&L

Pricing

  • Credit card required: No
  • Starter: $20/month.
    Standard: $30/month.
    Premium: $40/month.
    30-day free trial.

Pricing

  • Starting from: $9.00/month
  • Credit card required: No
  • Basic: $9/month
    Standard: $19/month
    Professional: $29/month

FAQs

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Main user of this software are accountants and bookkeepers in small and medium-sized businesses across all industries.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Xero is used as a cloud-based accounting software for small and medium-sized businesses.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Web-based service with native mobile apps for iPhone, iPad or Android smartphone.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • It is most commonly used in tandem with WorkflowMax, CustomerSure, and Veeqo.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Xero integrates with hundreds of add-on business applications, from inventory management, invoicing and time tracking. Some of them: Batchbook, Quotient, Stripe, PayPal, WorkflowMax, Receipt Bank, Expensify, Evernote, Payment Evolution, Nexonia Expenses, Xpenditure, Constant Contact, Highrise CRM, Exsalerate, OnePage CRM.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Xero has an API available for use.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support provided: Forum, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Video Tutorials.

FAQs

    No FAQs associated with this application.

Vendor Information

Founded:
2006
Based in:
Wellington
Employees:
1001-5000
Likes:
Followers:

Vendor Information

Founded:
-
Based in:
Pleasanton
Employees:
-
Likes:
Followers:

Other

Who uses Xero
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other

Who uses Zoho Books
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
  • WinPhone
Languages:
English, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Chinese
Regional Restrictions:
Exclusive edition of Zoho Books is available in US, UK, Canada. We also have a global edition for rest of the world.

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