If you own a small business and you don t know what Xero is, you need to get yourself familiar with it. Xero, a cloud-based accounting software company, is potentially the greatest thing to happen to small to medium business owners since the launch of the world wide web.

As an authorised Xero partner, I am excited to be able to help small businesses move their accounting and business processes online, thereby saving them valuable time and money. Cloud Ease is experienced with supporting business owners through the integration process providing technical support and setup, as well as training, to ensure that the move to the cloud is smooth and efficient one. I am proud to be an authorised integrator of such fantastic software that delivers huge benefits to business owners.

Xero boasts a range of features including automatic account feeds, invoicing, accounts payable, purchase orders, asset depreciation, expense claims and business and management reporting. Xero, which now has offices in New Zealand, Australia, the US and the UK, has various packages to suit any small business needs.

The software itself can save you time, money and greatly improve your work efficiency. Not only will it help with accounting and bookkeeping it can also assist with general business management through detailed reports, and the ability to store contacts and other information easily in the one place.

Another huge benefit of Xero is that it can be accessed from anywhere, anytime. I know this is great for time-poor small business owners who can barely find a spare minute in a day. The convenience of logging in from your phone to check your reports in real-time – over booking an appointment with your bookkeeper or shuffling through dozens of Excel spreadsheets, is immeasurable.

It s not often a small New Zealand startup grows into a multi million dollar game-changer. And although Xero will never replace the huge accounting firms like PWC, who cater for large corporations, it s certainly making its mark in the SME arena.

I think Xero s success demonstrates both the growth and importance of cloud-based software for small business. Today s fast-paced business environment doesn t lend itself well to traditional accounting methods anymore it s time small businesses moved their business processes online.

If you are a small business owner wanting to save time and money, accounting software like Xero might be the solution you re looking for.

Cloud Ease can get you set up and going with Xero with no interruption to your business. Get in touch today to see how we can help you save time, money and resources – leaving you more time to do what you do best.