PKF Rutherfords Ltd

Accountant · 336 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui

  • Xero Migration


    Xero Migration
  • Platinum champion partner

    Partner status

    Platinum champion partner
  • Partner since 2007


    Partner since 2007
  • Xero payroll certified


    Xero payroll certified
  • Xero advisor certified


    Xero advisor certified

About us

As one of clients has said, “I think it’s possible to get addicted to Xero and they may have to set up rehab meetings for people in the future…”. We love working with Xero and appreciate the leverage it provides in helping us to develop strong, caring relationships with our clients. At PKF Rutherfords Palmerston North we have the up-to-date skills and wealth of experience needed to add real value.


  • Chartered Accountants of Australia & New Zealand

Meet the team

PKF Rutherfords Ltd advisors: 15 - Xero certifications: 11

To become certified, advisors complete learning modules on Xero’s key features and pass a practical exam.

Chris Lamb


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  • Xero advisor certified
    Has a strong understanding and practical knowledge of how to use Xero with clients.
  • 6 years Xerocon attendance

What I love is helping clients stretch the boundaries of what is possible using Xero and Xero Add Ons plus helping them focus on what they do well.

Jonathan Dann

Business Development Specialist

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  • Trade & construction
    Has training and expertise in advising on apps for trade and construction businesses.
  • Retail & ecommerce
    Has training and expertise in advising on apps for retail and ecommerce businesses.
  • Professional services
    Has training and expertise in advising on apps for professional services firms.
  • Xero Migration
    Has training and expertise in switching clients to Xero.

A good day's work for me is finding a solution for a business problem, wrestling with change, helping to find a way for a business owner to meet their goals, maybe using some analysis or tech to help.

Luke McLeay


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  • Xero advisor certified
    Has a strong understanding and practical knowledge of how to use Xero with clients.
  • 3 years Xerocon attendance

I'm a Chartered Accountant that balances work with being a father to three young boys.

PKF Rutherfords Ltd: Bank experience

Clients of PKF Rutherfords Ltd connect to a range of banks via Xero. PKF Rutherfords Ltd specialises in working with some of those banks; they can help with setting up bank feeds, and are knowledgeable about accessing bank loans and streamlining payments through Xero.

Bank connections

  • ANZ (NZ)
  • ASB (NZ)
  • BNZ (NZ)
  • Farmlands (NZ)
  • Fonterra RD1 (NZ)
  • Kiwibank (NZ)
  • PGG Wrightson (NZ)
  • Rabobank (NZ)
  • TSB Bank (NZ)
  • Westpac (NZ)

PKF Rutherfords Ltd: Industry experience

PKF Rutherfords Ltd works with businesses across a range of industries. They specialise in helping to choose apps that integrate with Xero to boost business performance for some of those industries.

Industry Specialist

  • Professional services


    Professional services
  • Retail & ecommerce


    Retail & ecommerce
  • Trade & construction


    Trade & construction

Industries Served

  • Accommodation and hospitality
  • Agriculture
  • Construction and trades
  • Finance and insurance
  • Healthcare and social services
  • Marketing, advertising and consulting
  • Not-for-profit
  • Professional services
  • Real estate and hiring services
  • Repairs and personal services
  • Retail
  • Wholesale

PKF Rutherfords Ltd : App experience

PKF Rutherfords Ltd serves clients who use 6 different apps that connect and integrate with Xero.

Connected apps

Find us

PKF Rutherfords Ltd has an office in 1 location

Palmerston North

336 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North, 4414, Manawatu-Wanganui

+64 63507900

New to Xero? PKF Rutherfords Ltd can help

Xero is beautiful online accounting software for smaller businesses. PKF Rutherfords Ltd can help make your switch as smooth as possible.

Contact them to find out how they can help your business.

  • 7 Years Xerocon Attendance ?
    The firm shows a commitment to Xero and to professional development by having one or more of their people attend Xerocon, Xero’s annual global conference, for the number of years shown.
  • Partner since 2007


  • Xero Set Up Expert 2017 NZ
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