Monitor hours with time tracking software

Track time spent on projects with online time tracking in Xero Projects. Accurately record and invoice hours for tasks.

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Log time spent, any time

Track your time spent on jobs with Xero’s online time tracker. Use the start-stop timer in the Xero Projects app to track project time on the go. Or enter billable hours from your desktop or the app.

An employee clicks to restart the start-stop timer in their time tracking software which has already recorded 34 minutes on the job.

Invoice for logged time

Use the online time tracker to track project progress, record billable hours, and invoice for time spent. Ensure you’re costing jobs and billing time correctly, whether fixed price or hourly.

An invoice shows the details of tracked time and the amount charged in time tracking software.

Watch over your projects

Use the Xero Projects software or app for time tracking. See where project time is being spent, track if jobs are profitable or overrunning the project budget, and create invoices for billable time.

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Learn more about the time tracking software in Xero

Time tracking in Xero Projects is integrated with and dependent on using Xero’s accounting software. Project time is tracked and added to invoices in Xero Projects along with project costs. If you use Xero Payroll you can add time entries from employee’s timesheets.

Learn more about Xero Projects

If you subscribe to Xero Projects, you can download and use the mobile app on your iOS or Android device for online time tracking. Add a time entry to record time worked on a task, record time with the built-in start-stop timer, or copy an existing time entry.

See how to use the Xero Projects app

Confirm job location and enable your device to work out when you enter and when you leave with online time tracking in the app. Xero Projects creates a timesheet to track time spent at the location. Review suggested time entries for your project team.

See how to set up auto time tracking by location

Use the online time tracking software in Xero Projects to get insights into the time your team spends on projects and what proportion of that time is billable. See how much time staff have entered over a period, on specific projects, or for a client.

See how to run the Project Detailed Time report

Use the Project Staff time overview to monitor and track time spent across all projects for a given date range. You can see if your staff have completed their time entries, and whether they're meeting their targets for billable hours.

See how to view and track staff project time

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