Global leader in online accounting software
Xero is the global leader in online accounting with over 500,000 paying customers in over 180 countries. Xero’s US headquarters are in San Francisco with satellite offices in Los Angeles, Atlanta, New York, and Denver.
Xero is making small businesses better by saving time on back-office processes and giving their advisors the ability to provide higher-value, higher-impact services.
Our cloud platform approach allows market leading business applications like Expensify, ADP, PayPal, Stripe and Bill.com to integrate seamlessly and major financial institutions like City National Bank to feed transactions directly into the ledgers of Xero users.
Xero and the cloud
Xero is hosted in the cloud and delivered to our customers via a SaaS (Software as a Service) model. It is accessible anywhere you have an internet or wireless connection. With online accounting software like Xero, nothing needs to be downloaded or installed. No setup fees, upgrade costs, or contracts are required. You simply sign up, login and begin your accounting work anytime, anywhere. If you ever encounter a problem, we offer free, unlimited around-the-clock email support and a comprehensive online help center.
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A brand you can trust
Investors have committed over US$250 million in funding to Xero. Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and the first outside investor in Facebook, has invested in Xero four times. Another US-based investor, Matrix Capital, invested $49 million in Xero in November 2012 and $15 million in October 2013. Xero is a publicly traded company (XRO) on the New Zealand Stock Exchanges (NZX) and the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).
From our inception, Xero has been synonymous with beautiful design and ease of use. Small business owners have used terms like “addictive” and “game-like” to describe using Xero and CPAs rave that it removes the constraints associated with desktop accounting software.
The accounting industry and greater business community has taken notice. Xero has been the recipient of awards from the likes of CPA Practice Advisor, Accounting Today, Fast Company, The Sleeter Group, Barlow Research, Marketers That Matter, and K2 Enterprises.
Small business owners
Xero makes accounting quick and painless for small business owners. Bank transactions are automatically fed into your accounting software, eliminating the need for manual data entry. Invoices can be created, customized and sent on the fly. All your outstanding bills can be paid at once, with only a few clicks. Xero integrates with over 200 other applications, making it possible to connect all the tools you use to keep your business running smoothly. Our online accounting software frees up time and energy that can better invested in the operation of your business.
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Accountants and bookkeepers
Xero provides free reporting and practice management software to our partners that simplify running an accounting practice or bookkeeping business. Our online accounting software is built around the idea of a single ledger – allowing for greater collaboration and the forging of trusted relationships between advisors and their clients. Xero supports the approach of the modern accounting practice, where greater value is placed on expertise and experience and value pricing replaces traditional time-based billing.
Find out how you can become a Xero Partner
We are looking for the best and brightest people to join us as we continue to revolutionize the accounting software industry. The US Xero team is growing at a rapid pace and has opportunities available in San Francisco, Hollywood, and Denver.
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Training and Events
Learning new software can sometimes be a challenge. That’s why we deliver quality-training programs and tailored live and online courses that ensure your transition is as smooth as possible.
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Xero in the news
Forbes, CNN Money, Tech Crunch, Venture Beat, Fast Company, Pando Daily, and Inc. all have good things to say about us.