Xero – Saving Files in Xero

Did you know that Xero has an inbuilt online file management system? With Xero file library you can keep all your files (i.e. receipts, bills, images) organised in Xero.

The file library is located under your organisation name on the left-hand side of your blue taskbar.

Your Xero file library contains an Inbox and Contracts folder, and you can add any additional folders you need.

Using the Xero file library is easy, either:

  • upload files to the file library (left-hand option) or
  • email files directly to the Inbox folder (right-hand option, using your unique Xero inbox email address)

Whenever you see the attachment icon in Xero, you can then attach these files to individual transactions, items, and emails.

Follow this link for more information on how to use files in Xero: https://central.xero.com/s/topic/0TO1N0000017kqDWAQ/files-in-xero#business

Our In-House Software Training and Support Specialist

Ellie Harris – B.Com
Software Support & Training – ellie@savage.co.nz

Ellie Harris has been working for us for a number of years and as a recent B.Com graduate, with experience managing our tax system and working with clients on various compliance matters, she has now become our in-house software specialist.

Ellie has a number of Xero certifications, has experience working with MYOB products and has been developing her knowledge on all payroll matters – from employer payroll obligations to implementing payroll systems most suitable for your business.

Ellie can help you migrate from one accounting system to another, set up your new accounting software systems for you, advise on a range of solutions that will help you run your business accounting needs easily and efficiently and will be running training sessions for our clients in small groups so you get lots of one-on-one assistance with using your accounting software. She is also available for individual training in our offices or can even visit you at your workplace. Some of this is free to clients so if you need help or advice contact Ellie to arrange a time to meet with her.

Watch this space for upcoming free training courses.

Xero updates

Hubdoc

From 18th March Hubdoc will be included for free with Xero business plan subscriptions. Hubdoc is a document collection and management software that reads and extracts key information from your  receipts, invoices and emailed invoices and statements and converts it to files that links to your transactions in Xero.  Get in touch to find out more or visit Hubdoc .

Uber

Uber for Business now integrates with Xero where Uber statement data is extracted by Xero and a draft bill created. You need an Uber for Business account and the Uber for Business from the Xero App Marketplace. For more info and how to get started visist the Xero blog

Xero & MYOB updates

Xero now integrates with BP fuel card. If you have a BP fuel card you can set up the connection from the BP Customer Portal and when you get your statement from BP it will automatically create a draft bill in Xero. Pretty handy if you are allocating fuel costs and it will automatically match to the  bank feed.

Have you heard about Hubdoc? It’s a Xero connected app that:

  • Captures data – upload bills and receipts from any device
  • Automates data entry – key data is extracted from the uploaded document and synced to Xero as accurately coded transactions with the source doc attached
  • One-click reconciliation – the transaction is matched to the bank feed for a one click reconciliation
  • Your source documents can be easily to access from anywhere

MYOB has a new integration with Bunnings, if you have an account with Bunnings you can now get your invoices from Bunnings directly to MYOB, no more entering every bill!

 

Zoom Consulting

Business Systems Software Specialist and Consultant

Emily Thompson from Zoom Consulting

Emily Thompson is a business systems and software superstar. Using Xero accounting software and other add on software platforms, she can design a software solution for your business, implement the systems, then train you and your staff.

She supports businesses within the Nelson/Tasman region and throughout New Zealand with a vison of “to collaborate with my clients by finding them the best possible business system and software solutions for their needs.”

Emily supports her clients and their staff, enabling them to utilise the software and systems as much as possible.

“I provide my expertise and experience from day one and provide ongoing support wherever possible to help you implement systems that will streamline your business processes”.

Contact Emily at info@zoomconsulting.co.nz