PayHero + Xero Integration

Keep your accounts
up to date, always

Automatically send payroll transactions to your Xero accounting software. Enjoy the convenience of advanced cost tracking and fast reconciliation with no data entry.

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PayHero | NZ Payroll Software
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Fast, accurate payroll

Spend less time getting your payroll right with online timesheets, employee self-service, expenses, leave management and zero touch payday filing.

Automatically update your books

Our slick integration lets you automatically send your payroll transactions to Xero and apportion costs to different account codes or tracking categories.

Better together

Connecting the best payroll and accounting apps with powerful integration gives you the software toolkit you need to scale your business.

Xero Integration | PayHero

Save time

Automatically send payroll invoices from your payroll to your accounting system when you finalise a pay, so you can track them in your Chart of Accounts.

Keep on top of your staff costs

See your wage costs in real time so you can stay across seasonal variations and ensure you’ve got the right number of staff rostered on for busy and quiet times.

Works the way you do

Keep it simple or automatically apply different payroll costs to Xero account codes or tracking categories, giving you detailed cost tracking with no data entry.

See what Xero customers have to say about working with us

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Dignity | PayHero Customer

Dignity - Social Enterprise

"With PayHero, our payroll is now as easy as 3 clicks! It’s all integrated with IRD, Xero, and employee timesheets, so it’s incredibly quick and simple."

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The Source Bulk Foods | PayHero Customer

The Source Bulk Foods - Retail

"With 26 staff across three stores I can run pays and manage tax compliance in about 5 minutes each week without needing a payroll clerk."

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How does the Xero integration work?


Connect to Xero

Choose how to send your payroll transactions to Xero, map your Pay Items to the Chart of Accounts and set up tracking categories (if you need detailed job costing).


Enjoy the automation

Every time you process your payroll the details of the transaction are automatically posted to Xero as a draft invoice for your approval and reconciliation.


Reconcile payments

After you run each pay in PayHero, pop over into Xero to reconcile the payments. It couldn’t be easier!

For more information visit Integrating PayHero with Xero.

PayHero & Xero Integration
PayHero | Online Payroll Made Super Easy

About PayHero

PayHero is the perfect payroll for any size business with employees that work variable hours.

  • Accurately capture employee hours with online timesheets, employee mobile app or photo clock in and out.
  • Automatically calculate pay and holiday entitlements from online timesheets and work patterns.
  • Connect to payday filing and we’ll send your PAYE information to IRD.
  • Allow employees to request leave through the app that managers can approve from an email.
  • Expert phone and email support from our NZ-based team.
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About Xero

Xero is world-leading online accounting software built for small business.

  • Get a real-time view of your cashflow. Log in anytime, anywhere on your Mac, PC, tablet of phone to get a real-time view of your cash flow. It’s small business accounting software that’s simple, smart and occasionally magical.
  • Run your business on the go. Use our mobile app to reconcile, send invoices, or create expense claims - from anywhere.
  • Get paid faster with online invoicing. Send online invoices to your customers - and get updated when they’re opened.
  • Reconcile in seconds. Xero imports and categorises your latest bank transactions. Just click ok to reconcile.

Find out more or try Xero Accounting Software for free.

Xero Integration | PayHero

Connect PayHero & Xero today
Automatically send payroll transactions to your Xero accounting software.

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