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.

Xero Integration | Payroll Features | PayHero


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.

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Xero & FlexiTime Reviews | Integration
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Prefab | FlexiTime Payroll Customer
Prefab | FlexiTime Payroll Customer

Prefab - Hospitality

“The integration with Xero is superb and the fact that it is all in the Cloud means we can see our staff costs in real time.”

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INSIDE Recruitment | FlexiTime Payroll Customer
INSIDE Recruitment | FlexiTime Payroll Customer

INSIDE Recruitment - Recruitment

“Our FlexiTime transactions automatically appear in Xero for easy reconciliation, saving our Finance team hours of work every pay run.”

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How does the Xero integration work?

PayHero & Xero Integration

1. 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).

2. 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.

3. Reconcile payments

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

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.
  • Online expense claims and reimbursements, included in every account.
  • Our team of NZ-based payroll nerds provide expert support by phone and email.
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What is Xero?

Xero is easy to use online accounting software that’s designed specifically for small businesses.

  • It’s all online, so you can work when and where you want to.
  • Just login with your PC, Mac or mobile.
  • Your bank statements are automatically imported and categorized, letting you see your cashflow in real­time.
  • Invite your team and work together on financials. You can collaborate over your up-­to-­date numbers.
  • Xero has all you need to run your business – including invoicing, paying bills, sales tax returns, reporting and much more.
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