Institute of Certified Bookkeepers

Xero – Beautiful Accounting Software

XeroXero is the emerging leader of online accounting software that connects small businesses to their advisors and other financial services. Xero provides business owners with real­time visibility of their financial position in a way that's simple, smart and secure.

At its core, Xero is a powerful and comprehensive accounting system, complete with accounts receivable, accounts payable, credit notes, budgeting, accounts reporting, Payroll (Australia), management reporting, expenses, fixed assets, GST returns and more.

Small businesses pay monthly subscriptions and get free and automatic updates to new features. For accountants and bookkeepers, Xero helps build a trusted relationship with small business clients through online collaboration. Xero partners get free practice management software for use with Xero clients.

Xero has over 700,000 subscribers in 180 countries and is listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange and the Australian Securities Exchange.

Xero Partner Program

Xero has a Partner Program to cement its vital relationship with accounting and bookkeeping practices. The program is free to join and provides valuable benefits including free software, lead generation services, training, promotional material and dedicated support.

Partner program benefits:

  • Education support with videos, webinars, self­paced learning and more. Use Xero U to find in­depth training based on your role in a practice
  • XeroFree marketing support, including co­branded collateral, marketing resource guide and banner advertising on
  • Access to an enablement specialist for conversions and technical accounting queries
  • A contribution towards funding Xero client events and marketing activities
  • Certified bronze partners or higher are listed on the Xero Advisor Directory, where businesses look for advisors with Xero expertise. Businesses can make contact straight from the directory, delivering valuable leads to nurture into clients
  • Certified silver partners or higher get free practice management tools for use with Xero clients, providing a significant saving. These tools include Practice Manager, Workpapers and Tax

Further Details

Got questions? Contact or visit Xero - Partners to find out more.