Helpful resources

Want to know more? Here’s a list of helpful resources we’re commonly asked for. If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for here, give us a call. We’d be happy to help.

 

What is Xero?

Xero is an easy to use, powerful online accounting system that’s been designed specifically for small business.

 

Because it’s in the cloud, you can get a real-time view of your financial information and there’s no need to buy expensive software or install upgrades. Xero will work on a PC or Mac and is accessed through your favourite internet browser on your desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile.

 

Xero’s many features include:

  • Automatic bank feed
    Automatically import your bank statements daily so you can keep on top of your cash flow.
  • Collaboration with your advisors
    Because it’s online, you can invite trusted advisors such as your accountant or us to collaborate with you online. This means no more inefficient or corrupted data transfers – we all work from the same page.
  • Secure remote backup
    The privacy and security of your data is all taken care of with storage on Xero’s secure servers. It’s backed up regularly – so even if your computer is stolen, your data is safe.
  • Save receipts straight into the software
    Save PDF copies of your invoices and receipts against the relevant transaction – no more storing mountains of paper.
  • Payroll
    No problem. You can even lodge your employees Tax File Declaration forms from inside Xero.

 

If you’d like to know more about whether Xero is right for your business, Contact us or visit the Xero website where you can trial Xero for free.

 

 

J Hesketh Bookkeeping Solutions is a Xero Bronze Certified Advisor.

We can help you with conversion, new setups and training. Contact us for a free consultation to discuss how Xero can work for your business.

What is QuickBooks Online?

Quickbooks Online (QBO) makes managing your business finances simple. Accounting software that was built for the cloud, you get a real-time view of your financial data and can access it anywhere on any device.

 

QBO’s features include:

 

  • Create branded invoices and quotes
    Quickly generate and customize professional invoices and quotes, then send them by email.
  • Easy quote sign off
    Clients can accept quotes on your portable device
  • Connection to your business bank account
    Automatically import and reconcile bank account transactions from major banks.
  • Collaboration tools
    Invite your Accountant and Bookkeeper to view your QBO file so you’re all seeing the same data.
  • Save receipts straight into the software
    Store all your invoices and receipts against the relevant transaction as a PDF. No more storing mountains of paper
  • Payroll
    Get access to standard payroll or more advanced features like Rostering, Time & Attendance and Award Interpretation for a small additional fee.

 

If you’d like to know more about whether QBO is right for your business, Contact us or visit the QBO website.

 

J Hesketh Bookkeeping Solutions is a QBO Pro-Advisor.

We can help you with conversion, new setups and training. Contact us for a free consultation to discuss how Quickbooks Online can work for your business.

What is MYOB?

With a range of software versions that can be tailored to your businesses unique needs, MYOB has been a mainstay of the accounting software industry for a very long time – and now they’re taking things to the cloud.

 

MYOB’s software options include:

 

  • MYOB BankLink
    Links up your data live from your bank feed and is able to code it for you by memorising common transactions and automatically assigning them to where they need to go. It also offers easy communication between you and your bookkeeper.
  • MYOB Cashbook
    Super simple online accounting software for those that want to stay on top of their cash position. Verify transactions on the spot to save hours of manual processing each month.
  • MYOB Essentials
    Everything you need to take care of business, including access to payroll functionality. Smart reconciliations make balancing the books easy, and you can store invoices and receipts against their transaction in the software, reducing paper storage around the office.
  • MYOB AccountRight
    A seriously flexible online accounting solution that allows you to control the most demanding jobs, inventory and multiple company accounts. Manage everything from superannuation and payroll, to inventory and advanced business finance reporting. All at your fingertips.

 

If you’d like to know more about whether MYOB is right for your business, contact us or visit the MYOB website.

 

 

Whether you’re using a desktop or cloud version of MYOB, J Hesketh Bookkeeping Solutions can help.

Need a conversion, a setup from scratch or training in MYOB? Contact us for a free consultation to discuss how MYOB can work for your business.

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