The main reason why we (InStar) changed our accounting system from SAGE to Xero primarily was; Xero being an on – line accounting system enabling complete flexibility with our working locations.
Not only has Xero enabled us to do this but there are so many other benefits i.e
- Daily reconciliation of InStar accounts via on line bank links – Versatility when purchasing foreign currencies.
- Speed of invoicing, entering purchase invoices etc.
- Reduction in retention of paperwork due to uploading facility for invoices in.
- The inventory tracker enables complete stock control.
- VAT reconciliation = NIL reconciliation intervention
- Total ‘Real Time’ visibility of Management Accounts both at top and breakdown level.
Kirkpatrick & Hopes set up our Xero account and uploaded all data. They have also successfully conducted the training with professionalism and patience.
In hindsight we most definitely should have converted to Xero accounting a lot sooner.
Joanne McColl Mills InStar UK
Date: 6th Nov 17