Business payments network and online accounting software provider Xero announced a new Direct Sync integration for small and medium-sized business customers.

With the integration, now available, business owners can sync their Xero and accounts to get a real-time, combined snapshot of their bill pay and online accounting.

“Small businesses using Xero can now enjoy a more seamless and fluid way to manage their payments,” stated René Lacerte, founder and CEO of “Our partnership with Xero enables businesses to manage their accounting and payment processes with ease and efficiency.”

Direct Sync, which streamlines paperless accounting and bill payment workflows, can be up and running in less than an hour.

Specifically, the solution:

  • Automatically transfers and manages unpaid bills from Xero into
  • Automatically syncs a range of data with Xero including accounts, vendors, customers and vendor credits
  • Reconciles payments made through using Xero bank reconciliation features
  • Gives direct access to customer service and payment support

“Our partnership with will offer a simple solution for managing payments and tracking cash flow - both crucial to the health of small businesses,” stated James Maiocco, general manager of business and corporate development at Xero. “Xero and Direct Sync will make life easier for our customers by reducing the time spent on tedious back-office processes instead enabling them to focus on growing their businesses.”
In tandem with the integration, Xero announced a new program for partners providing them with a no-subscription account for their firm and a special price on the Accountants Program. More details are available here.

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