Xero for Beginners

25th September
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Organiser Information

Lynley McDougall

03 327 3135

Xero for Beginners


Are you new to Xero or thinking about using Xero as your accounting package?

Learn the tips and tricks that will make Xero easy to use, help you understand your accounts, and enable you to make informed decisions for your business

Xero is an accounting tool that is rapidly changing the way business performance can be improved and it's easier than it looks.

This half-day course provides:

  • A practical demonstration of Xero as an example of a cloud based software solution that can significantly simplify your bookkeeping chores
  • Tips and tools for optimising your use of Xero
  • An overview of your obligations in keeping financial records
  • How to use Xero functions that help you understand your business, allowing you to make informed decisions


This course is aimed at beginners in the Xero accounting package or those that would like to learn about Xero.



The Presenters


Belinda James

Belinda Photo2Belinda is the Director of Bizbooks and a Director of North Canterbury Business Services.

Belinda has been working within the accounting world since 1987 and has spanned the full range of professional experiences within this field. She started Bizbooks in 2009 and has not looked back since. Bizbooks is a Xero Partner and Certified Advisor.




Matt James

Matt pic4Matt is the Head Business Coach and a Director for North Canterbury Business Services, providing support to help businesses get off to a good start, overcome challenges and do better. 

Matt has worked in domestic and international markets for both the private and public sector. He has led extensive business operations, and delivered significant projects and new products in challenging environments. Matt works equally well in the boardroom and on the shop floor.