Xero and Deputy Announce Partnership to Improve Global Workforce Management
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Xero, the global leader in online accounting software and Deputy, the cloud-based workforce management platform, today announced an updated partnership that delivers Xero’s advanced payroll alongside Deputy’s employee management solution to strategic global markets.
“We have been able to automate otherwise painful tasks including scheduling and payroll, and I have more time and attention to focus on my customers and growing my business.”
Working collaboratively to revolutionize the way businesses operate, Deputy’s employee scheduling and time tracking solution now integrates with Xero payroll for an end-to-end workforce management solution.
“The integration we have with Deputy provides an innovative and beautiful experience to business owners by reducing their administrative burdens in real-time,” said Steven Larsen, Head of Strategic Partnerships at Xero. “The ability to sync information on-the-go provides significant time savings much needed in the workforce management space.”
The Xero and Deputy partnership provides customers with the following workforce management abilities:
- Quickly syncs new hires and their details between platforms
- Simplifies employee time-off requests in the scheduling system to track sick leave, paid time-off and unpaid leave balances
- Creates leave overview reports, which automatically calculates ordinary hours, penalty rates, overtime and allowances
- Syncs pay rates to eliminate redundancy of tracking in multiple platforms
- Can create optimized schedules based on pay rates and salaries
- Forecasts labor costs and ensures compliance with all labor laws
Xero and Deputy are both partners in Apple’s Mobility Partner Program, working closely to create innovative solutions and features that are exclusive to and optimized for iOS.
“While our integration with Xero is state of the art, we are always in the process of enhancing it to ensure we are delivering our joint customers the richest experience possible,” said Jason Walker, President of the Americas at Deputy. “We take customer experience very seriously and are in the business of going beyond average expectations. Through this partnership, it is our vision to expand our reach worldwide in order to help business owners across the globe improve efficiencies and their overall bottom lines.”
“By utilizing Xero and Deputy, we have completely revolutionized the way we run our business,” said Christie Murdoch, owner of boutique retail store Banyan Tree and early user of the integrated offering. “We have been able to automate otherwise painful tasks including scheduling and payroll, and I have more time and attention to focus on my customers and growing my business.”
Xero is beautiful, easy-to-use online accounting software for small businesses and their advisors. The company has over 862,000 subscribers in more than 180 countries. Xero seamlessly integrates with over 500 apps, and was ranked No. 1 by Forbes as the World’s Most Innovative Growth Company two years running and Asia Pacific winner of LinkedIn’s ‘Bring your Employer Brand to Life’ Award.
Founded in 2008, Deputy is headquartered in Atlanta, USA and Sydney, Australia, with offices in Los Angeles, the United Kingdom and the Philippines. As the ultimate workforce manager, Deputy offers best-in-class technology in a cloud-based solution that simplifies scheduling, timesheets, tasking and other employee communication. This, coupled with brilliant mobile apps and one-click payroll integration, equips business managers with the tools they need to get out of the back office and into the action. More than 30,000 customers in 73 countries use Deputy to manage their employees. For more information, visit Deputy.com and follow @DeputyApp