Cut down on admin, digitise your finances from start to finish and spend more time on what’s important: growing your business. Integrate your Starling business account with Xero to share your transaction feed with your accounting software instantly and in real time.

Xero interface

Link your Starling business account with Xero to get...

  • An easy setup. No paperwork or week-long delays; just link your account to Xero instantly from the Starling Marketplace in a few taps.

  • Real-time transaction sharing. Your transaction data is shared automatically and instantly with Xero, which means no more overnight updates or download requests.

  • The full picture. Want to share all your past transactions with Xero too? No problem – you can effortlessly share every Starling transaction you’ve made since you’ve joined us.

About us

Starling for Business is a different kind of business bank account. Fast and free to set up with zero monthly fees, it’s a mobile account designed to help small businesses manage their finances on the go with smart cash flow management tools, cash payments at the Post Office, real-time payment alerts and 24/7 in-app customer support.

Starling business account screenshots

What is Xero?

  • Xero is world-leading online accounting software built for small business.
  • Get a real-time view of your cash flow. Log in anytime, anywhere on your Mac, PC, tablet or phone to get a real-time view of your cash flow. It’s small business accounting software that’s simple, smart and straightforward.
  • Run your business on the go. Use our mobile app to reconcile, send invoices, or create expense claims - from anywhere.
  • Get paid faster with online invoicing. Send online invoices to your customers - and get updated when they’re opened.
  • Reconcile in seconds. Xero imports and categorises your latest bank transactions. Just click ok to reconcile.
  • Find out more or try Xero Accounting Software for free.

How to connect Xero with Starling

Step by step

1. From your Starling account menu, tap Marketplace > Browse Marketplace > Accounting > Xero > Add

2. Tap ‘Open in app’ when prompted and ‘Approve’ for Xero to access your Starling data, then log in to your Xero account.

3. Choose which business you want to connect and tap ‘Allow’ for Starling to access your Xero data.

4. Select the Xero account you want to connect to then choose the date from which you’d like to share your transaction data.

5. You’ll be directed back to the Xero description page which should display as ‘Added’.

6. To view your Xero data from within the Starling Marketplace, exit the Marketplace and reopen to view.

How it works

Xero dataflow diagram
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