Starling Business Marketplace

Integrate Xero with Starling

Manage your finances in real time.

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Manage your finances in real time

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

What is Xero?

  • Xero is cloud accounting software, built to meet the needs of small businesses.

  • 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 Xero to reconcile, send invoices, or create expense claims - from anywhere.

  • Reconcile in seconds. Xero imports and categorises your latest bank transactions.

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  • 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? You can effortlessly share every Starling transaction you’ve made in the last year.

  • Auto-sync to Bills Manager. Any Direct Debits or standing orders set up via our Bills Manager feature will automatically feed into Xero.

  • Banking with no borders. Does your business go beyond the UK? Sign up to Xero Premium and seamlessly integrate your Starling EUR and USD business accounts.

  • Apply for a business account

How to integrate with Xero

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.

Xero multi-currency - Going global

If you’re on Xero’s Premium plan, you can now instantly share your Starling multi-currency transactions to Xero. So whether it’s au revoir or adiós in your new market, say goodbye to manual uploads and hello to seamless, real-time feeds!

This functionality is perfect for businesses whose operations incorporate Euro or US dollar transactions, giving you:

  • Real-time feeds - Keep track of and manage your multi-currency transactions as they happen
  • Less admin - Never manually upload a statement again
  • More insights - See all your data in one place to make better business decisions

Apply for a Starling business account today and enjoy app-based banking at its best.

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