Xero Overview

  • www.xero.com
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 2006
  • Company - Public (XRO)
  • Computer Hardware & Software
  • $100 to $500 million (USD)

CompetitorsIntuit, MYOB, Sage
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The first line of code for what would become the Xero software was written in a small Wellington apartment in 2006. Our founder, Rod Drury, knew there had to be a better solution for small business owners so he set out to create beautiful software that delivered real-time data ...
Mission: Xero exists to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world by rewiring the world of small business by making it seamless, simpler, and smarter.

Xero Reviews

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"Incredible place to work"

Current Employee - Manager in Wellington, Wellington
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I have been working at Xero full-time for less than a year


- Genuine caring colleagues (right from CEO down), especially evident during COVID - Great culture of team work - Growing fast, it's exciting with lots changing - Best office technology I've ever


- There's a lot to learn
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Diversity & Inclusion at Xero

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Xero Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Singapore
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    Average Interview


    There were 4 rounds. First round was with the recruiter. Second round was with a manager from another team which involved a lot of discussions around past experience and role fit. Third round was with the sales director, involving an instantaneous role play. Final round was with the MD.

    How would you prioritise and manage a portfolio of 200 partners.

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Company Updates

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10 Sep 2020

Meet Ruth James, Tech Outreach & Engage Coordinator here at Xero. We asked Ruth what diversity and inclusion means to her. Here’s what she had to say: “For me, the ultimate goal is to enable and support others to flourish and be accepted for who they are regardless of their background, race, culture, and religion. As a Kiwi, I look at what’s happening currently in the U.S. as an example of what happens when there are systemic issues around race. I’ve also had many conversations with friends and family who’ve told me of their own experiences of exclusion and aggression and it serves as a wake-up call that racism, homophobia, sexism, and islamophobia are still very prevalent. It’s really made me aware of my privilege and the responsibility I have to be an ally.” Learn more about Xero’s social and environmental impact, including diversity and inclusion → https://bit.ly/xerosocialimpact

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26 Aug 2020

For Xero, our focus is to build a scalable and sustainable business, and that includes taking responsibility for our environmental impact. Hear from Ryan Ghisi, GM - Global People Programmes about what respecting the planet's resources means to him: 'Each of us have a responsibility to positively impact the environment through our actions and choices. Whether its how much water we use, the food we eat, or how we travel, we all can make a difference. I care deeply about both the beautiful country I live in and the wider world, so want to ensure that I do my part to leave an impact.' Learn more about Xero's social and environmental initiatives at the link below:


Xero is out to change the game in numerous ways for millions of small businesses and the communities in which they operate.

Xero Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Best Places to Work in ColoradoBuilt In Colorado2019
  • Top Workplaces of 2019The Denver Post2019

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What is health insurance like at Xero?

...The health insurance benefits don't include mental health, despite the supposed dedication Xero has for supporting their employees....

10 April 2019

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