July 17, 2012 09:00 ET

Small Business Finance Made Easy: Xero Integrates With ADP's Online Payroll Platform

Leader in Online Accounting Delivers SMBs With Real-Time, Secure and Convenient Access to RUN Powered by ADP® Payroll Data

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 17, 2012) -   Xero, online accounting software, today announced the availability of a general ledger integration with ADP's popular RUN Powered by ADP payroll platform tailored specifically for small business owners.

Xero's online accounting software provides small business owners real-time visibility into their financial position in a way that's simple, smart and secure. Xero also helps accounting professionals serve their clients by enabling unparalleled online collaboration with clients, colleagues and prospects -- and the ongoing insight helps them provide better counsel to customers.

Xero's integration with the general ledger interface of ADP's RUN Powered by ADP payroll platform allows businesses and accounting professionals to conveniently and securely transfer data to Xero's cloud-based software, allowing them to use best-of-breed solutions for both payroll and accounting. 

RUN Powered by ADP is an innovative, cloud-based solution that delivers improved compliance tools for payroll, tax administration and employee management. Accessible 24/7, RUN Powered by ADP is the preferred payroll solution for more than 150,000 small businesses. RUN Powered by ADP Payroll for Accountants® provides thousands of accounting professionals a revenue-generating platform to easily offer payroll and HR services to their clients.

"ADP is a leader in the industry and this integration provides a powerful combination of online payroll and online accounting for small businesses across North America," said Jamie Sutherland, Xero's president of U.S. operations. "Xero and ADP customers will both benefit from the power of a truly comprehensive online platform that delivers anytime, anywhere financial management."

"ADP is very pleased to offer an integration with Xero's online accounting solution, which stems from our commitment to providing small business owners and accounting professionals innovative and convenient alternatives that help them be more successful," said Sal Hazday, vice president and general manager of specialty products for ADP's Small Business Services division.

About ADP
Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADP), with about $10 billion in revenues and approximately 570,000 clients, is one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions. Leveraging over 60 years of experience, ADP offers a wide range of human resource, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source. ADP's easy-to-use solutions for employers provide superior value to companies of all types and sizes. ADP is also a leading provider of integrated computing solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine, recreational vehicle, and heavy equipment dealers throughout the world. For more information about ADP or to contact a local ADP sales office, reach us at 1.800.225.5237 or visit the company's Web site at

About Xero is beautiful, easy to use online accounting software for small businesses and their advisors. The company has over 78,000 paying customers and 240,000 users in more than 100 countries around the world. Xero's U.S. team is based in San Francisco. For more information, visit

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