Chartered Accountant and Business Growth Specialists in Hamilton New Zealand

Xero or MYOB

Let's put things into perspective for you

One of the most common questions we get asked is - Xero versus MYOB, which is right for my business? We are certified consultants in Xero AND MYOB, which for you means we are not swayed one way or the other but will direct you to the best business solution for you.
To get started look at our comparison chart below then give us  a call to discuss.

Xero and MYOB are two of the most popular online accounting applications for New Zealand Businesses. We like to compare them as two types of coffees, they will both do their job in waking you up, but depending on how you have your coffee (with milk, sugar, straight) can taste and look completely different.

Xero and MYOB are two different competing accounting software programs and at the end of the day it will come down to the nature of your business and personal preference.


Accounting doesn’t have to be excruciating. In fact, it can be fun! Xero is a modern, small business accounting software, that lives in the cloud. It’s accessible from any computer or mobile device, making for a smarter, easier and all-around enjoyable accounting process.

Our Top 6 Xero Features

  1. Customisable Reports.
  2. Recurring Invoicing.
  3. Integrates with online shopping.
  4. Customer & supplier integration.
  5. Direct filing with IRD.
  6. Payroll option available.


MYOB is accounting software designed to help businesses succeed. Trusted by over 1.2 million businesses across Australia and New Zealand, MYOB has a range of solutions designed to help businesses of any size –whether you’re a start-up or a large business.

Our Top 6 MYOB Features

  1. Low-cost options.
  2. User-friendly.
  3. Inventory tracking.
  4. In-depth reporting.
  5. Direct filing with IRD.
  6. Payroll option available.
Xero - Certified Advisor
MYOB | Ace Payroll
MYOB - Certified Consultant

Need help deciding which accounting software is best suited for you and your business?

Contact us today for an obligation free consultation for what's better suited for you and your business. We look forward hearing from you.

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  • We feel confident our financial and taxation affairs are being well handled and are comfortably within IRD guidelines.
    Richard Johnston
  • Brian recently made us aware of the lower cost of ACC premiums for Company Directors provided certain criteria were met - this is a significant cost saving especially in our industry.
    Warren Griffin
  • I find Brian very easy to deal with, a good communicator and he is proactive in my business, often highlighting issues I am probably aware of but need my attention.
    J M Downey