Xero Applications for Construction and Trade Industry

Following on from our previous post about management softwares, we look at the top rated Xero apps used by businesses in construction industry. What are some of the applications which help automate your accounting so you can get on with the job?

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(5 star rating – 49 reviews)
Mobile access to clients, addresses with real-time syncing
Access to staff schedules from various devices. Staff receive schedule reminders to keep them on time.
Quote and invoices can be created and issued immediately, take payments on site
Complete job history stored in the cloud
Custom job forms (ability to create customised forms and questionnaires)


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(5 star rating – 31 reviews)
Online job management – track every job from quote to invoice
Smart scheduling – real time job allocations and tracking
Quick Quoting – estimate and quote jobs quickly and accurately
Easy Invoicing – easier invoicing for faster payments


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(5 star rating – 25 reviews)
Status Board – centralised status board gives an overview of how the business is running and what needs your attention most each day
Job Card – tracks all the progress and responsibilities on a job in a logical layout
Scheduling System – assignment of staff to specific jobs and use of calendar for forecasted scheduling
Variations – add variations easily to jobs which stay linked to their parent job to make financial tracking easier
Purchase Orders – using pricing editor, purchase orders can be created and managed easily
Timesheets – log both charged and uncharged time to a job using mobile app


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Workflow Max


(4 star rating, 73 reviews)
Capabilities: CRM (track leads, sales, proposals), quotes & invoicing, time tracking, reporting.
Interactively works with Xero: pushes sales invoices to Xero and gets payment confirmation back into WorflowMax.

The above applications are just some of the examples of top rated and reviewed applications on Xero’s official site. We are not affiliated with any of the above applications and do not promote one over the other. Most of the applications have a trial option and we recommend trialling the management soft wares as not every software would be suited to your business.

If you would like to  overview your business and discuss what application might be suitable for your business, please contact us to make an appointment on (07) 3174 5010.

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Ellen Mubwandarikwa