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January 25, 2024 by
Ekta Mahepal
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Can Odoo And XERO Integration Simplify Your E-commerce Accounting Challenges ?

Integrating Odoo and Xero can indeed simplify e-commerce accounting challenges. Both Odoo and Xero are popular business management software solutions, and integrating them can provide a seamless flow of data between various business functions, including e-commerce and accounting.

Embracing Automation With Odoo and XERO

     Integrated Data Flow

    • Automate the seamless flow of data between Odoo and Xero to eliminate manual data entry and reduce the risk of errors.
    • Ensure that information such as customer details, sales orders, invoices, expenses, and financial transactions are synchronized in real-time between the two systems.

    Order Processing Automation

    • Streamline the order-to-cash process by automating order processing.
    • When a customer places an order in Odoo, automate the creation of sales orders and invoices in Xero, ensuring that your accounting system is updated instantly.

        Financial Reporting and Analysis

    • Set up automated financial reporting to generate regular reports directly from Xero using the financial data imported from Odoo.
    • Utilize automation to analyze key financial metrics, track expenses, and gain insights into the financial health of your business.

Inventory Management

    • Implement automation to keep inventory data consistent and up-to-date between Odoo and Xero.
    • Use triggers to update stock levels, track product movements, and ensure that your accounting system reflects accurate inventory information.

Expense Management

    • Automate the recording and categorization of expenses in Xero by integrating with Odoo.
    • Utilize features such as expense approval workflows to streamline the expense management process.

Bank Reconciliation

    • Automate the bank reconciliation process by synchronizing bank transactions from Xero with Odoo.
    • This ensures that financial records are always reconciled, and discrepancies are promptly identified and resolved.

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Automation

    • Use Odoo's CRM capabilities to automate customer interactions, lead management, and follow-up processes.
    • Ensure that customer data is updated in both Odoo and Xero to maintain consistency across platforms.

Payment Processing Automation

    • Implement automation for payment processing, ensuring that payments received in Odoo are accurately reflected in Xero.
    • Streamline the reconciliation of payments with invoices and maintain accurate cash flow records.

Notifications and Alerts

    • Set up automated notifications and alerts for critical events or anomalies, such as overdue invoices, inventory shortages, or budget variations.
    • This proactive approach helps in addressing issues promptly and maintaining control over various aspects of your business.

Compliance and Reporting

    • Leverage automation to ensure compliance with tax regulations and reporting requirements.
    • Generate and submit tax reports, financial statements, and other compliance-related documents seamlessly.


  1. With the cron, you can import the data at the scheduled time.
  2. Import accounts, customers, products, orders, invoices, and payments.
  3. Similarly, it allows you to export accounts, customers, products, orders, invoices, and payments.
  4. You can manually map Odoo to Xero entities.
  5. Track All The Connected Xero Instances from the Dashboard.
  6. The dashboard helps you to check the details from a single place.
  7. The module also helps you to easily navigate to particular settings or mapping. 

Get quick answers in reporting

Short-term cash flow:

  • Our new search function will help you find any missing items from your short-term cash flow projection

Favourite reports:

  • You’ll be able to add reports to your favourites list while you’re in the report, rather than having to return to the report centre

Hide or show notes: 

  • We’ve added an option to ‘hide’ rather than ‘delete’ irrelevant notes and schedules in all reports, to reduce the risk of human error

History and notes: 

  • We’ve added history and notes section to financial settings, so you can see who has made changes, what change was made, and when

Transaction Listing Details report (UK): 

  • We’ve added the Transaction Listing Details report to the report centre, so you can find it easily whenever you need

Bank Reconciliation Detail report (US and Canada): 

  • We introduced this new report, based on the Bank Reconciliation Summary, with more information including reconciled transactions

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