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Test a posting to Xero
Test a posting to Xero

Follow these steps to test the Xero integration set-up by posting expenses to Xero.

Written by Jack
Updated over a week ago

Complete a controlled test by posting 2 - 5 expenses from the Approved and Export History sections in the Finance area. 

1. When you are ready to post Approved expenses, navigate to the Approved section and click in the relevant section for the type of expenses you wish to post.

2. Select the expenses for posting by selecting them individually or by ticking the Select All check box.

Please note: System filters are available to help you find the expenses needed.

3. Click the Export dropdown button and choose either Export All or Export Selected.

4. Click on the Xero option in the export box.

Please note: If the expense(s) was(were) identified as billable, you will need to mark it(them) as Billed separately before posting from the Reconcilable or Reimbursable Approved sections. All expenses will be moved to the Completed section in the Finance area once the posting has been started. If any expenses are not moved, please check the billable section and complete manually. 

5. Click the Export History link in the posting total message box to view the status process of the posting.

6. Click the Refresh option to get the most up-to-date posting status.

  • Transaction Reference is the reference shown in your accounting package. For example, if posting as a purchase invoice, this will be the invoice reference. If posting as a bank payment, this will be the payment reference.

7. Once Complete is shown, all expenses are successfully posted to Xero. 

Please note: If you find a Failed status is presented please refer to our FAQ Why have expenses failed to post to Xero? or contact our Support Team who will be happy to help with investigating why the failure happened.

8. Click the Bill EI number to take you directly to Xero to view the Bill created and check the details are all correct. Any attached receipts will also be posted to Xero along with the Bill.

9. Repeat the steps in this guide to test posting reimbursable and reconcilable expenses to Xero. 

If you have any queries regarding posting expenses to Xero please contact us via Live Chat or by emailing

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