Xero Accounting Software

Cloud-based accounting software for your brigade - saving you time and money, helping you run brigade business anytime, anywhere.

The UFBA, in partnership with Grant Thornton, can assist your brigade to enjoy the benefits of Xero.

We offer a free subscription service including telephone support and online training. We'll set everything up to make your transition to online so much easier -  you just need to have online banking in place first.

Advantages of using Xero:

  • Keep all your finances in the cloud - you'll never lose bits of paper!
  • Generate and file reports to both FENZ and Charities Services
  • Provide detailed balance sheets at brigade meetings
  • Xero is widely used across New Zealand

To register your brigade for Xero email jane@ufba.org.nz

Free training

We offer two levels of Xero training:


One hour training sessions are held via Microsoft Teams at 7.00pm . 

WORKSHOP 1 - Thursday 9 September 2021 - POSTPONED - date to be confirmed

WORKSHOP 2 - Thursday 17 March 2022

WORKSHOP 3 - Thursday 17 March 2022



These training sessions are targeted at brigades:

  • familiar with Xero and wish to refresh their knowledge
  • seeking to learn how to use Xero more efficiently
  • interested in learning end-of-year reporting tasks and checks to help ensure reports are correct.

WORKSHOP 1 - Tuesday 14 September 2021 - POSTPONED - date to be confirmed

WORKSHOP 2 - Thursday 24 March 2022

WORKSHOP 3 - Tuesday 7 June 2022

Register for an online Basic Xero workshop 

Register for an online Intermediate Xero workshop


FREE online training videos 

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