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Advanced Certificate in Payroll Administration (Xero Training Course 515)

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Xero Payroll Course

Beginners to Advanced Payroll Administration Training

Cloud-based accounting software is always up-to-date so PAYG tables and other information like Superannuation percentages are included with the software with no need to go through an updating/upgrading process. The Cloud-based Xero software also enables bookkeepers/accountants to perform Payroll processing tasks from wherever they are which is great in the case of sickness or urgent matters.

Course Completion Time: 10 Hours




TFN-Declaration-Form-300x274-processing-pay-using-Xero-training-coursesXero Payroll Setup Course

  • Xero Payroll – Setting our user permissions
  • Xero Payroll – Payroll Settings – Linked Account Setup (r)
  • Xero Payroll – Payroll Settings – Payslips Setup
  • Xero Payroll – Payroll Settings – Pay Items Setup
  • Xero Payroll – Payroll Settings – Calendar Setup
  • Xero Payroll – Payroll Settings – Super Setup


Xero Payroll Course – Manage your Employees

  • Xero Payroll Course – Employees – Details
  • Xero Payroll Course – Employees – Employment
  • Xero Payroll Course – Employees – Tax Declaration
  • Xero Payroll Course – Employees – Leave
  • Xero Payroll Course – Employees – Bank Accounts
  • Xero Payroll Course – Employees – Pay Template
  • Xero Payroll Course – Employees – Opening Balances


Processing Payroll using Xero

  • Xero Payroll Course – Timsheets – Entering Timesheet Information
  • Xero Payroll Course – Pay Runs – Posting a simple pay run
  • Xero Payroll Course – Pay Runs – Pay Run Options


Payroll Administration Course

Xero Advanced Payroll Administration Training Course & Certificate - Payroll Dashboard

Level 1 Case Study: Hairdressing Salon Payroll Course

  • Xero Beginners Payroll Course – Create a New Company File
  • Xero Beginners Payroll Course – Set up your Company Details
  • Xero Beginners Payroll Course – Add your Payroll Bank Account
  • Xero Beginners Payroll Course – Set up your Payroll Liability and Expense accounts
  • Xero Beginners Payroll Course – Create Pay Calendars
  • Xero Beginners Payroll Course – Create Employee Cards


Xero Payroll Course – Payroll Dashboard

Xero Advanced Payroll Administration Training Course & Certificate - Payroll Activity Summary Report

  • Xero Beginners Payroll Course – Familiarise Yourself with the Pay Items
  • Xero Beginners Payroll Course – Allowances, Termination Payment, Ordinary Hours, Overtime hours and more
  • Xero Beginners Payroll Course – Deductions, Reimbursements and Leave Categories
  • Xero Beginners Payroll Course – FBT, Leave Payments, Post-Tax and Pre-Tax Deducations
  • Xero Beginners Payroll Course – Pay Templates
  • Xero Beginners Payroll Course – Information about the Superannuation Guarantee
  • Xero Beginners Payroll Course – Superannuation Types – Fixed, Percentage of Earnings or Statutory Rate
  • Xero Beginners Payroll Course – Setting Pay Periods
  • Xero Beginners Payroll Course – Perform a Pay Run
  • Xero Beginners Payroll Course – Print & Email Pay Slips to Employees
  • Xero Beginners Payroll Course – Pay Runs & Payroll Activity Reports
  • Xero Beginners Payroll Course – Suggestions/Recommendations
  • Xero Beginners Payroll Course – Create a Card for a New Company Employee
  • Xero Beginners Payroll Course – Create a New Account
  • Xero Beginners Payroll Course – Create a New Pay Item
  • Xero Beginners Payroll Course – Update Employee Payroll Details & Perform Pay Runs
  • Xero Beginners Payroll Course – Edit a Pay Run


Xero Payroll Reporting Course

  • 2 Learn Beginner Level Payroll skills with Trim and Styles Hairdressing salon - Payroll training course and Certificate using QuickBooks, Xero and MYOBXero Payroll Course – Print a Payroll Activity Summary Report
  • Xero Payroll Course – Print a Payroll Employee Summary
  • Xero Payroll Course – Reconcile Superannuation & Wages
  • Xero Payroll Course – Reconcile the PAYG Taxes
  • Xero Payroll Course – Reconcile Liabilities to Balance Sheet


EOY Xero Payroll Procedures

  • Xero Payroll Course – Create EMPDUPE
  • Xero Payroll Course – Print out the Payment Summaries


Xero Payroll Course – Employer Obligation Information

  • Differences between full-time, part-time and casual employees
  • Salary Sacrificing
  • Employer Obligations relating to Super
  • Employee Eligibility Criteria for Superannuation
  • Pay Slip Requirements
  • TFN Declaration Forms


Learn about the practical case study to learn Payroll at a hairdressing Salon


Xero Advanced Payroll Administration Online Training Course

Level 2 – Cafe Payroll Course Case Study

In the Xero Advanced Payroll we explore some of the more complicated examples relating to timesheets, holiday pay and other payroll categories like educations and how to make sense of it all in the Balance Sheet and Journal Reports

  • Create a New Company File
  • Set up your Accounts List
  • Set up Payroll Options
  • Set up Timesheet Preferences
  • Edit an Existing Super Payroll Category
  • Create a New Super Payroll Category
  • Add a New Payroll Category
  • Edit Employment Classifications to Suit the Business
  • Create a Casual Employee in Xero
  • Create Permanent Employees in Xero
  • Enter Timesheets in Xero
  • Process a Pay Run
  • Import Timesheets
  • Process Payroll with Personal Leave included
  • Create a New Deduction Payroll Category
  • View Employee Leave Accrued
  • Process Pay including Annual Leave
  • Run a Payroll Entitlements Report
  • Run a Payroll Journal Report
  • Produce a Balance Sheet
  • Record your Bank Details
  • Record Employee Bank Details
  • Process a Pay Run
  • Create an Electronic Payment File
  • Process Final Pay
  • Update Employee Card File


Single Touch Payroll (STP)

Single Touch Payroll is an ATO initiative to ensure that all employees are paid their entitlements and superannuation when they are due.

  • STP Reporting requirements
  • STP using Xero as your clearing house
  • Connecting Xero to the ATO
  • File Pay runs using STP
  • STP for micro employers and closely held payees


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Real World Case Studies

EzyLearn Online Course Case Studies using Excel, Xero, Social Media MarketingWe design our accounting courses around scenarios that occur in real businesses and in our Payroll Administration Courses these include a hair dressing salon and the advanced Payroll course centres around the staff and payroll management of a chicken shop.

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