Xero Payroll AU


Elevate your Xero skills, boost your career growth and increase your value in the workplace by becoming certified in Xero Payroll!

Xero Payroll is a payroll software that allows businesses to pay employees, file payroll taxes, and manage employee benefits and HR in one place.  This course will ensure you have a comprehensive understanding of payroll processes in Xero whilst growing your career options in bookkeeping or accounting.

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  • Course developed and taught by real world industry leaders, not academics
  • 100% flexible – Study online, anytime, anywhere, on any device
  • Industry connections to connect you with employers and industry contacts


Who should enrol in this course

  • Bookkeepers or Payroll Specialists who are using or considering using Xero payroll
  • Those wanting to get into a bookkeeping or accounting career and to develop a better understanding of payroll concepts and how they are used in Xero
  • Business professionals who want to further develop their knowledge of how Xero payroll works

Course outline:

This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to perform key functions in the Xero Payroll module.

By completing the Xero Payroll course, you will be confident in using the Xero Payroll module, including how to:

  • Maintain payroll employee details and leaves
  • Create and finalise standard and unscheduled pay runs
  • Incorporate deductions and reimbursements
  • Setting award rates
  • Single Touch Payroll
  • Payroll reporting
  • Preparing for year-end payroll and employment summaries

Course Modules

  1. Setting up and managing employees’ profiles
  2. Payroll settings, such as recurring templates and employee access
  3. Enter and managing timesheets
  4. Single Touch Payroll setup
  5. Setting up superannuation funds and allocating them
  6. Creating pay calendars and holiday groups
  7. New employees and leave requests, entering opening balances, and assigning leave
  8. Award rates
  9. Types of deductions and reimbursements
  • How to prepare and finalise a standard pay run
  • How to prepare and finalise an unscheduled pay run
  • Termination pays
  • Reverting posted pay runs
  • Producing pay slips
  • Single Touch Payroll
  • Process superannuation payments/manage automatic superannuation
  • Reporting
  • Preparation for year-end payroll
  • Relevant reporting and ATO submissions
  • Course information

Course information

You do not need to formally complete any program prior to starting this course. However, we do recommend you complete Xero Basics to maximise what you get out of this course.

The Xero Payroll course is comprised of online, self-paced modules delivered through the Ab² digital learning portal.

At Ab2, we pride ourselves on providing the best student experience, and we will support you throughout the whole of your program completion by providing:

  • Online learning, enabling you to study anywhere, anytime
  • One on one and group coaching sessions with industry experts
  • 24/7 support
  • Student Facebook groups so you can connect with your fellow learners!

The recommended time to complete this course is 15 hours, but its duration is completely up to you!

6 months from enrolment


  • A working computer with Microsoft Office
  • An internet connection

Once we receive your enrolment, your Ab2 Student Experience Advisor will reach out to see if he or she can answer questions about starting the program.


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