FAQs

 Discover Xero Connect

Welcome to Xero Connect

Make this the year of simplified accounting with Xero Connect. All Next Business Energy customers with an active Xero account can access this new feature. Read our frequently asked questions to get started.

 

Frequently asked questions

Q. What is NextConnect?

A. Next Business Energy customers have access to NextConnect, a 24/7, on-demand energy insights portal.

Q. What is Xero?
Xero is a cloud-based small business accounting software with tools for managing invoicing, bank reconciliation, inventory, purchasing, expenses, bookkeeping and more.
Q. What is Xero Connect?

A. Xero Connect allows Next Business Energy (NBE) customers using Xero to export NBE electricity bills directly into their Xero account, eliminating manual data entry and reducing administrative burden.

Q. How do I log into NextConnect?
A. You can log into NextConnect here.
Q. How do I activate Xero Connect?

A. Log into NextConnect. Navigate to the Xero landing page, press the Add Connection button and follow the prompts. Once connected, select the Update Xero button.

Q. How do I add a site?

A. Click on the Add Site button. Add the necessary details and select the Update Xero button.

Q. How do I delete a site?

A. Click the Delete Site button. Select the Update Xero button.

Q. Can I allocate a G/L code?

A. Select your G/L code from the drop-down menu. Click the Update Xero Button.

Q. Is Xero Connect a free feature?

A. Yes, Xero Connect is a free feature for Next Business Energy customers who already have a Xero account (Regular Xero account fees still apply).

Q. Will I still receive my Next Business Energy invoice in the post or email?

A. Yes, you will still receive your Next Business Energy invoice via your original invoice delivery method (post or email) in addition to Xero Connect.

Q. Where can I find out more information on Xero Connect?

A. For more information, please contact us on 1300 466 398 or email info@nextbusinessenergy.com.au. We are available Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm (excluding public holidays).