Xero Announces PwC Canada as First Big Four to Hit Gold Partner Status

Proving significant commitment to digitizing Canada's accounting industry, newly launched XERO CA partners with PwC Canada

San Francisco, California, UNITED STATES

TORONTO, Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Xero announces its first Canadian gold-tier relationship with PwC Canada. This news strengthens Xero’s commitment to Canada’s accounting industry. PwC Canada leads the way in adopting modern technology to streamline operations and is the first of the Big Four accounting firms to actively implement Xero’s cloud-based accounting software.

“PwC is blazing the trail for cloud adoption here in Canada, and we’re thrilled to be teaming up with them as they provide leading edge cloud solutions and applications to their clients,” said Will Buckley, Director at Xero Canada. “They understand the positive impact cloud-computing technology can have on their business operations and are eager to work with Xero software.”

PwC Canada is using Xero to provide businesses a low cost holistic cloud solution, while providing access to PwC’s experienced accounting, tax and consulting professionals.  “Our clients are building robust digital models and artificial intelligence (AI) into their business strategy. This supports our commitment to digitizing businesses in Canada.  PwC is excited to collaborate with our clients using Xero as a platform for creating a cloud enabled back office. This will allow our clients to outsource their accounting, streamline their internal process and give them insights and access to real-time business performance data to drive strategic decision making,” said David Whiteley, Partner, PwC Canada.

Xero’s 2nd Canadian Roadshow taking place until October 31.

Xero is hosting a series of events across the country to help accountants and bookkeepers understand how the Xero platform works, learn about specific opportunities and obstacles facing Canadian small businesses as well as explore ways to boost their practice by incorporating the latest technology. The events will also provide an opportunity to learn more about Xero’s vision for the future of the accounting industry in Canada.

The events are being held in 13 cities across Canada: Victoria (October 11), Vancouver (October 12), Calgary & Kitchener (October 16), London (October 17), Edmonton (October 18), Toronto (October 19), Kelowna (October 22), Ottawa (October 23), Saskatoon (October 24), Winnipeg (October 26), Montréal (October 29), and Halifax (October 31).

For more information and to register click here.

About Xero
Born in the cloud, Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform for small businesses and their advisors. The company has 1.4 million subscribers in over 180 countries and a thriving ecosystem seamlessly integrating with 700+ apps. On the inaugural 2018 Financial Times FT1000 High-Growth Companies Asia Pacific list, Xero was the fastest growing tech company in the $200 million+ segment. Xero won Technology Provider of the Year at the British Small Business Awards in 2016 and was rated by Canstar Blue as Australia’s best accounting software four consecutive years, 2015-2018.

About PwC Canada
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. More than 6,700 partners and staff in offices across the country are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax, consulting and deals services. PwC Canada is a member of the PwC network of firms with more than 236,000 people in 158 countries. Find out more by visiting us at www.pwc.com/ca.

Media Contact
Alison Gallagher
on behalf of Xero CA
(604) 738-2220