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Closure of Datadear - we have an alternative Excel Add In - Accounting.BI

May 9, 2022

If you have been using DataDear to connect your Xero Cloud accounting system to Excel, you will no longer be able to do this from October 2022.

It is not all gloom for you because we already have an alternative as your perfect DataDear replacement – Accounting.BI. 

Excel Add-in for Xero Accounting – why AccountingBI is the best DataDear alternative 

Accounting.BI is a powerful data management and visualisation tool that connects your Xero accounting system with PowerBi and Excel. By using the application, you can build powerful reports that sync in real-time to your accounting system as well as many other data sources.  

Some of the AccountingBI dedicated excel functionalities include: 

  • Multiple Entity Reporting & Consolidation – if your organisation has multiple Xero accounts – for its various locations, subsidiaries, and profit centres, AccountingBi will allow you to perform real-time consolidated reports across multiple Xero organisations.
  • Real-time sync: AccountingBI gives you access to live accounting data from Xero – helping you use real-time data in Excel. 
  • Pre-built Excel management accounting templates: to save you many hours of creating, AccountingBi offers you pre-built Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet, Bank covenants, and Non-Profit & Charity SORP templates that you can use. 
  • Online and desktop Excel connector – You can use the AccountingBi Excel add-in in Excel Online and the web browser versions. 
  • Excel flexibility – AccountingBi allows you to use excel formulas and macros to perform calculations on your data so you are not restricted by our own report builder tools.
  • Easy and fast integration: easily connect your Xero organisation with AccountingBi with just one click! 

 Get DataDear features and more in AccountingBI 

Apart from being an excel connector, AccountingBI also has the following capabilities: 

  • PowerBi Plug and play templates – You can use the ready-made PowerBI financial templates in AccountingBI or build your own from scratch using PowerBi. 
  • Link your accounting software data to other data sources like Google Sheets, MySQL, and Postgres to get an intuitive analysis of your data. 
  • Online access:  through the AccountingBI app, you can access qualified online accountants and data analysts who can help you with your business operations and growth. 

Move from DataDear to AccountingBI  

If you loved using DataDear, imagine using your favourite excel toolbar on steroids! When you switch to AccountingBI, you get all your DataDear features plus more! Getting started is easy – click here to begin. 

 Our team knows and their Data Dear Excel Add so can support you with your migration efforts

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