To get payroll data from XERO you need to be logged in into XERO. Then you need to select from the menu Add-ons -> G-Accon for Xero -> Get NZ Payroll Data -> Timesheets.
Select Timesheets option from the drop down menu. You can select all attributes or some attributes based on your preferences. You can also expend attributes the see the whole structure with sub attributes or collapse it.
To find a certain field in the attributes list, you can type the name of the attribute and all attributes which has the entered value in it will be highlighted in the below box.
Another powerful feature G-Accon for Xero provides is the ability to set up the Date Range for your data manually or you can refresh your data dynamically:
Data Range (To and From) will be dynamically calculated based on the selected Date Range.
Xero provides Optional features that might be useful for your business.
Change Pull Settings allows you to perform the following operations:
- Create a new Google Sheet
- Enforce pick list values
- Create deep links to Xero
- Freeze Data Table Header
- Keep Original Formatting
- Retrieve headers
- Create a Data Table around pulled data
- Display Date Range
- Exclude Auto Refresh
You can also provide the start cell, for instance, A1. And provide the name of the template in Template Name field. For example, Template #1.
Select the field to filter by. This powerful feature allows to filter data based on your specific criteria. For example, if the filtered field “status” is selected, you have the ability to select the status value(s) from the drop down box below. If Approved option is chosen, system will pull all time sheet data where the status is approved. You also have the ability to add multiple conditions to the query.
These are drop down options in Select the field to filter by:
The data query result can be displayed in certain order. To achieve that you need to use Order Result By option. In Order By field you need to select the attribute and Order Type will give you the Ascending or Descending order options.
To schedule the auto Refresh, you can use option Schedule a Refresh. The important to remember this settings will take effect only if the master auto refresh process in turned on. See the Automation process explanation.
To execute the process, click on the “Execute” button. The Timesheets details will be populated on the Google Sheet.