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Spotlight Reporting

By Spotlight Reporting
4.88 out of 5 stars
Spotlight Reporting allows accountants and business owners to create easy, great-looking performance reports, dashboards, cash flow forecasts and consolidations.


Spotlight Reporting is Xero's #1 reporting and cash flow forecasting app. It was built by progressive accountants, for progressive accountants and is the preferred choice of the Big 4 and leading progressive accounting firms around the world.

Spotlight Reporting offers a great range of comprehensive performance reports, full three-way forecasting, customizable dashboards and advanced consolidated reports for multi-entity businesses and franchises. Our software empowers accountants to have great conversations with their clients and to add value to the relationship.

The Spotlight suite of tools are ideal for accounting firms, business owners, CFOs, franchises, and nonprofits seeking greater clarity and insights. In addition, Spotlight adopts a partnership model with customers, providing a dedicated Customer Success Specialist for onboarding and growth, thought leadership, training resources, and a 24/7 Support team.

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Spotlight Reporting + Xero

Spotlight Reporting seamlessly integrates with Xero enabling accountants and businesses to import actual and budget data from Xero with the click of a button. The integration unlocks all functionality available in Spotlight, including unique features such as industry templates, Action Plans, Cash flow Forecasting, Executive Summaries, advanced consolidations with multi-currency and intercompany eliminations, etc.

Spotlight Reporting also integrates with Xero HQ. Alerts in Xero HQ can help accountants to become more proactive, reminding them to produce and deliver Spotlight reports or to provide helpful product information. You can add in other data to Spotlight reports via WorkflowMax, EXCEL and Google Analytics, as well as add in your own non-financial KPI information as well.

Reviews & ratings

4.9 out of 5 stars
317 Reviews
5 star(92%)
4 star(6%)
3 star(1%)
2 star(0%)
1 star(1%)

Most recent reviews

Kath Eaton
Posted 21 Sep 2023
5 out of 5 stars

Great functionality

We use Spotlight reporting for all our monthly management reporting and find the software extremely easy to use particularly when data is imported directly from Xero. P&L and Balance Sheet reports including graphs highlighted key metrics can be generated in a matter of minutes and circulated to interested parties.
Peter Lalor
Posted 8 Sep 2023
5 out of 5 stars

Love Spotlight

We use spotlight all the time to help with our multi entity client and it is easy to use and super helpful. Can highly recommend. Pete from BlueRock
Aaron Angel
Posted 20 Jul 2023
1 out of 5 stars

Not ideal

The overview states: "The Spotlight suite of tools are ideal for...nonprofits..." No, it's not. There is only one page that claims to be designed for nonprofits, and it isn't even useful. All other reports are set up for for-profit businesses, and the reports are not customizable enough to produce typical reports for a nonprofit.
One person found this review helpful.

Additional info

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App details

By Spotlight Reporting
Added in 2011


Australia, Canada, Global, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Ireland, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States




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