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Easy, modern payroll and HR solutions for South Africa. Manage your payslips, payroll, tax calculations and leave with ease, using our cloud software.

hellohr offers the easiest payroll and employee management software for South African businesses. It empowers both business owners and accountants to take the friction out of payroll by avoiding duplication of data entry and making monthly payroll a smooth process. It calculates taxes, sends payslips, and tracks time off in a simple cloud platform that anyone can use.

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hellohr and Xero
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hellohr + Xero

The hellohr and Xero integration allows a customer to connect their two profiles, map their expense and liability accounts and capture payroll automatically.

Once you’ve completed payroll on hellohr, you can easily publish that payroll as a Manual Journal in your Xero account, with the correct amounts mapped to the appropriate accounts. This saves precious time and prevents any errors from occurring during the data capturing.

Reviews & ratings

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Eon Retief

Payroll made simple. Finally!

Absolutely great user experience all round. Simple and easy integration with Xero. Great interface with a simple, easy-to-follow journey for each pay run. Easily the best HR/payroll platform out there.

Response from hellohr

Wow what a compliment Eon! Thanks for your support, we love getting this kind of feedback.
Masenya Mongalo
Very efficient and easy to use payroll platform, most importantly the amazing team that makes one feel like the only partner to them. Thank you.

Response from hellohr

That's great to hear Masenya! Love having you on board
Neo Mashigo
I needed to move my client's payroll and the team was more than willing to assist with the update and set-up. Not only did they answer my numerous calls, but my account manager went above and beyond to ensure that my system was up and running for the next payroll cycle. Incredible team and looking forward to working alongside them.

Response from hellohr

That's such great feedback! We're always happy to help and love seeing you succeed 💥
Additional info

Shared data

Manual Journals

App details

Added in 2020


South Africa




Setup walkthroughIntegration walkthroughinfo@hellohr.co.za


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