This guide will teach you how to integrate Amazon with your accounting system (QuickBooks or Xero). Learn more about Amazon QuickBooks integration. Once you set it up (don’t worry, it is pretty quick and straightforward), Synder will funnel the data from your Amazon account with all the detailed customer/item information right into your accounting system. Just follow the simple steps below and enjoy seamless synchronization.  

Overview:

  1. Connecting Your Accounting Company

  2. Connecting Amazon

  3. One-Click Data Flow Setup (recommended)

  4. Step-by-Step Data Flow Setup (optional)

1. Connecting Your Accounting Company

Before you connect Amazon to Synder, you need to have your accounting company connected. To do so, please click on the Plus sign and select Add QuickBooks/Xero company. Choose the accounting company you want to add and you’ll be taken to its authorization page. As soon as you connect Synder to your company, you will get to Step 2.

If you already have your accounting company connected, you can proceed to Step 2 immediately.

2. Connecting Amazon

1. Open Amazon Seller Central for your Region ->  Go to Apps & Services –  Manage Your Apps located in the menu ->  Click Authorize new developer.

Open Amazon Seller Central for your Region to connect Amazon to QuickBooks

2. In the App details section, enter Developer’s Name – Synder and Developer ID: 245504872123 (USA), 476289154405 (Europe), 502969143275 (Far East + Australia). Click Next -> Approve access to your Amazon store. Click Next.

Authorise Synder Amazon integration
 Click Next -> Approve access to your Amazon store

3. Copy Seller ID and MWS Auth Token. You will need them for the subsequent setup in Synder.

Copy Seller ID and MWS Auth Token as it needed to finish the setup

4. Log in to your Synder account -> Click on the Plus sign in the top right corner -> select Add Payment Platform

Log in to your Synder account and Click on the Plus sign in the top right corner

5. Select Amazon from the drop-down menu -> paste Seller ID and MWS Auth Token in required fields in Synder -> hit the Connect button.

Select Amazon from the drop-down menu, then paste Seller ID and MWS Auth Token in the required fields in Synder

3. One-Click Data Flow Setup (recommended)

Once Amazon is connected, the only thing left to do is to adjust your Synder settings and configure how the data goes into your accounting company. You can use our standard configuration, change only the most important settings and hit I’m ok to start.

This will redirect you to the Transactions tab with transactions available for synchronization (you will be able to test the app on a free trial and adjust settings later if needed). 

Note: Alternatively you can click “Go step-by-step” to go through detailed settings, check out section 4 of this guide for more details. 

Use the standard configuration, change only the most important settings and hit I’m ok to start

Congratulations! Your account is set and ready to import and sync.

*Learn more about the app in the FAQ section. Watch this video to learn how to reconcile transactions in QuickBooks.

4. Step-by-Step Data Flow Setup (optional)

If you are going with Step-by-step option, here are the details regarding further settings available:

Set up your Sales Settings

Please use Amazon Bank created by the app as a Bank account, it will serve as a clearing account to record individual sales transactions. Choose the preferred payment method (most likely Amazon).

The Advanced settings are:

Enable QuickBooks Doc Numbers – if ON, all the synchronized transactions will follow the QuickBooks Doc Numbers sequence.

Apply default customer – the selected customer  will be applied to each synchronized transaction (instead of applying individual customers from your Amazon). 

Please use Amazon Bank created by the app as a Bank account, it will serve as a clearing account to record individual sales transactions

Set up your Product Settings 

This will affect where the new products are created during the synchronization.

Default Product will be applied to transactions without products

If you turn on Generic Product feature, each synced transaction will have the default product.

Select Product Income Account and Product/Service type that will be applied to each newly created product. Synder can create products and services in your accounting company automatically but they will be of non-inventory or service type only. However, you will be able to change the Product type that was created by Synder to Inventory in your accounting company later.

Select Product Income Account and Product/Service type that will be applied to each newly created product

Set up your Tax Settings

If you do have taxes on your Amazon side, Synder will be able to process and record them correctly in your accounting system.

You can have taxes applied to your taxable transactions and choose a default tax code (non-US clients). Learn more about how sales tax work in Synder.

Set up your Tax Settings for Synder Amazon Integration

Set up your Fee Settings

This is where you specify how the fees charged by Amazon will be recorded. Usually, Amazon Bank created by the app is selected as a default Bank account. 

Choose the Vendor (most likely Amazon). Select the account to categorize your Amazon fees under Category field (for example Bank Charges).

This will customize where the fees are reflected in Quickbooks.

Specify how the fees charged by Amazon will be recorded

Set up your Payout Settings

This step allows you to enable payouts, simplifying the reconciliation process. Learn how to enable the payouts feature.

Select your Checking account under “Transfer Funds To” field.

Enable payouts, simplifying the reconciliation process

Set up your General Settings

This step allows you to set auto-sync, skip duplicates, and sync transactions in a foreign currency, and also allows to close open QuickBooks invoices automatically.

Advanced settings allow you to Apply location to each transaction.

Set Auto-sync, Skip duplicates and sync of transactions in a foreign currency features

Finish your setup

Please finalize the set up by pressing Start to sync button

Finish the set up by pressing Start to sync button

The app will redirect you to the Transactions tab, where you will be able to synchronize your Amazon transactions to your QuickBooks or Xero and enjoy the results.

Congratulations! Your account is set and ready to import and sync.


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