Job Costing Overview Summary
- Job Numbering -- Up to 12 characters may be used to identify job
- Number of Jobs -- That may be established is unlimited as are the number of transactions
you may enter for each job.
- Job Phase Distribution -- Costs may be broken down by division (job phase) and sub-division (job sub-phase)
of transactions within any job is unlimited and are all user definable.
- Billings -- In addition to costs expended for a Job, Job Costing also tracks, in
detail, billings associated with each Job.
- Payroll -- details may be entered into the Job Costing module from time
sheets. Job Costing tracks both dollar costs and hours (labor
burden may be added by a percentage or amount).
- Reports -- detailed or summary reports each
which may be filtered by a number of criteria provide management
with up-to-date information.
- Integration --
The Job Cost module may be fully integrated with AccountPro Accounts
Payable, Invoicing, Inventory, Purchase Orders and Australian,
Canadian and USA Payroll modules.
- Used by -- Contractors, Manufacturers,
Sub-Contractors, Engineers and any industry with a need to track
costs on a project by project bases.
Job Phase Distribution (breakdowns)
- Cost and Units -- may be distributed to as many Tasks or Divisions (Job Phases) and
further breakdown into Sub-Divisions (Job-Sub-Phases)
as you wish to establish.
- Phases (or tasks) -- may be identified by up to 8 alphanumeric characters.
Each job-phase may be broken down into as many sub-phases as required.
Sub-phases may also contain up to 8 characters.
- Sub-Phases -- the user may establish any number of divisions, sub-divisions or
tasks, including distribution for such items as: mobilization, overhead, supervision,
engineering, drafting, layout, miscellaneous, manufacturing, sub-contracts, etc.
- Job Phase Distribution -- needs to be established only once for all Jobs. The user
may add, change or delete job and sub-phases anytime.
- Tracking actual,
and estimated or budgeted costs
-- the following transaction
types are used:
- Actual Cost (including labor and labor burdens).
- Committed Costs.
- Estimated Costs.
- Estimated Costs & Units -- may be entered
directly onto the job cost module and compared to units and dollars
that have been estimated for a job
versus the actuals to-date.
- Import -- costs and units may be imported from
the Estimating module into the Job Cost module.
- Compare to -- estimated costs may also be
compared to estimated costs.
Committed Cost Reporting (contracts or purchase orders issued)
- Purchase Orders -- by tracking purchase orders, contracts and sub-contracts committed by job, the
job costing module can provide reporting on the total amount of units and dollars
that have been committed to a job
versus the actual costs to-date
estimated units and costs.
- Committed Costs -- are, for example, a purchase order or
issued. You are
therefor able to see where committed costs are heading before
supplier and or sub-contractor invoices are
- Integrates -- fully with the AccountPro
Purchase Orders module.
- Categories -- Job Cost Entries in addition to transaction types, and breakdown
into job phase divisions and sub-divisions, are also tracked by the following categories:
- Labor Cost
- Labor Hours
- Labor Burden
Job Cost Billings
- Billings --To track contract billings and contract extras, billing transaction types
may be one of the following:
- Base Contract
- Extras to the Contract
- Change Orders -- Provision to specify a Change or Work Order number.
- Several comprehensive job cost reports are available and indicate, amount billed
to-date, costs, hours, units, each with the option to provide information in detailed
or summary format.
- Report may be printed for a single job, multiple jobs or just a portion of a job
such as a job-phase or sub-phase, and or specified time periods.
- Job Cost Variance reports provide management with a quick and effective analysis of Actual, Committed and
Estimated (budget) costs, hours and units.
- A comprehensive job cost audit trail is maintained for all entries
into a job indicating full detail such as, for
example, original suppliers invoice number, reference, units, job phase, sub-phase,
employee, hours, etc.
- Full detail is kept for each Job for as long a period as the user wishes to keep
a Job on file.
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