Eliminate the guesswork in your business!

Improve Your Profitability With Streamlined, Organized & Effective Accounting Systems & Reporting

Our online self-study classes and support services related to QuickBooks desktop software have been designed specifically for construction and manufacturing companies:  Job Costing, Estimates, Purchase Orders, Change Orders, Inventory Control, Management Reporting, and many more basic through advanced topics.

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Training for QuickBooks

  • Industry-specific practices & insights
  • Job-costing procedures & cost controls
  • Setups that yield desired results
  • Efficient, accurate entry systems
  • Creating & understanding reports
  • Basic through advanced applications
  • Online workshops & individual coaching

Accounting Best Practices

  • Designing the right tracking systems
  • Job costing & reporting
  • Structuring a ‘Smart’ Chart of Accounts
  • Estimates & Change Orders
  • Purchase Orders
  • Inventory control
  • Useful, timely management reporting


Empower residential construction company owners and their support teams to create more profitable, effective, and personally-rewarding businesses through the intelligent use of financial systems, information, and controls.



We serve and support construction businesses by helping them learn about, implement, and proactively use, proven financial systems, information, and controls.


For construction-industry business owners and their support teams:
  • Provide financial and accounting systems coaching through one-to-one consulting and problem-solving, group mentoring programs, and recorded training.
  • Help construction companies find, choose, and implement financial software, systems, and services that will most appropriately fill their current and long-term financial and information needs.
  • Create and provide additional innovative, user-friendly, support products.



“Info Plus Accounting and Diane Gilson run an outstanding consulting operation for construction companies. We’ve been working with Diane and Info Plus for the past nine months, and in that short time they have guided us thru QuickBooks upgrades, accounting and so many operational improvements that it’s hard to imagine what we did without them.” Roberts Architects Ltd & Roberts Construction … Read more

“As the company owner of a large construction company, I’ve never experienced this level of service and prompt attention to a highly specific request, unique to the individual needs of my company’s accounting.  What an amazing work ethic and expert knowledge you have!” ProTech Coatings, Inc. Read more

“When you’re competing on price…it’s like a nail in your coffin every time!  I need to know my numbers so I can sell my price.  I need to be able to gather the data from other jobs so that if I DON’T do well on a job, I’ll know where I did it wrong − and I can correct those mistakes moving forward …” Architectural Builders of Hampstead (Listen to – and watch – Simon’s story) Read more

“As an Advanced/Enterprise Certified ProAdvisor, I know the ins and outs of QuickBooks, but whenever I run across a problem I can’t solve or need to brainstorm, Diane is my first call.  Her accounting & QuickBooks knowledge, combined with her construction & manufacturing industry experience is a great combination.  Her creative thinking takes QuickBooks to the limits of its possibilities.  Together we have crafted some incredible results for my clients, and her support is priceless!” … Read more

“Diane’s knowledge of QuickBooks is amazing.  I don’t profess to have an in-depth understanding of QuickBooks but when I talk with Diane, I quickly realize I don’t even scratch the surface.  She has the ability & experience to quickly cut to the chase on fixing issues or setting up reports, estimates, items, lists, etc.  Highly recommend her.” Scott Homes Inc. Read more

“I believe there are not too many experts in QB that understand job costing to the level larger contractors need, and Diane is definitely one of them. [I was] surprised how easy most of QB is when explained by a knowledgeable person… We will now have good job cost reporting and equipment cost reporting.” W.D. Moore Logging Co. Ltd. … Read more

“Diane is very knowledgeable and helpful in helping us restructure our accounting system to be what it should be.  Great experience… Diane definitely knows all facets of accounting, QuickBooks, the construction business, and much more. Definitely a great resource to have.” Justin Doyle Homes Read more

“Listened to and focused on my main concerns well.  Helped me meet certain deadlines.  Upbeat, cheerful, helpful attitude.  Creative solutions tailored to my needs.  Able to explain things in different ways to help me understand the processes.  Willing to work at night, on weekends, and continue past the cut-off time when possible to finish work.  Most importantly, I now have my books in better order and can track data with more confidence.”      … Read more

Audie Herpel

“It is always a pleasure to work with Diane.  Custom tailoring our accounting systems to our business has made a real difference in our numbers and efficiency.  Only way this could be much better is if it was free!” Basin Electrical Contractors, LLC Read more

Use the link below to see even more of Diane’s reviews from the QuickBooks ProAdvisor website. Click here to see additional reviews… Read more