Job Cost & Construction Accounting
Resources for QuickBooks (Podcasts)
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Are you entering detailed cost estimates into QuickBooks? The results can help you improve internal procedures, create more accurate future estimates, and track which types of jobs are more profitable than others.
Benefits: Get better, more usable information from your reporting.
If you've ever wondered how making a few changes could reduce cost and increase your income, this is a great resource to explore. Find out how to implement changes to improve your bottom line. There are an additional 56 benefits to being in control of your numbers.
Benefits: Improve your bottom line.
Many contractors, who look profitable on paper are actually losing money. Unfortunately, this is not uncommon in the construction industry. Learn why business owners need to tell what "true costs" are as a project is underway, not after.
Benefits: Quickly identify jobs that are "winners vs. losers".
Job-costing can take on many forms based on business needs. For many construction businesses, it is essential to create the type of reports that will guide construction business owners to better decisions and higher profits.
Benefits: Find out how job-costing can improve your business decisions.
Way too many business owners just aren’t making the profits they should! In order to do so, you need to customize your accounting system so you can make the calls you need to. Learn which jobs are making money, which jobs are losing money, and what to do about it.
Benefits: Make more money with better analytics.
You’d be surprised how much money most contractors are missing out on because they are not using their true labor burden before markup. In this podcast, we use a free tool to determine all the hidden costs that you need to include in your true labor cost to make your expected profit.
Benefits: Free Employee Labor Calculator
Access to reliable, accurate job-cost and management reports can be a struggle for most construction and manufacturing companies. During this podcast, Diane discusses how setting up an internal job-cost and reporting system can make dramatic changes to business profitability!
Benefits: Discover Misconceptions About Business Profitability
A primary rule of business survival: DON'T run out of cash! If you’re a construction business owner in this Covid-19 economic environment, will your business survive these huge changes? Dave Sullivan (The Roofers Show) and Diane share their thoughts about which numbers you should be tracking (closely!) ...
Benefits: A creative, realistic look at cash flow and potential options within rapidly-evolving government programs.
To run a profitable roofing business, you have to understand the basics of accounting and the basics of setting up your financial system. Find out how understanding your accounting system and making few proactive updates can lead to increased profitability.
Benefits: How to keep your Chart of Accounts simple!
This "Profit by Design" podcast is a gold mine! Listen – and unearth – the nuggets of information YOU can use to become a more profitable and effective business owner. Get an inside look at how to design a business that supports the lifestyle you desire.
Benefits: Keep more of the money you make!
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