Owner's Time On Jobs In QuickBooks For Construction Contractors

An overview of the importance of time card tracking and proper data entry to have a more accurate Job Costing Report.

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Gain Business Insight

Accurately track time and project costs for forecasting and expense management so you can better prepare for your next job.

Improve Your Productivity

Optimize your time by knowing what specific projects you are working and how long it usually takes to complete a job.

Better Job Costing

Set up your time tracking software to sync with QuickBooks Desktop for real time payroll and time reports.

Labor Is Hard To Estimate

Contractors like you are not always aware of what you are giving away - and that includes Labor.

A correctly set up QuickBooks file is the key to generating useful and timely financial reports. Start by learning the basics and discover how easy it is to make more money with Job Costing through tracking the owner's time on jobs.

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Construction Accounting Vs. Regular Accounting

Learn the necessary principles particular to your industry and the importance of understanding the difference between other types of accounting.

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Employee Time Tracking

Using a cloud-based time tracking software (TSheets), gain a better understanding of your profit margin for each job you or your staff have performed.

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Payroll For Job Costing

Keep track of your labor inside QuickBooks using "Payroll done for you"; set up a Cost Of Goods Sold - Owner's Time On Jobs account and import time using TSheets.

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Key Takeaways

Discover insightful lessons with each module, gain actionable tips for your bookkeeping processes, and pick up strategies to overcome the challenges of keeping your accounts up to date.

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After taking two college weekend classes to learn QuickBooks for our company's accounting needs and NOT getting my specific questions answered, I attended a QuickBooks seminar run by Randal and quickly learned that he had the help and answers I needed.
As a wife doing the books part-time, I am very thankful for his help and insight for our company's precise needs.

Painter's Wife
Everett, WA

What You'll Learn

Having access to the best available tools and information is a vital aspect of almost any operation, but especially crucial in the competitive construction and home service industry. Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

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Understand

the difference between Construction Accounting and Regular Accounting.

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Discuss

the value of accurate Job Costing and a properly set up Chart of Accounts.

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Determine

how to set up and process payroll inside QuickBooks Desktop.

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Recognize

Labor, Material, Other Costs, Subcontractors, and overhead allocation for a specific job.

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Track

owner's time on jobs even if there are multiple owners using TSheets.



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Establish

a job costing system that can help you when you're working on multiple projects.

Fast Easy Accounting helped us better organized and make sense of our QuickBooks file.
Sharie was always available to answer any questions that I had about payroll or business taxes, and shared her knowledge and experiences willingly. They helped keep us up-to-date with our bookkeeping and offered our company an efficient way to stay on track. Thank you!

Landscape Contractor
Snohomish County

BONUSES

We got you covered! As part of recognizing your time and effort in finishing the class, you will have access to some of our best sought-after services without having to spend a dime!

Installation of The Five Key Performance Indicators on your QuickBooks Desktop icon bar (QBD Software 2014 or later).

A comprehensive PDF report on the financial health of your company plus

a 30-minute consultation with Randal.

Forms, Templates, and QuickBooks Desktop Keyboard Shortcuts to streamline your tasks and improve your productivity.

I found your Change Order How-To video on YouTube and really like how you have it set up and appreciate the pointers you had to offer.
Because I am tired of these customers constantly changing stuff on us and creating delays or extra work. I need to start being compensated for my time, but want to make sure I am doing it the right way. Thank you for your assistance.

Home Improvement Contractor
Hanover, VA

Who will benefit from this course

This class addresses accounting fundamentals for a construction business.

Who is this course for?

This course is for contractors, accountants, bookkeepers, administrators, and business professionals in the construction and home service industry, who are using QuickBooks Desktop as their primary accounting software. And whose business is within $0 and $5,00,000 in annual sales. No prerequisites or advanced lessons required.

We developed a comprehensive bookkeeping system and added useful content to QuickBooks to make it work for owners and employees in the construction industry.

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Who is this course NOT for?

This course is NOT for construction industry professionals who are using accounting software other than QuickBooks Desktop or whose business earns more than $5,000,000 annually. There is a lot more detail and depth to be considered for larger contractors.

This course pays specific attention to the unique aspects of construction accounting that are not dealt with in other industries. If you are not a contractor, accountant, administrator, or business professional in the construction and home service industry, then this course is not for you.

YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Randal DeHart

Randal is the co-founder of Business Consulting And Accounting in Lynnwood, Washington.He is the leading expert in outsourced construction bookkeeping and accounting services for small construction companies across the USA. He is experienced as a Contractor, Project Management Professional, Construction Accountant, Intuit ProAdvisor, QuickBooks For Contractors Expert and Xero Accounting Specialist.

This combination of experience and skill sets provides a unique perspective which allows him to see the world through the eyes of a contractor, Project Manager, Accountant, and construction accountant.

This quadruple understanding is what sets him apart from other Intuit ProAdvisors and Xero accountants to the benefit of all of the construction contractors he serves. Visit our website for more information.

He Is A Certified PMP (Project Management Professional) with several years of construction project management experience. His expertise is construction accounting systems engineering and process development.

His exhaustive study of several leading experts including the work of Dr. W. Edward Deming, Michael Gerber, Walter A. Shewhart, James Lewis and dozens of others was the foundation upon which our Construction Bookkeeping System is based and continues to evolve and improve. Check out our Contractor Success Map Podcast on iTunes

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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have one year to complete the course. You can access it across any and all devices you own for one full year. At the end of 12 months, you will have the opportunity to re-enroll for a discounted price.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.