If you are a general contractor or own a supporting business such as plumbing, electrical, painting, drywall, insulation, siding, roofing, or other construction trade, your primary bookkeeping concern is job costing. To be profitable, you must bid a job accurately, measure your profitability when the job is done, identify any mistakes, and continually improve the accuracy of your bidding.
Consequently, it is of utmost importance to set up your bookkeeping software to make this process as easy for you as possible. Custom-designed reports in addition to standard reports will help you assess your performance. While most software packages provide these capabilities, our current construction clients choose to use QuickBooks®