JUDITH MILLER’S 2 DAY SEATTLE SEMINAR SEPT 18 & 19:
EVERYTHING you need to know to run your construction company using QuickBooks Pro for Contractors!
Day 1: getting the information right –
§ We’ll go through the complete setup of QuickBooks Pro Contractor Edition 2008 so you’ll be able to effectively and efficiently enter the data to produce useable information.
Day 2: getting the right information –
§ We’ll discuss the vital reports in QuickBooks Pro, how to set them up for consistency, how to read them and what they mean. We’ll track trends and ratios and build a matrix for your own company which will tell you at a glance how you’re doing.
What you’ll learn:
§ How to set up the vital lists to give you simple but complete financial reports AND job costs which tie into the financials.
§ The simple method to put labor burden onto the jobs so that your estimated and actual labor rates are comparable.
§ The power as well as the significant dangers in using QuickBooks Pro and how to protect against the biggest danger – embezzlement.
§ How much detail is necessary to produce good job cost reports and how to get just that amount and no more.
§ The best ways to handle project management in QBP including subcontract control, cost to complete calculations and change orders.
§ What reports you need to review and when – how to know when they’re right.
§ What job cost reports to use to make your estimating better.
§ The true costs of field labor.
§ A few simple ratios to track your company’s success without having to look at the underlying reports – get these from your bookkeeper every Monday and attend to sales and production the rest of the week.
Additionally, you’ll receive:
§ The newly revised 2008 edition of “Managing your Remodeling Company using QuickBooks Pro” written by Judith Miller.
§ A CD containing a complete sample company setup for your use – just transfer the information to your computer and start using the program the way it was meant to be used – simply and effectively!
§ A checklist for deciding whether it’s best to start a new company or modify your current set-up.