J. Miller and Company Blog

June 17, 2008

Get the Numbers Right! Get the Right Numbers!

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.

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