Job Costing and Job Project Tracking
Have Job Cost or Project Cost or tracking function within Quickbooks Online.
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Job costing function = additional users
additional users = additional revenue
additional revenue = higher share price
higher share price = happy investors
happy investors = bigger bonus for management....
Rocket science it ain't....
Web Development......QBO needs to have job costing. I have used QB for years and though it allows me to work from home this one feature may have me leaving. Please at least explain why we cant have it. I may have to look elsewhere because of this.
Job costing is a most not only for business functionality but the IRS demands construction tax return based on completed jobs. Please give us job costing!
I have to create separate "customers" under each customer to do "job costing". It would sure be nice to have REAL job costing available!!
Please create a simple way to assign expenses to various jobs. So I can see how much I made on one job or all jobs under that client. So....profit/loss for each individual job.
Bill Empsall commented
Please add job/class costing to payroll. This is essential for non-profits which charge payroll to multiple grants/programs. Make sure the fringe benefits allocate as well.
Job costing in QBO has been a nightmare! we came up with a complex way to do it, but in the end it costs us more in bookkeeping hours--- not a viable option. For a few years I have entered requests for this-- I have known that we were not the only ones clamoring for this! We are in the construction industry, and truth be known, we have navigated away from QBO for this reason, and use QBO sparingly--- Why is this feature so difficult to add?
Something we really miss from the desktop version, in QBO you are not able to assign worked hours to a specific job, please bring back this feature!
Job Costing and Estimating are essential in construction. My boss would go to an online version in a heartbeat if it had a good estimating process and a good job costing system. Don't know how many QB Contractor users there are, but I bet the number of QBO Contractor users would soar if these two functions actually worked on a job site or visiting a customer...
Jeannine Shaw commented
Yes, job costing is needed for both construction entities and consulting firms that do time and reimbursables billing.
Yes. Please add job costing. I had to switch to a cloud hosting QB pro service.
I agree also! Without the ability to allocate employee hours for job costing we can't use QBO at all. It's a shame, because I would really love to move to a cloud-based system.
I would like to have the ability to change shipping address to job address
Hey Anonymous!, quick tip: if you're using Plus. Enable locations, use the locations as the names of your jobs or projects… so every time you incur an expense or receive income you can assign it to a location a.k.a the project/job… you can from there run the P&L and customize it per locations/jobs… so you can see how profitable each job is… or you can use the Sub Customer method.
V. Ortiz commented
We need to manage Job Cost - Each Class represent a Job, Construction is a Industry of measuring job cost, Cost of Good Sold, Expenses and Payroll. Right Now when we enter all payroll information in the weekly timesheet, we assigned a customer and class to that payroll for payment and job costing. When we order the P&L Report by Class or by Customer we do not get ANY payroll expense in that report, making the job wrongly classified as PROFITABLE, but it lacks the payroll wages and tax.
Great suggestion, love it!
I agree this is critical. Any business that does project-based work needs to be able to track expenses against what is billed to the client to manage profitability. I second Dave Ahlers' request above -- which is similar to the way we had our accounts set up in the desktop version of Quickbooks.
Profit and loss report by job seems I lost it when I went from qb desktop to online.
matthew bernier commented
Or if we could consolidate the sub-customers/jobs it created under just one customer it would be a lot better for online!
This should be expanded to Products/services, vendors, and accounts, in short, any list item.