Sage 100 ERP Function: Time and Project Management

By February 19, 2013Blog

In the previous Sage 100 ERP (f/k/a Sage MAS 90/200) blog post, we detailed the Manufacturing Management functions.  These capabilities allow you to plan the manufacturing process more effectively and cut down on costly delays due to materials purchasing. This post will move onto Time and Project Management for Sage 100 ERP.  Designed for project-centric organizations, this solution willl control project cost, boost efficiency and increase cash flow.  While there are other modules that specifically handle time and expense entry, such as Timekeeper (which integrates with Job Cost) and  Time and Billing Professional, this blog post will specifically detail the Job Cost module associated with the Time and Project Management feature.

Job Cost

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Powerful management reporting, detailed accounting capabilities, flexibility, and control best describe the Job Cost module for Sage 100 ERP. This module is specifically developed for general contractors, subcontractors, architects, and engineers in construction and project-oriented industries. In today’s competitive market, with profit margins getting tighter, the Job Cost module is an essential management tool for keeping a close eye on job profitability.

Job Cost gives you the ability to track cost and revenue information down to fine detail for every job or project. Powerful functionality, including Project Estimating, Billing, and Time and Materials Invoicing, is built in to streamline the entire process. Know where your bid proposals and projects stand with up-to-the-minute status reports.

Maintain a custom database or choose from selected industry databases of standard material and labor costs upon which you can base estimates. After a proposal is accepted, you can easily transfer estimate information to establish budgets for the new job. Once in progress, analyze actual to budget costs, allowing adjustments to maintain profitability throughout the job. Whether you invoice on a completed contract or a percentage of completion, Job Cost can handle all billing requirements.

The Job Cost module can integrate with Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Timekeeper, TimeCard, Inventory Management, Sales Order, Purchase Order, and General Ledger to ensure your ability to share common information required in an efficient job cost system. And adding Business Alerts can keep your staff on top of daily changes in the business. Controlling costs is key to success. Don’t start a job without Sage 100 ERP Job Cost.

 

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