Sage BusinessWorks Job Cost Module – 800.475.1047 – Training – Consultant – Support – Reseller

Sage BusinessWorks Job Cost Module – 800.475.1047 – Training – Consultant – Support – Reseller

Sage BusinessWorks Accounting helps bridge the gap between off the shelf entry level products and complex high end systems.  These modules are designed to grow with your business.

Accurately estimate and track project costs to include labor, material, equipment, overhead and more with the Sage BusinessWorks Job Cost Module. Create custom reports for managing jobs, enable more control and budget accurately to achieve greater profit potential. Pinpoint details regarding every project and job to make more informed business decisions for internal and external projects. Compare actual costs and estimated costs throughout the process of any project.

Maximum Limits in Sage BusinessWorks Job Cost Module:

Customers: Unlimited

Job Codes: Unlimited

Jobs: Unlimited

Characters in a Job ID: 12

Characters in Job Description: 0

Phases per Job: 999

Characters in Phase ID: 12

Characters in Phase Description: 24

Job Codes per Phrase: 999

Characters in Job Code ID: 20

Characters in Job Code Description: 28

Job Managers: 99

Change Orders per Job: 999

Billings per Job: 999

Payments per Job: 999

Decimal Places for Job Code Costs and Prices: 4

Costs for Job: $99,999,999.99

Price of Job: $99,999,999.99

Cost for Phase: $9,999,999.99

Costs for Job Codes: $999,999.99

Suggested Price of Job Code: $999,999.99

Quantity per Job Code: $9,999,999

Reports featured in Sage BusinessWorks Job Cost Module:

List of Job Codes

List of Managers



Request for Payment

Cash Posting

Work Completed

Work Outstanding

Cost Variance


Labor Analysis

Change Orders

Job Code Activity

Job Status

Job List

Job Transactions

Pre-Billing Worksheet

Flash Report


Report Groups

Maintenance Features in Sage BusinessWorks Job Cost Module:

  • Batch delete closed or obsolete jobs
  • Enter retainage percentage for each job
  • Calculate overhead costs based on fixed amounts, percentage of costs, actual costs incurred, or actual payroll overhead
  • Assign fixed price or calculated price to jobs based on either a cost-plus-profit percentage or cost-plus-fixed amount
  • Track estimated, actual and changes in estimated costs from change orders for jobs, phases and job code detail
  • Add job codes on the fly when entering information on phases of jobs
  • Convert a bid to a job
  • Calculate estimated cost of phases based on job code detail
  • Track phases of jobs with as little or as much detail as you want
  • Track customer “retainage” withheld through release during job cycle
  • Calculate estimated cost of a job based on estimates assigned to a phase for accurate budget and bid creation
  • Categorize job codes as labor, material, equipment, subcontracting, overhead or as consolidating type
  • Add customers on the fly when entering jobs

General Features in Sage BusinessWorks Job Cost Module:

  • Instant inquiry of job information including billing, debit memos, credit memos, and payments
  • Instant inquiry of customers including credit memos, debit memos, billings and payments
  • Import job codes from text file

Process Features in Sage BusinessWorks Job Cost Module:

  • Create accurate bids from actual costs
  • Allow discounts and write-off’s of billings during payment postings
  • Automatically calculate “retainage” to be withheld from billings
  • Track changes to jobs in progress
  • Track estimated, actual and change order quantities
  • Import charges, bills, cash postings, credit memos, and debit memos

Reporting Capability Features in Sage BusinessWorks Job Cost Module:

  • Reporting ability to consolidate information for job codes
  • Print job code reports by type of job code
  • Sort reports by job ID, manager number or customer ID
  • Generate reports that include totals for labor, material, equipment, overhead, subcontracting and misc categories
  • Provide detailed or summary reports


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