The critical components of building a job cost system
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The first job costing episode we shared was one of our most popular episodes ever. This week, we're revisiting the important topic. Wade breaks down the most common problems contractors have when implementing a job costing system and how to address each one. You'll learn what you can do now to build or improve your job cost system for consistency and numbers you can trust.

 Topics we cover in this episode include:

  • Why job costing is more complicated in construction
  • How to build a solid foundation for your job costing system
  • Why consistency is key in job costing
  • Issues with applying overhead in job costing
  • Choosing the right job costing software
  • Why a good job costing system needs a champion 


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