Each contractor type has unique construction accounting needs, which means if the QuickBooks process is custom-fitted to each construction company's needs, it is a beautiful thing.
We have listened as our contractor clients have described to fellow contractors how "fast and easy QuickBooks is and what wonderful reports it generates," while the other contractor will tell in no uncertain terms what a piece of junk it is. The difference is in the QuickBooks set up. Two woodsmen will cut and stack vastly different firewood piles in a day if one uses a chainsaw as it was intended and the other uses it as a cross-cut saw. Same tool, different result!
QuickBooks users are generally not stumped by the software; they are confused by the accounting information necessary to complete the transactions. Quick access to correct information is essential to maintain the accuracy of your financial records.
There are no limits to the number of items that can be entered into QuickBooks improperly. Messy files build transaction by transaction or merely put invoice by invoice, receipt by receipt can all be entered into QuickBooks incorrectly. No pop-up will say, "This Is WRONG" – Do It Over.Read More