Business Accounting and Job Costing: A Road Map to Profitability
The financial scorecard, or measurement of an owner’s or a company’s success, is a reflection of proper financial management and accounting. This course provides you with the basics of financial planning, budgeting, construction business accounting, job cost systems and financing options that will enable you to effectively track, analyze and communicate costs of goods, overhead and individual job costs. Topics include accounting terminology, a chart of accounts, types of records and reports to be maintained and loan products that can provide financing alternatives.
Participants in this course will be able to:
- Define concepts and terminology basic to construction business accounting
- Describe the value and use of common financial reports in measuring business performance, job cost accounting and variance analysis
- Explain the importance and process of measuring and analyzing job cost against performance
- Identify the essentials of operating capital funding methods
- Identify common construction and permanent mortgage products and the relative builder/client positions
- Recognize the differences between active and passive income endeavors
- Access templates for a personal budget, a company budget, a chart of accounts, an income statement and balance sheet reports
Instructor: Vince Butler, CAPS, GMB, GMR
NAHB Continuing Education: 6 hours towards CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGP, CGR, CMP, CSP, GMB, GMR, Master CGP, Master CSP, MIRM
Required for NAHB Designations: CGB, CGR; Elective for NAHB Designations: CGA
Additional Credit Information:
6 AIA/CES LU: The National Association of Home Builders is a Registered Provider with The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems. Credit earned on completion of this event will be reported to CES Records for AIA members by the Provider. Certificates of Completion for non-AIA members are available upon request. Please complete the AIA/CES Course Attendance Form that is available for download as a handout if you would like AIA credit for this course and email it to Paula Pagano firstname.lastname@example.org.
Important Registration Details:
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To receive credit for this course, you must take the test after the course ends, complete the evaluation, and download your certificate of completion.
Cancellation and Refund Policy: Registration is open until 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) on Monday, April 5. Cancellations will also be accepted until 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) on Monday, April 5. After that date, a $50 cancellation fee will be charged per cancellation. Cancellation requests must be submitted via email to email@example.com.