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Job Costing

Know the true state of your costs, at any given moment, with job cost software that integrates job costing and back office operations.


Manage Your Projects by Managing Your Costs

Our construction job costing software gives Project Managers real-time insights into their jobs to help them control actual costs.

Manage your projects more effectively so that you can deliver and fulfill the conditions of satisfaction.

Make better-informed decisions with job costing accounting software that produces accurate and timely data.


The main reason we switched to Jonas Construction was its robust job costing feature. It makes our lives easier every day. Our legacy software was inefficient which led to lots of manual work and inaccurate calculations which resulted in lost profitability. Jonas job costing software streamlined our job accounting processes and make us more efficient and profitable.

Patsy Roy

Operations Controller

Job Costing Functionality

Stay Agile with Cost Updates

Easily see estimate vs actual costs and keep track of costs for labor, materials, equipment, subcontractor and overhead costs required for a project.

Stay Connected with Full Project Management Integration

The job costing solution is fully integrated with accounting and scheduling, which means that your operations in the field and back office are synchronized. You are fully in control with accurate and real-time data.

Stay on Top of the Cash Flow

A healthy cash flow is important for construction and service businesses. Without accurate and timely job costing, knowing your true cash flow becomes a challenge.

Stay Informed with Accurate Reporting

Accurate and timely data means your reports have integrity. With job costing reports fueled by real-time data, the information you need to be prepared is always available to you.

Stay Efficient with Smart Automation

Streamline your construction workflows and focus on activities that generate more value. Changes in other modules are instantly reflected in the job costing module so your manual efforts are minimized.

Stay on Track with Automatic Project Forecasting

Manual job cost forecasting is time-consuming and still leaves room for error. Intelligent projections help you build accurate forecasts and support your data-driven planning. Ensure your jobs stay on budget and according to the plan.

Jonas Cloud makes Job Costing Software Available and Secure

Job Costing Software for Construction & Service businesses is only as effective as it is available and secure. Our Jonas Cloud hosting option is a managed-service. That means you get software hosted in a Cloud environment, without the worry hosting your own data, so that you can focus on your business operations.


Client Case Study

BCI Mechanical Inc. specializes in air conditioning and plumbing solutions, primarily servicing the private residential, commercial, and industrial sectors.

growing their business, enhancing customer satisfaction, and integrating their functional areas, BCI realized that their previous software system no longer meets their needs going forward.

Having Jonas in place has provided BCI with:

Frequently Asked Questions

Job Costing software is software that helps project-focused businesses forecast and track the costs and revenues of a project or job. This means you can subsequently report on the profitability of a job by noticing, observing and assessing estimates vs actuals, which further allows you to provide detailed and accurate price estimates for the services you provide.

Job costing software helps construction companies gain real-time insight into the specific costs for each job for improved project management and cost control. Companies use this software to maintain profitability through the integrated management of pricing, invoicing, change orders, purchase orders, labor costs, budgeting, and more

Jonas job costing software records and reports costs from multiple sources which results in a comprehensive picture of costs and revenues.
This includes
  • Actual costs and revenues recorded by processing transactions from the following systems: Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, subcontract, Equipment, inventory, payroll, and general ledger systems.
  • Committed costs are recorded once subcontracts, approved change orders, or purchase orders are setup. The job costing system tracks all commitments, including total and remaining ones.
  • Forecasting costs are calculated and recorded by the following methods: estimate to complete, forecasted at completion, and percentage completion.
Jonas job costing software tracks the following data:
  • Quantities/units of production
  • Labor and equipment hours
  • Extensive job information including name, address, customer, etc.

Many businesses in the construction industry choose to switch from a standalone job costing software to an ERP software suite when their company grows and scales. It may be time to make the switch to an ERP solution if you are dealing with too many standalone systems that don’t integrate, if your manual processes are becoming too time-consuming, and if you need greater visibility into your business metrics.

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