The construction industry has a reputation for being a fast-paced work environment with a significant number of moving parts and players.
Many construction company owners put off implementing accounting software or converting to a more effective accounting solution because they are concerned about the impact the transition will have on their operation.
That's unfortunate because the industry's breakneck speed and variable operating environment are what make it a prime candidate for an accounting software upgrade in the first place. Regardless of the rationale, any construction company that fails to implement an adequate accounting solution is rolling out a red carpet for disaster.
The construction accounting software products that populate today's marketplace have been designed to target mission critical areas. They go way beyond generic small business accounting applications by applying construction industry logic to the software implementation process. Although there are myriad construction business accounting applications out there, here are a few you should consider when it's time for an implementation or an upgrade.
EZJOB is a top-shelf accounting solution that has been designed for the needs of small to large construction companies. Its multi-version format makes it affordable – regardless of the size of your budget. With EZJOB, you gain the advantage of integrating payroll, job cost, subcontracts, purchase orders, accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory, and project management into a single application. Support for prevailing wage rates, audit trails and an unlimited number of companies make it an attractive solution for construction-based small businesses.
Maestro is an ERP solution that specializes in a diverse array of construction industry disciplines including general contractors, service contractors, homebuilders, asphalt producers and more. With a single software implementation, you'll receive functionality related to operations, accounting, payroll, contact management and document management.
Microsoft Dynamics software boasts that their product has the unique ability to support your company's existing business processes instead of forcing you to adapt your workflows to the solution. Accounting, HR, reporting, project management and CRM are just a few of the features you'll get from the Microsoft Dynamics product.