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FOUNDATION® Job Costing & General Ledger Report Writing Utilizing the DataGenie

Led by Scott Kern
Date:  February 23rd-25th, 2015
Location: Orlando, Florida
Hotel: Buena Vista Suites (The Caribe) | 8203 World Center Drive, Orlando, FL 32821
CPE Credit:  TBD
Program Level:  Intermediate; Controller / Management-level course.
Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation: Attendees should be familiar with both Job Cost structure and the Chart of Accounts at their company.


This class will cover advanced use of the J/C and G/L DataGenie report writers. Students will get an in-depth review of the following areas:

  • Job Cost. We will define all capsules available in the J/C DataGenie and include the precise location of the data within FOUNDATION. We will also provide in-depth training on the creation of basic job level reports and more detailed reports broken down by phase/cost code and cost class.
  • Advanced formulas. This includes hidden calculations and the use of if/then statements. We will discuss the teporting of over/under billing, job profitability, forecasted cost at completion, quantity tracking, committed cost and more.
  • Job Maintenance. We will discuss setting up job maintenance to enhance sorting/filtering and subtotals when creating reports.
  • General Ledger. We will define all capsules available in the G/L DataGenie and discuss how to create custom formatted Income Statements and Balance Sheets. We will also cover the use of formulas, percentage calculations and drilldowns in the G/L report writer.
  • Trailing 12, Budgeting and Other Non-Standard Financial Reporting. We will discuss reporting for use in indirect / overhead costing and filtering data based on job maintenance items. 
  • G/L DataGenie. Use and reporting of divisions within this module.
  • Tips and tricks to make sure report data is valid.
  • General Functionality. We will discuss exporting data using the .csv function and turning that data into something useful.

This class will also include a number of auditing tricks to help find errant entries in the Job Cost and General Ledger Modules.

More dates and cities coming soon!

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Questions / Cancellations / Complaint Resolution
Contact Nancy Kleinhans at 800-246-0800 ext. 259.

Other Important Details
The delivery method of all classes listed above is "Group Live" and the field of study falls under the classification of "Specialized Knowledge & Application."


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