Construction Job Costing Software

Start Seeing the Real Numbers Behind Your Projects

The FOUNDATION® Job Costing Module tracks the actual costs and progress of your job activities against estimates and past performance, with customized detail to zero in on your profits margins.



Construction Job Costing Features

Project Budgeting Software

Build easy job budgets with your company’s own job cost structure, and compare project performance against estimated revenue, costs, labor hours and quantities.

  • Import from spreadsheets or your favorite construction estimating software.
  • Copy and modify job cost budgets from past and current projects.
  • Easily break budgets down into custom cost codes or standard CSI divisions.

Robust Job Cost Tracking & Reporting

Know exactly where every dollar, hour and quantity goes on your jobs with Microsoft® SQL Server®-powered reporting for stress-free job costing across any date range.

  • Review project cash flows, overhead allocation, and over/under billing or work-in-progress (WIP) reports.
  • Instantly generate job histories, production reports, estimated vs. actual and more.
  • Receive automated alerts to avoid cost or labor overruns.

Construction Change Order Management

Track and report change orders by status, and instantly update budget detail on approval — without altering the original contract amount or budget.

  • Use simple change order entry, or print or email custom change order templates.
  • Toggle reports to quickly see the effect of pending, internal and estimate change orders.
  • Convert RFCs from the Project Management Module into change orders.

We plan better. It allows more of the data to be captured, and it’s easy to go back and research something in the past very quickly.

— Kirsten Harwood, office manager, Subsurface Construction Company, LLC

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Tools for Job Cost Tracking

Easy Report Designer

Simply drag and drop to modify or create flexible job cost reporting the way you want to see it. Reports can be as basic or as detailed as you choose.

  • Filter any report by the criteria you select, including user-defined fields and sorts.
  • Include phases, cost codes, cost classes, custom formulas and more.
  • Run reports for any date range, including historical, year-to-date and quarter-to-date.

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Construction Project Dashboards

Gain a quick, high-level overview of your projects with graphical reports, and instantly drill down for increasing detail — all the way to individual transactions and invoice images.

  • View project cash flows, estimated vs. actual, job progress and more at a glance.
  • Monitor change order amounts by status across your jobs.
  • Filter dashboard reporting by job, project type, project manager and more.

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Mobile-Connected Job Costing Software

Connect your job cost accounting software with project data right from the field. Add the FOUNDATION mobile® app to your devices with unlimited users.

  • Track RFCs, quantities complete, materials and equipment use.
  • Capture labor hours with geotagged clock-in/out, timecard signatures or grid timecards.
  • Send daily logs directly into FOUNDATION® remotely.

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There’s definitely a lot more job cost control using FOUNDATION.

— Jeff Wark, CFO, Teal Construction

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Get an inside look at how America’s contractors use FOUNDATION® job cost accounting and construction management software to get more profit out of everyday projects like yours.


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