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Project Accounting & Cost Control

May 30 @ 9:30 am - May 31 @ 1:30 pm

Free – $523.95
Project Accounting & Cost Control will help you:
  • Understand the various types of contracts within the construction industry and the implications to the design of construction project financial management and stakeholder satisfaction.
  • Understand the estimating process from bid to award to site mobilization.
  • Be able to read and understand a General Summary Sheet of the bid and the steps to produce a Project Budget.
  • Understand the various types of Change Order methods within construction contracts and the implications for Change Order reporting.
  • Be able to link the site resources used for a change order to a Daily Extra Report and then to the accounting system.
  • Be able to read financial statements: income statement, balance sheet, cashflow, job cost reports, and make decisions on a timely basis.
  • Be able to forecast percentage of completion reports: projected income statements, job costing and cashflow to satisfy internal and external stakeholders such as banks and bonding companies.
  • Understand and calculate various financial ratios used to understand financial reports and create company dashboards.
  • Understand the holdback requirements of the Builder’s Lien Act and typical invoicing processes used at month end.
  • Be able to calculate aged accounts payable and receivables separate from holdback amounts.
  • Understand the importance of payroll reporting and being able to link this to the project schedule and labour productivity assumptions used by the estimating team.
  •  Understand the importance of procurement internal controls and the different methods used for recognition of revenue and expenses.
  • Understand the normal close out processes and the reports expected for project budget vs. actual, deficiencies and warranties.

Who Should Attend: Construction Owners, Project Managers, Project Coordinators, Estimators, Accountants and Staff.

Your Presenter:

Tim Williams, MBA, B.Econ., CPA, GSC, BGC Partners Inc. | President
President of BGC Partners Inc., Tim has worked with numerous construction companies for over twenty years. He is an experienced and sought after trainer who has trained construction owners and managers on behalf of construction industry associations across Western Canada.

This course is eligible for 1 Gold Seal Credits upon successful completion of optional online exam.

This course is 2 Virtual 1/2 Day Sessions.


May 30 @ 9:30 am
May 31 @ 1:30 pm
Free – $523.95
Event Category:


ConstructionU Training Inc.



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