winter 2024

Job Cost Accounting

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Make sure you're charging your customers the right amount so you don't end up with cash flow issues
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Understand labor costs

Learn how to calculate and allocate labor burden to ensure you're taking all of your employee costs into account when determining your prices.

Save time

We will show you how you can skip the elaborate spreadsheets with our month end process. You'll also learn how to check your work quickly and easily.

Avoid costly mistakes

Job Costing is one of the most difficult forms of bookkeeping. Learn how to set up your books right to be able to job cost.

What is Job Cost Accounting?

Watch this brief introduction to Job Cost Accounting to learn more.
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This is NOT Bank Feeds Bookkeeping.

  • Client Projects  

This class will help you learn bookkeeping for the construction industry, trades, remodelers, contract engineering firms, and any other service providers that want to understand how much each client project costs them - the true cost of each client project

  • Master your field  

Too often we see contract bookkeepers try to assist with job cost bookkeeping, but unfortunately they don't really understand it. This course will set you apart from other bookkeepers as you learn to provide your clients with the most accurate data for them to run their business efficiently.

Get the Job Costing Correct

When businesses get job costing wrong they don't charge their customers correctly and often end up with cash flow issues and net profit problems. Avoid costly mistakes by getting your job costs right the first time.

Completed Contract vs Percent Completion

Understand the difference between Completed Contract and Percentage of Completion accounting methods so you know when revenue and expenses are recorded on the books.

Set-up & Systemize

  • Set up your books the RIGHT way to be able to job cost.
  • Learn data entry and month end processes to make sure that you're job costing correctly. 
  • Learn how to triple check your work FAST.
  • Save time by skipping the elaborate spreadsheets.

Job Cost Reports

We will explore the job cost reports in QuickBooks, including the Estimate vs Actual report, a vital component of job cost accounting.

30 hours

This course is 10 weeks long and about 3 hours of work each week.

Live session

This course has one live session, towards the end of the term. Live sessions are always recorded. 

Weekly Office Hours

Bring your questions to JS on topics you are struggling with or just want some extra support


This course is $2,250
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Meet Your Teacher...

Jackie Shaw is the founder and principal consultant of Get Organized!. She is a proven educator, mentor, and business advisor. 
graduated from
Eastern Oregon University
work experience
I have worked in Accounting since 2007. I began teaching QuickBooks classes in 2012.
I LOVE to teach bookkeeping and accounting. Join me and see why so many people love to learn from me and my fun and engaging attitude!
Job Cost Accounting is currently enrolling!
Join us for winter term 2024.

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