Introduction to the Job Costing module for companies in service industries

Hansa's Job Costing module is designed primarily for companies in service industries, whose turnover is based mainly on the labour of their employees. Such companies often invoice their work by the hour, the day or the week. In many cases, goods and materials are also supplied and charged to Customers. Pricing arrangements can vary considerably from, for example, a set price for a complete Project to varying hourly charges per individual employee, per task and per Customer. A job costing and time billing system must be flexible enough to handle all possible combinations in an easy and helpful manner.

The need for a job costing and time billing system starts to become apparent even in